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Posted on '84 Powermatic 66 - rust through - seeking advice

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MrUnix

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#1 posted 08-22-2016 04:24 AM

The initial buzz of finding it is kind of wearing off. I m leaning towards sticking to reconditioning my Craftsman and waiting.
- MaxBishop

If you already have a working saw and don’t have a pressing need – I would pass and wait for one that is more complete and in better condition. Don’t know where you are, but I see used PM66’s show up every now and then for well under your estimated restore cost above – in way better condition and with lots of extra goodies included. Unisaws for even less. Patience pays. To me, that PM66 is worth $100 at most, given it’s condition and lack of ‘stuff’ :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable


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