I got to get one tomorrow as I use it everyday and can't do the job without it. The rubber on the roller of my delta 22-560. it seems most of the delta's have this same front roller. I do some weird things like I plane wood where there is a 1" block of wood endgrain glued to the end of face grain. I think that when the block stuck up past the surface it ended up snagging the rubber and tearing it. It took about a year to kill the rest of the rubber. I don't have a lot of choices locally. Delta is the most available and in my price range ShopMaster 12 1/2" Portable Planer with Stand #TP400LS
This about the same one I just had. I wonder if it uses the same dust hood? Knowing delta I would need another one. There is the ryobi at the borg but I just doubt it will hold up to several times a day use. None of the dewalt planers are around here but that expensive 13" they have now. I can get the jet for 400.00 locally but I have to get another hood for it. So it would be 450.00 unless the dc hood is less then retail. If anyone knows of anyone who carries the dewalt planers here in Portland Oregon let me know.
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