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    Saw one at a show years ago .. remember thinking...

    Saw one at a show years ago .. remember thinking how useful it could be. The architect specified painted popular for the spindles. Thinking it would be a good project for me and I get to justify the...
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    Have no idea ... not 25k

    Have no idea ... not 25k
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    CNC capable to make stair spindle

    First thing .. I know nothing about CNC machines :) I am about to start a big home rebuilding project and will be needing custom made stair spindles. The spindles are flat -- So not made on a...
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    The Jetta is a nice car - Just don't expect it to...

    The Jetta is a nice car - Just don't expect it to be as trouble free as a Toyota or Nissan product if you are moving from a Japanese brand.
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    Dan - I have no desire to argue over any of this....

    Dan - I have no desire to argue over any of this. Just trying to point a few things out.


    In the USA its easy to forget that many parts of our electrical code are legacies from the beginning of...
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    Dan - The new Arc breakers will detect and trip...

    Dan - The new Arc breakers will detect and trip in situations where a standard breaker will not. Most fires that are traced to electrical problems are caused by some arc not stopped by a standard...
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    The problem with this setup is not with the...

    The problem with this setup is not with the supply circuit -- but rather with the decision to install a 50amp plug to supply the tool.

    The installed plug that comes on an appliance is the...
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    We were not allowed to do this -- you get into a...

    We were not allowed to do this -- you get into a gray area with some of this stuff because the ability to put a plug on a wire can get you into trouble.

    Its a different situation than a direct...
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    Leo: The grain on that last one is cool!

    Leo: The grain on that last one is cool!
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    I would vote for using black on the lettering and...

    I would vote for using black on the lettering and maybe a little color on the band going around the edge and leaving the center "50" as it is.

    A local craftsman has been making me various chests,...
  11. John -- can you please teach a class on "tool...

    John -- can you please teach a class on "tool selling" -- How does that work?

    I need to learn! ......... soon.
  12. At the dovetail class I took a few years ago -...

    At the dovetail class I took a few years ago - the then new Gramercy saw from TFWW really stood out -- everyone liked it. Not too big - nice handle and the teeth were sharp and fine. The LV was a...
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    When I was looking a few years ago an older PM...

    When I was looking a few years ago an older PM with the R Drive was on the top of my list -- I had just taken a class using them and used one many years ago. I could not find one that was in decent...
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    I took the same class and enjoyed it as Trevor...

    I took the same class and enjoyed it as Trevor did. Taking the class allowed me to try out all the major types of saws currently available as well as follow the technique of someone who produces...
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    I had a problem with the Norton wheels - both the...

    I had a problem with the Norton wheels - both the white and the 3x. Putting a straight edge on the side of the wheel I could see that they were like a potato chip! I sent them back -- the...
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    I bought a 100ft heavy duty cord from Home Depo...

    I bought a 100ft heavy duty cord from Home Depo and cut out sections for two 220v cords - one with twist lock ends for the machines and another with ends for an electric heater that I use in various...
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    I have had a few cars over the years that came...

    I have had a few cars over the years that came w/o spares and a few that had blow up spares that were worthless. Some cars don't have the room to cary an extra tire in the size installed -- in...
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    Same with Grohe if purchased after 97 -- Although...

    Same with Grohe if purchased after 97 -- Although you need to have the recite. They will replace any part.


    I have found that if you call the manufacture direct they often just send you what you...
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    For me ....... more is not better -- I can not...

    For me ....... more is not better -- I can not try to go in every direction because I end up not doing anything well.

    I started out taking the Ellsworth class and enjoyed his approach to turning....
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    I recently took a class that required some...

    I recently took a class that required some turning -- they used PSI and Jet lathes. My station had the PSI

    If you look at the pictures you will see that the cast parts are identical on the PSI and...
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    Whenever I have had remodeling/ building done w/...

    Whenever I have had remodeling/ building done w/ metal studs -- I also have them install what we was always called "Kitchen Metal" at shelf height in any room I think I may need it. It then gets...
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    Thanks for the feedback -- The start current was...

    Thanks for the feedback -- The start current was something like 168 !

    At my house in NJ -- both my big pump and my larger A/C condenser (5 ton) give me a little flicker - thats why I was concerned...
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    7.5 HP motor on a compressor

    I have been keeping my eye out for a nice compressor -- saw one that is bigger than I need -- but it may be a good buy.

    But it has a 7.5 HP Baldor motor on it:eek:

    Looks like a Baldor motor of...
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    I find the dust collection to be very good -...

    I find the dust collection to be very good - especially since mine is not connected to anything very powerful. The SS I have used is connected to a large system with similar results.

    I have no...
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    The newer heat pumps great -- they work...

    The newer heat pumps great -- they work economically at temps well bellow what most people had for heat pumps only a few years ago.

    They are a necessity for anyone using propane for heat.
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