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Powermatic 1791213 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead
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Powermatic 1791213 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead

Model#: PWMN1791213
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Details

A spiral head on this 15HH Deluxe Planer provides smoother cutting and a finer finish than conventional knives. Three V-belts transfer maximum power from the 3 HP motor to the Byrd Shelix Helical cutterhead. Your workpiece will get substantial support from the precision-ground cast-iron table and two large extension wings. The 4 in. dust port angles the collection hose away from the work area. Stock return rollers atop the machine speed repetitive cuts. The serrated steel infeed and smooth steel outfeed roller allow for 1/8 in. maximum depth of cut and trouble-free operation. A 2-speed gearbox features an automatic chain tensioner. The one-piece welded steel stand has built-in lockable casters for easy movement around the shop.
Features:
  • The Byrd Shelix helical cutterhead and insert knives provide a smoother, quieter cut and a finer finish than conventional or spiral knife systems
  • Powerful 3 HP TEFC motor controlled with a magnetic switch
  • Three V-belts transfer maximum power to the cutterhead
  • Large cast-iron hand-wheel moves cutterhead quickly and easily
  • Large precision-ground cast-iron table and extension wings provide maximum workpiece support while planing
  • Serrated steel infeed roller and smooth steel outfeed roller allow for 1/8 in. maximum depth of cut and trouble-free operation
  • Two-speed gearbox features automatic chain tensioner
  • One-piece welded steel stand has built-in lockable casters
  • Steel top-mounted return roller speed repetitive cuts
  • Angled dust chute with 4 in. port positions collection hose away from the work area while providing efficient chip and dust collection
  • Head lock
Includes:
  • 15HH 15 in. Deluxe Planer - 1791213
  • Byrd® Shelix® Planer Cutterhead
  • Extension Tables
  • Closed Stand with Built-In Casters
  • Cast-Iron Infeed and Outfeed Tables
  • 4 in. Dust Port
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Specifications

AC Voltage: 230V
Cutterhead Diameter: 2-7/8 in.
Cutterhead Speed (RPM): 4500
Dust Port Size: 4 in.
Feed Rate - Moulding (FPM): 16
Feed Rate - Planing (FPM): 20
Horsepower: 3
Max. Material Thickness: 6 in.
Max. Planing Depth: 1/8 in.
Max. Planing Width: 14-7/8 in.
Min. Material Length: 8 in.
Motor Phase: 1
No. of Knives: 74
PreWired Voltage: 230V

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Powermatic15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (10)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Good design (7)
  • Durable (6)
  • Safe (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Professional use (7)
    • Big jobs (6)
    • Home use (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (8), Professional (3)

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Quality Product

    By Rick

    from Longmont, CO

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Design
    • Heavy duty
    • Powerful
    • Quite for a Planer
    • Very Smooth Finish

    Cons

    • Basic Thickness Gauge

    Best Uses

    • Any inside of 15"
    • Home Use
    • Professional Use

    Comments about 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead:

    This is one GREAT product. I have owned it for over six months now and it has impressed several of my woodworking friends!! It isn't cheap, but as they always say, "You get what you pay for". The wood exits the planer using the Byrd Shelix head so smooth it needs almost no sanding and would be ready to go straight to painting in most cases. It is a very powerful machine and has not shown any strain, even when cutting 12" Black Walnut. It also does very well on figured woods, with very little tear out. I have been extremely satisfied and would recommend this product to anyone. I only wish it had a better thickness gauge.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A Great Planer

    By JKLawton

    from Rochester, NY

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Design
    • Powerful
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Use

      Comments about 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead:

      I bought this machine to replace an old Parks 12" 3-knife cutter head. What a difference. The Powermatic machine is MUCH quieter and leaves a beautiful finish with only tiny 'ripples' that can be sanded smooth easily. Necessity for sanding has been greatly reduced. Grain tear out is virtually a thing of the past. Machine can be rolled around easily for use in small shops. I suspect that the one set of carbide 4-sided cutter inserts will last me for 10 years or more.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Ron Duvall

      from Utopia, Texas

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Design
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Big Jobs
        • Home Use
        • Professional Use

        Comments about 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead:

        This is one fine planer. Considered the 20" but didn't see the need for larger capacity. The Byrd head is great! Smooth cuts and very quiet! I was using a Dewalt 735 the last 4 years and my ears would be ringing. Not with this one. Had it about a month and I'm very pleased!

         
        5.0

        Yes, you'll have not regret i promise

        By Big Kev.

        from Crossville TN, 38572

        About Me Professional

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Good Design
        • Powerful
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Big Jobs
          • Home Use
          • Professional Use

          Comments about 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead:

          oh gush, we have been building our cabin for 4 years now the goal is not to owe a penny when done, we buy rough cut lumber ( DRIED ) and also cut our own from the farm if it weren't for our 15" 3hp planer we would be sunk and owing the bank tons of money, I've pushed the planer to it's limits a couple of times but has never failed me, in fact am looking at the new byrd cutter head i have the 3 knife head now. keep the great work up powermatic. I would also be glade to advice anyone thinking about a planer to not think twice about a powermatic planer and other grand tools. Kevin Freeman, Crossville TN. 38572

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          So far - l would by this product again

          By No nickname

          from Texas

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Safety Features

          Cons

          • Cutter changing unknown

          Best Uses

          • In The Workshop

          Comments about 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead:

          This planer is quiet and worked acceptably right out of the crate. It appears to be a solid planer that should last through decades of shop work. Since it is new there has not been a need to rotate or replace the cutters. That will be a key issue that may make this equipment spectacular or a bust.

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            Q:

            How does the PM stack up against the same options but with the brand JET they look similar why the cost difference. and yes i know they are basically the same company
            Asked on 2/7/2014 by steve from Cedar city Utah

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Powermatic and Jet are the both divisions of the JPW Industries.

              Answered on 3/13/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
          • 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead

            Q:

            I was told I could save a little money if the item was delivered to a location that had a forklift. Is that correct? Also I wanted to order a depth gauge with this planer but could not find where I could add it. PS I have had my 8" jointer for over 30 years and love it.
            Asked on 12/1/2013 by Lee from Livingston, Texas 77351

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            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              This planner requires a lift gate to be delivered. If you can have it delivered to a location with a loading dock or a forklift this would save you the lift gate fee.

              Answered on 12/17/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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