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1999 Jet Model JSG-1 1"x42" Belt Sander (Disk too)

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Forum topic by Cathie Zimmerman posted 02-03-2017 04:13 AM 1565 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Cathie Zimmerman

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02-03-2017 04:13 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question sander

Tool people who are WAY more knowledgeable on these things than I am:

I picked up this sander for somewhere around $180 from an Offer Up add (like Craigslist) so I don’t have to go to work to bevel straight razors to start the honing process (I use Japanese Waterstones and hone by hand to shaving awesomeness! lol). I also was excited to get it to be able to use it for other metal/wood projects.

Does anyone else have one of these? Does anyone know where to get a manual? I’ve searched all over the web, to include the Jet website and nothing. I have another belt sander that is quite a bit wider and it is an easy belt change. When I changed the belt on this one, I had to put it down mid-change out… now, I cant remember how it goes. I’m sure its simple; maybe I just need some sleep! Any direction is helpful.


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#1 posted 02-03-2017 05:59 AM

I figured I could find what you are seeking, cuz I always think I can find almost anything – and dang! I am stumped as well.

I did get some related hits by calling it a “JSG-1 Grinder” instead of a sander. I think these are often used for what would be called a grinding application, even though they employ sandpaper style abrasives.

I have the cheap HF version of that machine, with 1” x 30” belt and no disc, and I really like having it sit on one of my counters for random touch ups on edges and tips and so on.

Good luck with it, I think you have a nice piece there.

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-- Jim, Houston, TX

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#2 posted 02-03-2017 06:12 AM

Looks an awful lot like this one here. Maybe this could help.

-- "You know, I'm such a great driver, it's incomprehensible that they took my license away." --Vince Ricardo

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Ripper70

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#3 posted 02-03-2017 06:28 AM

Or, check this out! Grizzly G1013.

-- "You know, I'm such a great driver, it's incomprehensible that they took my license away." --Vince Ricardo

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