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Forum topic by richardwootton posted 05-09-2013 02:31 PM 1408 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-09-2013 02:31 PM

The lack of decent used Jointers in my area has started making me a little desperate. So I’m interested in this JET JJ-6CS, but the guy is asking 600, which seems really pricey. What would you offer on this jointer?

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#1 posted 05-09-2013 02:40 PM

$600 is way too high for that machine. If I was in the market for a 6” jointer, I’d be offering $200 – $250 for that one.

Check out what you can get new for your money: Grizzly jointers.

-- John, BC, Canada

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#2 posted 05-09-2013 02:53 PM

What tools sell for obviously varies by region, but Im with John on the price. Here in MN that would probably be about a $250 jointer on craigslist. At $600, I think you can probably get a brand new grizzly delivered to your door.

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#3 posted 05-09-2013 02:55 PM

+1 on the two above comments. and that jointer is almost ancient! there’s a guy who has obviously drunk the jet kool aid.

-- there's a solution to every just have to be willing to find it.

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#4 posted 05-09-2013 02:56 PM

If he bought it new he paid about $400 for it about 15 years ago. if it’s in really good shape with sharp knives I think he can get $300.

-- Paul Mayer,

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#5 posted 05-09-2013 02:57 PM

I got a model G0452 6” and just love it. I got the reg. cutter. I also comes with a spiral cutter head . It Is one heavy jointer. I had to have help to get the jointer up on the base and also the motor In place.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 05-09-2013 03:19 PM

Where are you located?

-- Coach Mancuso

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#7 posted 05-09-2013 03:30 PM

Well then, as my good old dad would say, “to hell with that guy!” Coach I’m in central Arkansas, Hot Springs to be exact which is about an hour from Little Rock.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#8 posted 05-09-2013 03:31 PM

$250 would be my absolute top dollar. it you are willing to spend that much then I would go for a long bed 6” or an 8” from grizzly.

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#9 posted 05-09-2013 04:23 PM

After checking out the Grizzly website I’ve decided to go with a new Grizz 6 inch, have it delivered and still save nearly a hundred bucks! Now I just need to start saving a little cash.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 04:33 PM

richardwootton- I have the jet joiner JJ-6cx model and have had it for 7 years now. It was 400 dollars then and now I see it priced around 800. let us know how the Grizzly works out. I have had no problems with my Jet. Good luck—-bob

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.

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#11 posted 05-09-2013 08:15 PM

$600 for a used 6” jointer tells me the seller would rather keep it…..I see no reason to interfere with their wishes!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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