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Forum topic by Zuki posted 04-18-2010 12:32 AM 1577 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-18-2010 12:32 AM

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I picked up a couple of new tools this week. One of them is a birthday gift for my birthday back in February and the other was because the one I am using died. HD had a big tool event this week and I saved $150. Woo Hooo.

I have wanted a DBSCMS for some time. I was debating about the Makita LS1016L and the DW717. The Dewalt won by a slight margin.

My $60 Mastercraft router died the other weekend. I wnet to exchange it, but it has been discontinued. I had originally purchased the Ridgid 2hp combo kit, but it was just not feeling right.

I always wanted the Dewalt 3 piece so I said . . . what the hey . . . I will never want another router. So I got it.

I’m smiling !!!!

-- BLOG -

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#1 posted 04-18-2010 12:46 AM

Thats a pretty good haul. Congrats and happy birthday!

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#2 posted 04-18-2010 12:53 AM

Happy Birthday Zuki. That’s an impressive bunch of goodies!

-- Doug Roper Chairmaker and Instructor,

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#3 posted 04-18-2010 01:08 AM

wow, i could use a chop saw myself.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://[email protected]

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#4 posted 04-18-2010 01:24 AM

Three routers seems like a lot ! LOL Thats great tons of cool tools late Happy birthday enjoy.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 04-18-2010 01:39 AM

I don’t blame you for smiling. If I had scored that many quality tools at one time I would be smiling too. Nice score on the tools.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 04-18-2010 03:11 AM

New toys are always fun!

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#7 posted 04-18-2010 05:35 AM

Very nice! Happy belated birthday… I would say hope it was a good one but I can tell from the pics it was haha.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#8 posted 04-18-2010 05:40 AM

Congrats on your new tools, and Happy Birthday!

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#9 posted 04-18-2010 05:58 AM

Very nice haul.. you do also know that is it ok to buy tools and celebrate even when it is not your birthday. ;)


-- Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.

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#10 posted 04-18-2010 01:43 PM

Setting up and using your new tools is always a joyous time. Looks like you’ll have to schedule some new projects to use them on.

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#11 posted 04-18-2010 02:02 PM

I’m still smiling. I will post reviews when I get to using them.

Im hoping to get at them this afternoon Cato. Gotta do my taxes first . . . I’m hoping to get something back to pay for them. :-)

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#12 posted 04-18-2010 02:27 PM

Now that’s quite a score ; )
Enjoy the new toys,
Happy belated birthday !
I celebrate my birthday whenever it is necessary. LOL


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#13 posted 04-18-2010 03:14 PM

Did i see the miter saw is 12”?? Wow every guy wants a 12 incher! Tool envy my my!

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#14 posted 04-19-2010 11:03 PM

Happy belated Zuki!
Congratulations on the new tools!


-- My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.

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