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Forum topic by jtm posted 12-03-2013 07:35 AM 1308 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-03-2013 07:35 AM

Picked this up a month or so ago, but thought it would still be eligible for a tool gloat post…

Stopped by Sears, and happened to notice this in the tool section on clearance for ~$200. (they stopped selling these years ago, but they had this one left in stock). I thought that was an amazing deal, so I had them ring it up right away.

Of course, when he scanned it at the register, it came up $99.

Needless to say, I was extremely excited.


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#1 posted 12-03-2013 07:40 AM

Yea, that its a total gloat. Congrats…

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -

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#2 posted 12-03-2013 07:59 AM

I was using a router and router sled for all my jointing/planing needs. It was messy, inconvenient, and extremely time consuming.

The jointer is so much faster and easier.

It still ended up costing me a lot of money though…

I went out and bought the Dewalt DW735 planer a week later.

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#3 posted 12-03-2013 12:15 PM

Hah, funny how those cheap purchases have a way of doing that. I bought a lathe for next to nothing…a few hundred dollars later, im finally using it =)

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#4 posted 12-03-2013 12:26 PM

damn

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#5 posted 12-03-2013 03:50 PM

You lucky dog.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#6 posted 12-03-2013 03:52 PM

Can’t beat the price, congratualtions.

-- Bert

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#7 posted 12-03-2013 03:53 PM

Congrats

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#8 posted 12-04-2013 12:31 AM

Congrats on a great deal!!!

Since no one else will say it….

YOU SUCK!!! ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#9 posted 12-04-2013 12:40 AM

Congrsts. That’s quite a great deal.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#10 posted 12-04-2013 12:41 AM

Got to admit…I’d gloat too.

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#11 posted 12-04-2013 01:44 AM

Great deal. Congrats. That is better than a CL price.

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#12 posted 12-05-2013 03:07 AM

congrats. definitely rates a “you suck”.

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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#13 posted 12-05-2013 04:15 AM

Yeah, these go for 250-350 on CL around here.

But this was brand new, which made it even better.

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#14 posted 12-05-2013 06:23 AM

Nice score.

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#15 posted 12-06-2013 01:43 AM

I would have done like that Lady on the Ikea Commercial. Took one look at the Bill …. Gasped ….. Then ran out of the Store!!! ....LOL…

GREAT DEAL JTM!!

Rick

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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