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Little Giant 25lb hammer

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Is 5k too much to pay for a completely rebuilt 25lb Little Giant? I know of one built by a well known builder and I need to decide this week. If I end up not using it as much as I hope I will

will I lose money at that price? Thanks in advance for the input.

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Best answer would be , what are / have they been selling for over the past couple of years? I know you guys have high prices on anvils, so I would suspect that would also apply to power hammers.

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Talk to Bruce from Anyang Australia before you spend that much money on a museum piece.

They are running a bulk buy until the end of this month, check them on facebook

 

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I spoke with James, and he sounds like a great guy, there is just some allure to the old mechanical hammers.

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Seems I have seen $2500 as a common price for a working 25 lb LG.  $5000 sounds high, but depends on the quality of "completely rebuilt".  Either way, don't plan on getting your money back if later you decide to sell, you're pushing the envelope for price.  Oh, wait.......youse in OZ..... maybe prices and availability are different there.

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I don't think I've ever seen one for $5,000.  rthibeau's right--half that's more like it.  Air hammers and mechanical hammers don't behave the same, so if you're considering an air instead, don't expect it to do the same kind of work if you've run a mechanical.  I don't want to start any arguments here, but I personally have never run an air that has even close to the bottom end control that a Little Giant has.  The mechanical can slow way down and just tap.  Self contained hammers don't slow down for anything.  

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of course prices in the USA for a LG built in the USA may differ substantially from those in OZ

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