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Forum topic by UpstateNYdude posted 07-15-2013 08:20 PM 1107 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-15-2013 08:20 PM

So I answered a CL ad about 35-40 minutes away from me not expecting much but seemed like a decent deal he was advertising a bunch of hard and soft woods for $20 (his brother had passed and was clearing out his house). He also had another ad giving away marble cutoffs and upon arriving had a bounty of tools he was looking to clear out and I paid almost next to nothing everything in the pics was what I got for $50 TOTAL!

So I think I made out alright for $50 the big mahogany pieces on the bottom of that stack weren’t part of this that was another deal along with some black walnut for $50 too.

-- Nick, "Choking to death on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover." - JG

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#1 posted 07-15-2013 08:24 PM

ehhh heemmm .. just warmin up my voice a little bit here ….


-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 07-15-2013 08:27 PM

wow, I guess I shouldn’t have stayed home this week end.

+1 to the You Suck!!

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#3 posted 07-15-2013 08:29 PM


-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#4 posted 07-15-2013 09:14 PM

Oh, you double suck! You should be ashamed to show that. I’m embarrassed for you

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 07-15-2013 09:19 PM

Man! It looks like all the good deals are always on that side of the Adirondacks.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#6 posted 07-15-2013 09:49 PM

nice score,but you still suck!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 07-15-2013 10:09 PM

I even forgot the to post the other half that will be later :)

-- Nick, "Choking to death on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover." - JG

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#8 posted 07-15-2013 10:38 PM

Well done! I get jealous seeing other people’s great deals, but I must remind myself of the good deals which have come my way.

That said, that $50 price tag definitely deserves a “you suck”!

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#9 posted 07-16-2013 12:18 AM

Were you wearing a mask??? lol

-- Art

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#10 posted 07-16-2013 12:37 AM

Nice haul Upstate !!! I dilvulged my honey hole, now you you have to give up yours bucko !!!

-- Fumbling and Bumbling Woodworking Todd

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#11 posted 07-16-2013 02:04 AM

That is a shame. This guy sure did not do right for his brother. I know that it is not your fault, but it does not seem right to give away the legacy of a wood worker for a song after he dies.

However, you made a fine haul, for sure.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln.

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#12 posted 07-16-2013 02:10 AM

Nice, I wish I could run across a deal like that. That would be a great for a beginning wood worker.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#13 posted 07-16-2013 03:37 AM

From my understanding WDHL his brother was a dabbler in everything I picked up masonry tools, carpentry, and electrical and plumbing. But the real kicker is I actually was the third person there, the people before took a bunch of the hardwoods and the table saw (an old unisaw) and all the bar and pipe clamps before I got there for a cool $200 it was tough to be angry but if only I could have gotten there sooner.

-- Nick, "Choking to death on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover." - JG

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#14 posted 07-16-2013 03:50 AM

Holy Cash Cow – Batman!!!

Hey, I’m originally from Fulton NY, what part of upstate are you from?

-- Harold

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#15 posted 07-16-2013 03:59 AM

Wow, nice get.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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