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    Default Anybody own a King Jointer...KC-60C

    Hello all,

    I am looking at this used 6" jointer 5 yrs old. Would this be a good machine to purchase?

    Thanks for your comments.

    Tim

    Sorry, should have said only has 10hrs of use on it, not 5 yrs old...
    Last edited by Tim 3.14; 05-10-2010 at 12:33 PM. Reason: Use time

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    Default Re: Anybody own a King Jointer...KC-60C

    Yes, I have one and love it.

    It's PERFECT for a small(er) shop because it has a relatively small footprint.

    There is an argument for longer tables, to be sure, but if you're not going to be jointing 8' lengths of lumber, this is your jointer.

    I bought mine used from a member here and don't regret the purchase at all - would do the same again.

    Things I like: Solid, easy adjustments

    Drawbacks: None

    Cheers!

    Gary

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    Default Re: Anybody own a King Jointer...KC-60C

    Quote Originally Posted by startnewshop View Post
    Hello all,

    I am looking at this used 6" jointer 5 yrs old. Would this be a good machine to purchase?
    I too have one (if I remember my model correctly, I am not at home). Quite happy with mine.

    Fence is a little fiddly to get set perfect. but I like it goes the full length of the in feed table, not just part way.

    Works well for me, haven't put a lot of miles on it yet.

    Price paid was $150.00 used.

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    Default Re: Anybody own a King Jointer...KC-60C

    I have a King 8". My brother in law had a King 6". They are good machines.
    Even though the one you are looking at has low hours, run a straight edge all the way along the in-feed / out-feed tables. With the in-feed table all the way up, the straight edge should make consistent contact all the way across.
    If the current owner started using it as a table, a continuous consistent weight on the ends can bow the casting over time.

    Don

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    Default Re: Anybody own a King Jointer...KC-60C

    I don't know how it compares to my KC-6JC, maybe newer, but I am satisfied with it. Not too powerful but works great for what I need it for.
    Paid $200 about 10 years ago. I believe mine is a 1991 model.
    I have been looking for a manual for a while but have not been able to find one.

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