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  1. Interesting workup Al. Could you add the actual...

    Interesting workup Al. Could you add the actual model number of the Ryobi that you used, like P251, P252, etc.? Ryobi has been iterating through model numbers pretty rapidly as they moved into...
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    I too have the Dewalt job site saw. I haven't...

    I too have the Dewalt job site saw. I haven't put it through its paces yet so i hope it's going to be be adequate.

    But have a suspicion that if you spent a $150 on a decent old Craftsman with a...
  3. Just a couple of additional comments The...

    Just a couple of additional comments

    The Grizzly G0869 is pretty much a twin to the Metabo HPT C10RJS although the Grizzly variable speed power switch is different. I was pretty impressed with...
  4. There is an old photographer saying "The best...

    There is an old photographer saying "The best camera is the one you have in your hand when the photo opportunity is there".

    If now is when you have time available to get set up, and if what you ...
  5. I live in Minnesota with an attached unheated...

    I live in Minnesota with an attached unheated garage so winter temperature variation can be significant. I had a rarely used 30 yr old Craftsman table saw in the garage and I found that simply...
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    So life happened and I finally got back here. ...

    So life happened and I finally got back here. Once again thanks for all the good input. I now have a couple of Dremel brass brushes to try and also some 1/4 inch shank to try in the drill or drill...
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    Thank you for the warning Mike. Well, hum. ...

    Thank you for the warning Mike.

    Well, hum. Do they throw off lots of wires? What do you think of as a safe distance for people and wood and tools that you don't want porcupined? And how do you...
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    Well, irony. So after I gave up on a 6 inch...

    Well, irony. So after I gave up on a 6 inch brass wheel and I was deciding what brass/steel wheel to order, I noticed that I had been looking at a 2-pack! No wonder it cost so much. I checked and...
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    Maybe I'm over-working this. Going in to this it...

    Maybe I'm over-working this. Going in to this it just seemed like the simple thing to do. Nail down which is the right product, order it, slap it on the grinder when it comes, done. But its not...
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    I'm looking for brass crimped wire, right? It...

    I'm looking for brass crimped wire, right? It looks like to me the stuff at Menards and Lowes here is brass coated steel, but Im not sure?
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    Steve, where are you finding brass wheels for the...

    Steve, where are you finding brass wheels for the grinder? Looking on Amazon, I only found one offering for 5/8 arbor, 6 in. wheels with solid brass wire and it was $80 - $100 depending on wire...
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    Thank you all for your inputs. I think the...

    Thank you all for your inputs. I think the confusing thing was that more than one person referred to "soft" steel wire wheel, without correlating that to any other label. And then would contrast...
  13. Thank you Tom!

    Thank you Tom!
  14. Pulled the trigger. I was able to find out a...

    Pulled the trigger.

    I was able to find out a little more information and it seemed worth a shot.

    Besides, my other primary alternatives seemed to be out of stock
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    What is a soft wire wheel?

    Sorry for such a noob question but if ya don't ask, you don't learn.

    I have some planes with rust to clean up and some people say to use a soft wire wheel on the bits and pieces. How can I tell...
  16. Has anyone used a Bucktool grinder?

    I'm looking at this dual-speed grinder and wondering if anyone has any experience with it.
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  17. Does anyone have a way to view Tom Trees' videos?

    When I try to view the videos that Tom links to in this post, it says they're private?

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?279665-Old-Rusty-Tools&p=3012548#post3012548
  18. Stanley #3 Plane Oddities (the thread split for the second plane) [Update]

    Continuation from Stanley #3 Oddities - thread split for second plane






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    Thank You Andrew!
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    Shucks! Just too late. I have your eclipse...

    Shucks! Just too late. I have your eclipse guide sitting in the garage, waiting to be filed into shape. Before I bought it, I looked everywhere because I couldn't believe that no one had just...
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    Andrew, I'd like that. I could swing out that...

    Andrew, I'd like that. I could swing out that way this weekend if that would work?

    To me the big issue is getting the frog settled in properly. Outside of that and the little bit of rust in the...
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    Thank you for your input guys. I was able to go...

    Thank you for your input guys. I was able to go back and look much more intelligently at what I've got. And, as I was looking at it, I remembered that the no. 5 that I also just acquired is a type...
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    Hi Leo. I'm another new joinee. Your post...

    Hi Leo. I'm another new joinee. Your post immediately caught my eye when I began browsing the forums because I picked up one of those exact same planes just two weeks ago. When I took it apart, it...
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