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114 Re: Portable Planers




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114 Re: Portable Planers

From: jim@jagubox.gsfc.nasa.gov (Jim Jagielski)
Date: 5 Apr 91 15:57:28 GMT

In article <1991Apr5.152055.13639@cbnewse.att.com> srbeckle@cbnewse.att.com (steven.r.beckle) writes:
}I was able to observe a Delta 12" thickness planer up close yesterday
}at a wood show and came away not unimpressed, but somewhat disappointed
}nonetheless. The Delta rep ran a 2x4 through the thing several times
}and couldn't get rid of the VERY noticeable sniping at both ends of the
}board -- must've been 2 inches at each end and 1/32" deep. Not the
}kind of thing I would tolerate in a planer.

Jeez, I've seen the BIG planers snipe... 2 inches ain't much. In fact, I'd
expect a LOT more from these smaller ones. 2 is good!




 

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