Grizzly G0725 6" Jointer

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02-22-2013 12:32 AM

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Just received my new Grizzly G0725 6” Jointer from FedEx. I first ordered this a few weeks ago and was told there weren’t any in stock, check back after March 13th. A few days later I tried again and the order went through without a hitch. No damage visible from shipment and I spent time this afternoon as the manual said taking off the shipping grease from the cast iron fence and table. WD-40 pretty much did the trick. Parts assembly was pretty smooth for someone who has never owned a jointer before. I did have some questions though:

First, the knives seem nice and sharp and are positioned correctly according to the directions. However, the knife holder has some pitting at the ends of the steel/metal barrel or whatever you call it. Don’t know if that’s normal or not. ?

Also, how do you turn the knives so they’re top dead center? I know how I did it, but it was “very carefully.” Maybe there’s a better, easier way?

The finish is fine, there’s some overspray of the paint onto the outfeed table but its so minimal I can’t imagine it’ll cause me any trouble. I certainly realize that for the price I’m not going to be buying a renaissance piano. Best of all, Grizzly is green and its my wife’s favorite color. She even commented on it when she saw it in the garage. She has no idea what trouble she’s in for now…..

-- John

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#1 posted 02-22-2013 01:34 AM

Check out this video

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#2 posted 02-22-2013 02:07 AM

Great video, Bob. Seen Marc before at his website but didn’t see this one.

Now I have….

-- John

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#3 posted 02-22-2013 02:29 AM

i have the shop fox version of that jointer. So far so good. If you check out my blog, you can see how to adjust the tables to make them coplanar. At least on the shop fox version, it was not explained in the manual.


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#4 posted 02-22-2013 02:31 AM

can you do me a favor and measure from the table to the highest point.

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#5 posted 02-22-2013 03:07 AM

I doubt the minor imperfections will affect the performance. Even my Delta had a couple of spots on non critical areas.

try placing a straightedge on the infeed table laying across the knife. Slowly turn the cylinder till the back edge of the straightedge is at its highest point. The knife should be at its highest point.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#6 posted 09-02-2016 09:37 PM

I have a question in regard to Grizzly G0725 Depth of Cut Adjustment Knob. I tried to adjust the depth of cut and the knub itself does not move more than 1/16 or 1/8 left or right. Is that factory setup or is something wrong with the knob or the screws that hold the knob. I called Grizzly and they said is OK, but I doubt that.
Any of you have the same problem?
Thank you very much.Would like to know before warranty will expire.

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#7 posted 09-03-2016 12:06 AM

•Motor: 1-1/2 HP, 110V, single-phase
•Cast iron table
•Table size: 28-1/2” x 6-1/4”
•Fence size: 22-7/8” x 4-5/16”
•Cutterhead knives: 2
•Cutterhead speed: 10,000 RPM
•Maximum depth of cut: 1/8” <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
•Cuts per minute: 20,000
•Infeed table adjustment knob
•45°, 90°, 135° fence stops

I would think its ok

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#8 posted 09-03-2016 03:59 PM

Thank you.

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