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    Bert Yep, you need a "hard drive enclosure"....

    Bert

    Yep, you need a "hard drive enclosure". This is an inexpensive plastic case with a USB connector on it. You slide your old hard drive inside, and then plug it into the new computer. You will...
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    Brian Definitely agree! There is nothing...

    Brian

    Definitely agree!
    There is nothing wrong with persuing accuracy to accomplish good work. Nothing at all.
    Many years ago I had a friend that ran a custom frame making shop. Not the type...
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    I'm fairly certain that with all things, there...

    I'm fairly certain that with all things, there will be a manufacturers tolerance.
    Nothing at all wrong with applying machinist's standards to check and align any machine. Trying to cut the wood...
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    Tim Yes, your left hand will pass over the...

    Tim

    Yes, your left hand will pass over the cutter head on the first motion for edge jointing, but after that the left hand should come to just in front of the cutter head.
    I typically like to...
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    John I think you have a lot more clearance...

    John

    I think you have a lot more clearance between the tilt mechanism hand wheel and where the router will actually be located.
    I would get the biggest router I could fit into the space. You...
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    John I have no dog in this fight. I do not...

    John

    I have no dog in this fight. I do not own, nor have ever used a Grizzly product, but in the last decade+, the amount of negative comments I have heard about the Grizzly 1023 series table...
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    I don't use one.

    I tested a bunch of them, by three different manufacturers, for Mark Duginske many years ago, just after his second band saw book came out. I didn't find any of them repeatable,...
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    John My personal opinion is that a separate...

    John

    My personal opinion is that a separate router table is better, if you have the space.
    Until I got a shaper my router was in a very heavily built table. It wasn't pretty, and certainly...
  9. Not a dumb question at all. Primarily they would...

    Not a dumb question at all.
    Primarily they would be used for machine setup.
    If you were making multiple pieces, during multiple sequenced operations, maintains accuracy, or repeatability, can be...
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    Mark Anything but the smallest SLR is not...

    Mark

    Anything but the smallest SLR is not something I'd expect to see in small shop. It was just to give Brian an idea of where the scale could end up depending on "tons".
    We used to have a...
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    Brian A contractor saw is more than capable...

    Brian

    A contractor saw is more than capable of making some very nice project, and as said with a sled, or combination of sleds, you can make consistent, repetetive cuts, that are as accurate as...
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    Jim I don't think having power in the shop...

    Jim
    I don't think having power in the shop would be my priority in a power outage either. Lights though,,,,
    The last time we lost power, it was for four days. Prior to that we had lost it for...
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    Are you sure that you're totally satisfied??? ...

    Are you sure that you're totally satisfied??? You gotta at least have some lights in the shop, right.;)
    That is a nice setup you have there Jim. Very clean install.

    So far, knock on wood, I have...
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    Lisa I have a set by W.L. Fuller of Warwick...

    Lisa

    I have a set by W.L. Fuller of Warwick RI. All they make are drill bits and cutters.
    Not to sound judgemental, but do you have a drill press that can run Forstner bits? Forstner bits...
  15. Which one? There is one that "scrunches" up...

    Which one?

    There is one that "scrunches" up like a women hair "scrunchie" There is another that is lies flat, like a nylon dog leash, and expands and unrolls as water pressure is applied. Neither...
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    If you just have that "one job", and maybe some...

    If you just have that "one job", and maybe some small repairs, I would try the HF nailer.
    The online reviews it gets are positive, but the knock is longevity of the seals, even when stored...
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    Like others have stated, they do have some...

    Like others have stated, they do have some "gems", along with the stinkers.
    I have bought a few tools from them with no apparent issues. Mostly I buy stuff from them to work on cars/trucks.
    Some...
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    There appear to be some pretty impressive results...

    There appear to be some pretty impressive results in that video, using just a 5 gallon bucket.
    Has anybody tried out the final two setups themselves?
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    I have a Jet, and a General, table saw. The miter...

    I have a Jet, and a General, table saw. The miter slots are not uniform on mine.
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    Andrew Don't be bummed out. Yes tools can...

    Andrew
    Don't be bummed out.
    Yes tools can fail. All of them,regardless of color or brand. There is no tool sold that can be advertised with a zero failure rate.For every one tool failure you...
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    If you were using it everyday,for multiple lifts...

    If you were using it everyday,for multiple lifts per day, or per hour, than no. Would I trust it to perform the occasional lift from the floor into a P/U bed? Yes, I would. I wouldn't stand under a...
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    David Yes, have it shipped back to you. Unless...

    David
    Yes, have it shipped back to you. Unless you want to give someone at the repair center a repairable saw. I guarantee you it won't cost them $278.00 dollars to repair it.
    Repair centers work...
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    Mark No, I don't think you're missing anything....

    Mark
    No, I don't think you're missing anything. Those/these, cutters are 100mm cutters, maybe 115mm. Small by commercial standards.
    I have some Amana groovers, and they're 100mm dia, The...
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    Gary if it means anything, My dual drum sander...

    Gary
    if it means anything, My dual drum sander hasn't been turned on in quite awhile, but I seem to always have my belt sander clamped in the vise to use as a small spindle, edge sander. I would...
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    I kind of figured that was what they were talking...

    I kind of figured that was what they were talking about. when someone said that their shaper cutter set had the paint break worked into the profile. But,you never know.
    I always learn new things...
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