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    This will depend upon ownership of SS. If their...

    This will depend upon ownership of SS. If their attitude is to keep driving support, then "future" parts may be there. Things do change within companies and their attitudes on that support. Generally...
  2. I would not want to be a carpenter today

    I’m in the process of rebuilding a shed which is about 8’ off the side of the house. 12’ away from the far corner of the shed is a 48” black walnut and it drops an enormous amount of material. I...
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    Experiment. Get a couple 4x4, 6's and/or 8's and...

    Experiment. Get a couple 4x4, 6's and/or 8's and place them under the legs of your current bench lengthwise and see how you make out.
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    My 1.5 hp GO703P Grizzly was ordered as a 220...

    My 1.5 hp GO703P Grizzly was ordered as a 220 machine. It arrived as a 110v with the 220v conversion kit, basically a new board and wiring change. i try to group the machines loosely around the DC...
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    Interesting responses from those supporting the...

    Interesting responses from those supporting the use of gloves. In my case, when I was a kid I had my Dad's drill and when finished with the hole I laid the drill aside. I had inadvertently hit the...
  6. Ok, as long as it has gone this way. In ‘58 when...

    Ok, as long as it has gone this way. In ‘58 when I was 9, I excitedly ran up to my father asking, “So, Dad, how are the Brooklyn Dodgers going to do this year?” This was a moment. I remember what he...
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    I have the 1 1/2 hp Grizzly cyclone. It is 4 yrs...

    I have the 1 1/2 hp Grizzly cyclone. It is 4 yrs old so previous model. It has been fine for my use. That said, it being my first cyclone it’s purchase was a mistake. I have no flexibility in its use...
  8. Assuming that you will lay the 12x6 facing up...

    Assuming that you will lay the 12x6 facing up into some type of hood behind the saw, you will get better flow out of it. Using the square box makes you think you are getting better air flow, but in...
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    I wouldn't do it without a footing. On the other...

    I wouldn't do it without a footing. On the other part, the roof, I think you might want to raise your roof level to tie into the existing lines. That will bring it just below that ptac you have on...
  10. I wonder if it would be positive for the...

    I wonder if it would be positive for the publishers at FWW and other mags to include an old article/month out of their archives? They would have plenty of excellent material and it is certainly of...
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    Lisa, be aware that there was a recall on the 55...

    Lisa, be aware that there was a recall on the 55 a few years back. Might want to check the ser #.
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    Chop saw station.

    I am building some 8/12, 16' trusses for my last wooden building on the place to help "fire harden" the structure. My shop is basically a 30x30 with a 4x14 corner bump out for the big overhead door....
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    Agreed

    I have had the 55 for several years. The enclosed photo shows a cut made in the floor when we re-modeled the place. That trap door is about 2.5x5’. The flooring was run solid over the door and we...
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    Shop Cat

    Picasso’s cat...and my shop cat
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    Would there be an advantage in the space for you...

    Would there be an advantage in the space for you to put in two doors? It makes the turn much easier of you need to make it with larger/longer mat'l. Twin 2-8 doors would fit. I have gotten good deals...
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    Are the Clifton planes made by the same company...

    Are the Clifton planes made by the same company in the same way, of the same quality as they were in ‘09? I do not know, but it seems a fair question. Pretty sure the LN’s are. I can’t criticize...
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    I have the large LN shoulderand find that the...

    I have the large LN shoulderand find that the spoon on that lays in my hand easily. I don't have to grasp it to get a secure push through the material. The larger body offers multiple grips too. With...
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    Mine says 13-3/8" max. The BX is a really nice...

    Mine says 13-3/8" max. The BX is a really nice saw for a 14, but having had a larger saw in the past, I'd agree with getting a bigger saw for a 14" cut.
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    General Metalworking I’ll be interested to see how many abrasive...

    I’ll be interested to see how many abrasive wheels you go thru. I think you will be better served with a horiz band saw. It will also give you a better cleaner reference surface to work off. If doing...
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    “Getting back into woodworking” I see you didn’t...

    “Getting back into woodworking” I see you didn’t forget anything. Nicely done.
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    Floor pics

    To finish up how I did this. I sanded to 120 grit. The local wood vendor sold Dura-seal products and that is what I used. I also had removed the old thrashed baseboard so I could sand and finish with...
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    I have found that saw to be excellent. When I do...

    I have found that saw to be excellent. When I do have a problem I generally attribute it to me being the weak link. I am not saying you should do the same. If a trial cut in a particular wood gives...
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    While I lived in MA, when back east, I did a lot...

    While I lived in MA, when back east, I did a lot of business in ME. It is great country for a holiday if you are planning one. LN's showroom is candy-land. Work benches and all the tools hang on the...
  24. I was in the local RE-Store last week and saw a...

    I was in the local RE-Store last week and saw a few of the early FWW mags. The black and white ones. In leafing through them it is remarkable the difference in publishing. The old pages were full of...
  25. Apparently, thinking the worst, I assumed it was...

    Apparently, thinking the worst, I assumed it was the impeller. Thanks for pointing that out.
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