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    The conundrum with buying "less expensive" tires...

    The conundrum with buying "less expensive" tires is that they often have far shorter "real world" tread life, so you buy a second time much sooner. That could actually cost you more. For long life, I...
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    Yes, that's a blessing, Eugene, for sure. I would...

    Yes, that's a blessing, Eugene, for sure. I would hate to have to sell first in this market because it could be a very long time before we had a new property in-hand and the rental market is hosed...
  3. The motor is working the least when there's no...

    The motor is working the least when there's no air flow through the impeller. Impaction of the filter reduces the load/heat.
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    Were things like that available around here, I'd...

    Were things like that available around here, I'd consider it Anne. But alas, such properties are few and far between. The one I know that is available is actually quite close to our current property....
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    My other one is red, Lee. I got them at HD and...

    My other one is red, Lee. I got them at HD and they had both black and red. The belt hook sometimes comes loose and since I don't use it, I remove it, but a small Allen wrench will tighten things...
  6. Quite true, Doug. But I'll add that it's a nice...

    Quite true, Doug. But I'll add that it's a nice place to keep copies of documents because you actually know where they are. :) There are always trade-offs ;)
  7. Relative to the suggestion to use a safe deposit...

    Relative to the suggestion to use a safe deposit box at the bank, etc., that's not a bad suggestion for true valuables, but be very careful about what paperwork goes in there as in some...
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    Cary, I suspect they are looking for a different...

    Cary, I suspect they are looking for a different kind of customer with the added brand name.
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    I know the electrician I hired for the work (it...

    I know the electrician I hired for the work (it was major to rehome all the multiple generations of house circuits to the new panel) used aluminum from the weather head...it kinda looks stupid mated...
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    The clamps are somewhat an "accessory' as are...

    The clamps are somewhat an "accessory' as are many overarm guards. I think what's most important is if the machine is serviceable and not "beat to death", but even then, for a low price like that,...
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    I actually did that when our electric service was...

    I actually did that when our electric service was upgraded in 2005 so I could have up to 200 amps for the shop as well as a new panel 200 amp panel in the house to replace an old PushMatic that had...
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    Nate, Patrick moved on to a huge Martin jointer...

    Nate, Patrick moved on to a huge Martin jointer in his shop and sold the Felder. He's no longer a member here and will not be able to reply to your question.
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    Grizzly actually has guide upgrades available in...

    Grizzly actually has guide upgrades available in their catalog including a ceramic option. They may or may not be adaptable to your machine, depending on the guide post design/size.
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    Here's a photo I found in an old "IRS Auction"...

    Here's a photo I found in an old "IRS Auction" listing from 2007...it may or may not be the same configuration as what you are considering.
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  15. It keeps the back of the band from being pushed...

    It keeps the back of the band from being pushed rearward from the pressure of the cut...that could screw up tracking, etc. It's merely providing support in that respect.
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    I use these and have been very pleased with them....

    I use these and have been very pleased with them. No way they are going to close while the business end is in use...

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    Thanks for mentioning that, Jim. I for some...

    Thanks for mentioning that, Jim. I for some reason always forget about Mike Quinn, despite him being nearby...
  18. The cherry desk I built for Professor Dr. SWMBO...

    The cherry desk I built for Professor Dr. SWMBO in 1997 (my first project, actually) uses this same general design, although that one would be considered a little more "chunky" than I have done over...
  19. I'm not going to do an actual count, but it's a...

    I'm not going to do an actual count, but it's a reasonably high number when you count furniture, decorative things like picture frames and other art objects, all the built-in cabinetry in our...
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    For the leve or work required, have a small...

    For the leve or work required, have a small sub-panel installed so you not only get 240v for your intended table saw purchase, but so you can also have a 240v circuit for a dust collector...
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    With some preparation and care, your gear will be...

    With some preparation and care, your gear will be fine and any cleanup will be minor and surface related.
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    Beautiful design. Beautiful execution!

    Beautiful design. Beautiful execution!
  23. This style of table is a favorite of mine...very...

    This style of table is a favorite of mine...very adaptable, too. You can do simple aprons, a single drawer, a double drawer, a drawer with a lower shelf, etc. Same design; multiple variations!
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    Frank, most often, the "name brand" on the...

    Frank, most often, the "name brand" on the vehicle entertainment systems apply mostly to the amp and speakers, at least on current generations of vehicles. With the level of vehicle integration for...
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    Willard Brothers in Trenton has a good selection...

    Willard Brothers in Trenton has a good selection and I patronize them from time to time. I buy my domestics mostly at Bucks County Hardwoods in Danboro (outside of Doylestown PA) most of the time....
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