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12-17-2008 02:08 AM

Ive been looking to buy a bench top mortiser for some time. They tipically go for around 350. Then I came across an unbelevable deal at the Jet CPO site. The 1HP Jet model with enclosed cabinet. They have it marked down to 499 dollars minus 150 dollars in rebates as of last week. ( not sure of this weeks rebates) After shipping it cost me 380 dollars. It arrived today and there is no comparison to the little bench top models. This is the best tool deal i ever got. If they are still running this special get in on it. I think the regular price of the machine is around 1000 dollars. I will review with piks hopefully by the weekend.


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#1 posted 12-17-2008 02:18 AM

Way to go Adam! Keep us posted!

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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#2 posted 12-17-2008 02:25 AM

what is the website?

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#3 posted 12-17-2008 06:54 PM

http://www.cpojettools.com/products/708589k.html

I was just drooling over that this morning.

Adam, did you notice how both rebates say they require the original receipt and have slightly different addresses to mail to? I saw on another forum where someone has sent two different Jet rebates in together and that worked out. But I wonder.

-- johnjoiner

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#4 posted 12-17-2008 07:26 PM

FYI. Since the receipts are from a web order you can print as many as you want and they are all original!

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#5 posted 12-17-2008 07:55 PM

Yes Timberman is right. I spoke with someone from Jet and they said send your computer printouts with both envelopes. Im not sure how it works if you purchase from a store and only have one reciept.

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#6 posted 12-17-2008 08:29 PM

Thank you Adam! I was going to buy a benchtop, but with your help I will now have a better tool. Now all I need to do is figure out where to put it.

map

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#7 posted 12-17-2008 10:34 PM

I dont’ really have the money for this but it is a bit hard to pass up. Does anyone have any feedback on this product? How does it compare to others?

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#8 posted 12-18-2008 12:31 AM

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#9 posted 12-18-2008 03:19 AM

thanks johnjoiner. Now if someone could just post an 8” joiner and 18” bandsaw at this price I would be all set. (at least for a little while)

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#10 posted 12-18-2008 04:32 AM

Those were two spot on reviews. Guess i dont have to do one after reading them. This machine is very user friendly. Ive never used a mortise machine before and within 10 minutes of having the machine assembled I was making perfect mortises. note: The machine is heavier then the NEW WOODWORKER review stated. Its about 295 pounds. Comes in two Pieces, cabinet and the mortiser. I thought i could pick the top up by myself and was sadly mistaken. Let my back tell you!

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#11 posted 12-18-2008 06:19 AM

Adam – Did it come with mortise bits? The review mentioned that it did but I did not see that in the description. Looks like I will be ordering one tomorrow, just wanted to know if I should add them to the order.

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#12 posted 12-18-2008 06:37 AM

I just ordered mine, printed three receipts (2 for the rebates, one for me), and printed both rebate forms.

I’m mailing them tonight.

BTW I’m selling my jet benchtop mortiser for $200 if you’re in the seattle area.

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks, http://uppercutwoodworks.com/

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#13 posted 12-18-2008 06:57 AM

Ordered mine today too.

FWIW, the manual says it does not come with chisels or bits.

-- johnjoiner

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#14 posted 12-18-2008 07:44 AM

If they sent this thing without chisels, I’d be surprised. My benchtop version came with chisels.

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks, http://uppercutwoodworks.com/

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#15 posted 12-18-2008 08:10 PM

Sorry guys But it doesnt come with chisels. I bought one of the jet chisels when I bought the machine, and it shipped separately.

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