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    I remember about 15 years ago when Lowes bought...

    I remember about 15 years ago when Lowes bought out a local store called Eagles. They then had a huge parking lot sale where they sold off anything in the store that Lowes was not going to carry.
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  2. I like the 6" port idea. When I changed the hose...

    I like the 6" port idea. When I changed the hose on my Unisaw from 4" to 6" necked down to a Delta 5" factory port, there was a very noticeable difference in dust collection

    Where I used to have...
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    I stained it with Minwax, in whatever tone was on...

    I stained it with Minwax, in whatever tone was on the bench. It was probably 'Early American', because I was working on a kitchen at that time. I sprayed it with a coat of Poly, and that is all...
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    How about one of those little plastic sheds? ...

    How about one of those little plastic sheds? They make a lean-to that goes along a wall.
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    When I made a rocking horse for my first grandkid...

    When I made a rocking horse for my first grandkid (now 31), I used the WOOD mag plan, and made a prototype out of construction lumber, so I could sort out details, like the seat shape, etc.

    The...
  6. If you have other cordless tools, I would stick...

    If you have other cordless tools, I would stick with that platform. I have 18V makita's so chose that chain saw, but haven't used it yet.

    PS: I think it was Popular Mechanics that did a recent...
  7. I have one made from the top of a thrift store...

    I have one made from the top of a thrift store desk I got cheap. The desk top was formica covered particle board, and has worked well for years.

    I also use it for some assembly work, and dried...
  8. Inexpensive chess pieces. Cheap, easy, and gives...

    Inexpensive chess pieces. Cheap, easy, and gives her leverage needed to move the magnets.
  9. You mention a shed. Maybe a bit off topic, but...

    You mention a shed. Maybe a bit off topic, but my Oneida 3HP is in a shed 6" away from the shop. I exhaust right out of the shed towards the shop wall, with no filter at all. Unless I forget to...
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    While you are deciding a no brainer, your other...

    While you are deciding a no brainer, your other neighbor may be taking it home.

    I have lost good deals like this before. Don't let it become a head slapper, unless you enjoy telling friends about...
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    Sorry about your problem. I just have to say...

    Sorry about your problem. I just have to say that I am amazed that Grizzly would have a part for a saw that old.

    Hope you get it back up and running soon.
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    The belt is original, but is of a toothed design,...

    The belt is original, but is of a toothed design, and flexes easily. It also has no frayed edges.

    No expert, but looks ok to me.
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    In reply to my own question, I just found a...

    In reply to my own question, I just found a YouTube vid by Joe Malovich showing how a variable speed pulley system works. I did not know the front pulley was opened manually by the speed lever...
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    Delta 17-925 drill press problem

    I have a Delta 17-925 variable speed (Reeves type). I believe it is a Type 1 because it does not list type anywhere. I posted on this several years ago, but still have problems. It's maybe 15...
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    I once (20 years ago) rebuilt some sections of a...

    I once (20 years ago) rebuilt some sections of a wooden window sill that a Pitbull ate. I still have the rental house, and the window sill is as solid as it was then. I also used it to repair...
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    Somebody really ought to buy that. I had one...

    Somebody really ought to buy that. I had one years ago and found it very helpful. Wish I could have gotten it at $300.

    Sure, a slider saw is best, but this is useful. My rich buddy has one set...
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    Thanks for the answers, guys. To clarify, all...

    Thanks for the answers, guys.

    To clarify, all my batteries are at least 3AH, no compacts. Two of them are BL 1830's (3Ahr) that came with the original 10 year old kit. There are two more BL...
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    New Makita 18V batteries

    I recently bought a Makita 36 V (two 18's) chain saw to prune my trees. It came with four 5AHr batteries that have the fuel gage on the back. I also have some year old new type batteries with the...
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    I found one at another Lowes store. Got it.

    I found one at another Lowes store. Got it.
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    Resawing sleds for band saws.

    Rod Sheridan recently posted pics of his BS resaw sled, which looks great. I think a thread on that subject could be helpful, and a great resource.

    Please post about your sled, with pics if...
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    Nice sled, Rod. Much better than the 'temporary'...

    Nice sled, Rod. Much better than the 'temporary' one I cobbled up a few years back.

    I might just have to copy yours.

    EDIT: I think a new post on resawing sleds might be a good idea.
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    Landlubber term for Marlin...

    Landlubber term for Marlin spike..........Phillips screwdriver.
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    Drat, my Lowes doesn't carry it. I will try...

    Drat, my Lowes doesn't carry it. I will try another when I get a chance.
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    Thanks Nathan and Lee, I am getting one of those...

    Thanks Nathan and Lee, I am getting one of those today.
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    The model A in my garage is two tone tan. Sorry...

    The model A in my garage is two tone tan. Sorry Lowell. They called one of them Copra Drab.
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