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Thread: Home Depot Canada finally got the message so i obliged :)

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada

    Home Depot Canada finally got the message so i obliged :)

    Been wanting one of those rigid belt edge osc sanders for the longest time.
    But the frugal stubborn half of me just would not pay $250 for something i can get in the USA for $199.00 and dont forget we pay 13% add on hst tax so when they finally came to the party which i happened to spot yesterday while picking up some ply to insulate my temp shop, i popped and got this puppy. Here is the proof
    Even got missus blessings she is just happy to have me not complaining about HD to her .
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    Onto the next item on the shopping list.

    Sent from my MB860 using Tapatalk 2

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Billings Missouri near Springfield Mo
    Yer gona like that Rob
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  3. #3
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    Jul 2011
    The Gorge Area, Oregon

    I've never had a stationary belt sander, report back on usage

  4. #4
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    Dec 2008
    falcon heights, minnesota
    ryan, stationary belt sanders are very popular in poland. all you need worry about is keeping your fingers out of the way when pushing the wood against the stationary belt.
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  5. #5
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    Dec 2006
    Independence, Kentucky
    Great catch, you're gonna have fun!

  6. #6
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    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Love mine, been a great tool. Congrats!

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
    So what did you pay for it?

    I paid $250 (plus tax, of course) for mine a few years ago and consider it to be well worth the price.

    If I waited for US prices before I bought an item, I would hardly ever buy anything. Get used to it.
    Cheers, Frank

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean
    Since having a stationary belt sander my portable belt sanders have become dust collectors (But not good enough Dust Collectors to run ducting to.). I considered myself good with portable belt sanders. I had enough control that I never hesitated to bring a portable down on to finished piece of wood. That said, I will say I prefer the stationary sander many times over above the portable.

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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Nice score Rob, I love mine.
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  10. #10
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    Nov 2006
    Between Aledo and Fort Worth, TX
    I'd like to get one some day myself...other things have just gotten in the way.
    So what's the "next item on the shopping list"? Jim.
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