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This planer does all that I ask it and more. Boards come out with smoothness and just a touch of love.
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#1 posted 05-10-2011 08:05 PM
Uploaded this pic form somewhere. Really looks like my garage??? Nah, too neat.
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#2 posted 05-11-2011 02:58 AM
thinking of getting one for the job sites. Small, and handy. ............seems to get great reviews
-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso
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#3 posted 05-11-2011 04:36 AM
I love mine. (Picture taken before I used it—yes, I did take the styrofoam out before I used it.)
-- Verna -- Indianapolis, IN
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#4 posted 05-11-2011 04:46 AM
I have one. Works well.
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#5 posted 05-11-2011 05:19 AM
I love mine. I need to flip the blades soon though…
-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - http://www.termitecrafts.com
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#6 posted 05-11-2011 05:28 AM
On my list, too. And the jointer/planer.
-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia
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#7 posted 05-11-2011 06:23 PM
I’ve had a lot of success with mine as well, but, I’m less than thrilled with the dust/chip collection chute. I seem to have alot of waste shooting out through the entrance end.
-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.
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#8 posted 05-11-2011 06:25 PM
Tiger – Which Ridgid planer are you reviewing? The one in the pic doesn’t look like the current model that Verna shows (R4330).
-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....
#9 posted 05-11-2011 06:43 PM
knottscott, this is the older planer that steel city reclaimed from china and added a spiral cutter head. This is the original Ridgid. The orange one in stores now is what i think a better planer 3blades vs. 2 like mine. BTW, I purchased the spiral cutter head from steel city about a year ago. i don’t have the stones to take it apart and put it back together.
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#10 posted 05-11-2011 09:34 PM
I am Another happy Ridgid planer customer!!
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#11 posted 05-12-2011 03:01 AM
-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof
#12 posted 05-12-2011 03:16 AM
I bought mine from Home Depot in January for $399 + tax. $189 + tax for the Ridgid gravity miter saw stand.
#13 posted 05-12-2011 03:22 AM
I bought mine used at an estate sale. 200 beans.$399 is a darn good buy for the new updated model.
#14 posted 05-13-2011 03:15 AM
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#15 posted 05-13-2011 05:08 PM
I have an older model with the 2 blade cutter, have had it for years and really like it. I have some snipe but not horrible and it doesn’t always happen. I probably haven’t run a huge amount of material through it; I’m still on the same set of blades but I have reversed them.
-- Randy Morter, Phoenix, AZ
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