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Posted on Help with New / Old Powermatic PM60 Jointer

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#1 posted 01-01-2015 06:08 PM

The trouble with old bearings is you won’t know they are in need of replacement till you take them off the jointer and spin them by hand. On a machine they might feel smooth to turn the cutterhead by hand. But off they might be crunchy. If they are bad they can completely destroy your machine in a few years of use by wallowing out the part they are attached to.

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