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Greenie community

#264462 by StevenAyres » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:41 pm

There are a few early Mark V greenies around here looking for homes. I'm definitely a 1-1/8hp guy, but I'm wondering whether there might be a group of SS owners who prefer the Gilmer-belt version and could use parts. I'm thinking about buying one for certain bits I need, then reconditioning the rest and putting it up for sale. Do you think this could be worth the trouble?

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Re: Greenie community

#264463 by JPG » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:28 pm

Depends upon their condition. 3/4 hp is more than sufficient for 'most' operations except the table saw and planer.

A dedicated drill press comes to mind if you want to keep one.

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