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    Ha, thanks Jim!
    I'm still on the fence.
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    Hi Jim, I'm not sure why you sent me that link for the sander. Although the picture shows a battery in the sander, $225 is the fixed Festool Price for the Basic version which includes no batteries or charger. Batteries are $100 a piece.
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    Thanks. I appreciate it!!!
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    On second thought I'll mess with this tool one more time. If you want to send me the blade/cap iron send it to: Bill Winter 3425 High Plateau Garland, TX 75044. Thanks!!
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    I have decided to deep six this plane. I can't get the frog to be square to the base and the lateral adj. tang is not reaching the cap iron correctly. It's just not worth my time.
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    I totally agree Jim, he prices ridiculously high, that said, the classifieds forum rules are pretty clear on debating price & value.
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    Maybe I should have said that it includes their miter square, clamps and the saw plate.
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    On the blue menu bar at the top of every page is a Donate Link in yellow text. The link will provide both PayPal information and a physical postal address for those who prefer to send a check via snail mail.

    Thanks
    Keith
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    Hi Jim,

    I hadnt given that much thought to trades.... let me ramble a bit.

    Oscillating edge sander
    Power feeder for shaper
    Makita track saw
    Maybe a fein or festool dust extractor
    Locked miter shaper cutter (small one preferred, but needs 1 1/4" bore)
    Some of the LV or LN bench planes, possibly a saw, a small shoulder plane and a #4 or #5. Maybe a couple floats, rasps, possibly some layout/msmt tools like a high quality combo square.

    Basically all the stuff nobody would want to get rid of!!

    This machine can do some work - I just have multiple other ways. Oh, and I have a pneumatic line drill/hinge drill that is a nice little unit if you are making cabinets I would let it go as well. I will have to dig out the details on it and get some pics.

    Frastick2@yahoo.com

    -Carl
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    Sold it for $100. I believe the new price on them is 179
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