Hitachi thickness planer

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Forum topic by islander posted 11-26-2008 05:56 PM 6461 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-26-2008 05:56 PM

I came across a Hitachi thickness planer model p100f, seller is asking $500.00 for it, it is used, it does run but i am not sure if it’s worth it.It looks like it belongs in a wood shop, it’s not very portable, weighting in at 250lbs.
Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.


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#1 posted 11-26-2008 06:20 PM

For that money I’d go buy a new Dewalt DW735.

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#2 posted 11-26-2008 06:26 PM

For 500 bucks you could have got a new planer.

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#3 posted 11-26-2008 11:28 PM

I know there a lot of LJs on here that have had good luck with Hitachi tools. I haven’t though. I bought a DW 735. Got a fantastic deal on the thing. I found a web site that had it for $375 and Lowes matches any price (plus a 10% discount). They didn’t want to give me the discount….... and I didn’t push it either. I was at the same Lowes last week and they had the 735 for $650. But you can find a nice planer for $500. I have a lot of Grizzly tools and love them. Good luck.

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