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Hey everyone I came across a hand crank blower for sale on kijiji. Just wondering what it would be worth. It is listed as 

Canadian Forge & blower model 700

Working condition and no rust. 

Opinions and thoughts wanted. 

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Ultimately, it is worth whatever you're willing to pay for it. I personally wouldn't offer more than $50 US the first time. I also have to say that I have never owned nor operated one so I know very little about them. I also suggest you listen to the comments and suggestions that are bound to follow since they are likely from more knowledgeable people.

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Canadian prices seem to be completely uncoupled with the US market for these things. if it is in perfect working condition, you can expect to pay 100 - 150 Canadian. if it has a stand included, add another 50. without pics, too hard to be more accurate. That being said, there are a ton of postings, especially in Ontario, that are so over priced, it is ridiculous. some people wanting 300 - 400 for something that is seized etc. I would find it laughable if it was not so rampant. I have even seen anvil shaped objects and old vintage anvils with the face completely delaminated posted for 9-10 bucks a pound. sometimes Canada really sucks. This is one of those times. 

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It is in Renfrew. No price listed. It looks like it's in great shape. I offered 200 he came back at 350. I don't need it that bad. 

I am using the small blower from a gas furnace right now and it's working OK but quite loud. 

I like the looks of the Japanese Fuigo bellows I think I will build one. 

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