|Forum topic by emiliof||posted 04-28-2015 06:38 PM||1656 views||0 times favorited||8 replies|
04-28-2015 06:38 PM
I just bought what I would call a rarity.
It´s a Skil planer model 100, type 4, 7.5 amp… NEW!
Here´s the story: I bought it from the daughter of a deceased woodworker who had two of these planers. The first one (type 3, 5.5 amp) never failed so he never had to use the second one (type 4, 7.5 amp), which still was in its box… this guy thought he would live for 300 years… cruel joke, sorry… I bought both, actually, for peanuts…
Here is the “new” one. Not a single speck of sawdust on it or within the motor or carcass. You can even see spots of the original grease, clean grease, they put in it at the factory. With accessories, hopefully all of them, and manual.
Here is the used one, in working order. It feels balanced and smooth when switched on. No accesories.
How cool is that? I did not know how valuable they are, until I searched for them in eBay! I almost fainted when I saw the prices of similar planers. Of course, now I want to sell them, but first I will try to learn a bit more about them, you know, their value and stuff…