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    100% agree. Not even close. Well, my Traeger...

    100% agree. Not even close.

    Well, my Traeger was sorta close. Bubble card packing, color coding of part locations AND optional equipment recommendations..

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    But don't you wind up with end grain using the...

    But don't you wind up with end grain using the shop made dominos?
    I've used Jim's method mentioned above with very good success. It's an easy setup for CNC and you can cut several at a time to fid...
  3. I would email Sam Blasco directly at...

    I would email Sam Blasco directly at sam.blasco@scmgroup.com. He's a wealth of info and can email you everything.
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    Sounds like you've caught the bug, so I'll join...

    Sounds like you've caught the bug, so I'll join David and John in their recommendations to sign up for a class.
    The Grizzly deal would most likely be a no brainer in that you could no doubt flip...
  5. I also have the S500P and love it. I keep a 1"...

    I also have the S500P and love it. I keep a 1" Lenox CT on it since I have another BS for curved work. Zero complaints and Sam is indeed a wealth of information. I close friend has the FB600 and is...
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    My horse would be licking its hooves all day. ...

    My horse would be licking its hooves all day.

    If I had a horse.
  7. I got an email from Laguna yesterday saying that...

    I got an email from Laguna yesterday saying that their bandsaws were going on sale in January. I'm not in the market so I deleted it without really reading it, but it's worth checking out. The 18bx...
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    The SS uses a front pivot point and two...

    The SS uses a front pivot point and two adjustable pivot screws in the rear, one on either side to adjust the squaring to the blade. I would call SS support to get their input before breaking down...
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    +1 on the bigger is better side. I do not regret...

    +1 on the bigger is better side. I do not regret buying a 16" J/P combo for a second, for the reasons Jim mentioned above.
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    Part of the learning curve with most hobbies is...

    Part of the learning curve with most hobbies is getting a feel for what you do and don't need. Shiny new objects appear all the time and most of use are guilty of taking the bait, only to wonder why...
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    Erik, Got your hat. It will go in the mail this...

    Erik, Got your hat. It will go in the mail this week!

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    Also, if you're on Instagram, Darrell Peart is a...

    Also, if you're on Instagram, Darrell Peart is a very frequent poster and is very generous about sharing his ideas, techniques, designs and tips. We had him come to the school as a guest lecturer...
  13. I have a Mississippi style rocker made by Greg...

    I have a Mississippi style rocker made by Greg Harkins back in the 80s. It was turned from completely green walnut so that the surrounding legs, etc. tightened against the through wedge-tenoned...
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    My 19-38 has impressed me to no end....

    My 19-38 has impressed me to no end. Understanding its limitations is essential, but seeing its capabilities has been eye opening. Mine holds settings to a couple of thou from side to side when...
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    You could use pretty much any hardwood you like....

    You could use pretty much any hardwood you like. I used cherry for this one I did for a friend's daughters several years ago. It's a Trojan rocking horse (piggy bank). The trap door is held shut with...
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    In the event that the voltage is not the problem,...

    In the event that the voltage is not the problem, another common issue is dust in the contacts. Blow it out well when you get it apart.
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    I purchased the SCM MM20 S500P in August. It's a...

    I purchased the SCM MM20 S500P in August. It's a rebranded Centauro.

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    I have seen on the SCM UK site what appear to be ACM rebranded models with models like S440P, S540P, etc.
  18. I also opted for the MFT style similar to like...

    I also opted for the MFT style similar to like ChrisA's but without the drawers. It's more versatile than tracks and can easily be replaced when necessary.

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    Sounds like a really good deal to me. I'd keep a...

    Sounds like a really good deal to me. I'd keep a small ⅛" - " on the SS for cutting curves and put a " on the Grizzly for heavier ripping and light resawing. I have 2 bandsaws also and love not...
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    Really enjoyed meeting and visiting with you at...

    Really enjoyed meeting and visiting with you at the open house, Erik.



    And not just jointer/planer combos. Any planer without bed rollers is susceptible to needing wax. The two 951 planers...
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    Ditto Rod's advice. This is the most common issue...

    Ditto Rod's advice. This is the most common issue with the 500 series jointer planer (but is also true for any planer without bed rollers). Keep the bed waxed.
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    Hope you like it as much as I like mine. I'm...

    Hope you like it as much as I like mine. I'm always impressed by how precise it is. I frequently sand bandsawn veneers down to .020" on mine.
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    Derek, I'm going to the Felder open house in...

    Derek, I'm going to the Felder open house in Dallas next week. If I return with a receipt for a sliding tablesaw I'm billing you for at least half of it! :D
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    Good points made, Erik!

    Good points made, Erik!
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    I use it quite a bit! 417983417984417985

    I use it quite a bit!

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