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Forum topic by Loren posted 09-12-2014 06:42 PM 1131 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-12-2014 06:42 PM

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#1 posted 09-12-2014 06:46 PM

Ooooh man. That looks like your kind of machine. You got a way to move 8000 pounds. Better yet, do they?

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#2 posted 09-12-2014 06:49 PM

Does it need and do you have 3-phase power? Looks like a beast.

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#3 posted 09-12-2014 06:50 PM

That’s a serious hunk of steel.

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#4 posted 09-12-2014 06:51 PM

Of course it is 3 phase. You’d be hard pressed
to find a planer that size that wasn’t.

I’m laughing at the weight actually. The power
requirements are minor headache compared
to moving such a thing.

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#5 posted 09-13-2014 02:47 AM

I move big machinery at work. It takes some specialized equipment that most people don’t have. That would probably include this seller. They probably had millwrights (like say, Local 1607, of which I am a Journeyman!) install it at delivery. People forget about that after it has been in the building for awhile.

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#6 posted 09-13-2014 01:26 PM

$0.37 per pound

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#7 posted 09-13-2014 01:28 PM

Awesome...forgive my ignorance, but what is an “itch head”?

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#8 posted 09-13-2014 01:48 PM

That surely is a hog, Loren. It’s a beauty.

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#9 posted 09-13-2014 01:59 PM

“ITCH” refers to the spiral cutter head. “ITCH” stands for “Inserted Tooth Cutter Head”

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#10 posted 09-13-2014 02:01 PM

Impressive, 30” it’s a monster at 4 tons, I hope you wonldn’t have to move it much. It would take alot to upgrade from this puppy.

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#11 posted 09-13-2014 02:05 PM

I just looked at your shop again. You have a very impressive shop. This planer will fit right in.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#12 posted 09-13-2014 03:08 PM

Yeah, but once it’s in your shop it would really hold it down…....from tornadoes, earthquakes, whatever.

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

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#13 posted 09-13-2014 04:30 PM

I kind of have my eye on this dual 36” disc sander myself.
What did you say? The bottom of that chair rocks? Hold on….... grrrrrrrr….... how’s that?

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#14 posted 09-13-2014 04:38 PM

It should note that with wide belt sanders being commonplace
in professional settings these days, these planers over 25”
are considered somewhat obsolete and perhaps not
worth the hassle.

A few months ago somebody on OWWM.org gave away
a working Buss planer and a large jointer to whoever
could take them out of where they were. He was
living 2000 miles away and didn’t have the space
anyway. That’s rare, but in general the heavier
an outdated wood machine is the less it sells for in
relation to its capacity.

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#15 posted 09-13-2014 04:40 PM

Could the guy have cleaned of dust off the machine before taking picture? It would be nice to actually see the planer bed.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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