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Forum topic by Bobby57 posted 01-22-2016 07:50 PM 1739 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-22-2016 07:50 PM

Any Opinions on this jointer? Person is asking $350 and claims it’s in perfect condition with recently sharpened knives and a mobile base. Photo seems to support his claims, Thanks for your help

-- Bob, Carmel, NY

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#1 posted 01-22-2016 08:14 PM

If it’s actually in great shape, $350 isn’t a bad price. It isn’t a steal, but it’s certainly fair. I’ve never used this particular model, but jointers are simple machines. Most manufacturers have gotten them pretty well figured out and Delta has been making them forever. This model looks new enough to be made overseas, but the horror stories you hear about asian manufactured products come from a small percentage of the machines that are made. Most work great. Just make sure that the beds are flat and then run a few test cuts.

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#2 posted 01-22-2016 08:31 PM

Here’s a picture of it

-- Bob, Carmel, NY

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