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01-11-2017 06:35 PM

Im on the hunt for a jointer and and sander and this one popped up. is it a good deal? what should I feel comfortable getting it for
http://evansville.craigslist.org/tls/5953760463.html


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#1 posted 01-11-2017 06:48 PM



Im on the hunt for a jointer and and sander and this one popped up. is it a good deal? what should I feel comfortable getting it for

- buckbuster31

Which one? There’s no link.

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#3 posted 01-11-2017 07:35 PM

Seems reasonable for prices around here anyway (Boston area). I got my Jet JJ-CS6 for just a shade less money. It was newer than that, and it better shape. No repainting needed. But Powermatic carries some cache, and older motors tend to be good. A jointer is a simple beast, and if needed it could easily be worked on. Check the flatness of the tables before you buy, but assuming they look good and the motor powers on you should be in good shape. I might ask if they’ll go to 200, but depending on how desperate you are for one you shouldn’t feel bad at 250.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#4 posted 01-11-2017 09:06 PM

While you were asking around the deal went away. Or was it you who bought it ?

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#5 posted 01-11-2017 09:21 PM

someone else jumped on it

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#6 posted 01-11-2017 10:37 PM

OWWM Rule #5

Keep it in mind for the next one that shows up.

Cheers,
Brad

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