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Forum topic by Jared_S posted 12-01-2019 05:01 PM 627 views 1 time favorited 28 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jared_S

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12-01-2019 05:01 PM

Picked this up over the weekend.

Compared to a 8” (G0490) jointer

https://youtu.be/T7glbZof_F0


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#1 posted 12-01-2019 05:17 PM

Did your voice change? Looks like a nice machine.

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#2 posted 12-01-2019 05:37 PM

Be still my beating heart! I guess you just slid that thing into it’s position?????

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#3 posted 12-01-2019 05:44 PM

There’s nothing like American iron.

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#4 posted 12-01-2019 08:55 PM

Damn! She’s a beauty! You need longer arms. Or move the fence back a bit.

-- "You know, I'm such a great driver, it's incomprehensible that they took my license away." --Vince Ricardo

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#5 posted 12-02-2019 04:37 AM

WOW!
When did you dock the USS Nimitz in your shop! :)

-- Without the wood, it's just working

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#6 posted 12-02-2019 05:43 AM

Hey, you ever get kicked out, it will make a dandy bed, kinda firm for my liking, but throw one of those padded things on it, and yer good to go.

2300 pounds, WOW. Did you spring a nut moving it?

Looks like it’s in excellent condition.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#7 posted 12-02-2019 06:09 AM

SWMBO told me the pictures need to be banned and removed.
Am not allowed to have Tool porn in my house. ;-)

-- I'm an engineer not a woodworker, but I can randomly find useful tools and furniture inside a pile of lumber!

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#8 posted 12-02-2019 06:17 AM

That is a carrier deck! Nice!

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#9 posted 12-02-2019 03:20 PM

I still like my G0490x. :-)

But that’s awesome!

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#10 posted 12-02-2019 03:55 PM

My motto is: If you’re gonna have something, have a big one….You have exceeded my expectations greatly…..!!

That sucker looks like the same size that David Marks used in his shop on “Wood Works”......!! Nice….!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#11 posted 12-02-2019 04:57 PM

That Newman will still be going when the Grizzly has turned to dust. Where did you find it, School, government, other?

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#12 posted 12-02-2019 05:51 PM



That Newman will still be going when the Grizzly has turned to dust. Where did you find it, School, government, other?

- MrRon

Ain’t that the truth!

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#13 posted 12-02-2019 06:17 PM

!!!!!!

-- Pete

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#14 posted 12-02-2019 06:21 PM

You need to power it with a steam engine or vintage hit and miss engine of similar vintage for even greater visual impact!

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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#15 posted 12-02-2019 06:46 PM

I like too. So much character. I watched the video two things that bothered me . Starting with a vfd and the orange push blocks.
I wonder what the head diameter is? And is it stamped with the hook angle on the head.
Just for my own notes.
I admit I have a jointer obsession

Good
Luck

-- Aj

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