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tahir



Joined: 28 Oct 2004
Posts: 43882
Location: Essex
PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 16 9:17 pm    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

I think we will, got a walnut tree drying at the mo...

Mistress Rose



Joined: 21 Jul 2011
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 16 6:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

You do go for the best woods Tahir.

vegplot



Joined: 19 Apr 2007
Posts: 21297
Location: Ynys Môn
PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 16 8:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

mousjoos wrote:
Go for the Elektra Beckum

Spares are still available, although rumour has it EB became Ryobi, & then disappeared...same story with Elu, involving Dewalt &/or B&D

I have had this very same machine for 16 or so years now

Only thing I don't like is the infeed table micro adjust ie little grub screws...fiddly & not very accurate

Common fault is the pulley wheel wears & the belt slips off...very annoying...spares from Axminster, not too pricey

Depending on condition 350 on ebay (your link) is an okay price....maybe 450 - 475 tops

Always check when buying this type of machine secondhand, how flat & straight the tables are...ie if going to collect take a straight edge & lay it along the length of the machine, having first adjusted the tables to the same height...that is to say 0 millimetres
Look at the general wear & tear...if it looks like it's been used as a workbench then think twice

Hope this helps


I bought mine a few years ago, not used it yet, for £100. I'm glad I did judging my the prices they now go for.

tahir



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 16 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Mistress Rose wrote:
You do go for the best woods Tahir.


We have a bit of a fruit and nut thing

sean
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Joined: 28 Oct 2004
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Location: North Devon
PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 16 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

tahir wrote:
Mistress Rose wrote:
You do go for the best woods Tahir.


We have a bit of a fruit and nut thing


Where's Nick when we need him?

Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
Posts: 33600
Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 16 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

sean wrote:
tahir wrote:
Mistress Rose wrote:
You do go for the best woods Tahir.


We have a bit of a fruit and nut thing


Where's Nick when we need him?


Norfolk. High six!

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