When did Powermatic go gold?

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Forum topic by WorksInTheory posted 02-05-2014 03:43 AM 935 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-05-2014 03:43 AM

Saw this on Craigslist and was surprised. It’s a Powermatic but it’s not gold!

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#1 posted 02-05-2014 04:09 AM

All the Powermatic equipment I bought for our foundry’s first two pattern shops was green back in 1976 and 1980.
I was surprised to see they had gone to mustard yellow when I returned to wood working interests in the early 2000’s.

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#2 posted 02-05-2014 04:17 AM

It was about 1981 that they changed. Just before they discontinued that fence, which I think was the best fence ever put on a table saw.

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#3 posted 02-05-2014 04:51 AM

When they say they are “the gold standard since 1921” I Shays thought I’d was literal.

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