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    Thanks every one. John was first so I am sending...

    Thanks every one. John was first so I am sending them to him.

    Mark Paavola
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    142" Bandsaw blades

    Good morning everyone. I have 2 new blades for my old bandsaw. They are Lenox Diemaster 2's 142". 1 is a 1/2" 4-6 tooth and the other one is a 1/4" 12-14 tooth. If any one would like them free of...
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    Travis, a load calc is important but most...

    Travis, a load calc is important but most companies do not do them and also would not know to include all the motor loads. Insulation is the key. The better insulated the smaller the unit can be. I...
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    Thomas, I think for what you are doing the Stihl...

    Thomas, I think for what you are doing the Stihl homeowner version is the way to go. I have the Husqvarna version and it works very well. It is the 8 foot version. My wife uses it all the time with...
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    Well as it turns out something I read on the...

    Well as it turns out something I read on the internet was true. I just heard back from tech support. Some FB510's In 2019 were made with too large of a tire. Felder is sending me 2 new tires. Problem...
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    Andrew, according to my manual it doesn't say...

    Andrew, according to my manual it doesn't say anything about glueing on replacements so I assume they do not glue them from the factory. I am waiting for tech support at Felder to get back to me. I...
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    Felder FB510 Bandsaw

    Good afternoon everyone. I posted to the Felder group but thought I would also ask here. I have a FB510 bandsaw purchased the end of March 2019. It has around 50-75 hours of use. I went to use it a...
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    Here is my setup on my old bandsaw. It worked...

    Here is my setup on my old bandsaw. It worked fairly well. I could resaw up to 8' and 11" dia.

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  9. You will be fine with a 20A circuit. I have 3...

    You will be fine with a 20A circuit. I have 3 different Felder machines with their 3KW motors and the same paper work that you have. Never tripped a breaker yet. Yes, the folks in Sacramento were not...
  10. I am in California and it has been my experience...

    I am in California and it has been my experience that every time I pulled a permit the property was "reassessed" and my taxes went up. I have pulled 2 permits in the last 4 years. One for my RV...
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    In the installation instructions for the...

    In the installation instructions for the compressor it states that 12 gauge is the minimum wire size up to 75 feet. It also states check your local codes. As far as local codes trumping owners manual...
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    Mike, the aluminum tape will work well if you...

    Mike, the aluminum tape will work well if you clean the metal first. There usually is a bit of oil film on the pipe from manufacturing. Mastic with cloth tape is called airballing. Not used too much...
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    Thanks everyone. This was certainly a major...

    Thanks everyone. This was certainly a major purchase for me.
    Yes it has the silent power cutter head.
    Matthew, regarding the guard. It is foldable in 2 places to keep it out of the way. It does go...
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    New Jointer and Bandsaw

    I think I have fallen down the rabbit hole. Approx. 1 year ago I purchased a Hammer K3 slider. Now my new jointer and bandsaw have arrived. A felder A941 jointer and a 510 bandsaw. Never in a million...
  15. Yes it absolutely is ok. The size of your saw of...

    Yes it absolutely is ok. The size of your saw of your saw will somewhat dictate log sizing. With an additional table and sled I was cutting 12" dia by 8' log oak logs on my 18" Rikon. Not easy to do...
  16. Jason, everyone has been providing good info so...

    Jason, everyone has been providing good info so far. Regarding filter brand I wouldn't get hung up on a particular brand. It's not that critical for what we are doing. Merv rating above an 11 without...
  17. Jason it is nice to have heating and cooling in...

    Jason it is nice to have heating and cooling in your workshop.
    What size system are you installing? This will help in filter selection. I also have a ducted heat pump for my shop. A 1" filter...
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    Plywood edging router bits

    Question for those of you who have used these bits. Either the V groove or the one that looks like a T. Did you find that they worked well or were there issues like splintering the edge of the...
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    I would recommend a hot wire anemometer and read...

    I would recommend a hot wire anemometer and read up on how to do a duct traverse. That will work well for what we are checking. If you want a little more accuracy also get a magnehelic and a pitot...
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    I have a Yamaha 5.1 receiver with a Polk 5.1...

    I have a Yamaha 5.1 receiver with a Polk 5.1 speaker system. Usually listen to Sirius radio thru Dish TV. Also have 42" TV for Dish. Not all of my time in the shop is woodworking!
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    Since my wife quit buying me stuff years ago I...

    Since my wife quit buying me stuff years ago I treated myself to a Felder A941 jointer and an FB510 bandsaw. Best Christmas ever!
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    How about this one from Graingers. WOOD'S 7/8"...

    How about this one from Graingers.

    WOOD'S 7/8" Fixed Bore Variable Pitch V-Belt Pulley, For V-Belt Section: 3L, 4L, 5L, A, AX, B, BX Item # 5UHR2
    Mfr. Model # 1VP3478
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    If you have the room and the budget I would get a...

    If you have the room and the budget I would get a slider. A few months ago I purchased a Hammer K3. I was concerned if it would be a good choice. After using it and getting used to the differences...
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    Epoxy coatings work very well if you follow the...

    Epoxy coatings work very well if you follow the directions. I epoxied my main garage floor 15 years ago. Still looks good today with only minimal wear. This is my parking garage and welding area. Did...
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    So to continue about the new slider. Setup was...

    So to continue about the new slider. Setup was interesting. I would say without the videos on you tube it would be challenging to put it together. The manual from Felder is not very useful. Watching...
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