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Used Equipment


What are the most productive sources for used equipment?—Len Rochette


Peter James replies: The best local source is Craigslist ( Be sure to check the lists in other areas that you would travel to such as Maine, Vermont, and Mass. You can also use eBay and search by Distance: nearest first. Also join the forum and follow the BOYD section which is the classified ad section. I find that dealers are priced too high for me. Be prepared to do some tune up and repair work even if it is being sold by a dealer. Their restoration often consists of a spray can paint job. Beware of freshly painted machinery and do a thorough check of its mechanicals. Paint can cover a lot of sins.

Steve Costain replies: I find that Craigslist is the best. I found a link that allows you to search all of Craig

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