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Forum topic by Submariner posted 01-01-2013 06:50 PM 589 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-01-2013 06:50 PM

Can anyone tell me anything about the Steel City 40625, 6” jointer? I can’t seem to find any reviews on them anywhere. One has popped up in the local Craigslist, new in the crate but with no warrantee, and I am interested if it is a good machine.


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#1 posted 01-29-2013 02:41 AM

Just bumping this back up….somebody must know about this:-)

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#2 posted 01-29-2013 04:23 AM

I have a Steel City 12” jointer. It’s basically a newer version of Delta’s old DJ-30. When Delta did one of their many self-destructions, a lot of their guys went to work for a new company called Steel City. Odds are this 6” is an OK jointer. It won’t be great but it should be better than junk. Look at how long the bed is, how many knives there are on the head, how powerful the motor is . . . I would use the cost of a new Grizzly 6” as a starting point for what a guy should be willing to pay . . .

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#3 posted 01-29-2013 06:21 AM

I have a friend who has one. Other than it chewing up 2 of his fingers, it’s a great machine.

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