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    Dang Dude! You really did score on a sweet...

    Dang Dude! You really did score on a sweet setup! Great saw, great fence, great price. Glad you took the advice to heart and set your sights higher. Believe me, you won't regret it and you'll be...
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    I started with a cheap, HD table saw, sold it for...

    I started with a cheap, HD table saw, sold it for a loss and moved up to a better HD saw, then sold it for a loss, etc. After losing $ on 4 contractor saws, I finally bought a 3hp, 52" table saw. I...
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    Glenn, there's no doubt that a standard long cone...

    Glenn, there's no doubt that a standard long cone collector would have been optimal, however I got this DC for just a few hundred dollars. Also, I needed it to be mobile, so this one really fit the...
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    Laguna Cflux2 + Dust Deputy?

    I have a Laguna Cflux2, 2hp DC. Suction is good, however when I plane or joint, the filter bag fills up. I'm looking for a fix. I'm wondering if those who are experiencing this issue, have tried...
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    I use a Leigh jig, but I would imagine they are...

    I use a Leigh jig, but I would imagine they are all similar. I know, I have to use a digital caliper to make adjustments in the thousandths to get good joints. If you're using two routers or if...
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    Contrary to popular assumptions, even machine/jig...

    Contrary to popular assumptions, even machine/jig cut dovetails take practice, practice, practice. As was said, consistency of stock dimensions, router positioning, etc. makes all the difference. ...
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    Josh, buy once...especially applicable to a table...

    Josh, buy once...especially applicable to a table saw. I you focus on a 3hp with Beis fence, you'll find either a Uni or equivalent, at a decent price. Do that and you'll never have to upgrade. I...
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    Guess when itís for occasional use, it doesnít...

    Guess when itís for occasional use, it doesnít matter where itís from. Anyways, just like anything from anywhere, quality does vary with price. Just depends on how much you want to spend on the item.
  9. As the OP, I thought I'd report back. It's been...

    As the OP, I thought I'd report back. It's been a few days now and the resealed dial joints seem to be holding pressure solidly. The Permatex High Performance Sealant, along with my not over...
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    Marlin, congrats! New stuff is fun! I just got...

    Marlin, congrats! New stuff is fun! I just got a Kobalt compressor and so far, I'm very happy with it. I did replaced the drain for easy access. My old compressor got drained about once a year. ...
  11. A couple of days ago, I resealed the two leaks I...

    A couple of days ago, I resealed the two leaks I had with Permatex High Performance Thread Sealant, filled the tank with air and let it sit overnight with the tank ball valve closed. It seems to...
  12. Ole, sorry to hear that. I hope you got a good...

    Ole, sorry to hear that. I hope you got a good price on it...it is on sale right now. I bought mine the week before it went on sale, so they gave me the sale price. Anyways, please let us know if...
  13. OK...just found more leaks! They are factory...

    OK...just found more leaks! They are factory joints, I think or maybe they were done at Lowes, during assembly. Anyways, the leaks are at the mail end of the gage into the pressure switch/manifold...
  14. Worksharp is not the most responsive company,...

    Worksharp is not the most responsive company, however to my knowledge, they are up and running. I placed an order with them less than a year ago. I didn't receive the item after 2 months, so I...
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    Let me take the high flow couplers thing further....

    Let me take the high flow couplers thing further. I wanted to replace my Flexzilla 3/8 hose ends with hf (high flow) couplers, as the OEM couplers on the hose are larger than normal, but not hf. I...
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    Bill, you use the OEM glass as your outer glass,...

    Bill, you use the OEM glass as your outer glass, which stays scratch free. You replace the inside plexiglass and protective sheet with single pane glass from Lowes. They sell a sheet that is 36 x...
  17. Andrew, thanks. Not having much of any...

    Andrew, thanks. Not having much of any experience with compressed air fittings, I have to say I'm learning a lot, not the least of which is that fact that I've been over tightening all of my joints....
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    OK...as the OP on this one, I'd like to give you...

    OK...as the OP on this one, I'd like to give you an update. This bench top was fine for very occasional use at a good price. That said, after one use, I decided I would be using it for a lot more,...
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    Lisa, I will. I restore vintage, rusty, torn up,...

    Lisa, I will. I restore vintage, rusty, torn up, alarm clocks along with the woodworking. I also restore old hand tools. This BC will definitely make my life easier. Before, it was all sandpaper...
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    HF Blast Cabinet Mods/Build...

    Finally got a chance to use my new/modified HF blast cabinet. I'm super impressed with the performance and ease of use. I purchased the cabinet new, with the intention of installing several of the...
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    Well, I have a typical 2 car garage, with non...

    Well, I have a typical 2 car garage, with non insulated roll up steel panel door. The unit is up against the wall that adjoins the house. When running, from the inside of the house, just on the...
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    Bill, I have it stopped high and low, with cargo...

    Bill, I have it stopped high and low, with cargo straps, hooked to eye bolts in the wall. I figure if that's not enough, then I've got more to worry about than my compressor. Seriously though, I...
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    Thanks Matt! I actually had to bend some 16ga....

    Thanks Matt! I actually had to bend some 16ga. sheet to make the mounting plate. The filter/regulator and fittings were purchased separately, off of Amazon.
  24. Mike, had no idea. I thought I had to use much...

    Mike, had no idea. I thought I had to use much more force to keep it from leaking. Can't tell you how many turns I used, I'm sure it was more than what you advised. I'll be much more aware in the...
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    Compressor Install And Thanks...

    Well, it's finally done. I got to replace my 25+ year old Devilbiss horizontal compressor. The new compressor is in and working, fittings and all, pretty much. Not the greatest compressor and not...
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