Well, I (of late) have become a real Girzzly fan www.grizzly.com.
Their prices are incredible, very reasonable shipping prices also
listed on their website for each product and the few machines of
their's that I've worked over have been real sweet.
I'm looking forward to starting in a shop soon that has a Grizzly 20"
planer and 25" belt sander and I'll be bringing in my own 1 HP floor
model Grizzly spindle sander.
Unfortunately I haven't ever used their band saws so maybe others have
opinions on that. I did notice that with Grizzly you have to get to a
20" before you get up to a 3 HP unlike the MM which has 3 HP in the
16". However, the Grizzly 20" is cheaper than the MM 16 and that