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    went from a 6" J to a 14" J/P combo. quite happy...

    went from a 6" J to a 14" J/P combo. quite happy with it (only a few times had larger board). Kick myself for not picking up a 20" J/P that came up at an auction 3 hours away from me about 4 years...
  2. West system epoxy, use syringes and inject some...

    West system epoxy, use syringes and inject some into the holes you drilled until is squeezes out from other parts. I'd use a packing tape around and the end of the board to prevent glue from...
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    Alex, I totally agree everybody is more...

    Alex, I totally agree everybody is more comfortable to use the system they are used to. I am a mathematician and am very comfortable with numbers in any system. I am grown up with metric but use...
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    You picked your numbers because it works in your...

    You picked your numbers because it works in your favor. The same thing can be said about inches: 1 meter is 39.3701inches. Which one is easier to remember?
    This way of comparing the two system is...
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    As somebody who grew up metric and learned inches...

    As somebody who grew up metric and learned inches later (and uses both) I never really understood why working with one is difficult because of having tools etc in the other. For example, why dado...
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    We build houses and in our area no glue is...

    We build houses and in our area no glue is needed. its nailed together to put up and then bolts. GRK lags are good.
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    Have a CV1800 and have been quite happy with its...

    Have a CV1800 and have been quite happy with its performance. It delivers 1000cfm at every machine port I checked (37" double drum sander, shaper, table saw, bandsaw, miter saw, J/P combo, etc). I...
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    You almost surely need to bolt them together and...

    You almost surely need to bolt them together and there are engineering spec's to bolts and spacing and the number of them.
    You can use PL construction glue and nail them together to put the beams...
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    I have used sliding dovetails but in much smaller...

    I have used sliding dovetails but in much smaller cross-grain applications and with glue. These joints are not forgiving at all and slightest change in the dimensions (as you have noticed) will cause...
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    No failure on the doors, built like tanks! but it...

    No failure on the doors, built like tanks! but it would have been a lot faster/easier to use dominos. I would go 14mm for full size doors.
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    I had some 31 interior doors to make for our...

    I had some 31 interior doors to make for our house (1 3/4" maple) and didn't pony up to buy it. BIG mistake. Now I have one and it's excellent and work very well for making interior doors. Go for it!
  12. Have a 3HP ICS and certainly have not experienced...

    Have a 3HP ICS and certainly have not experienced this in any way or form. Maybe managed to slow it down while cutting some 8/4 maple aggressively but for a 5HP you should notice anything.
    First...
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    I use the saw dust of the same wood mixed with...

    I use the saw dust of the same wood mixed with epoxy. I use west system and first wet the wood/hole with pure epoxy then mix enough saw dust to make it like a paste and fill it, let dry and then sand.
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    And with that you just added one more thing to...

    And with that you just added one more thing to watch on top of this thread!
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    Your blade is not parallel to the fence (at least...

    Your blade is not parallel to the fence (at least not in 45 degree) or your jig is not held tight against the fence all along.
    Adjust the tail end of the fence and check how it changes.
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    What is that huge slab on picture #4? Bubinga?

    What is that huge slab on picture #4? Bubinga?
  17. I have a Rolair VT25BIG which is rated at 6.5CFM...

    I have a Rolair VT25BIG which is rated at 6.5CFM at 90psi. Small and can be wheeled around. Very happy with it. It's identical to a similar Makita model.
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    Nice stack of wood. 5-6 years ago when I was on...

    Nice stack of wood. 5-6 years ago when I was on the hunt for wood to build an exterior door I came up with a guy about an hour from me who was closing his shop due to illness (sad story). He had a...
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    I always drain (air and water) the tank after...

    I always drain (air and water) the tank after each day of use and leave the valve open. Next time I want to use the compressor close the valve and start it up.
  20. Try to escalate it higher in the CS department...

    Try to escalate it higher in the CS department and talk to a manager. The simple fact that what you got is not what was in the show room is grounds to get the issue solved to your satisfaction. I...
  21. Out feed roller isn't supposed to be like that,...

    Out feed roller isn't supposed to be like that, it will leave marks on the surface no matter how low the tension. I can see some people would argue the planer is not supposed to produce a finish...
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    Yep, that's the kind of service I've received...

    Yep, that's the kind of service I've received from them. I've yet to see a company to top them and I've had good customer service experiences (like from LeeValley).
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    Why not give their CS department a call?! They...

    Why not give their CS department a call?! They are excellent and can walk you through this on the phone.
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    Change the lead; different brands have different...

    Change the lead; different brands have different quality. I have a couple dozen mechanical, mostly 0.5mm and some 0.7mm. For incra you need 0.5mm
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    What a well made skid/box it came in!

    What a well made skid/box it came in!
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