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post #1 of 7 Old 10-21-2008, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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Bought some new (to me) machines

My neighbor was moving and had to sell some equipment. I bought a few things and want to ask you guys how I did. For $300, I bought a Jet JJ-6 Jointer, a Delta 22-560 Planer, and a Guardian Power BDM-58-5S Drill Press. The planer is next to new and the jointer and drill press need cleaned up really bad from sitting but are mechanically sound.

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Sounds pretty good Bud,
Do you have any pics you can post? Not familiar with model numbers.
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Nice! If you've never owned a planer or jointer, you'll wonder how you got by without them. You've just gained alot of capability.

FWIW, I had a 22-560 before I bought my 22-580. Nice machine! It had some aspects that I like better than the more expensive 580....like the cord holder and easily removable dust chute...I think the engineers took a nap when the bean counters released the final 580 design without their approval!
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Heck, unless they are trashed, the jointer and planer for $300.00 is a good deal. I have heard a LOT of good things about the Delta Jointers (Except the Shopmaster bench top model)...

If you haven't owned a planer before, you will be amazed at how useful it is. With a some alternative methods you can get by without a jointer, but a planer is simply a must have...

I wish I knew anything at all about the drill press. But I don't... As long as it works wel.. you got a bonus.

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Sounds like an excellent deal to me Bud.

I too would like to see some pictures.

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Cool

Sounds like a STEAL to me...
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