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    Sorry ti hear of your troubles. I'm going to ask...

    Sorry ti hear of your troubles.
    I'm going to ask the hard question, is your electrician licensed? Sounds to me he mis wired your distribution box, and send 110 to your 220v outlets (corrected later)...
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    Wait a minute! I'm waiting to buy a "signature"...

    Wait a minute! I'm waiting to buy a "signature" Robo rest....... I'm willing to pay for that!
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    If the lathe is less than a year old should it...

    If the lathe is less than a year old should it not be under warranty? Reed was the first to mention that you should be able to return the lathe..... I agree.

    Apologies about the belt positions. My...
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    +1 to this. I love my drum sander. Lots of...

    +1 to this.
    I love my drum sander. Lots of folks hate them, but if you use them as they are intended to be used, there is no equal. You get parallel sanded sides.

    For you original question,...
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    NO offense intended. You did mention that you are...

    NO offense intended. You did mention that you are not much of a mechanic......
    The belts should not wander or require constant adjustment. Which brings me to ask this question. Are you lining up the...
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    I run mine in antifreeze. I use the one for the...

    I run mine in antifreeze. I use the one for the imports since it's designed for aluminum.
    Unsure what water will do. Corrosion wise. The maker says to not run with water.

    Unsure if this is safe...
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    I got pretty close to a 40/40, but not great. I...

    I got pretty close to a 40/40, but not great. I have a custom protrusion that I made. The setting that you list is a good setting I think. The only thing left to play with is the protrusion and it's...
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    I have a CBN on mine too. When they first came...

    I have a CBN on mine too.
    When they first came out I put the blackstone wheel on, it's pretty good but no comparison to the CBN. I have a 350 grit. I think the 600 is better, but when I git mine...
  9. Thread: Wood tap

    by Kyle Iwamoto
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    Self tappers are usually some form of regular...

    Self tappers are usually some form of regular thread pitch. Just find one that matches.
    I'm kind of interested in that sex bolt though.....

    +1 to regular taps, they work fine in wood. Back it...
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    Most of my NRS are sharpened that way. I like...

    Most of my NRS are sharpened that way. I like them sharpened that way for that very reason you mention.
    You can get to the sides of virtually any bowl unless it's very closed at the top and should...
  11. 1.25" x 8 tpi is not a common bolt/nut size. I...

    1.25" x 8 tpi is not a common bolt/nut size. I have tried to find it. If you do find a source, please post. That would certainly be handy to have.

    McMaster does however, sell a die that thread...
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    The GFCI outlet is there for a reason. It's for...

    The GFCI outlet is there for a reason. It's for your safety and probably electrical code. It also could power outlets downstream that need to be protected.

    If you are in a garage, try the overhead...
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    I've been wondering the same. There seems to be a...

    I've been wondering the same. There seems to be a lot of old threads resurrected. And not only on this sub forum. The general woodworking had 2 or 3 rise from the ashes.
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    It seems that some folks like to poke fun and...

    It seems that some folks like to poke fun and ridicule others. There was a post on a free 5 gallon bucket offer which seemed to turn into a what a piece of junk the free bucket is. It's free. you...
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    Congrats! That's a good price to pay! Enjoy your...

    Congrats!
    That's a good price to pay! Enjoy your new toy. Um, I mean tool.
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    I have the same sander, and I find that I have to...

    I have the same sander, and I find that I have to constantly tweak in the new belt. I recall the original belt took a bit to finally track, but once it did it required very little fiddling. Recently...
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    I'm going go out on a limb and say your...

    I'm going go out on a limb and say your scientifically minded friend is not entirely correct.
    Short term, as mentioned, piling on wood shavings on grass etc does kill it. Perhaps depriving it from...
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    To reduce the embarrassment of living outside in...

    To reduce the embarrassment of living outside in the dog cage for 3 days, I say use and old toothbrush, or buy a new one....
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    Ummmm. 6" diameter piece of wood rotating it's...

    Ummmm. 6" diameter piece of wood rotating it's whole life at 1800 RPM? Not knowing what you're doing, but I would guess that's a failure just waiting to happen. NO offense intended, but I'd use...
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    Which Simple Green are you using? There was a...

    Which Simple Green are you using?
    There was a very long debate concerning the original SG formula and the carbide process. Search this site for "original simple green bad for carbide". In short,...
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    I got a cheap Wen 2 speed buffer. If you get a...

    I got a cheap Wen 2 speed buffer. If you get a designated buffer, you won't tie up or have to mess around with the lathe to convert back and forth.
    The 2 speed feature is nice if you have the bowl...
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    I really don't understand why so many people...

    I really don't understand why so many people complain that a Tormek is messy. In my opinion, a dry grinder is messy. It spews grinder wheel dust all over the place, even a CBN spews iron dust all...
  23. Thread: kick back

    by Kyle Iwamoto
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    Ok, on my soap box I try to not ever not have the...

    Ok, on my soap box I try to not ever not have the guard or riving knife installed. I can't recall ever not having it installed..... Glad you're safe!
    Look into Grrippers if you do a lot of small...
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    I second Preppin Weapon and Indasa paper. I think...

    I second Preppin Weapon and Indasa paper. I think the preppin pad is near perfectly flat.

    If you choose to actually hand sand, if you "flat" sand in the direction that your fingers line up, you...
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    The Rikon stock wheels are pretty good. Better...

    The Rikon stock wheels are pretty good. Better than the grey junk. So I have just a 350 grit CBN which does most of the sharpenings that I can't do on my Tormek that I really love for the traditional...
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