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Forum topic by Betsy posted 03-09-2009 02:51 AM 904 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Betsy

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03-09-2009 02:51 AM

OK – just to get off my other thread on this topic. JJ suggested that I put the model number of my saw on LJ’s to see if anyone could give me an idea of how I should price it for sale.

I have the Delta 3 HP left tilt Unisaw with 50” Biesemeyer fence. Comes with

10” Cast Iron wings
50” Biesemeyer fence
Gray table board
Mobile base

I believe I bought the saw in late 2000 or early 2001. It’s been well used – pretty well taken care of, but could use someone with a little more mechanical knowledge than I have to give it a proper tune up. I’ve probably made 30 or 35 sets of adirondack chairs, numerous bookcases, too many boxes to count, and much more, so it’s definitely been used. I still have the manual (which is a minor miracle).

I’ve looked on Craig’s list and there are several saws, but not close to this model to give me an idea.

Also, for you Craig’s list folks—- how do they make their money? I didn’t see a fee list anywhere.

If anyone can give me some idea of where I should start with a price, please let me know. I’d appreciate the help.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine


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Peter Oxley

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#1 posted 03-09-2009 03:43 AM

Sounds like a decent saw. You might look at ebay for more comparison pricing.

Craigslist doesn’t make any money from most of the ads – they charge a fee for a couple of specific categories – real estate listings, I think.

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#2 posted 03-09-2009 05:13 AM

Didn’t think ebay had big stuff like this. I checked—- here’s one with a buy now price of $600. Mine looks a lot nicer – its not the same saw but if he can get $600 for this then I should do as well.

http://cgi.ebay.com/DELTA-MODEL-34-804-TABLE-SAW-3-PHASE-MOTOR_W0QQitemZ220365562906QQcmdZViewItemQQptZWoodworking?hash=item220365562906&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1729|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A0|293%3A2|294%3A50

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#3 posted 03-09-2009 05:34 AM

Why are you selling the saw?

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#4 posted 03-09-2009 05:38 AM

I would like to get a saw stop. I’m a little unstaedy on my feet so accidents can happen—- so I think I should decease the chances a bit. It’s a sturdy piece of equipment. Pricey yes, but I think I’ll get my monies worth.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#5 posted 03-09-2009 05:42 AM

Betsy that a good idea, good luck with your sale and purchase.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#6 posted 03-09-2009 06:05 AM

i’d given you $600 in a heartbeat. When I was looking for mine I kept finding them for $900-1100. I ended up finding new on Amazon for $1300, so I bought new. I think the $800 is about right. I would have come and looked and offered $700-750 probably knowing a new one was double that. I got lucky on my new unisaw. I was purchased about when the X5’s were coming out so clearanced for a model change. Every once in a while I find a deal like that.

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#7 posted 03-12-2009 04:46 AM

Regarding craigslist, job postings required a fee (not sure if they still do).

-- Praki, Aspiring Woodworker

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#8 posted 03-12-2009 05:24 AM

I got lucky and found a friend at work who’s brother was interested in it. We’ve made the deal and he’ll get the saw on Saturday. Then I’ll be cleaning up the garage, reorganizing and preparing for my new saw stop.

Thanks for all your input.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#9 posted 03-13-2009 02:53 AM

bentlyj had some good advise…... post it high so if you have to, you can come down a little. It will sell…. may take a little time, but it will sell.

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