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Type of machine

Jointer Planer Combo

Manufacturer

Metabo

Designed in

Germany

Production status

Vintage

Specifications
Jointing width: 300 mm Power: 1850 W
Max jointing depth: 3 mm Tables length: 1200 mm
Type of Cutters: Two standard blades Fence Tilt: 90-45 °
Working height: 850 mm
Planer width: 300 mm Power: 1850 W
Max depth of cut: 3 mm Table length: 500 mm
Max workpiece height: 165 mm Feed rate(s): 5m/min
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The Metabo HC 300 jointer planer is a continuation and nearly identical copy of the Metabo ADH 1630. It was initially also marketed as the Elektra Beckum HC 300, but that changed to Metabo once the Elektra Beckum brand was scrapped.

There were two versions: The HC 300 W, the 230 Volt version with 1850 Watt power, and the HC 300 D, the 400 Volt version with 2800 Watt motor, making it significantly more powerful.

It is not 100% clear where this machine was built, but since its twin brother, the ADH 1630, was built in the Lurem factories in France, that probably also goes for this machine. It was also marketed as the Emco MH30, the Lurem Former RD30, and Record Power Former RD30.

This machine also had a patented anti-kickback system.

Quality

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What we don't like

  • Not produced in the same place as the original Metabo stationary machines known for their quality

What we like

  • Relatively large jointing width
  • Solid, sturdy machine

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Detailed Specifications

All the specs and options for the Metabo HC 300 Jointer Planer

General
Working height850 mm
Weight (standard configuration)85 kg
Total height110 mm
Total width580 mm
Motor
Motor Voltage3x 400V 1x 230V
Motor Frequency50 Hz
Jointer
Jointing width300 mm
Max depth of cut3 mm
Tables length1200 mm
Type of cuttersTwo standard blades
Fence tilt90-45°
Planer
Planer Width300 mm
Max depth of cut3 mm
Table length500 mm
Max workpiece height165 mm
Feed rate(s)5m/min

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