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    I have had experience with their 8" and 16"...

    I have had experience with their 8" and 16" jointers and their 'Extreme' 24" planer. I have relatively minor nitpicks with the user interface areas of the machine, I did not dig into the details of...
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    Came out beautifully, Patrick! I’m sure this is...

    Came out beautifully, Patrick! I’m sure this is magnitudes better than a brand new saw and it’s free if electronic gizmocity.
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    I use neither, waste of time in my estimation and...

    I use neither, waste of time in my estimation and it adds a point of hydraulic locking during the glue up and gives a potential spot for problems later if you take the top down unevenly for some...
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    America is the melting pot, so retaining...

    America is the melting pot, so retaining manufacturing jobs by requiring a level playing field for trade actually goes a long way toward offering opportunities to a broad range of folks in the US.
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  5. Glide stop would be super easy to make micro...

    Glide stop would be super easy to make micro adjustable so I’m surprised they haven’t done it. Add another Small block Tied to the first with a lock, clamp that first, adjust position With a screw...
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    I am not pro-soviet at all, whatsoever, so I hope...

    I am not pro-soviet at all, whatsoever, so I hope my posts are not being viewed in that light. If that is the case it would offend me to my core, my deepest value set is for democracy.
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    Mike, it’s likely much easier to get a complete...

    Mike, it’s likely much easier to get a complete understanding now with people like Dan Carlin doing such comprehensive podcasts on subjects like the Ostfront.
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    Their ideology and treatment of their citizens is...

    Their ideology and treatment of their citizens is horrendous, totally agree. I don’t want to speak for mike but I didn’t read his response as admiration but simply stating that they did have a huge...
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    Thank you, Mike. It’s already a point of...

    Thank you, Mike. It’s already a point of interest for me. The eastern front alone would have made for the largest war in the history of mankind up until that point.

    Ill certainly argue the point...
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    That hasn’t been my experience. I’ve seen a...

    That hasn’t been my experience. I’ve seen a resurgence in conversation around wwi, the interwar years and wwii amongst people my age (30’s). Imo most of this stuff is simply much too interesting...
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    My grandfather fought from D-day+3 (arrived three...

    My grandfather fought from D-day+3 (arrived three days after D-day) until VE day, then was moved to the philippines to prepare for an invasion of Japan. He never spoke much about it to family...
  12. It was 6’ so I think there is only one size of...

    It was 6’ so I think there is only one size of thickness available.
  13. It had a curve to it, which was bothersome to me.

    It had a curve to it, which was bothersome to me.
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    Private collections, I’m sure quality has varied.

    Private collections, I’m sure quality has varied.
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    I’ve had the pleasure of inspecting some 18th...

    I’ve had the pleasure of inspecting some 18th century work from the Philadelphia area. Very neat, tidy and with tight joinery.
  16. Look at Suburban Tool. Top quality. I had a...

    Look at Suburban Tool. Top quality. I had a Starrett for all of two days, arrived and returned.
  17. Maybe I will :p

    Maybe I will :p
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    I might be just making things up at this point...

    I might be just making things up at this point but I believe that was in some way due to the 'quality control' aspect of their work in which someone highly aware of the sound of their instruments...
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    There is a lot of truth in this, even for...

    There is a lot of truth in this, even for Chippendale estates (his company mainly outfitted castles). It's easier to do today because we have industrial equipment which processes material with...
  20. Much appreciated. Erik, this one is from Motek. ...

    Much appreciated. Erik, this one is from Motek.

    Sounds like a good course of action, I will just buy something similar.
  21. I'm moving to Mirka when I have to replacement...

    I'm moving to Mirka when I have to replacement mine.
  22. Buy used. Industrial equipment of Omga quality...

    Buy used. Industrial equipment of Omga quality have a very long lifespan. Case in point the 40 year old mortising machine in my garage still running on original bearings.
  23. Minimax MM20 Capacitors - OEM sorce or Non OEM replacement?

    Has anyone replaced the capacitors on these? Trying to sort through parts pronto is getting me no where and I can't seem to find the brand of capacitor online anywhere nor can I find any of the...
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    They're going the same route as every other...

    They're going the same route as every other software type company seems to be going. I paid (monthly) for quickbooks. It has some minor benefits over the software only version but its not all that...
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    I generally make spring joints and as Jim...

    I generally make spring joints and as Jim mentions, clamp along the entire joint. The purpose of a spring joint is to compress the ends of the joint to avoid having it open during seasonal humidity...
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