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DELTA 6" JOINTER

by Rayman24
posted 08-15-2016 08:27 PM


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 08-15-2016 08:42 PM

Go Chiefs!

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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Shawn Masterson

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#2 posted 08-15-2016 09:26 PM

All I can say is I paid $300 for my 8” grizzly. When it comes to jointers there are 2 kinds. Odds are they all come out of the exact factory.

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syenefarmer

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#3 posted 08-15-2016 09:46 PM

There’s nothing really special about that jointer IMO which is not to say it’s not a very capable jointer. If used 6” jointers are on craigslist fairly regularly in your area I would for sure try and get that one for a lower price. Somewhere in the $300 sounds fair to me.

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WhyMe

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#4 posted 08-15-2016 10:18 PM

I’m thinking $250. $300 is top.

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Rayman24

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#5 posted 08-15-2016 10:39 PM

Thank you guys for the input…If i make an off it will be $250.00, as that’s what I feel is a fair price and I cant really get hurt @ that price. A little Elbow grease to clean up the rust and I think it can be a pretty effective device to add to my shop.

-- Rayman24

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Chris208

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#6 posted 08-15-2016 11:10 PM

Don’t do it. I had a slightly earlier version of that machine. It sucked.

Hard to set up, and wouldn’t hold the adjustment. It was largely useless for me.

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ScottCen5

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#7 posted 08-15-2016 11:15 PM

Also can be difficult to get replacement parts for Delta. I paid 180 for a used 6” Delta jointer two years ago. It was a 37-190.

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Rayman24

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#8 posted 08-15-2016 11:50 PM

Great input fellas…thanks for the heads up…looks like i will be steering clear of this deal. Ill just keep searching for one on craigslist and hope to get a deal on a 8” or save for a new one!

-- Rayman24

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