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Forum topic by prap posted 05-02-2011 03:38 AM 1724 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-02-2011 03:38 AM

What’s the difference between the Grizzly GO604 and the GO604X jointer?


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#1 posted 05-02-2011 06:09 AM

The go604x is a parallelogram jointer, which has adjustments to keep the in and outfeed table parallel to each other. The go604zx is identical, but with a spiral cutter head. The go604 does not have the built in adjustments to keep the infeed and outfeed tables parallel. You would have to shim it if it were not parallel.

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#2 posted 05-03-2011 01:50 PM

Sorry, I’m a little confused. I don’t know much about jointers but I thought the out feed table was supposed to be higher than the in feed table? I seen one on c/l, A Grizzly GO604 for $300, I went on the Grizzly site and the only difference I could see was that 604 was a 1 hp and the 604Z was a 1.5 hp. Is this a good deal?

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#3 posted 05-03-2011 02:08 PM

It sounds like a good deal to me.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 05-04-2011 10:35 PM

Parallel and co-planar are two different things. Yes, the outfeed table is higher, but should be absolutely parallel to the infeed.

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