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Blog series by Michael J. Moore updated 02-06-2011 11:36 PM 1 part 1202 reads 1 comment total

Part 1: 1950s Powermatic Model 50 6" Jointer

02-06-2011 11:36 PM by Michael J. Moore | 1 comment »

So I just picked up a 3 digit serial number gray Model 50 Powermatic jointer for $100. It’s pretty clean. It has the original 3 phase GE 3/4 HP motor. My only issue is that it has a strange 3 prong chord. We have a 4 prong 220 outlet but I’m not sure if I have to rewire the jointer with the new plug type of if they make adapter for it. I’ll let you know how it works once I get it figured out. It is also a little different then the other models that I have seen. It has an ope...

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