Grizzly 1017 Planer & Grizzly 7297 12" Disc Sander (Price Check)

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Forum topic by CaptainOfThisBoat posted 08-25-2015 01:57 AM 499 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-25-2015 01:57 AM

I have a change to buy both of these for $125 total.

They both are in pretty good shape and the planer comes with an extra set of knives.

Was wondering if this was an ok deal?


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#1 posted 08-27-2015 07:25 PM

I would say that is a great deal. I got the same disc sander for $80 and i thought i got a pretty good deal. I would hop all over that if i were you.

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#2 posted 08-28-2015 02:37 AM

So why are you posting look what I bought for 125.00?

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#3 posted 08-28-2015 02:40 AM

It wasn’t a look what I bought. I’m new to woodworking and was just making sure it was an ok deal.

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#4 posted 08-28-2015 02:35 PM

The 1017 does not have a head lock which can be a royal PITA but if you always remember to check your adjustments when running a lot of BF. The 7297 is reviewed as having issues with the table locks and disc “squareness” runout. For $125 it could be a good deal as a starter set, but depending on what you plan to build, varying thicknesses and non square surfaces can drive you nuts.

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