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Forum topic by runswithscissors posted 11-07-2014 03:03 AM 732 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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runswithscissors

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11-07-2014 03:03 AM

I wasn’t even looking for this while browsing CL, but as soon as I saw it I jumped. Looks like it has had some use, but the carbide appears to be in perfect condition, and it’s all complete, including the shims. I ran a few test cuts in birch ply, and there is zero tear out. So do I suck, or what?

1987 date of manufacure. I hope the carbide was good back then

Came in an old, original plywood box.

The carbide was thick.

No tear out in this cut
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The slight flaws visible here were already in the plywood before dadoing

-- I admit to being an adrenaline junky; fortunately, I'm very easily frightened


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SuperCubber

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#1 posted 11-07-2014 03:22 AM

Wow! Those are some smooth dados! Nice grab!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#2 posted 11-07-2014 03:36 AM

That sounds like a pretty good deal, certainly one I wouldn’t pass up given the opportunity. That’s why I have to limit my time looking around for stuff I don’t necessarily need, when you see a deal like this one, you’re obligated to jump on it, even if you already have five of the same thing!

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runswithscissors

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#3 posted 11-07-2014 08:07 AM

Oh, wow, it looks like one of my photos didn’t make it. Anyhow, I did already have a 6” dado, a Delta. Okay, but not equal to the Forrest.

in.

-- I admit to being an adrenaline junky; fortunately, I'm very easily frightened

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#4 posted 11-07-2014 12:21 PM

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

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#5 posted 11-07-2014 12:40 PM

There is some major air movement headeding to WA, yes you suck but like others I am envious. Nice score.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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