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Review by Twigger posted 1506 days ago 4216 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This machine satisfies expectations as long as you keep in mind it’s a 30” long, 60 lb. machine. So don’t go looking to joint 8 foot long boards as if it’s a 60” long, 300 lb. unit. But for drawer fronts and sides, home-made router table and cross cut sled fences, and the like, it’s great! Also expect, as I’ve seen in reviews of all sorts of jointers, to spend two hours carefully setting the infeed and outfeed tables to being coplanar, and getting the blade heights set precisely to the outfeed table height. The adjustments to get the tables coplanar are not covered in the instructions, but the short story is: Take off the front and back covers and look for the four bolts (one on each side for each table) that can be loosened to adjust the tables. As with all jointers, do yourself a favor and don’t call the tables and blades as being on the mark until you’ve thoroghly checked them out. Small differences make a significant difference. As a bench top unit and combo jointer/planer, this machine can’t be beat!

-- When can we go fishing, err woodworking?!




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#1 posted 1506 days ago

And the price was ?

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#2 posted 1506 days ago

Was and is $300 from CPOJetTools.com.

-- When can we go fishing, err woodworking?!

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#3 posted 1505 days ago

are you a jet salesman or something?

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#4 posted 1505 days ago

I’m an or something. Actually, just a beginner who bought various Jet products last September when I got started.

-- When can we go fishing, err woodworking?!

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#5 posted 1481 days ago

Just saw a review on the 10”, which is where my questions were going to be – I couldn’t “delete” this, so just edited to to update.

Thanks.

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