I guess this is just a heads up to anyone on the hunt in Chicagoland. There is a a Delta/Rockwell jointer - looks to be 6" or 8" for $300.00. I'm not afiliated in any way and the guy posted no details - just saw this posting on CL today. Feel somewhat tempted myself but for now I'm saving my nickels for a combo jointer planer as an upgrade.
Hopefully somebody will give this one a better home than it looks to have had recently.