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    As others have said, the start capacitor or the...

    As others have said, the start capacitor or the centrifugal starting switch.

    If either the capacitor or switch are open when you try to start the motor, it looks like a very low impedance as...
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    Timothy Wilmots has one of the most inspiring...

    Timothy Wilmots has one of the most inspiring shops I've seen.

    This video is one of the many he has made about his shop, start here. He also has plans available, I purchased the one for the MFSC....
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    Once you hit $5K you can buy something new like a...

    Once you hit $5K you can buy something new like a Hammer F3, or shop for a used machine.

    I have a Hammer B3 which is the F3 in a saw...........It's a reasonable shaper, 4 speeds plus a sliding...
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    Hi, I normally order it from the motor...

    Hi, I normally order it from the motor manufacturer using the model and serial number......Rod
  5. I find that the easiest method is to buy a...

    I find that the easiest method is to buy a crimper for about $30 and crimp all your pipe.

    You won't have an issue with the screws sticking into the airflow.

    That said 4" is pretty small for...
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    I made a bird feeder, I joke that it's the...

    I made a bird feeder, I joke that it's the "Honest Honey, if you let me buy this saw/shaper I can build you a bird feeder".

    I also roughed out 3 salt/pepper mill sets.................Regards, Rod....
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    Hi, I have one I use that you heat with a torch,...

    Hi, I have one I use that you heat with a torch, 370C for Softwood, 430C for hardwood.

    I use an infra-red thermometer to measure the temperature......Regards, Rod
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    PM is a good idea. Along with bearings change...

    PM is a good idea.

    Along with bearings change the motor capacitors, and the centrifugal switch contact assembly.

    I also measure the insulation resistance of the motor.

    Then ignore it for...
  9. Hi, sounds like a ,slipping belt and/or a dull...

    Hi, sounds like a ,slipping belt and/or a dull blade.

    Are you using a rip blade for ripping?

    Regards, Rod
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    I see panel and beam saws in shops, as well as...

    I see panel and beam saws in shops, as well as sliders.

    A panel saw can be a great way to process sheet goods, especially if the edge bander has pre-milling............Regards, Rod.
  11. Thanks Paul, I think she will..............Rod.

    Thanks Paul, I think she will..............Rod.
  12. I made a 64 Gig Steampunk USB drive for Diann for...

    I made a 64 Gig Steampunk USB drive for Diann for Christmas............Regards, Rod.
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    Thanks Paul, I hope you have a great Thanksgiving...

    Thanks Paul, I hope you have a great Thanksgiving with friends and family.........Rod.
  14. There are 2 reasons for that. 1) The...

    There are 2 reasons for that.

    1) The manufacturer has no idea what size cables will be installed so they can't provide built in clamps.

    2) The manufacturer has no idea whether you'll be using...
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    Sounds like either the start or run...

    Sounds like either the start or run capacitor................Regards, Rod.
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    I just bought some stuff for Diann at...

    I just bought some stuff for Diann at Swarovski's. They have a 25% discount for Black Friday even though I'm not in the US............Rod.
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    Hi Dennis, I would put the 1 metre table...

    Hi Dennis, I would put the 1 metre table extensions on my jointer and start jointing.

    Regards, Rod.
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    Hi, the A3 uses the Hammer rail to mount the...

    Hi, the A3 uses the Hammer rail to mount the fence and in feed table extension. You wouldn't be able to use the F type table there.

    You could of course use the F type tables/rails on jointer out...
  19. It’s most likely a failed centrifugal starting...

    It’s most likely a failed centrifugal starting switch.....Regrds, Rod
  20. Hi, if You’re building a sled make runners from...

    Hi, if You’re building a sled make runners from quarter sawn hardwood. No measuring required.

    I wonder if your saw is metric?

    Regards, Rod
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    I wouldn’t repair an old shop vacuum, I do...

    I wouldn’t repair an old shop vacuum, I do however like the suggestion of converting it to a rolling trash can, that was very creative.

    Most shop vcuum’s are noisy and have poor filtration,...
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    Here's my sled, it's a copy of the Hammer sled. ...

    Here's my sled, it's a copy of the Hammer sled.

    I've included a drawing of it..........Rod.

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    Ha, good one Bob. A few years ago my friend...

    Ha, good one Bob.

    A few years ago my friend Tom and I were using our band mill to saw a large oak log.

    We put a new blade on the mill and Tom started the first cut, about halfway through he hit...
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    I have never seen a sprocket failure on a power...

    I have never seen a sprocket failure on a power feeder.

    I have seen gear failures internally.

    That roller is really dried out, no wonder you had an issue with it.

    You'll really like your...
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    Hi John, I believe I have a 30 gallon drum on my...

    Hi John, I believe I have a 30 gallon drum on my collector.

    It lasts about 10 minutes when planing,

    Of course at 6m/minute that's about 60 metres of material with maybe 2 passes for each...
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