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    Don't want to hi-jack the thread, but I will say...

    Don't want to hi-jack the thread, but I will say that this was very thin and cheap ply. As I recall, a very lite pass across the front, between the fingers was needed. Also, it was crucial as to...
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    Using HD 1/4" Birch Ply and the Leigh box joint...

    Using HD 1/4" Birch Ply and the Leigh box joint setup, I was able to make clean box joints. Practicing my routing technique prior to the real thing, made all the difference. If I can do it, anyone...
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    Not that anyone is asking, but my feeling is, use...

    Not that anyone is asking, but my feeling is, use one router to work out all the bugs and learn the jig. Once you're able to produce repeatable, "perfect" joints, then you can introduce a second...
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    When I got my D4R Pro, I spent a few weeks...

    When I got my D4R Pro, I spent a few weeks working with the jig. After testing Festool, Bosch, PC and Dewalt routers, I found the Dewalt DW618 to be the best fit for me and the jig. I also use the...
  5. Maybe a little late on this one. I just...

    Maybe a little late on this one. I just discovered the Shop Fox Mobile Base with steel wheels. I've had other types of wheels disintegrate on me over time. I now have them on a few of my heaviest...
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    Love my Festool saw. Only thing I can't figure...

    Love my Festool saw. Only thing I can't figure out how to do is ripping thin boards.
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    Dang Dude! You really did score on a sweet...

    Dang Dude! You really did score on a sweet setup! Great saw, great fence, great price. Glad you took the advice to heart and set your sights higher. Believe me, you won't regret it and you'll be...
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    I started with a cheap, HD table saw, sold it for...

    I started with a cheap, HD table saw, sold it for a loss and moved up to a better HD saw, then sold it for a loss, etc. After losing $ on 4 contractor saws, I finally bought a 3hp, 52" table saw. I...
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    Glenn, there's no doubt that a standard long cone...

    Glenn, there's no doubt that a standard long cone collector would have been optimal, however I got this DC for just a few hundred dollars. Also, I needed it to be mobile, so this one really fit the...
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    Laguna Cflux2 + Dust Deputy?

    I have a Laguna Cflux2, 2hp DC. Suction is good, however when I plane or joint, the filter bag fills up. I'm looking for a fix. I'm wondering if those who are experiencing this issue, have tried...
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    I use a Leigh jig, but I would imagine they are...

    I use a Leigh jig, but I would imagine they are all similar. I know, I have to use a digital caliper to make adjustments in the thousandths to get good joints. If you're using two routers or if...
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    Contrary to popular assumptions, even machine/jig...

    Contrary to popular assumptions, even machine/jig cut dovetails take practice, practice, practice. As was said, consistency of stock dimensions, router positioning, etc. makes all the difference. ...
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    Josh, buy once...especially applicable to a table...

    Josh, buy once...especially applicable to a table saw. I you focus on a 3hp with Beis fence, you'll find either a Uni or equivalent, at a decent price. Do that and you'll never have to upgrade. I...
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    Guess when itís for occasional use, it doesnít...

    Guess when itís for occasional use, it doesnít matter where itís from. Anyways, just like anything from anywhere, quality does vary with price. Just depends on how much you want to spend on the item.
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    As the OP, I thought I'd report back. It's been a few days now and the resealed dial joints seem to be holding pressure solidly. The Permatex High Performance Sealant, along with my not over...
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    Marlin, congrats! New stuff is fun! I just got...

    Marlin, congrats! New stuff is fun! I just got a Kobalt compressor and so far, I'm very happy with it. I did replaced the drain for easy access. My old compressor got drained about once a year. ...
  17. A couple of days ago, I resealed the two leaks I...

    A couple of days ago, I resealed the two leaks I had with Permatex High Performance Thread Sealant, filled the tank with air and let it sit overnight with the tank ball valve closed. It seems to...
  18. Ole, sorry to hear that. I hope you got a good...

    Ole, sorry to hear that. I hope you got a good price on it...it is on sale right now. I bought mine the week before it went on sale, so they gave me the sale price. Anyways, please let us know if...
  19. OK...just found more leaks! They are factory...

    OK...just found more leaks! They are factory joints, I think or maybe they were done at Lowes, during assembly. Anyways, the leaks are at the mail end of the gage into the pressure switch/manifold...
  20. Worksharp is not the most responsive company,...

    Worksharp is not the most responsive company, however to my knowledge, they are up and running. I placed an order with them less than a year ago. I didn't receive the item after 2 months, so I...
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    Let me take the high flow couplers thing further....

    Let me take the high flow couplers thing further. I wanted to replace my Flexzilla 3/8 hose ends with hf (high flow) couplers, as the OEM couplers on the hose are larger than normal, but not hf. I...
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    Bill, you use the OEM glass as your outer glass,...

    Bill, you use the OEM glass as your outer glass, which stays scratch free. You replace the inside plexiglass and protective sheet with single pane glass from Lowes. They sell a sheet that is 36 x...
  23. Andrew, thanks. Not having much of any...

    Andrew, thanks. Not having much of any experience with compressed air fittings, I have to say I'm learning a lot, not the least of which is that fact that I've been over tightening all of my joints....
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    OK...as the OP on this one, I'd like to give you...

    OK...as the OP on this one, I'd like to give you an update. This bench top was fine for very occasional use at a good price. That said, after one use, I decided I would be using it for a lot more,...
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    Lisa, I will. I restore vintage, rusty, torn up,...

    Lisa, I will. I restore vintage, rusty, torn up, alarm clocks along with the woodworking. I also restore old hand tools. This BC will definitely make my life easier. Before, it was all sandpaper...
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