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    Grizzly Jointer: 0855

    Hi,

    I'm sure I'm one of at least a few here that have a Grizzly jointer on backorder. My original order was for a 0656- 8" jointer. Current estimated date it comes off of back order is end of Jan, 2019. When looking around yesterday on their site, I saw they now have new 8" jointer models (0855) which appear to be roughly in the same class and roughly the same price range. Upon contacting Grizzly, they said the new models will come off of back order basically basically a week later than the 0656.

    Does anyone have any insight on the new vs older models? I'm trying to figure out if, besides the obvious price difference, what is the difference. I see substantial difference in weight, and a bit of difference in RPMs, but otherwise, looks like a wash....

    thanks


    (link to new model) https://www.grizzly.com/products/Gri...ile-Base/G0855

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    Re: Grizzly Jointer: 0855

    Take a look at Craigslist, "Winston Salem". Someone has a G0490X listed for either $700 or $750. It was there earlier today but don't know if it still is. I thought it would go quickly but it's been there 2 days already.

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    Re: Grizzly Jointer: 0855

    Agreed on Frank’s comment. It is interesting that the new model 0855 is listed at about 373 lb vs 522 lb for the 0656. I didn’t compare the parts diagram, but that is a pretty big difference in weight.

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    Re: Grizzly Jointer: 0855

    Quote Originally Posted by redknife View Post
    Agreed on Frank’s comment. It is interesting that the new model 0855 is listed at about 373 lb vs 522 lb for the 0656. I didn’t compare the parts diagram, but that is a pretty big difference in weight.
    I missed that deal on CL. Thanks

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