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Forum topic by cgm_md posted 04-01-2014 03:58 PM 786 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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cgm_md

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04-01-2014 03:58 PM

Topic tags/keywords: gripper for sale

Hey LJs,

I am a beginning woodworker in my 20s who has a pretty strict tool budget. I bought a Gripper 200 (http://goo.gl/CHQxqM) and the 1/8” optional sidepiece (http://goo.gl/AhftfG) a couple months ago when I got my first table saw because I really thought it would be helpful/more safe. To be honest, I hardly ever use it and am hoping to sell it in order to put the money to much more needed tools (planer, jointer, the list goes on and on…). I am selling all that is pictured for $75 including shipping. That is $20 off the retail price for both. Full disclosure: this does not include the instructional DVD. I cannot find it for the life of me.

You are welcome to PM with a lower offer, but I am in no rush and will just post it on ebay if I don’t find a buyer here. Thanks.


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andyk

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#1 posted 04-02-2014 12:33 PM

My advice would be to keep your Grr-Gripper. You should be using some sort of push block on your TS and jointer when you get one. In the scheme of things $75 isn’t a lot of money and the safety afforded by the Grr-Ripper is well worth it. They are a great system especially if you have 2. I love mine and wish I had the money to buy another but I am currently unemployed. Just my .02 cents…

-- Any day my feet hit the ground is a good day...

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 04-02-2014 01:32 PM

I’m with Andy. Maybe you haven’t used it much yet, but it’s invaluable to me in certain situations. (Especially if you want to rip something small that you just can’t get a good grip on with a regular push stick or block.)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jap

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#3 posted 04-02-2014 01:44 PM

I also recommend you keep it. I think about it this way, are your fingers worth $75?

-- Joel

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cgm_md

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#4 posted 04-03-2014 01:47 AM

I appreciate everyone’s comments, but I am pretty firm that I want to sell. What it comes down to is that I am just plain not using it. No need to having it sitting on my shelf.

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