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Offline lostyooper6

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"Hobby Mills"
« on: July 27, 2011, 02:20:51 pm »
Currently I can buy a brand spanking new WM LT10 for just under $3K, the few used "hobby mills" I have found on the internet for sale have been listed for nearly as much as a new mill or even more.  I haven't been looking for very long but the sale price on the WM looks better every day....am I way off on my observation?  What is a fair price for one of these entry level mills?

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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 04:09:29 pm »
Lots of Hobby Mills.....Lots of prices. If I were you, I'd buy the new WMLT 10. You can't go wrong.

From my experience, buying something used is buying someone else's troubles.

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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2011, 04:30:55 pm »
I bought my Hudson used. With in a week of owning it, I had to replace the cam shaft. Had I not been in such a rush to get a mill "now", I would have probably bought a Woodmizer 10 or 15. That is water under the bridge now. I am glad I purchased a mill though, it has opened up so many new things for me, new friends, new hobbby, new place to visit regularly (the Forum).  :)
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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2011, 05:18:45 pm »
I have been running my lt10 for about 2 months,and it has proved strong. It has cut a couple thousand b/f. Most of what i cut so far has been reclaimed barn timbers,very very hard stuff. I would have liked to upgraded the moter but couldnt.but if your in the market you wont be disapointed with lt10. It is very strong built and buying new I had the woodmizer name to help me along the way.I rate me experience 9/10 over all. Hope that helps you some.
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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2011, 07:38:45 am »
Thanks, I think the LT10 is the best bang for the buck, I have another month or two of shopping around (stil sitting in Iraq).  Been purchasing parts to build a chainsaw based slabbing mill, would like to build my carriage to be able to use the bandmill I end up buying, anybody have the width of the WM LT10 center of guide wheel to center of guide wheel?

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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2011, 06:47:53 am »
I would guess you are in the service. We should be thanking you for serving our country. What branch are you in?
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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2011, 07:18:19 am »
First, Thank You for serving our Country in whatever capacity.  You simply can not go wrong with a WM.   ;)
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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2011, 04:48:55 pm »
I'm in the Army guard, thanks guys. 

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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2011, 12:55:49 am »
i own a LT15 for  8 month and love it ,, if i want to up grade the mill ,woodmizer said that they would buy it back for an upgade , woodmizer  gave me phone # of people around me, that own an woodmizer , i call the owner they talk good about the mill  thats when  i went  right  ,if you  own a woodmizer  you took the right step ,,,
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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2012, 10:22:29 am »
Where can you buy an LT10 under $3000??
The best price I can find is $3800
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Re: "Hobby Mills"
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2012, 08:48:17 pm »
Check the date of his post!
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