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Rockwell 37-315 8" Jointer

by olwhatshisface
posted 10-01-2018 12:18 PM


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Richard Lee

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#1 posted 10-01-2018 01:28 PM

Seems very high for that Jointer, they are good machines but can be had alot cheaper at least around here.
I have the same Jointer but a 6” and put a Shelix head on it. Easy install.

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Steve

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#2 posted 10-01-2018 01:41 PM

Depends on your area whether it’s priced high or not. How much would a brand new equivalent cost? I’d start with that comparison first. If used 8” jointers never come up for sale in your area and you’re in desperate need of one, then it might be worth it to you.

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#3 posted 10-01-2018 02:02 PM

Richard Lee
I thought it was high too. The same person has several other items posted that I am more familiar with that are high as well, so I assumed it would be high as well. Thank you for the reply


Seems very high for that Jointer, they are good machines but can be had alot cheaper at least around here.
I have the same Jointer but a 6” and put a Shelix head on it. Easy install.

- Richard Lee


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#4 posted 10-01-2018 02:11 PM

Steve
That’s the rub – most of the used jointers that come up for sale here are either junk to start with, or in need of a lot of work. While I don’t mind getting my hands dirty/using some elbow grease, I already have enough projects without taking on a total re-build of a jointer. Thanks for the input.


Depends on your area whether it s priced high or not. How much would a brand new equivalent cost? I d start with that comparison first. If used 8” jointers never come up for sale in your area and you re in desperate need of one, then it might be worth it to you.

- Steve


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#5 posted 10-01-2018 05:08 PM

It’s a high price. If this is the best you’ve seen then the market is what the market is.

Changing cutterheads is easy. You press the bearings into bearing housing and the press it onto the shaft by the hole in the housing. Never seat the inner race on a shaft by forcing the outer race and vice versa. You mess the bearings up. It took me less than an hour to do on mine.

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#6 posted 10-02-2018 12:16 PM

thanks for the advice everyone. I’m going to pass. He won’t move on the price, and that’s too much money IMHO.

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