Grizzly 8″ Jointer Model 490X Review Part 1
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PART 1: GRIZZLY JOINTER SELECTION, RECEIVING, AND INITIAL SETUP Photo courtesy of Grizzly Industrial I bought my 6″ jointer in June of 1997, and outgrew it by January of 1998.I have been researching and planning for my upgrade to an 8″ model ever since.
I like to put myself through something of a 'cooling off' period when I get the urge to buy a new tool, so that I can be sure it is not a whim.My wife finally told me that she had heard enough about the specifications and innovations of every major tool manufacturer who plays in the 8″ jointer category, and she said, 'If you had to choose right now with the (clears her throat) limited research that you have been able to pull together, which one would you get?' I told her I was leaning toward the Grizzly, and I offered to explain why but before I could even start she had visited the Grizzly web site and put the thing in my shopping basket.
Done.600 pounds of cast iron headed toward Minnesota.(I'd marry that g*rl all over again!) Why upgrade from my 6″ jointer to an 8″ model?It's all about capacity.The immediate thought...