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Posted on Does this 1940’s Delta Jointer have another life?

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MrUnix

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#1 posted 10-16-2018 08:25 PM

The 37-205/207’s were workhorses, sold basically unchanged for decades, and will last several lifetimes. The cast iron base (37-205) is more desirable than the flare leg stand, but the jointer itself is the same. As for worth – that depends a lot on condition and location. At the very least, figure about $50 on top of purchase price for new bearings and a belt. And unless you have a cracked cast iron part (and even then most likely), parts are available from many places, including your local hardware store.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable


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