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08-19-2014 03:46 AM

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#1 posted 08-19-2014 03:46 AM

I gave $200 and change for my sander at auction.

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#2 posted 08-19-2014 03:52 AM

Wow

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#3 posted 08-19-2014 04:10 AM

I tried, but he only has one of them, wont do me any good! ;-)

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#4 posted 08-19-2014 04:25 AM

yes, but it free local pickup.

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#5 posted 08-19-2014 06:24 AM

Thats a 5 year contract with 2 employees included free repairs included also.

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#6 posted 08-19-2014 06:26 AM

Yeah, you should get a trained orangutan to run the
thing at that price.

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#7 posted 08-19-2014 08:09 AM

I wonder what he would really take?

That machine is bigger than my shop.

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#8 posted 08-19-2014 08:12 AM

I was considering calling him just to feign interest.

That’s mean though.

Usually with industrial machinery sellers have
assessed market value, even if asking price is
optimistic. In this case, apparently not.

I’d say it’s worth no more than $1000.

They are useful machines but wide belt sanders
have eclipsed them. Metal finishing shops use
stroke sanders too. I expect they are even
handier with metal than wood but that doesn’t
change the supply/demand pushing prices
down.

They do take up a lot of space. Mine is outdoors
with a tin roof over it.

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#9 posted 08-19-2014 09:53 AM

It looks like the seller has no idea what it is he’s selling and only relied on the the bad information ,no one in the right mind would ask $16000 for a $1000 tool .

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#10 posted 08-21-2014 02:21 PM

But it only has slight cosmetic wear. I mean, come on.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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