JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander, 115-Volt 1-Phase Review
JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander, 115-Volt 1-Phase is powered by a 3/4 Hp motor and is a combination sander.
The sanding disc spins at 1725 RPM on no load. The disc plate is machine flattened to prevent deflection during work.
The sanding disc table measures 10 by 12 inches and has a unique curved shape. It can also be tilted and there is a scale that shows the amount of tilt. It is also possible to use a mount for the disc table for improving the use of the belt.
The sander also comes with a pivotal fence and a full miter gauge. The fence measures 5.5 inches x 2 inches.
JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander Specifications:
- Powered by 3/4 HP motor
- Combination sander with dual thumbscrew adjustment
- Cast Iron disc table for a stable work environment
- Full featured miter gauge and 5.5 inch fence
- Comes with 5 year limited warranty
JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander Reviews
The JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander, 115-Volt 1-Phase received rave reviews. Being a combination sander, those who purchased it used it for regular sanding jobs. Smooth finish is what this machine is all about and reviews testified that sanding cannot get smoother than this.
When we read the reviews, we felt that those who purchased really saw the difference in this sander when compared to other sanders. This, we felt because most reviews featured an assembly- to-use account and many even had updates after using it for some time. The owners discovered how good a sander it is and let everybody know what they thought of it. These reviews with a lot details can really help decide on buying this machine.
With respect to the design and assembly, reviewers were of the opinion that the JET sander is one of the best designed sanders out there. It is heavy and stable. A lot of thought has gone into. All features that it has are essential. The stand has facility for adding shelves. It is heavy and supports the sander very well. Once the worktable is attached, the sander is ready to be powered.
When it is powered, the distinguishing factor immediately becomes apparent. This sander runs smooth. It makes noise but is no louder than other sanders. The belt sander will give you flat operation and the disc sander with its 9 inch diameter is good for any kind of woodworking.
One of the most important aspects that one has to consider while buying sanders is the dust collection mechanism. The JET 708596K JSG-96OS does wonderfully on this front. There is one single port that collects dust from both the sanders. The 4 inch dust port can be connected to any standard dust collection system.
If you are looking for a very good combination sander that is worth the money, it has to be the JET 708596K JSG-96OS Belt/Disc Sander. JET has provided a 5 year warranty on this product.