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Forum topic by Russel posted 02-13-2009 11:38 PM 1459 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Russel

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02-13-2009 11:38 PM

It’s great to have a nephew working at WoodCraft. He calls me and tells me this Freud router is on sale for $99.99 and then says, “You want one?” Well, since Woodcraft typically lists it for $189.99 I have deliberate for about half a second before saying, “Sure.”

He tells me there’s a limited quantity, so if you’re looking for a router I’d hit up WoodCraft pretty quickly.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com


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eklectic

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#1 posted 02-13-2009 11:41 PM

Cannot pass such a great deal! Good for you!!

-- Eklectic, Follow my Bliss!

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HokieMojo

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#2 posted 02-14-2009 12:05 AM

I saw this in their last mailing. I’m wondering if freud power tools will go away as part of the merger with bosch. thanks for the info and i hope you enjoy it. If it was 3+ I’d probably jump at it too (even for a few more $’s), but I only need a big one at the moment.

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creeker46

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#3 posted 02-14-2009 12:12 AM

Thank you for the heads up!! I have been looking for a new router for 2 weeks, and this one fits my needs to the T. The price is just a bonus. Just bought it and hopefully get it soon!

-- "I have not failed 10,000 times, I have successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work."--Thomas A. Edison

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#4 posted 02-14-2009 04:16 AM

Since I missed it at Lowes, now to make a trip to Woodcraft. Thanks for posting that.

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WoodSpanker

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#5 posted 02-14-2009 04:52 AM

I almost got a job at Rockler last week, position was filled 2 hours before I got there. That would have been like making an 8 year old a clerk at Toys R Us, but with a pretty good employee discount…. Oh well. How lucky you are to have a nephew to tip you off to these things.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#6 posted 02-14-2009 05:20 AM

This same deal was offered at lowes website a few months back. I bought one and must say that it’s a great router combo! The above the table height adjustment is very nice.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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dlux

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#7 posted 02-14-2009 11:49 PM

Home Depot is also offering this for $99 at the store. I’m not sure if they have it on-line or not though.

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Scott Michael

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#8 posted 02-14-2009 11:52 PM

I just invested in all new “Festool” tools for my shop, otherwise I’d jump on this.

-- scmichael

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#9 posted 02-14-2009 11:55 PM

yeah, this kit has been this way since some time before Xmas in several places. Easy enough to find on ebay now as well, as a consequence.

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