Grizzly 8″ Jointer Model 490X Review One Year Later
Grizzly 8″ jointer model 490x review one year later is post about Buying Advice bookmarked by kirk with ID 11875358892 was uploaded on 25-01-2019 and has been viewed 45,863 times.
Tool reviews are great as they help us make purchasing decisions, but what is normally missing is a retrospective view.Sure, it looked great in the initial evaluation, but how did it hold up in production, and how well did it meet the owner's initial expectations over time? In that light, I wanted to provide a short update on my Grizzly 490X Jointer, and share some of the experiences I have had with it during the year since I bought it.
The original review can be found here: Part 1 and Part 2.Overall it has been great.There is no twist to the story; after many hours of use the tool has performed quite well and has not given me any cause for buyer's remorse.
But still I have learned more about the tool in the last year, as one would with any major tool purchase.Parallelogram beds.After initial setup and tests the beds seemed coplanar and I thought I might never have to adjust them.
Within a few months, however, I measured a small sag on the infeed table which caused a slight convex condition to appear on jointed edges, which became particularly problematic on longer boards.The parallelogram design made...