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Blog entry by Dan Corbin posted 387 days ago 539 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Can you post for sale ads on LumberJocks? I’ve decided to sell my Ridgid bandsaw. It’s been on Craig’s List for a few days, but I’m not willing to let it go for a song and a dance. It’s an excellent tool, and I’m loathe to part with it, but I’ve gotten into a situation where I’m faced a tough decision.

It’s a Ridgid BS14002 with some modifications to fix the recent lack of quality control. The upper wheel was extremely out of balance—I balanced it by adding and removing some weight. I also added a piece of MDF to the underside of the stand to add stiffness and help reduce vibration. I also changed the v-belt to a size that can actually be tensioned.

The bandsaw goes for $400 new—is it too much to ask for $250 for it? And is $0.50/mi too much to deliver it? I wouldn’t drive it more than an hour or so from my Winston-Salem North Carolina home, so that I don’t have a ton of time tied up in delivering it… Of course, I could always arrange to ship it on a truck is someone wanted it that bad.

I hope that it goes to a good home….

-- ~ Dan, North Carolina, http://www.facebook.com/torahanjyuu/



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nailbanger2

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#1 posted 387 days ago

Dan, as far as I’m concerned, if you don’t know exactly where to put something, then a blog is the place. There is a woodworking trade & swap forum that might get you more views, but you should get plenty attention until new blogs push you off the front page. Good luck on your sale.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Lenny

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#2 posted 387 days ago

As nailbanger2 indicated, there is a forum for this purpose. Click on the Forum tab, click on “show all forums”, scroll down and you will see a “Woodworking Trade and Swap” topic. You can list your item(s) there. Good luck.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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