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Old Fool 04-01-2013 08:15 AM

Portable bandsaw
 
I had a few minutes to kill, so as I was driving nowhere wasting a bit of time I saw a pawn shop and stopped at it.
Walk in and glance around, nice tidy place, figure yup this will have 40 blue ray players, some guitars and lots of jewelry.

I dont take 3 steps and see a very nice deep throat Milwaukee PortaBand on the shelf with a tag of $129.
I take the saw up to the counter and wait a few minutes, clerk comes over and I offer $100 for it, the guys says no.
Then he says how about if I take $90 for it since you had to wait so long before I waited on you!
It also came with the storage case with 2 new blades in it.

Some days you just get lucky :cool:

OLNOLAN 04-01-2013 10:20 AM

Lucky
 
Man you stole that thing. They are nearly $400 new. Maybe I should cruise through the pawn shops a bit more. Seems everytime I've shopped tools at a pawn shop, the greedy xxxxxxx's wanted nearly as much as the new price.:thumbup:Nolan

machinee 05-02-2013 02:13 PM

You are lucky! Can you please post a picture of your porta band saw?

Old Fool 05-02-2013 06:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by machinee (Post 1672157)
You are lucky! Can you please post a picture of your porta band saw?

http://www.milwaukeetool.com/~/media...8672_6225.ashx

39 chev 05-02-2013 06:42 PM

portable band saw
 
I bought a Porter-Cable portaband last year from a pawn shop in Pinellas Park Fl. It was in the original box with all the papers.They wanted $125.but I bought it for $100. I am building a T-bucket,and the saw has been one of the most used tools in my garage.

timothale 05-02-2013 11:09 PM

now build a stand
 
A few companies build stands, I made one for mine from 1 in sq tubing and some angle iron. The older ones with the sq aluminum stop is easier to attach a larger table. I haven't used my horizontle band saw since I got a chop say and the portaband.


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