crosscut saws for $500!?
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It's always a laugh when some schmuck thinks their grandpa's rusty, old tools are as good as gold. Here's an example: Marketplace ad 

I thought about trolling them and asking what brand and year and other technical questions. But then I thought better than to give a hard time to a stranger online. Maybe someone told them to charge $500. No
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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
Wow
Guess I have a lot hanging on my shop walls....
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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
Love it.  They are listed under home improvement supplies.  Yeah, maybe if you live in a log cabin.  Not that I don't like log cabins...
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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
I have a different theory. What if his wife said: "Why don't you sell those old saws - you never use them!"  So, he listed them at astronomical prices. If nobody responds, he can say: "There's no market for them." If somebody buys one or both, he can laugh all the way to the bank!

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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
I can get a pretty nice professional Stihl chainsaw for less than that.
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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
(04-28-2021, 02:41 PM)mr_skittle Wrote: It's always a laugh when some schmuck thinks their grandpa's rusty, old tools are as good as gold. Here's an example: Marketplace ad 

I thought about trolling them and asking what brand and year and other technical questions. But then I thought better than to give a hard time to a stranger online. Maybe someone told them to charge $500. No

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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
CL ads can be a hoot.

That one is especially funny.  Since you can buy brand new saws like those
shown for less than half that.

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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
We could make a long list of tools that would do the same job, for that price. You could get a nice chainsaw and a couple of new cross-cut saws, maybe a one person and a two person. I like 5thumbs idea that an old-timer is just finding a way to tell his wife, "I tried to sell them but there were no takers."
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  Re: crosscut saws for $500!? by mr_skittle (It's always a laugh ...)
Awww...the poor guy just misplaced the decimal point !!! Ok, just being a little (no, a lot !) sarcastic.


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  Re: RE: crosscut saws for $500!? by wood2woodknot (Awww...the poor guy ...)
(05-08-2021, 09:59 AM)wood2woodknot Wrote: Awww...the poor guy just misplaced the decimal point !!!   Ok, just being a little (no, a lot !) sarcastic.

He also calls them logging saws, when in fact they are bucking saws . . . .  agree he missed a decimal place.....
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