18" Jigsaw Price

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18" Jigsaw Price

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Did anyone here purchase the 18" Jigsaw new from SS back in the day? Do you remember what they cost?
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Spooner wrote:Did anyone here purchase the 18" Jigsaw new from SS back in the day? Do you remember what they cost?
1963 = $64.50
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JPG wrote:
Spooner wrote:Did anyone here purchase the 18" Jigsaw new from SS back in the day? Do you remember what they cost?
1963 = $64.50
Per the inflation calculator below, that would be $543.30 in 2020 dollars.

https://www.usinflationcalculator.com/
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Sooooooo. $85.00 bucks for a very clean well cared for 1984 jigsaw would be a pretty damn good deal.
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Spooner wrote:Sooooooo. $85.00 bucks for a very clean well cared for 1984 jigsaw would be a pretty damn good deal.
Offer $75 :D
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JPG wrote:
Spooner wrote:Sooooooo. $85.00 bucks for a very clean well cared for 1984 jigsaw would be a pretty damn good deal.
Offer $75 :D
LOL... I did!!! he turned me down flat!!! :D
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Spooner wrote:
JPG wrote:
Spooner wrote:Sooooooo. $85.00 bucks for a very clean well cared for 1984 jigsaw would be a pretty damn good deal.
Offer $75 :D
LOL... I did!!! he turned me down flat!!! :D
Did he hang up, or did you get an opportunity to get it for $85?
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JPG wrote:
Spooner wrote:
JPG wrote: Offer $75 :D
LOL... I did!!! he turned me down flat!!! :D
Did he hang up, or did you get an opportunity to get it for $85?
I was able to get it for $85. It is clean but it is slowing leaking oil. I need to get a new gasket made for it.
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Common problem. Make sure the vent hole is NOT plugged.
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Is it leaking oil from the cover plate gasket or from the bottom of the housing? As JPG said oil leaking is a common problem. Most of the Jig Saw replacements are no longer available from Shopsmith. If you need to make a new gasket follow the pattern of the old one. It is important to have a cutout for the vent hole in the upper side of the housing. See the arrows in the gasket picture below.
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No mater which way you place an original gasket there is a cutout for the vent hole. The vent hole is indicated by the arrows in the picture below.
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