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    Thanks Fred. This year it kinda,no fireworks or...

    Thanks Fred. This year it kinda,no fireworks or anything.
  2. Clarence I run a rotary phase converter at my...

    Clarence I run a rotary phase converter at my shop to power three phase machines. My converter will start up to a 10 h.p. three phase motor and run up to 30 h.p. of machines at the same time.My power...
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    I used to own a Minimax Sc2. mine was an older...

    I used to own a Minimax Sc2. mine was an older one,like 1980's vintage. It was an excellent saw and I still miss it. (replaced with a bigger slider). The Italians build great machines that are basic...
  4. I sold a 2 hp Delta ,one of the barrel top units...

    I sold a 2 hp Delta ,one of the barrel top units after finishing my central system with a cyclone. I wish I had kept it ,it would have been perfect for a widebelt sander or my 20'' planer on it's...
  5. Thread: Used LT16HD

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    That machine to me looks like it just needs a...

    That machine to me looks like it just needs a through cleaning. Maybe bearings which if you do every last bearing including the motor would only be about $100 bucks. If that saw was for sale in...
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    What kind of bags ? Plastic just for chips ?...

    What kind of bags ? Plastic just for chips ? Filter bags ? What kind of dust collector ?
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    A 40'' stroke is a bit short. For me everything...

    A 40'' stroke is a bit short. For me everything capacity wise is based off sheet goods so the ability to at least crosscut 48'' is highly desirable.
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    No it did not have a miter slot. With a slider...

    No it did not have a miter slot. With a slider you do not need it. Everything works off the 'wagon' .
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    The 34' rip is a non factor as well. I had a 52''...

    The 34' rip is a non factor as well. I had a 52'' Unifence on my saw as well and never used that full capacity except as a place to park junk. 32'' is more than adequate.
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    Orrion,I used to own a Minimax SC2 slider that...

    Orrion,I used to own a Minimax SC2 slider that was about 50'' stroke with scoring. It was a sweet saw and some days I still miss it. It got replaced with a larger slider. I also have a Unisaw...
  11. There is absolutely no debate left for me. They...

    There is absolutely no debate left for me. They need to be coplaner if your goal is to have a saw that works extremely well. I spent two days tuning a Steel City saw that was made with adjustments...
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    My favorite contractors saw is a Delta with a...

    My favorite contractors saw is a Delta with a Unifence or Biesmeyer fence. My choice for a lightweight jobsite saw would be a Dewalt or possibly the Skil with the wormdrive motor. I just used one of...
  13. Thomas there is something really wrong with this...

    Thomas there is something really wrong with this saw. My guess is the alignment of the wheels is "twisted" as well. I own a Delta with a riser block that I installed. I remember playing with it for a...
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    Grizzly makes cyclone collectors with longer...

    Grizzly makes cyclone collectors with longer cones as well. I own a 5 h.p. unit. I was happy with the way mine worked, but just lately I figured out that I have been living with a leak in my system.I...
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    What you guys call "gophers" must be different...

    What you guys call "gophers" must be different than what we call gophers... Ours are definitely diggers that live underground but spend a lot of time above ground and visible. Maybe what we have are...
  16. Have you thought of just assembling the base to...

    Have you thought of just assembling the base to the saw upside down ? Then it would be just a matter of tipping it in two stages to get it upright.
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    Jeff the first sentence of your post sums up my...

    Jeff the first sentence of your post sums up my feelings exactly.I would have given them away as well. However I placed them on Kijiji and sold them in about 2 hours for basically what I had paid for...
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    Check out the sticky thread at the top of the...

    Check out the sticky thread at the top of the page. There is a ton of excellent info in it.
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    Poll: Every time I see a new bandsaw thread I click on...

    Every time I see a new bandsaw thread I click on to see if Van has replied to it or not.
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    Listen to Tom on the plasticiser. I do ICF...

    Listen to Tom on the plasticiser. I do ICF basements (styrafoam forms) and use plasticiser in them all the time. Amazing stuff.
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    Sounds like you got a bag that works like it...

    Sounds like you got a bag that works like it should.
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    In Rural Alberta the favorite way to deal with...

    In Rural Alberta the favorite way to deal with Gophers is a .22. My favorite way is my compound bow. My nieghbor farms a quarter section right across the street from my house that now has an...
  23. Bill that will work ,but it is not the same. You...

    Bill that will work ,but it is not the same. You pretty well have to try a tracksaw to appreciate how good they really are. I also do not trust factory edges for straight.
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    My happiest experience with parallel clamps was...

    My happiest experience with parallel clamps was the day that someone paid me what I had spent to buy them and hauled them away. I had ten of the original Jorgesons and tried to like them and use them...
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    Where there is one there will soon be more. The...

    Where there is one there will soon be more. The only sure way to get rid of your problem is to end his days on this earth..
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