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  1. Flexible shape-able stay put dust collection hose-Mike Farrington

    Hey guys, I was watching a Mike Farrington youtube video and noticed he is using some flexible hose coming down toward the top of his sliding table saw. I feel like I've seen this stuff somewhere,...
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    I think this timer is kind of cool and it would...

    I think this timer is kind of cool and it would be nice to be able to make my final adjustments to it once the box is closed, so I need to cut a hold in the top. This was a bit tricky with just the...
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    I also did some work on the box. I am cheap and...

    I also did some work on the box. I am cheap and did not want to pony up $100+ for a new enclosure, so I am using a box that was once in my grandad's house. It had been around the block and I think...
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    Made a little progress today. In testing, I was...

    Made a little progress today. In testing, I was using a momentary switch to operate the start capacitor and ultimately the slave motor. In my final build, I wanted a solution to do this...
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    Thanks Bill. I had most of the parts and...

    Thanks Bill. I had most of the parts and everything has been tested. Motor is good!
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    I would agree with previous post. I am running a...

    I would agree with previous post. I am running a cv1800 with the larger impeller and my longest run is +60'. I would suggest blast gates if you plan to build it that way.
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    Sticky: Hey Larry, just wanted to say a quick thanks! I...

    Hey Larry, just wanted to say a quick thanks! I too built this based on your post and it works great! I would add one note- if you are using pvc ducting or your duct work is not grounded (and you are...
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    Very cool. I recently picked up a grizzly 16"...

    Very cool. I recently picked up a grizzly 16" jointer. It had a 4" DC port on the back that I have modified to 6", but I did notice that the entire jointer is open, so i may have to modify mine like...
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    In my original layout, I used a momentary switch...

    In my original layout, I used a momentary switch to control the start capacitor. I'm working on a way to automate this in my final build, and will post some pics once I work that out. More to come.
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    Most of the parts (with the exception of the...

    Most of the parts (with the exception of the wiring, terminal ends, and motor) I picked up off ebay. I won't go into balancing of the voltages as there are plenty of youtube videos on this, but I...
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    I'm now working on final layout. I found an old...

    I'm now working on final layout. I found an old service panel in my stash and sandblasted it so that it will be paint ready. It was in indoor panel, so I will use a piece of 16 gauge for the cover as...
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    Next a little layout work. I am no electrician,...

    Next a little layout work. I am no electrician, but have a pretty good grasp on what I need in the various circuits. Here is a short video of the layout of the various legs with a start capacitor in...
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    Need to tear off some of the giant amounts of...

    Need to tear off some of the giant amounts of crap and cast iron I won't be using....414500414501
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    This is a FUJI ring compressor. I honestly don't...

    This is a FUJI ring compressor. I honestly don't know exactly what it was being used for in it's earlier life, but I found it an another auction for $50. It has a 8-10 HP 3 phase motor on it which...
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    Building a phase converter

    Hey guys,

    For those of you that saw my Dewalt RAS thread, I recently had a very good condition 1959 Dewalt GE radial arm saw follow me home. I bought it at an auction for almost nothing, but it...
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    Thought I would share some pics of the new saw. I...

    Thought I would share some pics of the new saw. I am building a phase converter for it, so I will try to take some pics and update you all along the way, too.414492414493414494
  17. I picked up a single phase supermax 37x2 with 5...

    I picked up a single phase supermax 37x2 with 5 hp motor about 12 years ago for $1000. I felt like it was a steal. Couple of things to be aware of with the supermax.
    1. the drive table can be...
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    Thanks to both of you! I'll check out D&R. The...

    Thanks to both of you! I'll check out D&R. The saw has a 7.5 HP 3 phase motor, so I'm finishing up building a phase converter to run it. Will post some pics once it get everything in its final home.
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    16" Radial Arm Saw help

    Hey guys, I just purchased a 1959 near mint condition Dewalt Radial Arm saw. I know RAS is out of favor these days, but it was a great price and the vintage aspect was too cool to pass up at the...
  20. That's right. Simple wall wart power supply to...

    That's right. Simple wall wart power supply to the sensor. My first thought was to ground the drum separately, maybe with a mag ground to avoid putting another hole in it, but just not sure as I've...
  21. Hey guys, super information! I built this based...

    Hey guys, super information! I built this based on the design. I am just finishing with the install of my clearvue 1800. Question: I ran the clearvue with flex hose into 6" PVC and noticed...
  22. I recently installed 8' T5s with electronic...

    I recently installed 8' T5s with electronic ballasts from the borg. I couldn't be happier. My shop gets pretty cold for TX, but they have not failed to start once. The ones my local HD sells do no...
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    Hi Dave, impeccable workmanship! I would love to...

    Hi Dave, impeccable workmanship! I would love to hear how you did the dye/stain and finish if you have time to respond:)
  24. No Regrets

    I also purchased the G0513X2 about a year ago, and could not be happier. I have yet to tackle a project where I would need something bigger. One thing to consider is that with 17" of clearance, you...
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    +1 for a pic

    I think many of us who cannot afford Festool are trying to find a workable solution here.

    Thanks!

    Chris Holder
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