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Thread: Foley Saw filer for sale.

  1. #1
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    Mar 2007
    Southeast Pa

    Foley Saw filer for sale.

    I have a Folley auto saw filer I bought several years ago when things were looking dismal at work. Determined to never go to work for anyone other than myself of the job did fall through I bought several various pieces as insurance. One of these was an old but I don't think Foley auto saw filer with band saw blade attachments. I have never used it and with the down sizing move to Ohio I think I will get rid of it. I was wondering if there is any restraint in it at all here on the site. The rubber drive wheel did rot off an even though i wasn't using it I replaced it last year while they were still available. I can post pictures and actual model if any interest here. Other wise i will try Craig list and Lancaster farming..

    The item is located in Willow Street, Pa just outside of Lancaster, Pa.
    I also could bring to the Akron Ohio area or anyplace near there..


  2. #2
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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Price? Pics?
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  3. #3
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    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Looks like a fine piece of machinery, but is there even a market for sharpening saws anymore?

    I hope you can sell it to someone who can use it.

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  4. #4
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    Mar 2007
    Southeast Pa
    Stu probably not much but some of the old tool collectors might want it.
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  5. #5
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    Mar 2007
    Southeast Pa

    Foley Bellsaw 387 for sale now with pictures.

    Here is more detail on the Saw Filer I have. It is a Foley Belsaw Model 387. Comes with several chucks for files, some files, a new rubber drive wheel and as far as I know is ccomplete.

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    Located in Lancaster, Pa..
    Could be in Akron, Ohio area in a few months..

    Fun to play with.. Asking 250.

    Here is a video of one is action....Mine is cleaner than that one.

    Last edited by Garry Foster; 03-05-2016 at 02:00 PM.

  6. #6
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    Jul 2011
    The Gorge Area, Oregon
    If you were closer.. or I actually needed it...

    You might try reaching out to some of the custom saw filers/makers, I know there is at least one in the Ohio region. Some of them are big on hand filing but I'd be surprised if no one was interested.

  7. #7
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    Nov 2007
    Gobles, Michigan
    I Just picked up a 387 filer, 385000 retoother, 52 power setter and a 359 Trip Hammer Setter For Circular Saws. I need to find the jigs for the hand saws and would like to find some files. Any clue where I could find those? Steel saws are new to me for the sharpening aspect. I am used to Vollmer CNC (CP200, CHP-025) for carbide Blades. This is going to be an learning experience. They seem to be a EASY machine to set up and file with. I had my 387 going in less than 15 min with no prior knowledge on that machine.
    If it can be Moulded I'll Mould It.
    I am a Profile Knife Grinder, Carbide service, Saw grinder, Moulder Operator in industry

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