Maybe this will give you a better idea. Back in the day, several companies made combo machines. I passed on a Craftsman table saw/jointer a few years back. I just thought it would look cool sitting in the shop.
The sander is engaged using a rubber wheel which acts like a clutch, so it's not usually spinning when using the machine as a table saw or jointer. I'd love to have that machine just for the cool factor of it. There are several examples of it at the vintage machinery site and some discussions about restoring and using it over at OWWM. In the condition it's in, $185 might be a bit of a stretch, but I'm sure it will get bought and restored eventually. It's located where there are quite a few 'enthusiasts' looking for cool vintage machines.
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