Anyone familiar with this jointer?

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Forum topic by George M posted 02-14-2014 01:50 AM 1104 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-14-2014 01:50 AM

I’m thinking of upgrading my 6” jointer for an 8”. Saw this add on craigslist. I know it is not worth the 2000 he is asking for it since a new top of the line 0495x is 1900. But this thing weighs in at 800 lbs. So is anyone familiar with this model?

-- George, Parker Colorado

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 04:45 AM

The same jointer is in the current Grizzly catalog for $1999. So I don’t think it’s much of a bargain. Their similar jointers (with spiral cutterhead) without the other elegant features is around $1300, give or take a few bucks—2 or 3 models in that price range.

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 04:56 AM

No, but you don’t need a production jointer in less than
a production environment.

Northfield makes a “medium duty” 8” jointer in the same
weight class. The price will shock you.

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 05:02 AM

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 03:22 PM

I am familiar with the current 049x lineup. What I was looking at were the differences with the older model.

i.e. 0495x to the 9859z

4 row cutter to 6 row cutter

36 carbide inserts to 60 carbide inserts

3 1/16 ” cutterhead to 4” cutterhead

796 lb shipping weight to 1000 lb.

-- George, Parker Colorado

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