Jointer tune-up/repair

I've kind of suspected my grizzly 6" jointer did not have the blades parallel to the outfeed, so after ripping and jointing a few rough sawn cherry boards, I decided to use the "jointer pal" I had bought some time ago. I'd previously used the tool included with the jointer to set them.
Anyways, I accidently "tightened" one blade the wrong way, turned on the machine, and it jammed. Fortunately, the blade wasn't damaged! I reset that, and commenced to try another board...what the??? I'm getting a definite V shaped cut!
So I check the blades again, everything is fine.Turn it on, Jam city! Only this time its pretty tight, and I can't rotate it by hand.
I wind up having to take the fence off, and find that the cutterhead pulley and belt are rubbing on the cast iron wing the fence assembly sits on. No problem...I'll use my new air die grinder to notch that sucker. I get a air nipple (from HF) and screw it into the grinder, and try to put it in the air hose connecter...it won't fit! (HF too) So I examine a nipple that works to the other one. Some differences...so I chuck the nipple in my sherline lathe and make some quick cuts...that works, although it leaks air at the connection now...worry about that later...grind the part, test fit it, grind some more, test, put the fence back on, put the tables back up (lowered them looking for the problem), get everything back in square, and now it runs fine.
Now it even takes uniform cuts.
Now to figure out what to make with the cherry...
John
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Yep, the QC is certainly spotty on Grizz stuff. Table/cutterhead were off on the one purchased for the school - first of several problems which made all concerned happy the 50's Delta was still in the back room awaiting auction.
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