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Re: [Shop-talk] shopsmith

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] shopsmith
From: Mark Andy <>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 17:03:59 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 13 Apr 2011, Steven Trovato wrote:
> I have never used one either, and I've always heard the same thing. 
> But I think the comparison changes when instead of multi-purpose vs 
> single purpose you consider multi-purpose vs nothing.  If you don't have 
> the money or space for the best solution, something like this can give 
> you capabilities you would otherwise not have at all.  It's also an 
> opportunity to learn and get your feet wet.  Besides, your wife probably 
> wants to see her mother once in a while.  You can get a new tool and 
> check off a MIL visit at the same time!

:-)  Yeah, it looks like we'll be going there one way or the other anyway. 
It's more down to if I have to take a different vehicle to bring it 
back... :-)

Anyone know how much these things weigh and how well they break down?  I'm 
wondering if I can get one in the basement storage of our RV (38' diesel 
pusher, so its not a particularly small one...)

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