If you couldn't see the nail how would Lowes have seen it?
You need to get a "wizard" metal detector and check anything you're
going to cut. I think mine was $75.00 and it has saved jointer blades,
planer blades and.............you name it.
I bought some chestnut that came from an old barn recently and it
must have been the target for turkey shoots it had so much lead shot in
On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 22:05:28 GMT, the inscrutable "X"
Have them send off the WWII for repair and/or sharpening (by Forrest)
and provide another blade for you in the interim. It's only fair.
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So what do you want Lowes to do? Run every single board through a metal
detector? For what? To catch the errant nail in one out of a hundred
thousand boards? Then your $1.95 2x4 will cost you 4 bucks and you'll be
whining about the high cost.
They offered to replace a blade THAT WASN'T EVEN DAMAGED. That's stealing,
if you had taken them up on it (which I'm sure you would have if they could
supply a WWII).
Shit happens once in a while. Deal with it.
And I"ll bet you've been back to Lowes six times since this happened.
You <must> be kidding!!!! You really think a wholesale mill is going to
go through and tack together a minor split in the end of a tubaX? What
parallel universe are living in? :)
Most likely it was done by another individual who then returned his
excess material after is project was over as another poster has already
postulated...it's <highly> unlikely it was done even by an over-zealous
You're making mountains of molehills here...
service, as some companies would have given you another 2x4 after waiting an
No harm, no foul??
Besides, Lowes is on my "great place" this month..
My wife offered to pick up a can of Johnsons wax for me.. looked at wally world,
k-mart, HD, OSH, etc., etc. and couldn't find it.. (she found me a can of some
strange white "non-skid" wax that I put on a high shelf, in the back)
I walked into Lowes and they had the wax (and more other waxes than I expected)
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