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    They were a pretty interesting company. For many...

    They were a pretty interesting company. For many years the Ducane side of the business built the majority of oil fired furnaces sold by the majors. Carrier, York, Lennox, Trane, etc would not invest...
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    Living in ND, you need a lot. There are online...

    Living in ND, you need a lot. There are online heat loss calculators that you can run. I think you could get by with 120k, BUT, the hot water then becomes and issue. How much HW do you think you will...
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    I have the same unit. I am unable to lay my hands...

    I have the same unit. I am unable to lay my hands on the manual right now due to a building project i han=ve and it is currently buried. Is JDS still in business? In googling the 2000 the filters...
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    I have a drawer full of honing guides. Several...

    I have a drawer full of honing guides. Several months ago I went for the LN and it is head and shoulders above the others. I have mostly LN products but have thrown the odd Hock or chisel at it and...
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    I have been heating my homes, garages, basements...

    I have been heating my homes, garages, basements & shops with the Rinnai Direct Vent wall furnaces since '91. As Jon said, they are efficient. They are a simple install. It is a one box install. With...
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    I would suggest that you leave the bottom open...

    I would suggest that you leave the bottom open and perhaps make folding shutters to enclose the area you want blocked. Dust, spiders, general appearance, moisture etc. Good ventilation will be your...
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    Horizontal windows

    I put two of the awning type horizontal windows on two of my shop walls. The sill is set at 6’ in the 10’ east and south walls. There are no easy sight lines from outside and these walls are the...
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    Not sure that the arbor is where I would want to...

    Not sure that the arbor is where I would want to be deleting parts. I would say for your peace of mind every time you turn it on that you would want all parts properly placed.
  9. I'll be 71 in a couple weeks. Put a metal roof on...

    I'll be 71 in a couple weeks. Put a metal roof on an 8/12 pitch yesterday and I did the walking. You are 10 years...or so;), from retirement. The best advice I can give you is to take care of...
  10. I wish I had done a raised wooden floor rather...

    I wish I had done a raised wooden floor rather than the slab. I am not uncomfortable on the slab, but the ability to have dust collection and electrical in various and moveable locations would have...
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    The advantage of the plywood is you can put light...

    The advantage of the plywood is you can put light stuff almost anywhere on a wall. I set my plywood walls with a decent grade of ply set vertically. All of my power is down fed so I can be into any...
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    Make your strut lengths long enough to carry your...

    Make your strut lengths long enough to carry your air lines too. I have a half dozen 10'x1 5/8" strut that I use for a temporary vertical support rack. I have some angle clips screwed to the rafters....
  13. I cut some on my SS a while back and while it cut...

    I cut some on my SS a while back and while it cut ok the shavings wadded up in the throat of the dust collection port right at the blade. I was fortunate to change the blade right after this,...
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    This will depend upon ownership of SS. If their...

    This will depend upon ownership of SS. If their attitude is to keep driving support, then "future" parts may be there. Things do change within companies and their attitudes on that support. Generally...
  15. I would not want to be a carpenter today

    I’m in the process of rebuilding a shed which is about 8’ off the side of the house. 12’ away from the far corner of the shed is a 48” black walnut and it drops an enormous amount of material. I...
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    Experiment. Get a couple 4x4, 6's and/or 8's and...

    Experiment. Get a couple 4x4, 6's and/or 8's and place them under the legs of your current bench lengthwise and see how you make out.
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    My 1.5 hp GO703P Grizzly was ordered as a 220...

    My 1.5 hp GO703P Grizzly was ordered as a 220 machine. It arrived as a 110v with the 220v conversion kit, basically a new board and wiring change. i try to group the machines loosely around the DC...
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    Interesting responses from those supporting the...

    Interesting responses from those supporting the use of gloves. In my case, when I was a kid I had my Dad's drill and when finished with the hole I laid the drill aside. I had inadvertently hit the...
  19. Ok, as long as it has gone this way. In ‘58 when...

    Ok, as long as it has gone this way. In ‘58 when I was 9, I excitedly ran up to my father asking, “So, Dad, how are the Brooklyn Dodgers going to do this year?” This was a moment. I remember what he...
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    I have the 1 1/2 hp Grizzly cyclone. It is 4 yrs...

    I have the 1 1/2 hp Grizzly cyclone. It is 4 yrs old so previous model. It has been fine for my use. That said, it being my first cyclone it’s purchase was a mistake. I have no flexibility in its use...
  21. Assuming that you will lay the 12x6 facing up...

    Assuming that you will lay the 12x6 facing up into some type of hood behind the saw, you will get better flow out of it. Using the square box makes you think you are getting better air flow, but in...
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    I wouldn't do it without a footing. On the other...

    I wouldn't do it without a footing. On the other part, the roof, I think you might want to raise your roof level to tie into the existing lines. That will bring it just below that ptac you have on...
  23. I wonder if it would be positive for the...

    I wonder if it would be positive for the publishers at FWW and other mags to include an old article/month out of their archives? They would have plenty of excellent material and it is certainly of...
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    Lisa, be aware that there was a recall on the 55...

    Lisa, be aware that there was a recall on the 55 a few years back. Might want to check the ser #.
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    Chop saw station.

    I am building some 8/12, 16' trusses for my last wooden building on the place to help "fire harden" the structure. My shop is basically a 30x30 with a 4x14 corner bump out for the big overhead door....
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