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    I use a Nichol’s designed 4 arm steady. The one...

    I use a Nichol’s designed 4 arm steady. The one arm that normally rests at the 10 o’clock position has an adjustable position so it can be moved out of the way for lasers, etc. I like it a lot,...
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    Brice, I have both a come along, and a winch...

    Brice, I have both a come along, and a winch system with pulley rigged to move heavy items on my trailer bed. As to the wheeled dollies I made coming off the lathe legs….I will take heavy duty...
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    After more consideration, I have decided to...

    After more consideration, I have decided to replace the 2x8 lumber with 2x12 lumber. That will give even more stability, and allow the casters to rotate completely the full 360 degrees. For what...
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    Moving a big/heavy lathe

    Moving a Big/Heavy Lathe My G0800 lathe has a bed extension attached, and it is a big, heavy, beast of a machine, Approx 1000 lbs. Not one to try to move without a sound plan! I...
  5. I had to put a run capacitor in the dust...

    I had to put a run capacitor in the dust collector. The start capacitor was tested and checked out fine. I talked with an electric motor repair shop guy, and trouble shot the thing. The remote I...
  6. That is part of my issue...I have low ceiling, as...

    That is part of my issue...I have low ceiling, as my shop is a utility shed [14'x20'] but sometime in the next year or so, I will be relocating to what is hopefully a property with much larger...
  7. My old Delta 50-850 is a 1200 cfm, 1.5 hp unit,...

    My old Delta 50-850 is a 1200 cfm, 1.5 hp unit, which I have upgraded with 1 micron spun bond filter canister. The unit is now tripping the remote hookup, and I purchased a new remote hookup, and it...
  8. Opinions - Jet 2 hp cyclone dust collector

    My old Delta DC is on its way out. Thinking about the Jet 2 hp Cyclone dust collector with 30 gallon drum. Anyone here have it, and can you share what you like, don’t like, or perhaps might...
  9. I have used the Jessem Masterlift for a number of...

    I have used the Jessem Masterlift for a number of years. I made my own router table and fence. I made the table opening to size for the Masterlift, and underneath the table, I made a plywood box,...
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    Another really nice piece, John.

    Another really nice piece, John.
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    Nice work, John! Lovely contrast on the woods,...

    Nice work, John! Lovely contrast on the woods, and great form.
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    I also have the G0555LX. I’ve cut lots and lots...

    I also have the G0555LX. I’ve cut lots and lots of green wood with it. I have owned my saw for 5 years, and it still has the original bearings in the guides, both upper and lower. It will get...
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    John, there is a very quick and very helpful...

    John, there is a very quick and very helpful modification you can do to get your chuck adapter to fit all the way back to your spindle shoulder as it should. Take a small file and hold it against...
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    The Delta "M" Series inverter is more modern and...

    The Delta "M" Series inverter is more modern and more advanced than the "S" Series inverters on Powermatics, Jets, and Lagunas. The "M" series does put off a little high pitched noise, [some call it...
  15. I have 6 different Robust rests I use on my G0766...

    I have 6 different Robust rests I use on my G0766 and my G0800. Versatility for varying functions is a real plus, and as an example, the curved outside bowl rest allows one to continue a cut from...
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    Hey John! Sure is good to see you post, and...

    Hey John! Sure is good to see you post, and especially to hear your health is improving! As you may be aware, I was probably one of the first 2 or 3 people who got the G0766. Mine needed a few...
  17. Grizzly is known for trying to satisfy their...

    Grizzly is known for trying to satisfy their customers, especially with new equipment under the warranty period, which would be the case for you here.
  18. Yep, David...........send Grizzly pics to their...

    Yep, David...........send Grizzly pics to their tech services/customer service, and the loose parts that did damage is not acceptable. The G0766 is a good lathe, but somebody at Grizzly needs to...
  19. The G0800 has this setup that shows a hinged...

    The G0800 has this setup that shows a hinged tailstock setup451892you would need a .platform for the tailstock to sit on.
  20. you could use large weld on gate hinges and drill...

    you could use large weld on gate hinges and drill appropriate holes where needed on the hinge or on the legs of the lathe for that matter, to get whatever angle you need to swing the tailstock out of...
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    The extra thickness [.032" vs. .025"] gives the...

    The extra thickness [.032" vs. .025"] gives the blade more spine, and also helps longevity. The 3/8" wide "Woodturners" Blade from Highland Woodworking is in my opinion about as good a balance in...
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    [QUOTE=Alex Zeller;3092033] Some people I've...

    [QUOTE=Alex Zeller;3092033] Some people I've talked to see Rikon as a step up from Grizzly while others feel it's inferior. I've always felt it was on par with the better Grizzly stuff and...
  23. The reason for discontinuing the G0800 may also...

    The reason for discontinuing the G0800 may also have been due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the lock downs, and halt of production at the foundry's where the castings are made, and assembly facilities,...
  24. The G0800 was discontinued....don’t know why. ...

    The G0800 was discontinued....don’t know why. Not sure if Grizzly will have it in the future. If the issue was because of the trade sanctions on Chinese imports, it might come back, but if Harvey...
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    I wonder if Ben's lathe is the G0766 or another...

    I wonder if Ben's lathe is the G0766 or another model? Grizzly will do right by him, if he calls customer service, and the unit is under warranty. If he got a used lathe from someone [not saying...
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