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Forum topic by Garbanzolasvegas posted 03-07-2015 02:06 PM 3316 views 0 times favorited 27 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-07-2015 02:06 PM

http://carbondale.craigslist.org/tls/4871230900.html

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#1 posted 03-07-2015 02:12 PM

Hmmm, you think maybe it was built by RIDGID ?

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#2 posted 03-07-2015 02:18 PM

I can’t be sure but it looks like a Saw, Sander, Jointer…(Just guessing though)

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#3 posted 03-07-2015 02:27 PM

Maybe this will give you a better idea. Back in the day, several companies made combo machines. I passed on a Craftsman table saw/jointer a few years back. I just thought it would look cool sitting in the shop.

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#4 posted 03-07-2015 02:31 PM

If that’s really a serious question here’s a lesson for all who might ask such a question. There’s this thing called “Google” (look it up on Bing), and the first listing is:

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#5 posted 03-07-2015 02:42 PM

Where do you live? I saw that on CL the other day. For some reason I passed on it.

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#6 posted 03-07-2015 03:00 PM

Kinda like those Shopsmith rigs. I never found the ability to trust a multi purpose rig, seems like a compromise on all points to get all to work or fold out of the way for the intended tool.

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#7 posted 03-07-2015 03:14 PM

I sure hope the sander ain’t spinning while jointing unless it is designed to sand nuts.

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#8 posted 03-07-2015 03:14 PM

My expert Google-fu skills tells me that she is a down on her luck 1950’s Yates American Combination Machine. Too much hard living has not been kind to her.

Here’s what she looked like when she was a pinup model that wowed all the guys with her curves:

Here’s the link over at vintagemachinery.org: http://vintagemachinery.org/photoindex/detail.aspx?id=1944

Greg

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#9 posted 03-07-2015 04:21 PM



I sure hope the sander ain t spinning while jointing unless it is designed to sand nuts.

- ElChe

Kind of like the listing I saw on Craigslist for a “belt and dick sander”!

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#10 posted 03-07-2015 04:38 PM

I’d buy it and find someone on OWWM to buy it from me. They’re prob salivate over it.

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#11 posted 03-08-2015 01:23 AM

I sure hope the sander ain t spinning while jointing unless it is designed to sand nuts.

- ElChe

Kind of like the listing I saw on Craigslist for a “belt and dick sand

- Picklehead

I just blew coffee out of my nose!

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#12 posted 03-08-2015 02:18 AM



http://carbondale.craigslist.org/tls/4871230900.html

- Garbanzolasvegas

It’ a 1950’s Yates American combination unit.
M-1701, Se #CB-3644
8”cabinet saw,
4” jointer,
10” disc sander.$185
Older project unit for the enthusiast.
Not for the beginner hobbyist.

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#13 posted 03-08-2015 03:13 AM

Sooo, the guy’s gonna pay you $185 to haul it for. sounds like a good deal!

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#14 posted 03-08-2015 03:24 AM

The sander is engaged using a rubber wheel which acts like a clutch, so it’s not usually spinning when using the machine as a table saw or jointer. I’d love to have that machine just for the cool factor of it. There are several examples of it at the vintage machinery site and some discussions about restoring and using it over at OWWM. In the condition it’s in, $185 might be a bit of a stretch, but I’m sure it will get bought and restored eventually. It’s located where there are quite a few ‘enthusiasts’ looking for cool vintage machines.

Cheers,
Brad

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#15 posted 03-08-2015 06:36 AM

As has already been pointed out it’s a Yates- America Machine Company, Combination Unit, Model 1701

Their Website is HERE

I fiddled around with a few of the Images found as follows. As “Picklehead” pointed out ….Compliments of Google.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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