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    Pat just try it once....

    Pat just try it once....
  2. Jeff. Things that are great on a slider: Straight...

    Jeff. Things that are great on a slider: Straight line ripping solid stock to get a straight edge. Crosscutting lumber to exact lengths. Cutting up panel material to square and precise sizes. About...
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    Josh That saw looks like it was never used. When...

    Josh That saw looks like it was never used. When I looked at the pic closely the first thing I noticed was the top did not appear to have miter slots. Then I saw it has some kind of covering on it....
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    Mike has the method. I have done the same thing...

    Mike has the method. I have done the same thing with hiking boots. A friend told me this,thought he was nuts until I thought about it. Most of my other boots,work,hiking got soaked when I was wearing...
  5. Stewart did you buy this saw without seeing it...

    Stewart did you buy this saw without seeing it first ? Or did you have a chance to check it out somewhere ?
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    Frank thanks for the info that Steel City is...

    Frank thanks for the info that Steel City is still around in name anyway. I checked out Normand's web site and they have a pretty big range of Steel City machines, the most I have seen in at least...
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    Rigid and General International both flirted...

    Rigid and General International both flirted with the idea.
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    Gunter you can either push the tip in and try to...

    Gunter you can either push the tip in and try to fire only one fastener or just "bump fire" the way most all pros do. It is very possible to place fasteners with precision and speed. As a carpenter...
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    If you use the sled option you will need a rub...

    If you use the sled option you will need a rub bearing sized to your cutter. Also when you make the sled it should be at least a foot longer than your legs so you can contact the rub bearing before...
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    That is a one pass proposition on a shaper. You...

    That is a one pass proposition on a shaper. You could either build a sled with hold down clamps and registration blocks to hold the leg precisely and feed by hand . Or if you have a power feeder set...
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    Run ,dont walk. Yeah buy that baby quick. I have...

    Run ,dont walk. Yeah buy that baby quick. I have a GO442 for about 4 years now,works real good,the separation is very good as well. The spiral pipe and fittings really add up,when I figured out my...
  12. John I have used these bolts in constructing...

    John I have used these bolts in constructing beds. The only thing that would change is if you recess the bolt head into your bench legs. Other than that you are on the right track.
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    hey Frank phone me next time you have something...

    hey Frank phone me next time you have something to sell...:D Just messing with you. I always figure it is worth whatever someone is willing to pay. I have payed 300-400 for two of them one with a...
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    About 12-13 years ago I was looking at this same...

    About 12-13 years ago I was looking at this same question.I bought my first shaper,a Steel City 3 h.p. unit with 3/4'' and 1'' spindles as well as a router bit collet. I used it with the router bits...
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    Philip where I live,Alberta that would be an Ok...

    Philip where I live,Alberta that would be an Ok deal . You are getting a great fence with a decent saw. The fence alone is worth about $250 or so (Alberta).
  16. If it bothers you that much ,buy a different...

    If it bothers you that much ,buy a different saw..:D
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    James read the bandsaw blade thread in the forum'...

    James read the bandsaw blade thread in the forum' sticky threads' this topic has been discussed many times.
  18. Matt do you think that will actually make a...

    Matt do you think that will actually make a difference ? I was thinking that the spindle is turning all the time anyway . If the up/down oscillations have a pause the only thing I see is it maybe...
  19. Bill I do not see it making that big of a...

    Bill I do not see it making that big of a difference. Maybe the sandpaper would wear a little faster in the center ? Try it out and see.
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    Jack I am with everyone else here go for the 141....

    Jack I am with everyone else here go for the 141. However there is one exception,if you plan to resaw at all and want one saw to cover the bases maybe consider the 513,514 series of saws from...
  21. I feel the same as Rod. I used to have a router...

    I feel the same as Rod. I used to have a router table and then I purchased my first shaper,it was a Steel City 3 h.p. with forward/reverse and two speeds. It came with a 3/4'' and 1'' spindles and a...
  22. In my mind a sledge hammer is crude, a sawzall is...

    In my mind a sledge hammer is crude, a sawzall is crude until one is experienced using it,even then I do not know anyone who would cut miters in trim with one. An oscillating tool is something that...
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    Which fence are you looking for (pics would help...

    Which fence are you looking for (pics would help ). Is it the fence that locks at the end of the infeed table ?
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    About 4-5 years ago I was at a Lie-Nielsen "event...

    About 4-5 years ago I was at a Lie-Nielsen "event " in Calgary. There was a guy at the show with his bench and a huge tool chest that he had made full of every last Lie-Nielsen tool made. I talked to...
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    I think you are right David. I need about 20...

    I think you are right David. I need about 20 more,so probably buy one and see how it stacks up and go from there.
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