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Forum topic by joey502 posted 03-04-2015 02:28 AM 767 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-04-2015 02:28 AM

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I purchased the Ridgid 6” jointer new in 2008 and have been happy with since. Each new set of knives, the $17 powertech knives, have been ordered from Amazon. The knives cut smoothly and hold a decent edge for the price. I know the knives can be sharpened and I have done that before. I am just curious if there is something out there much better than what I have used up to this point.

My question is, where do you buy yours? How is the quality of the knives?

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#1 posted 03-04-2015 02:35 AM

I have bought from these folks. Very happy with them.
6-1/8” x 11/16” x 1/8” V2-HSS Planer Knife Set of 3
Smooth Back, Bevel Edge – 6-1/8” Length x 11/16” Width x 1/8” Thick – Set of 3 Knives. Fits Jet, Ridgid JP0610.

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#2 posted 03-04-2015 03:18 AM

I get mine from RKO saw in Cullom, Illinois.

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#3 posted 03-04-2015 04:53 PM

Last time Grizzly, they are oooookay….

Get what you pay for. Seems like they are not as durable as the last set (can’t remember where).

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#4 posted 03-04-2015 05:12 PM

Holbren and Infinity are both excellent suppliers with excellent quality jointer knives. Have found knives on Amazon too.

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#5 posted 03-07-2015 06:56 AM

Thanks for the advice. I ordered a set from Holbren last night and should see them one day next week. I am going to try global tooling’s knives next time. The shipping from global is over 3x what Holbren is charging.

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