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  1. Thread: Nail length

    by Mike Kees
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    I agree with Mark. As to the brad nailing,take a...

    I agree with Mark. As to the brad nailing,take a look at a strip of nails. They have a chisel tip ,sharp on two sides. The nail will usually glance away from these edges so as someone posted above...
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    When you have been on this forum long enough you...

    When you have been on this forum long enough you will read stories of people having problems with brand new machines of every brand out there. There is no such thing as a company that produces...
  3. Joe he is telling you to put a plug in the hole...

    Joe he is telling you to put a plug in the hole and NOT to grease it. Bearings are preloaded with grease and should easily last 10-20 years.
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    I run bags in my drum (55 gallon) and throw them...

    I run bags in my drum (55 gallon) and throw them in a dumpster on the way home.
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    Amana makes one.

    Amana makes one.
  6. Motor start up is fine. But you need to pull the...

    Motor start up is fine. But you need to pull the fan cover off end of motor and figure out what is up with the fan.
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    Loosen the bolts in the motor,it slides up/down...

    Loosen the bolts in the motor,it slides up/down on slots.
  8. It sounds to me like shot bearings in the motor....

    It sounds to me like shot bearings in the motor. There is definitely more noise/tingling at the fan end of your motor than it should have. Should be silent except for sound of air moving.
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    Bill is right ,I also suspect that a bearing is...

    Bill is right ,I also suspect that a bearing is going in your cutterhead or motor.
  10. Thanks Rod. That helps to see that I am thinking...

    Thanks Rod. That helps to see that I am thinking along the right lines for what I want this tooling to accomplish.
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    I don't think that the statement "Is it a cheaper...

    I don't think that the statement "Is it a cheaper knockoff" is true at all. They are marketed direct to the buyer ,essentially eliminating at least one layer of "middlemen"and therefore reducing cost...
  12. Wow all kinds of potential for excitement of the...

    Wow all kinds of potential for excitement of the bad variety in that video. Like how he used the drive to adapt his height adjust wheel.
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    The best thing about Lee Valley in person is...

    The best thing about Lee Valley in person is being able to get "hands on" stuff you are interested in. This has been a revelation to me,at times it has cost them sales. Other times I have walked out...
  14. Thread: palm router

    by Mike Kees
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    I have a Dewalt 611. I have not tried the others...

    I have a Dewalt 611. I have not tried the others listed,but can say the Dewalt is one sweet little router. the plunge base is very smooth and holds it's settings well. Also very easy to switch...
  15. Good point,I am fine here my machine has four...

    Good point,I am fine here my machine has four speeds starting at 3000 rpm.
  16. Rod if you do not mind,which size range of...

    Rod if you do not mind,which size range of adjustable groovers did you end up with ? Do those and the stacked dado' cover all the bases' for work you do ? And one last question,do you use the...
  17. Is stacking dado set for a shaper a good idea

    About 6-8 months ago I posted on adjustable groover cutterheads for my shaper. I have not had funds to purchase anything yet. The other day I read on a thread about having a dado set bored for a...
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    I would make sure that you duct tape your wallet...

    I would make sure that you duct tape your wallet closed....
  19. One other tip for anyone with Rigid shop...

    One other tip for anyone with Rigid shop vacs,Home Depot also sells the "Cleanstream "filters that are far better for fine dust,they are about 30 bucks. These are washable so they can be used over...
  20. Hey Bob ,thanks for your post. Which Rigid shop...

    Hey Bob ,thanks for your post. Which Rigid shop vac do you have ?I found the dust topper at a home depot in Montana last summer. I really have not used it except to try it out when I first got it. I...
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    You could use bolts and nuts....:D I would pull...

    You could use bolts and nuts....:D I would pull the panels off and then lightly scuff the edges where it sits in the rabbet and use epoxy for glue. Probably have to stick one or two pins in to hold...
  22. All the stock fences I have seen on Uni's have...

    All the stock fences I have seen on Uni's have two pieces of angle iron with holes/slots cut in them down the edges of the table ( long side). The top is just a piece of 3/4'' plywood or melamine....
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    Mark there is far more to this equation than you...

    Mark there is far more to this equation than you realize. I live in Alberta,north of you guys in Canuckistan. If I ordered those the shipping and duty would more than double that price,probably 2.5...
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    Tim you need to 'join' Sawmill creek as a...

    Tim you need to 'join' Sawmill creek as a contributor. It costs $6/year,then you will be able to send private messages and post pictures.
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    That was an amazing video. those machines were...

    That was an amazing video. those machines were extremely labour intensive to build. I was impressed by the jigs and set-up of every step. The prop section was really something,the two guys sanding on...
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