|Forum topic by Boodles||posted 09-02-2013 09:12 PM||1561 views||0 times favorited||2 replies|
09-02-2013 09:12 PM
Once again, I found a possible “steal” on craigslist… a Shopsmith 12” Pro Planer. I contacted the seller, and it is in running condition, but from the picture it is quite rusty. I had her verify that it not only runs, but also to verify the model number – M5082.
What should I pay for a machine like this (new ones apparently sell for $1,000), and would you guys suggest pulling the trigger on this? It’s a bit of a drive, but I figured that if I get it for a good deal and check that the innards are all intact and all the rust is indeed just on the surface, then it might be worth it.
She is asking around $80 for it – I don’t think she knows what she has, and I want to be honest..
Thoughts? Thanks guys!