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Type of machine

Combination Machine

Manufacturer

JET

Designed in

United States

Aimed at

Hobbyists

Production status

New

Specifications
Jointing width: 256 mm Power: 2650 W
Max jointing depth: 3 mm Tables length: 1.120 mm
Type of Cutters: 3 Standard Blades Fence Tilt: 90-45 °
Fence length: 1100 mm
Planer width: 256 mm Power: 2650 W
Max depth of cut: 4.5 mm Table length: 540 mm
Max workpiece height: 225 mm Feed rate(s): 5.5

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The JET JPT 260 is a solid stationary jointer planer aimed at (serious) hobbyists. It is sold in Europe and a few other places, but not in North America. It is the smaller brother of the JET JJP-12 / JPT 310.

For the most part the JPT 260 is identical to its larger brother, but it does miss the upgrade to a spiral cutterblock. This is not an essential feature, but it does make it stand out less, and it has more competition that offer similar quality and features. The price does make up for this though.

The JPT 260 has cast iron tables that fold upwards simultaneously. There is a safety spring that pops into position to prevent the tables accidentally falling down. The machine is available in both a 230V and 400V version.

The machine has a European-style blade guard, which can be raised/lowered with a knob. The infeed roller is made of metal, but the outfeed roller has a rubber coating, which may degrade in quality over time.

Cons

  • Lacks the spiral cutter option of the JJP-12 / JPT-310
  • Not the highest finish quality

Pros

  • Solid quality for a reasonable price
  • Long fence
  • Reliable machine

Value for money

A

Quality

B

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Detailed Specifications

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General
Weight (standard configuration)170 kg
Total height1000 mm
Total width700 mm
Motor
Motor Voltage3x 400V 1x 230V
Planer
Planer Width256 mm
Max depth of cut4.5 mm
Table length540 mm
Max workpiece height225 mm
Feed rate(s)5.5
Jointer
Jointing width256 mm
Max depth of cut3 mm
Tables length1.120 mm
Type of cutters3 Standard Blades
Fence length1100 mm
Fence tilt90-45°

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