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clafollett

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493 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: g0656p g0703p dust collection grizzly jointer

I’m pretty stoked. After spending the past several weeks agonizing into the late night hours over what jointer to get and whether if I could figure out how to throw a DC system in the mix to replace my Shopvac/Dust Deputy combo, I’m pleased to say I have two nice Polar Bear painted Grizzly machines queued for delivery. The G0656P jointer and G0703P cyclone DC system will make a nice addition to my garage shop.

I want to thank all those who have posted in the past about their opinions of Grizzly and these machines in specific. I’ve found a lot of great information here to help me.

I also want to give a shout out to LJ’er “bladedust”. He spotted me his 10% off coupon code from Woodworker’s Journal which saved me $168 off the total. Thanks blade!!! I hope to pay it forward myself one of these days.

I can’t wait till I can put aside my crappy Porter Cable benchtop jointer and do some real work. I’m in the middle of doing glue ups of my Roubo bench legs and I think the PC has done more harm than good. If I had a better work bench already to clamp this stuff to, I think I would have just jointed all the boards by hand. My old Miller Falls #7 jointer and Stanley SW Type 14 #5 would probably create less waste and do a better job.

Now… I have to figure out how to sneak a Bandsaw into the mix! It might be a while yet so the comptroller (a.k.a. wife) can recover from this purchase first. :)

Later,

Cal

-- Don't mind me, I'm just soaking up knowledge


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Acal51

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#1 posted 493 days ago

Congrats. LMK how that jointer works out for you. Ive been eyein’ up that one and a planer, but its one of those add to cart, remove, add to cart, remove. Guess im kinda waiting to be back on some OT at work for a bit so its not so hard to spend the money.

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clafollett

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#2 posted 493 days ago

Sire thing Acal51!

I know that whole shopping cart dance well. The past three weeks has allowed me to become a master! At one point I had 3 ointers and 2 DC systems in my cart or my wish list just shuffling them back and forth trying to get the best price point to value. Read reviews, shuffle cart items, watch videos, shuffle cart items. Its maddening!

I spent a bit more on the DC system than I originally intended but after reading all the reviews I could find, I feel its the best system for the amount of space it consumes and the features it has. I think people are getting scared off of what appears to be low CFM ratings but those that actually own claim it will suck the bung-hole out of a cat. :)

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clafollett

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#3 posted 487 days ago

Well, I would like to update this thread with how awesome these new tools are but appears UPS or Grizzly have messed up. Two of the 3 boxes are MIA and no one has a clue where they might be. I can say the jointer table arrived in tact and unharmed.

Oh well, so much for putting all this stuff together this weekend.

-- Don't mind me, I'm just soaking up knowledge

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Marcus

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#4 posted 487 days ago

I had the same thing happen to me with my grizzly jointer purchase. Raise a little stink and they should refund you the shipping charges.

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clafollett

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#5 posted 487 days ago

I may… I took 2 days off to deal with this. Yesterday to ready my garage for and to receive the shipment. Today to put them together and start enjoying them.

Not much I can do now but wait I guess and imagine myself enjoying these tools.

-- Don't mind me, I'm just soaking up knowledge

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shelly_b

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#6 posted 487 days ago

Oh man, I have a grizzly bandsaw that is supposed to be here today. I am running home on my break to meet them…hope this doesn’t happen to me!

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clafollett

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#7 posted 487 days ago

better get home now. we agreed on a 3-7pm shipment and the driver showed up at 11am.

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RussellAP

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#8 posted 487 days ago

Happy times. :)

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clafollett

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#9 posted 487 days ago

Am I sensing some sarcasm RusselAP? ;)

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jonwright

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#10 posted 487 days ago

congrats on the new toys…er…I mean…

The much needed WORK tools….

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clafollett

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#11 posted 487 days ago

Thanks jon. Hopefully the other 2 boxes make it here so I can enjoy my new toys…. er…. uh… tools. Yeah, that’s what they are! :)

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#12 posted 486 days ago

LOL It’s reassuring that it’s not just me that has these problems. I must admit though, I had had a very good experiance with my shaper table from grizzly. My god they were fast. SAIA MOTOR FREIGHT made the delivery. And it only took two days to get it here ! I might note that the diver also took the time to help me get that 1000 beomoth inside the garage. When he wasn’t even obligated to do so. Granted he had the heavy equipment to do do so. But that sved me alot of time and my back.

Hay, let me know how your Grizzley planer works out. Thats the next machine on my list. Not sure how I’m going to get it. Seems I always have to squeeze it out of the budget (ass) some how. I also have a 14” band saw from grizzly, after about a year I had to over haul it with carter guide and other parts. But now it runs like a gem. Later Bix

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Marcus

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#13 posted 486 days ago

I just told them that I had made arrangements for movers on the delivery dates, and it was not cheap. The arrangement was to call a buddy and offer him a beer to help me drag a jointer down to the basement, so it may have been a bit of an exaggeration, but not a lie (i dont think). They refunded shipping charges. I have no complaints w/ the customer service at Grizzly for sure.

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darthford

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#14 posted 486 days ago

Cal great minds think alike mine just arrived!

Be advised I ordered the 220v conversion kit and they sent the wrong one. The part number is #P0703088 and this is what my invoice says. Inside the shipping box was another box labeled #P0703088. What I found inside was instead part number H7498 which is the conversion kit for the GO443 dust collector. (face palm) I talked to 2 people in tech support, neither had a clue I had to figure this out on my own. I took another look at the 110v specs, reading more closely it says if using the 6” to 5” restrictor which I am then a 20amp 110v circuit is fine which I have so I’m just going to return this kit for a refund.

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clafollett

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#15 posted 486 days ago

Hey darth! Congrats on your new purchase! Glad to see you were actually able to receive your shipment. Hopefully unscathed?

Sorry to hear about your 220V upgrade. Hopefully this was a one time fluke.

Do also be advised, while running the G0703 with the 5” restrictor will allow you to run on a 20A 110V circuit, it will also cut your CFM from 775 to 695.

From the Spec Sheet: http://cdn0.grizzly.com/specsheets/g0703p_ds.pdf

Amps (w/6” Inlet)
18.8A at 110V, 9.4A at 220V

Amps (w/5” Inlet Installed)
15.8A at 110V, 7.9A at 220V

Air Suction Capacity (30A, w/o 5” Port) – 775 CFM
Static Pressure at Maximum Air Suction Capacity (30A, 110V Circuit w/o 5” Port) – 1.80”
Maximum Static Pressure (30A, 110V Circuit w/o 5” Port) – 10”

Air Suction Capacity (20A, 110V Circuit w/5” Port) – 695 CFM
Static Pressure at Maximum Air Suction Capacity (20A, 110V Circuit w/5” Port) – 2.90”
Maximum Static Pressure (20A, 110V Circuit w/5” Port) – 9.8”

I’m hoping they send the right board. I’d much prefer to have the full power without having to run a 30A 110V circuit.

Let me know what you think of it after you get it running.

-- Don't mind me, I'm just soaking up knowledge

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