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stuartpaul

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I've come across more and more of their stuff being advertised and as it appears to be quite a bit cheaper than comparable makes I wonder what the quality was like.

Does anybody have any experience with this kit? What's it like to live with?

I tend to believe you get what you pay for but I also like a bargin!! :D
 

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Hi Stuart

I would select search at the top of the screen and type in sip and also select Buying Advice as the search forum.

You will get lots of views.

Cheers
Neil
 

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Hi Stuartpaul

I've got the 10x6 planer/thicknesser plus the dust extraction kit. No running problems and has an hobbyist it works OK for me. I wouldn't expect it to stand up to 12hours a day, day in or day out though. But then for the total outlay of under £500 I wouldn't expect it too.
 
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I have same P?T as DW and it is superb - a direct copy of elektra beckum but loads cheaper. As DW said, not for 12 hours per day use but for hobbiest absolutely superb
 

stuartpaul

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Thanks for the responses. Looks like they might be worth a more serious look.

Out of interest anyone know who the parent company is? I've found in the past that some makes are rather 'incestuous' and only the badge changes!!
 

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I have no experience of their large equipment, but I purchased their scroll saw and it is poor. Excessive vibration which makes it extremely difficult to cut small shapes.
You know the expression " you get what you pay for" and that is the case with the scroll saw. Although I only purchased the machine a few weeks ago, I am seriously thinking of changing it.
 
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