for sale Minimax FS41 16" jointer planer combination machine

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John Ormsby

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651 days ago

Hello All,

I have decided to sell my Minimax FS41 jointer planer combo machine. It also comes with the mortise attachment and mobility kit. It has the Tersa head which allows one to change out the knives in about five minutes without any need for adjusting. I am looking at getting separate machines and will sell this machine first.

The jointer is a full 16” wide as is the planer.

The machine has low hours and is in very good condition with no rust. Always kept in a dry environment.

These are running about $9,000 plus with the mortising attachment.

Asking $4,200

I am in the Sacramento area.

Send me an email if you would like to further discuss it. Can take some photos also.

Thanks, John

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#1 posted 651 days ago

i have been in johns shop

all i can say is it’s one of the best maintained
and equipped shops i’ve ever seen

these are tools
‘to dream about’

good to hear from you john
glad you aren’t just selling
and not replacing

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 651 days ago

I’ve seen this thing. I’d love to have it!

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#3 posted 651 days ago

Wow. That sure beats the living hell out of my JET 10” benchtop combo! I’m sure this will really please someone.

-- Tristin King -- When in doubt, sand it.

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#4 posted 650 days ago

I have been in John’s shop—he takes care of his shop!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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John Ormsby

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#5 posted 644 days ago

Hello all,

I decided to lower the price for this machine to $3,750

It has a 16” jointer and 16” planer. The cutter head is a Tersa head that takes disposable blades.

The weight is about 900 lbs.

It is in very good condition.
I finally got around to taking some photos.


-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#6 posted 644 days ago

Too bad you are so far away, that price doesn’t include shipping does it?

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#7 posted 644 days ago


I wish you the best success with this – I’ve been fretting over the purchase of either this machine or the Hammer/Felder version. I’m on the Chesapeake Bay, about 2,500 miles from you.


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John Ormsby

1278 posts in 2362 days

#8 posted 641 days ago

The machine has been sold.

Thanks for your interest and help.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#9 posted 572 days ago

Bummer. I was just looking for one and live about 250 miles away. I knew I should have checked here first.

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