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    I own three Festool sanders. I first got a ETS...

    I own three Festool sanders.

    I first got a ETS 125. Wasn't too expensive. Worked well. With a 2mm stroke, very nice for finish sanding.

    I next added the ROTEX RO 90. Nice for smaller...
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    I use Glue Spreaders like these...

    I use Glue Spreaders like these, you can get them at a number of places. Works fine except for very deep mortices. Nothing to throw out.
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    I agree. Their prices on the 50" and 24" K-Body...

    I agree. Their prices on the 50" and 24" K-Body REVOlution (KRE) are usually very good, and my local stores keep some in stock.
  4. I have the Hammer mobility kit on my A3-41. I...

    I have the Hammer mobility kit on my A3-41. I found a used one between them I ordered the J/P and it arrived. The hammer solution works fine for me, but I don't move the J/P very often.

    I...
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    I have one and agree with Derek said. I would...

    I have one and agree with Derek said. I would replace it if it ever died.

    Bob
  6. I too have a CT22, must be about the same age. ...

    I too have a CT22, must be about the same age. Sill working and the bags are available.

    The auto control stopped working (the off part, the on was fine) around five years ago, I talked to...
  7. I have the iVAC Pro Switch (220v version) and...

    I have the iVAC Pro Switch (220v version) and their iVAC Pro Tool Plus remote controlling my dust collection system. The remove works anywhere I have tried it in my shop.

    BTW, make sure that...
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    I replaced the stock Delta drill press chuck with...

    I replaced the stock Delta drill press chuck with an Albrecht Keyless Drill Chuck 1/32-1/2 I found on eBay. There are a bunch for sale on eBay. Some come with arbors, some don't. I ordered an...
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    I purchased a SawStop PCS about a year ago, this...

    I purchased a SawStop PCS about a year ago, this was the third table saw I owned over about 30 years. I never had a serious accident with any of the saws, other than some kickbacks.

    My thinking...
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    I have made runners out of 1/4" baltic birch...

    I have made runners out of 1/4" baltic birch plywood. They seem to be stable.
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    I also have it (the XL model) and use it...

    I also have it (the XL model) and use it frequently on 3/4 and 1/2" stock.
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    I have the ICS mobile base on my 3HP PCS SawStop....

    I have the ICS mobile base on my 3HP PCS SawStop. It is well worth the extra cost.

    Besides general mobility, I also used it when attaching the cast iron extensions. Basically I positioned...
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    Two suggestions: Try turning down the speed...

    Two suggestions:

    Try turning down the speed and vacuum force. That might reduce the vibration.

    You might also try to Festool ETS 125, it has a 2mm stroke and have very little vibration.

    Bob
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    I have one of the red ones. It's nice as a...

    I have one of the red ones. It's nice as a square, but given the thickness of the blade, using the marking is challenging as there is a lot of parallax error. The newer one with a stainless steel...
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    I have the Oneida Mini Gorilla. I am happy with...

    I have the Oneida Mini Gorilla. I am happy with it. I don't find it too noisy, I usually wear hearing protection when using it and the machine it is connected to.

    Bob
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    I haven't noticed any significant difference. ...

    I haven't noticed any significant difference. That said, I keep the cords velcroed to the dust collection hoses (16ga to 27mm, 18ga to 36mm hose), so the difference in cord isn't significant.
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    I have a Hammer A3-41, a 16" jointer/planer, on...

    I have a Hammer A3-41, a 16" jointer/planer, on the Hammer mobile base. Works fine for me.

    I have read about people putting it on the BORA Portamate PM-3550 Super Duty Mobile Base.

    This...
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    This may be caused by the Infinity insert. I...

    This may be caused by the Infinity insert. I have heard other reports of similar issues. See:
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    I have the 20 tooth Forrest 10" WW II Saw Blade...

    I have the 20 tooth Forrest 10" WW II Saw Blade that I use for ripping hardwood on my 3hp PCS. I recently finished ripping White Oak up to about 2" thick, it works great. It will cut as fast as I...
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    For what it's worth, I have a 3hp SawStop PCS...

    For what it's worth, I have a 3hp SawStop PCS 36". Works great for me. At the moment I mostly store stuff on the end of the table :-)

    For cutting full sheets of plywood, I use a track saw. I...
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    Sticky: I started a new milling project, sure enough the...

    I started a new milling project, sure enough the light started flashing. I used a flashlight and realized it was not close to full. So I adjusted the sensor again. After more milling it came on...
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    Dust Collector Archaeology

    I emptied the bag on my dust collector today. Interesting history of my recent projects.

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    From bottom to top: walnut for coffee table, white from birch plywood for some shop jigs,...
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    I have been using SketchUp Make 2017 for a while,...

    I have been using SketchUp Make 2017 for a while, I can usually get it to do what I want. I hope to learn Fusion 360 at some point, but haven't yet.

    Recently I need to design a part to be...
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    I don't think they are replaceable, but when they...

    I don't think they are replaceable, but when they die, it shouldn't be too hard to open them up and recycle the batteries. Not a perfect solution, but probably accounts for the small form factor...
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    I have been using these 220v extension cords in...

    I have been using these 220v extension cords in my shop for the table saw and jointer/planner:

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07K2QHXT9/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_K7pGDbSKVC6QC

    They are 12 AWG copper...
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