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Forum topic by Bugnurd posted 03-27-2014 03:20 PM 898 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bugnurd

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03-27-2014 03:20 PM

Hey all,
There’s a guy selling a Delta 10” contractors saw with unifence, and out feed table for $275. He also has a 11-990 drill press with shopmade stand, extension and fence. Everything looks well maintained and in excellent condition. I’m thinking I might could get a deal on both. D’you think offering $300 for both would be an insult?
http://worcester.craigslist.org/tls/4393083337.html
http://worcester.craigslist.org/tls/4393093621.html
Marc

-- Marc -- Worcester, MA


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JayT

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#1 posted 03-27-2014 03:28 PM

Probably not, but he is asking very fair prices for the tools, so I wouldn’t be surprised at all if the offer was rejected.

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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#2 posted 03-27-2014 03:36 PM

Maybe he will come back with another lower price for you. He can reject your offer and still not offend anyone.

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#3 posted 03-27-2014 03:37 PM

ditto what JayT said-

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#4 posted 03-27-2014 04:04 PM

Try offering but be prepared to pay something closer to what he wants. Those look like good tools in good shape and I’m betting the seller knows enough to have adjusted them very well.

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#5 posted 03-27-2014 04:48 PM

That saw will probably be gone very soon…..it’s a sweet deal IMO. The DP is a solid deal too if you need one. I wouldn’t dicker…his items are priced to sell. In fact, if you want those, I’d tell him on the phone that you’ll give full price, and hope that no one beats you to them…just not worth losing them over a few bucks.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#6 posted 03-27-2014 05:47 PM

Im with Knotscott. Id be all over that saw for 275. The WWII blade it probably worth 125 right there.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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DeLayne Peck

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#7 posted 03-27-2014 06:25 PM

I’d make a sonic boom going after that. There are times you just shut, pay the asking price, and say thank you.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#8 posted 03-27-2014 06:35 PM

I’d jump at those two for $350. I wouldn’t offer lower—very fair prices (low, actually).

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#9 posted 03-27-2014 06:40 PM

If you haven’t called him yet, they may well be gone…..

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#10 posted 03-28-2014 09:00 AM

Please tell us you’re the proud new owner of that saw!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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Bugnurd

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#11 posted 03-28-2014 05:28 PM

Man, I wish I could say they are mine now, but I was too late. I’ve seen these stellar deals on killer tools before though. There’ll be another one…

-- Marc -- Worcester, MA

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