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    Keller and two routers. I also have a Leigh...

    Keller and two routers.

    I also have a Leigh (got it at a garage sale) with two dedicated routers. Never use it, need to sell it and the routers.
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    Edge sander. I use it every day. I had a drum...

    Edge sander. I use it every day. I had a drum sander, hated it, got a wide belt. I use it on every project but not as often as the edger.
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    I'm another Nite Ize holster guy, vertical...

    I'm another Nite Ize holster guy, vertical holster for my semi smart Samsung phone. I tried the plastic scabbard things but kept ripping the clips off after a day or two. Never had a Nite Ize clip...
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    Saw Stop cast iron router table wing?

    Is anyone using one of the SawStop router table wings, particularly on a Powermatic 66 or 65? I need to make my cabinet saw more compact and retain the router table in the wing, and one way would be...
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    This has turned into a great thread; lots of good...

    This has turned into a great thread; lots of good info here.
  6. I'm with Mike; take the Craftsman apart, and if...

    I'm with Mike; take the Craftsman apart, and if the windings are still good, replace the bearings and cap(s) and it should be good to go. (But if it has sleeve bearings it might not be worth the...
  7. Sam Blasco at Minimax recommended Proscale to me...

    Sam Blasco at Minimax recommended Proscale to me the other day for my SC4E slider. I believe he uses them on a combo machine but I don't know which one.
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    To answer your last question first, yes, VFDs...

    To answer your last question first, yes, VFDs were originally developed years ago for three phase service speed control for fans, pumps and industrial processes. The use of VFDs for phase conversion...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNA8a0aN-BY ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNA8a0aN-BY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ8mPBm2VdY
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    Fritz & Franz jig vs parallel positioner?

    Or is this apples and oranges?

    I'm getting used to my new slider. I made a F&F jig and really like the versatility and ease of making small rips and crosscuts. I've been watching a lot of...
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    I got one of the HF mixers about 20 years ago to...

    I got one of the HF mixers about 20 years ago to pour reinforcements for tractor shed pole supports. Then my neighbor borrowed it, then a friend, then another friend, and then when I moved the...
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    Sounds like a good opportunity to get a tenoner. ...

    Sounds like a good opportunity to get a tenoner.

    I got a pair of custom made tenon cutting disks from Freeborn in Spokane a number of years ago, but I don't think they will cut 3 1/2"; my shaper...
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    I'm on the Yahoo Minimax forum. I joined a...

    I'm on the Yahoo Minimax forum. I joined a couple of years ago when I got my bandsaw. It seems very hit and miss; I'm on the email version so I never visit the actual forum site, but threads will...
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    I can't comment on the self service key machines,...

    I can't comment on the self service key machines, because I don't even do self service checkout. We gave up on hardware store key cutting long ago and take all of our key business to the local...
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    I'm in the same boat. I have a very nice 12"...

    I'm in the same boat. I have a very nice 12" turret Rockwell RAS for sale on line and have only had one call. Last time I was at D.I. (the Utah version of Goodwill) there were THREE RAS in the...
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    Another point to consider- if you run your motor...

    Another point to consider- if you run your motor at a reduced speed for any length of time you may have a problem with it overheating as the motor cooling fan won't be moving as much air.
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    Thanks for all the comments. I'll be ordering an...

    Thanks for all the comments. I'll be ordering an Incra positioner to make a parallel fence. The Brian Lamb positioners looks very nice but I can get two Incras for what one Lamb costs. I got the...
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    I got the same saw from Sam at the 2017 AWFS;...

    I got the same saw from Sam at the 2017 AWFS; wonderful saw. I have been running a 1" WM CT as well, mostly for resaw and heavy rips, but occasionally crosscuts, too. Great blade.

    I would...
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    New slider in the shop

    My new MiniMax SC4E arrived on Wednesday. We got it in the shop and uncrated that day, Thursday afternoon I got it assembled, and yesterday I spent fine tuning the location, getting the wiring and...
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    I have six TECO vfds normally on all the time,...

    I have six TECO vfds normally on all the time, and I don't hear any high pitched noises (at least from the VFDs) even with my hearing aids. On the other hand, my drill press has a GS1 from...
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    I have had two 6" jointers, an 8", and now a 12"....

    I have had two 6" jointers, an 8", and now a 12". There are a lot of cheap, flimsy 6" jointers out there; that's why that is mostly what you see for sale used. 8" jointers are more serious...
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    Thanks for all the answers. We no longer have...

    Thanks for all the answers. We no longer have what I consider a full service (old school) lumber yard anywhere around; the last one closed up three years ago. We have a HD and Lowes, and two...
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    Source for MDO?signboard

    When I lived in Washington my local commercial plywood supplier carried MDO/signboard with the plain brown phenolic faces. It's great for jigs, fixtures and utility construction if weight isn't an...
  24. It could also be coal tar pitch, especially if...

    It could also be coal tar pitch, especially if the pipe is from an offshore source that isn't too particular about toxic waste issues. If it IS CTP, then there isn't much other than a torch or...
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    The HF sprayer I referenced up thread is now on...

    The HF sprayer I referenced up thread is now on sale for $169 with a coupon.
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