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Peteyb

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558 days ago

I found a 8” jointer on craigslist. http://bham.craigslist.org/tld/3508287529.html
It’s a seco and have never really heard of them. Can anyone tell me about them and if this is worth it.


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ichbinpete

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#1 posted 558 days ago

Small bit of info from SawmillCreek that’s all I saw on it

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#2 posted 558 days ago

Looks like it probably came from the same factory as some of the former Grizzly, Bridgewood, Sunhill, Jet, Woodtek, GI, and other Taiwanese imports. If so, it’s a well proven design, but seems a bit overpriced at $650. Looks to be in nice shape, but with no warranty or mobile base, I’d think $450-$550ish is more realistic. New Grizzly 8” jointers start at $825 ($975 shipped).

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Loren

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#3 posted 558 days ago

Price is high but they are good machines.

The company now goes by the name
KUFO = “King of UFO”

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Peteyb

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#4 posted 557 days ago

Ok. I couldn’t find much on it either but it does seem a little high for the price but looks sure nice.

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#5 posted 557 days ago

that jointer has been on nashville craig forever looks to be in great condition but way overpriced 350.00 would be all I would pay

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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#6 posted 557 days ago

you can get a new grizzzly for a little more same jointer only new

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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#7 posted 557 days ago

Anyone tell me about this jointer?

It’s green? :-)

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Peteyb

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#8 posted 557 days ago

Straightbowed it has been in Nashville craigslist? This says in the Birmingham area.

Nighthawk thats funny I just never really had heard about this company and was wondering about it.

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