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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA

    New G0555 Ready for Action

    I finally got the call from UPS/LTL on Friday morning that my new G0555 was on the way from the freight depot to me. The driver asked for directions and, when I told him we live at the end of a cul-de-sac, he kinda chuckled and said he was driving a tractor/trailer. I quickly jumped in and suggested I meet him at the Lowe's parking lot, which is less than 5 minutes from me even if I hit both red lights. He was about an hour away, then called when he got to the city limits of Thomasville. LOML and I headed out and drove in one end of the parking lot while he was driving in the other end. He lifted the box out of his trailer and onto my utility trailer. I signed his delivery slip and we headed home.

    I parked the trailer right outside the door to my shop and started unpacking the box.
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    I got the base assembled and other prep done.
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    The neighbor came over to help with the saw itself. It's a little bulky for me!
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    Looks pretty good with big brother beside it!
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    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member
    Member of Mensa
    Live every day like it's your last, but don't forget to stop and smell the roses.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Independence, Kentucky
    Congrats' Bill, Let the fun begin!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Woot! that does look great, dueling bandsaws!

    I'm sure the driver really appreciated your offer to come meet him too.

    So, how do you like it?

    Get some sawdust on that thing!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Very cool!
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Ahhh! the sweet smell of a new tool.

    Congrats on the new addition to your shop.
    Chinese Proverb: Man who eats many prunes gets good run for the money.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Very fine, you will enjoy. I consider my bs my 'go to' tool in my shop. It seems to pay a role in every project I undertake.
    "Folks is funny critters."

    Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. ~Voltaire

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Looks great
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  9. #9
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Syracuse, Nebraska
    Yer gonna like that. I've had mine for about 4 years now. Enjoy

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Congrats Bill i nearly missed this thread. Thanks for the link in your other thread good thinking.

    Hope you enjoy the new machine certainly looks good next to the other one.

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