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    Osvaldo, I think you may have discovered a new...

    Osvaldo,

    I think you may have discovered a new a new way to make cauls ...:D

    Actually I am serious! :eek:
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    My guess is that someone felt that thread was...

    My guess is that someone felt that thread was becoming a commercial for a product and deleted the thread.

    Be interest to hear the the actual reason it disappeared...
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    Not sure what size holes you are trying to make,...

    Not sure what size holes you are trying to make, but you might try a hole saw rather than a drill bit...hole saws can grab too, but I personally find them easier to handle for larger holes in steel.
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    I have an older 18” grizzly bandsaw. Forget the...

    I have an older 18” grizzly bandsaw. Forget the model number. Have owned it for well over 20 years.

    The tires were appearance wise in good condition, but they lost their stretch and would come...
  5. Perhaps if you ask the question in the...

    Perhaps if you ask the question in the Neanderthal forum you may get some helpful advice...
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    It is a shame they did not offer a complete...

    It is a shame they did not offer a complete refund and tell you to keep the saw as well, is it not?

    Things happen. Tapping a couple pre-drilled holes should take less than five minutes. I have run...
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    Good for the OP in getting a great deal... But...

    Good for the OP in getting a great deal...

    But I can not help but remember that as a for profit enterprise, if HD loses in one way, it must make up the difference in another way. So we all end up...
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    Frank, you seem to be doing the same...

    Frank, you seem to be doing the same thing...stating something without facts to back it up. But I see where you are coming from.

    A fact is that 12 gauge wire in the US, protected by a 20 ampere...
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    I saw your question earlier but did not reply. ...

    I saw your question earlier but did not reply.

    My my first thought was about my tractor tires. They are rated for 16.2 psi. My compressor maxes out at 20 psi. Will my compressor supply what my...
  10. Cast iron is easily machined. You could get a...

    Cast iron is easily machined.

    You could get a machine shop to mill off a quarter inch from a standard wing. OR you could possibly make adjustments to your current setup to accommodate a 24” wing. ...
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    With a coupon it costs twice as much, but one of...

    With a coupon it costs twice as much, but one of these is many times better if you don’t need the portability. I have a similar one that I bought 30 years ago for a song and it just keeps on...
  12. Just as a follow up. Your planer has a...

    Just as a follow up.

    Your planer has a maximum amount of material it can remove in one pass. If you try to put something through it that would require taking off more that the maximum, that piece...
  13. I have a different brand but sure the procedure...

    I have a different brand but sure the procedure is the same. You measure the board to see how thick it is and decide how many passes you want to take to reduce it to the desired thickness.

    If you...
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    My Davis and Wells 20" bandsaw had flat blue...

    My Davis and Wells 20" bandsaw had flat blue tires glued on the wheels when I bought it. The guy had the blade tracking on the center of the flat wheels and tracking was terrible.

    I crowned my...
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    We need to keep in mind that any device can fail,...

    We need to keep in mind that any device can fail, and protect ourselves by only using components (in the case of a router, bits) that can survive failure of the equipment being used (within reason...
  16. I am with a Roger too...:)

    I am with a Roger too...:)
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    I think most of us realize that Jim, My...

    I think most of us realize that Jim,

    My concern was whether a large 3.5” bit would come apart or stay together if my router speed control failed like Mark’s did.

    The answer that the large bits...
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    I contacted the vendor where I usually buy my...

    I contacted the vendor where I usually buy my router bits, specifically expressing my concern about what might happen if I had a 3.5” raised panel bit in my router and the speed control failed full...
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    Mark, I hope your recovery is a speedy one. ...

    Mark,

    I hope your recovery is a speedy one.

    I was was thinking about your unfortunate experience as I was cutting several acres of grass this afternoon. For me this is a reminder of the...
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    I do not think you will be disappointed with the...

    I do not think you will be disappointed with the G1023RLWX. I know I have not been. Bought mine some years ago. One thing I really liked about it is the single serpentine belt. One belt just seems...
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    I am a bit confused too. There was mention that...

    I am a bit confused too. There was mention that the fee was going to be $24 per year...

    What are the plans? Is the fee going to increase from $6 to $24 sometime soon?
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    You might also check out this guy’s store. He...

    You might also check out this guy’s store. He sells the belts you need.

    https://jacobs-repair-shop.myshopify.com/

    He also has a lot of instructional YouTube videos worth a look.

    Bill
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    Interesting. So you ran a blade you did not care...

    Interesting. So you ran a blade you did not care about directly on the metal wheels? That’s thinking outside the box! :)

    I have a question. I believe your bandsaw uses a crowned tire. Are the...
  24. Thread: Planer Sled

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    What are the specs of your planer? I am pretty...

    What are the specs of your planer?

    I am pretty sure my 15” planer has a minimum length of 8”, and a minimum thickness of 1/4”, so a 10” piece planed to 5/16” could go through without issue. BUT...
  25. Being a KISS type of guy, if I ever vent my dust...

    Being a KISS type of guy, if I ever vent my dust collector outside, I will let the make up air into the shop from the other side of the house...:)
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