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168 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: bessy

I saw some Bessy clamps on CL and bought them on an impulse without researching. I got 4-26” clamps and 2-40” clamps along with a Freud 8” stacked dado set. I really don’t need the dado set, but wasn’t gonna turn it down since it looks almost like new.

Are these good clamps? Was $125 a good deal?


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#1 posted 168 days ago

Are they hot when you touch them? Because you stole those!

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#2 posted 168 days ago

Absolutely!

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#3 posted 168 days ago

Yeah. Good deal.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 168 days ago

LOL no, the guy is looking to move south and wants to get rid a bunch of stuff. He also has a 16.5” delta drill press for $200 and an older grizzly band saw for $125. I believe the drill press is the model that people say has a lot of play in the spindle. And I’m not sure what the band saw is worth.

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#5 posted 168 days ago

That was a great deal those clamps can be expensive. Those are the old style handles but still good clamps.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#6 posted 168 days ago

Go buy that bandsaw right now, ha,ha, that is you need one, I have a 16” and I love it.

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#7 posted 168 days ago

Well, you stole them.

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#8 posted 168 days ago

It was a steal. Your local Lowes must have been robbed.

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#9 posted 168 days ago

Those clamps are worth around 45-50 bucks each new, so yeah, good deal!

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#10 posted 168 days ago

Ridiculous steal. Those are the original Bessey K-Bodies that I eluded to in my comment to your other forum topic. They’re no longer sold as Bessey has the newer Revos.

-- paxorion

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