There are several brands out there and they are all very comparable but the two things i liked about the powermatic were the combination of the long bed and the helical cutter head. Grain doesnt seem to matter and the long and wide bed is great for a bunch of old cherrywood that had warped badlya few passes and 8 to 10 boards are beautifully jointed on the flat side.
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