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10-10-2012 12:01 AM

Topic tags/keywords: resource tip 8 jointer

Delta jointer on Grizzly stand as seen on WMA Craigslist….$750
http://westernmass.craigslist.org/tls/3327354514.html

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!


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#1 posted 10-10-2012 12:15 AM

Just my non-expert opinion, but I think it might be priced a bit high. I got my Delta 8” Jointer for only $525 used off of CL. Now I think I got a good deal, but mine is also in better shape than this one. Although mine is only 1.5 HP and not made in then USA. I wonder if this one really is 2 HP? But like I said, I am no expert. Maybe you could talk him down or maybe others will think it is worth it.

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#2 posted 10-10-2012 12:28 AM

I don’t know where or how he arrived at the price , but it is more than I would offer him as well.
I wouldn’t even consider the stand as part of the deal, pricewise.
I only posted this for others as I already have an 8” Powermatic that I’m restoring : )

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#3 posted 10-10-2012 12:47 AM

Across the country CL listings of course vary, and this is a good vintage one to have, however, jointers simply don’t bring that kind of money.

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#4 posted 10-10-2012 01:00 AM

Probably wasn’t $750 brand new , back in the day , especially without a stand.

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#5 posted 10-10-2012 02:21 AM

I’d be concerned that machine would suffer an identity crisis!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 10-10-2012 04:18 AM

What@ I only paid $9XX.00 for my long bed 8” from Grizzly. NEW

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#7 posted 10-10-2012 08:02 AM

Thats some good ole iron there. I have it’s little baby brother. A 4” same vintage and that weighs a good bit. I only payed $15 for mine, so that being twice the size should only be $30 right?

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#8 posted 10-10-2012 10:08 AM

Seems high to me.

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#9 posted 10-10-2012 11:53 AM

I agree seems high to me as well!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 10-10-2012 02:34 PM

I have a complete old 8” Delta Jointer that I would be thrilled to get anywhere near that asking price!

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#11 posted 10-10-2012 02:59 PM

Len,

Throughout the years I’ve seen numerous ‘Frankenplanes’ ...this, however, is the 1st ‘Frankenplaner’ that I can remember. :-)

CL has brought to light some interesting and very collectable tools.
The paring of these to brands, albeit humorous, and most likely out of necessity, is valued as such that only the current owner can appreciate.

Thanks Len, for posting this unique chuckle.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#12 posted 10-10-2012 08:08 PM

Funny how that Grizzly base just takes over the whole picture !
I’m tempted to send him an email and ask if the pick-up truck comes with it for that price : )

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#13 posted 10-10-2012 08:29 PM

I wonder where the Grizzly jointer went?

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#14 posted 10-10-2012 08:37 PM

I was also wondering if the Grizzly base was available for sale separately , or if this is a Hybrid unit ? LOL

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#15 posted 10-10-2012 08:56 PM

Maybe there’s a Grizzly jointer on an Delta base, to be sold next week!

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