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G0663 Portable Thickness Planer

Grizzly Industrial - G0663 Portable Thickness Planer

The Grizzly G0663 is an economically-priced, entry-level portable thickness planer that is functional enough for professionals

$200.00 (As of 5/1/2009)

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Editor's Review: Tool Test: Portable Thickness Planers

review date: May 1, 2009

This economically priced, entry-level planer is a basic unit, but it includes a terrific set of specs and instructions, is easy to transport, and is certainly functional enough for professionals. The extension tables are only 6 3/4 in. long, making the total bed length a bit short at 23 1/2 in. The topmounted, gear-driven depth adjuster functions well but has no infeed depth gauge, only a tape measure with an adjustable indicator. The dust-collection adapter must be purchased separately. It has a paddle switch with a removable safety lock. Replacing the blades would be a little simpler if the wrench were long enough to avoid hitting the motor housing while turning. Although this machine sounded a little rough in operation, it produced a smooth finish with minor chatter marks that were easily removed with a light sanding. My only concern with the Grizzly is its lack of amenities; I also wonder how it will perform over time.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating Good

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Grizzly Industrial
Manufacturer's Web Site www.grizzly.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 570-546-9663
Weight 66 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Amps N/A
Cut N/A
Standard Blades N/A