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Review by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 1603 days ago 2057 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I recently bought a wixey digital/fractional readout for my big old floor model planer. These are supposed to be for a desktop planer but I have seen others adapt them to fit a floor model planer. I have several other wixey products and have been quite happy with them so I decided to make one adaptable to my Grizzly 15” planer.

I used a 2” wide piece of aluminum flat bar and a piece of 1 1/2” aluminum angle iron… and after a little trial and error of lining up the little metal bar that hooks the wixey to my aluminum bracket…bingo—-success. Not difficult at all.
This new toy is easy to use and most importantly it is very accurate. After calibrating it, which is a simple step, I planed a few boards of different thicknesses and wood types and then checked the thickness with my Starrett dial calipers to do a comparison.
Both were right on the money. I can see where this will be a very useful tool accessory in my shop.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.




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#1 posted 1599 days ago

AMEN!! I love mine!!

Grub

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