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Paul

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08-03-2014 04:54 AM

My girl looked at me like I was crazy when I walked in with this tonight “I was grinning ear to ear”. She doesn’t understand. It was listed as a 13” jointer which made me semi interested at first as it was an odd size for a jointer.

$50 later I came away with an almost brand new ridgid planer.

!https://s3.amazonaws.com/lumberjocks.com/n9ps6zv.jpg

Hate to gloat but you folks here are the only people I know that could appreciate this.

Paul


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Joshua Oehler

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#1 posted 08-03-2014 05:24 AM

That would be a big ole YOU SUCK!, Over & out

-- - "But old news can change, as memories float downstream. So don't judge me by my failures, only by my dreams"

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mudflap4869

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#2 posted 08-03-2014 08:33 AM

YOU SUCK Color me green with envy.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#3 posted 08-03-2014 12:48 PM

Nice deal Paul

-- --Tom - Saint Francis, WI

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JoeinGa

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#4 posted 08-03-2014 01:20 PM

FIFYT BUCKS?

You brought a gun, didn’t you? That’s the ONLY way you got that so cheap!

Or it was one of those stories about “My husband ran off with his secretary and I’m selling all his junk for cheap!”

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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theoldfart

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#5 posted 08-03-2014 01:29 PM

For fiddy bucks? Joe is right, someones wife caught him doing something and made him pay.

Awsome score.

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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DIYaholic

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#6 posted 08-03-2014 01:41 PM

Awesome deal!!!
Gotta love CL.

Oh yeah, I almost forgot…. 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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toolie

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#7 posted 08-03-2014 01:53 PM

YOU SUCK. and you’re really going to like that planer. congrats. tools bought at way less than retail always work better.

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

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DonBoston

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#8 posted 08-03-2014 02:10 PM

I won’t say that you suck, but I will say …. nah, you suck.

‘grats

-- Just beginning, but it's in my blood...

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joeyinsouthaustin

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#9 posted 08-03-2014 02:25 PM

“jointers” like that can get pretty expensive. That is a great find.

-- Who is John Galt?

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#10 posted 08-03-2014 02:29 PM

Now, even if the blades are junk, you saved so much that buying a good set should be painless.

Congratulations on a great find.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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#11 posted 08-03-2014 02:37 PM

Makes me wonder where the seller stole it.

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Paul

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#12 posted 08-03-2014 04:20 PM


Now, even if the blades are junk, you saved so much that buying a good set should be painless.

Congratulations on a great find.

- timbertailor

After using it some today, the blades don’t look like they had a single board run through them. After they wear a little they are reversible.

My hearing protection stays on the top of this machine now, wow is it loud.

Paul

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#13 posted 08-04-2014 01:24 PM

Rock on Paul! You took a great leap of faith. Hope someone is not missing his Ridgid planer from the back of his truck. My local CL is what really SUCKS! Good on ya!

-- "Standing tall has nothing to do with height"

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#14 posted 08-12-2014 04:28 PM

I picked this up down in your neck of the woods off craigslist yesterday… might not be a “super steal” at $1000 but with the 2 cast iron extensions, mobilebase, beis style fence, extra brakes and inserts and outfeed table it would have been $2259ish new – so it’s a damn nice saw for the price… now to sell my r4511 with incra ts-ls on it to free up space…

-- --Tom - Saint Francis, WI

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Paul

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#15 posted 08-12-2014 04:32 PM

Nice! Way to go tom, damn fine saw. Wish I would have seen the listing ;)

Paul

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