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Forum topic by RH913 posted 605 days ago 455 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RH913

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605 days ago

Hi All
I have an opportunity to buy an older Powermatic 6 inch jointer, model 54A, I was wondering if there had been any negative issues with this particular piece of equipment that would steer me away from purchasing it.
Thanks in advance for your prompt resonses.

Ralph

-- RALPH


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Stargazer

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#1 posted 605 days ago

I have one bought new in 97, never had the first issue with it, unlike the Delta I returned because I couldn’t get the tables parallel. The only thing I would change is the table raising lever to a wheel, but I can live with it as is just fine. It’s a great piece of machinery, have no fear if’n it’s not worn out.

Rick

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bhog

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#2 posted 605 days ago

I have one too and no issues with mine.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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RH913

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#3 posted 604 days ago

Thanks guys. I made the deal today, $375 with the mobile base and blade alignment tool. Now I just have to move it to my shop.

Ralph

-- RALPH

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