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  1. You would be better off to pick it up with a tilt...

    You would be better off to pick it up with a tilt bed lawn mower trailer. That way you can back it into the shop, tilt the trailer, and slide it off the trailer onto the floor. Otherwise, you need...
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    Paid about that for mine, including the Byrd...

    Paid about that for mine, including the Byrd cutterhead. Thing is, it is a little more than half of a G0834. Mine has been excellent, so guess it was a good buy.
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    When I was shopping for jointers, bought the...

    When I was shopping for jointers, bought the G0609 Grizzly, parallelogram 12" jointer, and checked the catalog, and it is no longer listed. The new G0834 is considerably more expensive. My choice...
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    I use mostly walnut lumber, and my wife saves...

    I use mostly walnut lumber, and my wife saves boxes for me to fill with sawdust. Keep the boxes filled in the furnace shed, and every morning when I start the fire in the furnace, put a box of...
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    If you want a stem wall to raise your wall, use...

    If you want a stem wall to raise your wall, use poured concrete. Buy a cinder block, hold it up above your driveway and drop it. You can then see the quality of building material cinder blocks...
  6. Have questions about this saw, what size vac hose...

    Have questions about this saw, what size vac hose can be attached in place of the bag, and how accurate are the 90 degree cut and the 45 degree cuts? And how well does your vac collect the sawdust? ...
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    I have several Grizzly machines, and if you feel...

    I have several Grizzly machines, and if you feel a certain machine is not good enough for you, just step up a level. They have all levels, just wish the price difference was not so great. I have a...
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    When I was in the building business, the city...

    When I was in the building business, the city would not allow a shop or storage building on a residential lot unless there was a residence. And for the subdivisions I developed, the developer was...
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    I have used the high priced vehicle excuse...

    I have used the high priced vehicle excuse several times, and I continue to get by with as low priced trucks as possible. Have an 04 Chevy 2500HD for trailer pulling, and drive a 14 Tacoma base...
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    Not so sure how you build in California, but in...

    Not so sure how you build in California, but in Kansas the ideal way would be to pour 4' stem walls, build a floor system on top of that, so you have 4' of space under the floor to do your work on...
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    CD plywood is unsanded.

    CD plywood is unsanded.
  12. Routers, miter saw, and sanders work well with a...

    Routers, miter saw, and sanders work well with a shop vac. Buy the biggest HP and gallons you can find, and you probably need a 1 1/2" hose for the routers and sanders, along with some attachment...
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    You can buy a concrete product that you can put...

    You can buy a concrete product that you can put over rough old concrete. Read the directions, and follow them. But you can just mix it up and trowel it on, to smooth up rough concrete. Be sure to...
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    I used 1" deck flooring for sleepers, 1" dow...

    I used 1" deck flooring for sleepers, 1" dow foam, and then T&G flooring over that. Really has made it easier to heat the shop, the concrete had no insulation under it, and at night would get down...
  15. Glad you came to a good decision. There is a...

    Glad you came to a good decision. There is a huge difference between where you started out and and have finally finished. Personally, I think anything less than a 3hp system, is a waste of money,...
  16. We removed an electric range and put in a new gas...

    We removed an electric range and put in a new gas one, not a big deal. Of course, my son is a plumber.
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    I have cut kitchen cabinet parts on an old PM 14"...

    I have cut kitchen cabinet parts on an old PM 14" table saw, forgot the model, and if a sheet is a bit out of square, so are all the parts you cut from it, as we just used the rip fence for all the...
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    I saw my own lumber, and have a Byrd cutterhead...

    I saw my own lumber, and have a Byrd cutterhead on the jointer and Grizzly cutterhead on my planer, and can not tell the difference. The Byrd on the jointer requires quite a bit of force to push the...
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    I have a mini ligno, and while it is not an...

    I have a mini ligno, and while it is not an expensive meter, is good enough for my hobby shop. Bought it on sale from Grizzly.
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    I don't use much plywood any more, and use the...

    I don't use much plywood any more, and use the slider to straight line my solid lumber. Saw my own lumber with a band mill, and have gone to just cutting it live edge. Saves turning the log as...
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    What is the size of vac hose you can attach to...

    What is the size of vac hose you can attach to it? Only reason I would give up my old Makita is a larger vac attachment.
  22. When I was younger, used to bend pipes, trying to...

    When I was younger, used to bend pipes, trying to over tighten to make joints fit. Now I try to make the joints fit before glueing. I have a bunch of jorgenson parallel clamps with wood handles, and...
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    My shop is just across the yard. Just wish I had...

    My shop is just across the yard. Just wish I had been able to afford this shop when I was still in business. That extra hour or 2 in the evening would have been great. Could have built the cabinets...
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    When in the building business, noticed that on...

    When in the building business, noticed that on the brand overhead doors, if you ran an extension cord out the garage door, and shut the door, the door would bend at the base, just a little bulge...
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    I have an old Stanley hinge jig I bought in the...

    I have an old Stanley hinge jig I bought in the 70's. Always routered in the hinges after setting the jambs. As heavy as a 1 3/4" door is, would be difficult to hang it prehung with a interior...
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