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    If you are in Australia or NZ I would recommend...

    If you are in Australia or NZ I would recommend some of the Ecalypts.
    Bill D.
  2. Where in California? I have a old Stanley that...

    Where in California? I have a old Stanley that might fit the bill. it is old enough to have plate to mention ball bearing equipped.. I bought two at the local flea market.
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    No need for a filter as long as there is enough...

    No need for a filter as long as there is enough distance to neighbors for the dust to settle. It will make the shop chilly in winter. Adds a nice air circulation in summer. I assume you do not have...
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    I would guess the start switch has failed and has...

    I would guess the start switch has failed and has energized the start winding all the time. This will over heat the motor and soon burn out the starting winding.
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    Since we have no idea where you live can you give...

    Since we have no idea where you live can you give us a hint about the climate there. Is it a desert or a swamp? Is it summer or winter now for you?
    Higher humidity and lower temperatures will slow...
  6. The Simpson coupling nuts have cross holes...

    The Simpson coupling nuts have cross holes drilled near the middle so the inspector can verify the rods have enough engagement. It is possible they would not be threaded clear through for safety so...
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    I have known several people who had hip and knees...

    I have known several people who had hip and knees replaced. Every single one said they wished they had jumped in years earlier and had it done back then. My BIL had a knee replaced and went in for...
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    Use thin kerf blades, blade stabilizers, and 1.5...

    Use thin kerf blades, blade stabilizers, and 1.5 hp should be fine.
    Bill D.
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    Location? here that is about double the value. ...

    Location? here that is about double the value. Note that age means nothing on a unisaw. They had ball bearings from the beginning and nothing really changed, except fences, until the tilt switched...
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    Would a smoke detector signal soon enough if the...

    Would a smoke detector signal soon enough if the air got dusty? they make fancy smoke alarms going to a central control unit so it could turn on a relay instead of ringing a bell or calling 911....
  11. Ask the wife about shoe and boot stretchers. You...

    Ask the wife about shoe and boot stretchers. You can custom make one out of wood or buy one and modify the wood to fit.
    A machinist would blue the foot then see where it is touching the inside. Of...
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    Not really an issue given the loose tolerances...

    Not really an issue given the loose tolerances for wood tools. But a proper granite surface plate is supported at only three carefully calculated points. otherwise it will sag and droop loosing...
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    Do not belive the hype that LEDs last forever. ...

    Do not belive the hype that LEDs last forever. Make sure the power supply and the leds can be replaced not epoxied into a solid mass.
    Bil lD
  14. I meant conduit in the slab only. just to provide...

    I meant conduit in the slab only. just to provide a pull path when needed.
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    Seems like Grizzly started about the same time as...

    Seems like Grizzly started about the same time as Post Tool in Oakland California. post tools expanded into multiple stores but not mail order. They also sold more high name brand stuff as well as...
  16. Pex in PVC conduit so it can be pulled and...

    Pex in PVC conduit so it can be pulled and replaced when needed. To replace 3/4" copper you need one inch pex.
    Bill D.
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    The arbor may have come loose from the spindle...

    The arbor may have come loose from the spindle due to side loading. But that would fall out not rattle around and make noise.
    Bill D.
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    So how does a map work on a phone with no...

    So how does a map work on a phone with no signals?
    Bil lD
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    My PC framing nailer got a free upgrade to a...

    My PC framing nailer got a free upgrade to a selective trigger. This allows single fire or rotate a cam and it is bump fire. PC would mail you a replacement trigger for free to help avoid lawsuits?...
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    remove the lockset is faster then masking. I...

    remove the lockset is faster then masking. I recommend oil base for longevity. Lay it flat on some boxes or sawhorses since it is new.
    Bil lD
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    Verizon has announced they will drop 3g signals...

    Verizon has announced they will drop 3g signals by new years. Already my 3g signal is weak and calls often drop out in a city of 200,00. So I have to upgrade? to at least a 4g phone to get any...
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    5G phone service in the woods?

    Verizon is dropping 3g and soon 4G service and replacing it with 5g only. I thought 5G required huge numbers of antennas? Will it work in the mountains at least as far current 3g service goes. We...
  23. I put a drywall knife under the oscillating blade...

    I put a drywall knife under the oscillating blade so it does not scrape the cabinet.
    Bill D.
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    Several year ago CalFire decided to get rid of...

    Several year ago CalFire decided to get rid of experienced fire fighters since they cost too much. At least one strike team died by sheltering where they should not have because of inexperienced...
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    Another vote for Zenni, and Hoya lab is in my...

    Another vote for Zenni, and Hoya lab is in my town. make sure your optomotrist writes the interpuplilary distance on the script
    Bil lD
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