Ridgid's Proud History

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RIDGID's Proud History is Built on the Trust of the Trades
Since the day we invented the modern pipe wrench, we’ve made it our mission to build for the world's expert tradespeople – those who know the limits of the job and how to exceed them.

Why do so many professionals choose RIDGID® tools? The answer is simple…trust. Millions of RIDGID tools go to work every day in plants, on construction sites and in countless other harsh environments.

These tools operate in extremes of heat and cold, withstand dirt and mud, and perform reliably day in and day out. RIDGID tools are known the world over as industry-leading products that allow professionals like you to complete jobs more quickly and reliably.

Ridgid R4330 Thickness Planer has a three-blade
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Three-Blade Cutterhead – leaves a smooth, blemish free surface to make final finishing easierDual-Edge, Quick Change Blades – self-indexing blades are self-aligning and reversible for extended lifePrecision Lead-Screw System – eliminates the need for a cutterhead locking system and provides consistent cut thickness across the full width of the workpieceLarge Infeed/Outfeed Table Extensions – provides extra workpiece support to help eliminate snipeOn-Board Blade/Tool Storage – keeps blades and blade changing tools conveniently stored for quick and easy accesPart NumberR4330Item Weight79 poundsProduct Dimensions25.5 x 21 x 15.5 inchesItem model numberR4330Power Sourcecorded-electricItem Package Quantity1Warranty Description90-Day satisfaction guarantee policy, Limited 3-year warranty, Lifetime Service Agreementprice starting from…show more content…
can't decide between the R4331 and the DW734. I am leaning towards the DeWalt planer, because the Rigid planer isn't in stock anywhere. When will it be back in stock?
Do not buy one.......The brushes wear out way too soon and they do not make the brushes any longe

Pro:Planes boards to a perfectly smooth (nearly mirror) finish. Width of finished board is (as far as I can tell with my precision) dead on. I like the adjustments on the side for repetitive cuts (1/8,1/4, .. etc). The cut depth gague in the front is nice so I accidentally don't try to make it take too much board at once then it can handle. Powerful! This planer seemed to laugh at the 10 inch wide oak boards I sent through it. I cut the boards from a tree with a Alaskan chainsaw portable sawmill. Each board needed numerous passes to get it down to nice smooth usable lumber. The blades lasted quite a long time. Changed blades after 20 boards, 10' long, 10" wide, receiving around 5 (on average) passes per side, I just turned around the blades and continued planing. The double sided blades are nice. I had an old 12" delta and as I used to either have to get the blades re-sharpened or throw them out once the single side had

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