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8" Delta Jointer

by Dusty56
posted 642 days ago


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pwgphoto

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#1 posted 642 days ago

Just my non-expert opinion, but I think it might be priced a bit high. I got my Delta 8” Jointer for only $525 used off of CL. Now I think I got a good deal, but mine is also in better shape than this one. Although mine is only 1.5 HP and not made in then USA. I wonder if this one really is 2 HP? But like I said, I am no expert. Maybe you could talk him down or maybe others will think it is worth it.

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 642 days ago

I don’t know where or how he arrived at the price , but it is more than I would offer him as well.
I wouldn’t even consider the stand as part of the deal, pricewise.
I only posted this for others as I already have an 8” Powermatic that I’m restoring : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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PineInTheAsh

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#3 posted 642 days ago

Across the country CL listings of course vary, and this is a good vintage one to have, however, jointers simply don’t bring that kind of money.

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 642 days ago

Probably wasn’t $750 brand new , back in the day , especially without a stand.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 642 days ago

I’d be concerned that machine would suffer an identity crisis!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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sandhill

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#6 posted 642 days ago

What@ I only paid $9XX.00 for my long bed 8” from Grizzly. NEW

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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OnlyJustME

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#7 posted 641 days ago

Thats some good ole iron there. I have it’s little baby brother. A 4” same vintage and that weighs a good bit. I only payed $15 for mine, so that being twice the size should only be $30 right?

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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knotscott

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#8 posted 641 days ago

Seems high to me.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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sedcokid

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#9 posted 641 days ago

I agree seems high to me as well!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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MisterBill

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#10 posted 641 days ago

I have a complete old 8” Delta Jointer that I would be thrilled to get anywhere near that asking price!

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GrandpaLen

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#11 posted 641 days ago

Len,

Throughout the years I’ve seen numerous ‘Frankenplanes’ ...this, however, is the 1st ‘Frankenplaner’ that I can remember. :-)

CL has brought to light some interesting and very collectable tools.
The paring of these to brands, albeit humorous, and most likely out of necessity, is valued as such that only the current owner can appreciate.

Thanks Len, for posting this unique chuckle.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 641 days ago

Funny how that Grizzly base just takes over the whole picture !
I’m tempted to send him an email and ask if the pick-up truck comes with it for that price : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#13 posted 641 days ago

I wonder where the Grizzly jointer went?

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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Dusty56

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#14 posted 641 days ago

I was also wondering if the Grizzly base was available for sale separately , or if this is a Hybrid unit ? LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#15 posted 641 days ago

Maybe there’s a Grizzly jointer on an Delta base, to be sold next week!

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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Dusty56

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#16 posted 641 days ago

I’ll keep an eye out for it , Barry : ) LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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