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Forum topic by Dee1 posted 10-29-2015 10:58 PM 578 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dee1

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10-29-2015 10:58 PM

I found this on Craigs list I have never owned a jointer before and have been checking Craigs
missed out on a Model 53 Powermatic then saw this one it is a old Craftsman 351 227240 looked in ok shape except for the blades and they are ordered.
wondering if i got taken I paid $100 for it?
it seems to run very quiet and smooth.


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#1 posted 10-29-2015 11:28 PM

A hundred bucks for a 6 inch long bed jointer is a good deal. I’m ASSUMING it’s made by Emerson and is basically the same as a RIDGID. The slightly older ones have American made motors which are preferable to the Mexican motors and now the Chinese motors. Nice score.

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#2 posted 10-29-2015 11:30 PM

You did OK.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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#3 posted 10-30-2015 12:07 AM

yep, i’d go 100 easy

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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#4 posted 10-30-2015 01:35 AM

You did better then fine!!!

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#5 posted 10-30-2015 09:32 AM

Indeed 100 box for such a nice jointer isn,t that much, in contrast it’s a bargain.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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