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Offline dlu@canishe.com

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Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« on: October 23, 2018, 01:43 AM »
The have what looks like a very good deal on the Dewalt 735X planer for $499 and I'm wondering if they are legit or if I'm missing something.

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Online ctvader

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2018, 05:42 AM »
You could buy it on Amazon for $529 and not worry. 

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Offline JimH2

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2018, 12:15 PM »
Additionally if you have their Amazon Prime Store Card or Visa you get 5% off every item all the time. It will at least offset some of your sales tax.

Offline dlu@canishe.com

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2018, 01:54 PM »
To paraphrase Yelp, 11 reviews, average of one star, run don't walk.

Offline Michael Kellough

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2018, 03:07 PM »
I’ve bought a few things from MaxTool (worth several hundred dollars) with no problems. I have never posted a Yelp review.
« Last Edit: October 23, 2018, 05:08 PM by Michael Kellough »

Offline rvieceli

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2018, 03:46 PM »
Or you could go to Amazon where MaxTools has a 94% rating as a seller out of over 21,000 reviews.

https://www.amazon.com/sp?_encoding=UTF8&asin=B003OX9KME&isAmazonFulfilled=0&isCBA=&marketplaceID=ATVPDKIKX0DER&orderID=&seller=A18F233SN21KKY&tab=&vasStoreID=

Isn't the internet a wonderful place?  [scared]

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Offline live4ever

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2018, 07:32 PM »
I purchased my Shopfox moulder from there (via ebay), as well as a few accessories for it later on.  No problems.  They're perfectly legit but I bet customer service leaves something to be desired.
Current systainer to productivity ratio:  very high

Offline dlu@canishe.com

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2018, 10:41 PM »

Isn't the internet a wonderful place?  [scared]


The signal-to-noise ratio does leave something to be desired at times...

Offline ScotF

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2018, 06:37 AM »
Totally legitimate business. I bought a tool a few years ago and since they are in Southern California I drove to the warehouse to pick it up. Lots and lots of tools on pallets and on steel shelves. Got my tool from the will call. I have since ordered other things no issue from online or Ebay.

Offline RussellS

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #10 on: October 25, 2018, 03:53 PM »
I think I bought my Honda self propelled lawn mower through them 2-3 years ago.  Best price on the internet.  The mower is almost super duper excellent.  Always first pull start.  Its motor is not quite powerful enough.  I can kill it too easily in tall grass.

Offline Greg Powers

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2018, 07:15 PM »
I purchased the Festool VacSys from them. But I was able to will call the item as their warehouse is just a few mile down the road. The do have a nice showroom.  I have even gone to a Festool Roadshow at their location.
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Offline jarbroen

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Re: Any Experience With MaxTool (USA)?
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2018, 03:37 PM »
I purchased that same planer from them last year.  But I suggest waiting another couple weeks.
I got it for $425 or $450 right around Thanksgiving.
No issues with that purchase and it was a legit packed from the factory machine.

I also purchased a TS75 from them which had an issue so I returned it.  No complaints other than it was a little slow getting a customer service rep to call me back.  Took a few days.