got my makita saw today

Post in 'The Gear' started by mattg1970, Sep 1, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. mattg1970

    mattg1970
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    64
    Likes Received:
    0
    I picked up a makita saw from Home Depot rental dept today. There was two saws for sale both model 6401. I asked him If he was buying a saw which one he would pick. He grabed one and said it was recently serviced and it comes with a brand new bar and a brand new chain on it. I asked hin why does it need a new bar? He said it doesn't but Home Depot is no longer going to rent this model saw any longer. He said The saw was to big and over powering for most home owners and they are getting rid of all parts for that model. He also gave me 3 new chains still in the package, 2 spark plug wrenches, 5 spark plugs and a gallon of bar oil. He gave me a few tips on the saw and I thanked him and and gladly gave him $150.00 and was on my way. I am going to use it tomorrow and see hoe well it cut some oak.
     

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart
    Expand Collapse
    Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2005
    Messages:
    32,182
    Likes Received:
    9,465
    Loc:
    Northern Virginia
    How does it feel to hit the lottery?
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  3. mattg1970

    mattg1970
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    64
    Likes Received:
    0
    I will tell you after I use it for a couple of days. I didn't get any paperwork with the saw I will need to find a repair manual for it.
     
  4. MrGriz

    MrGriz
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2006
    Messages:
    1,022
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    Waterford, WI
    Jackpot! That should be a great saw for you and all the extra goodies are a great bonus.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  5. My_3_Girls

    My_3_Girls
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2006
    Messages:
    147
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    Massachusetts
    Mattg,

    What is your location? Maybe the rest of the Hearth faithful would like to get in on the HD blowout of used saws!!! Where did you find it?
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  6. carpniels

    carpniels
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2005
    Messages:
    536
    Likes Received:
    0
    Loc:
    Rome, NY, USA
    Hi GUys,

    I was at my local HD last week and they do not rent anything at all anymore. The entire rental department is gone and replaced with a Pro shop. I asked about all the rental stuff and they said employees had first dibs and then they had an auction and basically everything went to the local Taylor rental store.

    So my fellow people here did not have the opportunity MattG had.

    Thanks

    Carpniels
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  7. mattg1970

    mattg1970
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    64
    Likes Received:
    0
    Sorry it took so long to reply. I live in south east mass. I went by HD this morning for a few things and look to see if they had any saws left and the employee said the sold the last one to someone who works there.
     
  8. mayhem

    mayhem
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    May 8, 2007
    Messages:
    1,938
    Likes Received:
    4
    Loc:
    Peru, MA
    I've never even seen a rental department in any HD I've been to...the only thing I've ever seen is the F-450 they rent out to people to get thier lumber home with.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Entire Site copyright © 1995-2016 - email to webinfo@hearth.com
Hearth.com and HearthNet are property and trademarks of Hearth.com LLC Advertising Information