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To buy or not to buy - Jet JWTS-10

by espo7034
posted 11-20-2016 06:29 PM


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#1 posted 11-20-2016 07:29 PM

I paid 475 for mine and the motor hangs out the back, did not have the miter gauge improvement or the ZC plate. Toos like that come up pretty often by me.
400 would be great, 500 is fair.

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#2 posted 11-20-2016 07:34 PM

What fence comes with it? The extras are mostly good stuff, but I doubt the Cman blades are worth a nickel.

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

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#3 posted 11-20-2016 07:55 PM

It looks like the stock fence from the pictures, not the xacta that I sometimes have seen as a upgrade.

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#4 posted 11-20-2016 08:01 PM

Here is an example her in the Milwaukee area
http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/tls/5878082595.html

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#5 posted 11-21-2016 03:36 PM

We just settled on $460

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#6 posted 11-21-2016 10:57 PM



We just settled on $460

- espo7034

Congrats. Be sure to post some pics when you get it.

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

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#7 posted 11-23-2016 01:30 AM

I will and thanks to everyone for the input.

We just settled on $460

- espo7034

Congrats. Be sure to post some pics when you get it.

- knotscott


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#8 posted 11-26-2016 01:01 AM

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#9 posted 11-26-2016 01:02 AM

Not sure why some rotated, but there are the pictures.

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#10 posted 11-26-2016 01:13 PM

Excellent miter gauge, looks to be in nice shape. I’d still pursue some better blades….the Freud Diablo and Irwin Marples lines start at around $30, and are an excellent bang for the buck.

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

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#11 posted 11-26-2016 07:09 PM



Excellent miter gauge, looks to be in nice shape. I d still pursue some better blades….the Freud Diablo and Irwin Marples lines start at around $30, and are an excellent bang for the buck.

- knotscott

Thanks for the tip. I am truly a beginner so I am trying to soak in all the info. Now I need to figure out a better layout for the portion of my garage dedicated to its use.

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#12 posted 11-26-2016 07:47 PM


Thanks for the tip. I am truly a beginner so I am trying to soak in all the info. Now I need to figure out a better layout for the portion of my garage dedicated to its use.

- espo7034

Grizzly’s website has a really neat shop planner that’s free, is to scale, and is fairly easy to use. http://www.grizzly.com/workshopplanner

Here’s a pick of my layout from their website:

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

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