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    Default Thos. Robinson Bandsaw

    What's a second-hand piece of cast-iron worth? I've seen machines listed for ridiculous money. Others quite cheaply. My son (he's a flamin' economist) says the value of an item is what the market is prepared to pay.

    This beautiful Thos. Robinson & Son Ltd ~30" bandsaw, with a 3ph, 3hp motor...

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    ...sold this morning for $1 .

    Band Saw | Trade Me

    It's just down the road from me (~12km). If I didn't already own a 1 ton Preston...

    Cheers, Vann.
    Gatherer of rusty planes tools...
    Proud member of the Wadkin Blockhead Club .

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    Someone got a real bargain there!
    I wonder how much it will cost him to load it onto a truck and transport it to it's new home, darn sight more than a dollar, that's for sure.

    Alan...

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