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webbtoyota

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861 days ago

Does anyone know anything about Enco tools? Found some listed on craigslist – drill press, table saw, lathe, 4” jointer for $235. The guy says they run fine but I have never heard of the brand. Any thoughts?


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#1 posted 861 days ago

Have you tried Google?

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webbtoyota

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#2 posted 861 days ago

Yeah but I haven’t found much.

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#3 posted 861 days ago

Yep I do. Got this.

And this

And this.

I buy a lot of my machining supplies from Enco or MSC Direct which is Enco’s parent. They both usually ship same day that the order is placed and when I’ve had to contact them for support they bend over backwards to help. Never had any problems with anything I bought from them breaking either. Very satisfied with what I get from them.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#4 posted 861 days ago

I once had an 8” short bed jointer from Enco. Typical Chinese export based on the old Delta design. The knives were chipped and one phone call and two days later I had new ones. I had some problems with the fence screws but it was easily fixed. It worked and it was working when I sold it.

I still buy carbide end mills when on sale to use as upcut spiral router bits.

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#5 posted 860 days ago

ENCO is more about metal working tools and the distribute most of the top brands. But they also slap their name on Taiwan and China imports and sell them as economy options.

They’ve been around a long time and aren’t going anywhere….. I’ve ordered a few times from them and their customer service is good

useenco.com is their web site if you want to price check….

I’d put them in the same category as Grizzly, but Grizzly seems to be more innovative about getting new models and designs to market.

If the price was right, I wouldn’t hesitate buying their stuff… Just give it a good once over and ask to see the machines run.

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