Once the threads finally grabbed, it was easy. I am really happy with my choice. All other adjustments worked as expected. At the price, it paid for itself in just a few uses. It's done everything I've asked of it thus far.
Jet 708580 Features & Specs
1/2 horsepower bench mortiser; 115 volts; 1,752 rpm Motor
1/2 inch chisel capacity; 4 3/4 inch head stroke; Rack and pinion head
Constructed from rugged cast iron and steel
Includes mortiser, three bits, chuck key
44 pounds; Backed by 5 year limited warranty
Build Material: Steel
Power Source: Corded Electric
Tool Voltage: 115 Volts
Tool Speed: 1752 RPM
Batteries Included?: No
Batteries Required?: No
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Jet 708580 Final Thoughts
"Thank you Jet!"
The motor was impressively smooth and silent. This Mortiser does heavy work effortlessly. It was easy to assemble and everything fits well. It works great very happy with it. Very strong motor, quiet running.