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  1. Couldn't be happier with my SCM FS41 Elite S. ...

    Couldn't be happier with my SCM FS41 Elite S.

    Well, perhaps. I would rather have had the Euro guard rather than the enormous porkchop, and I wish the height adjuster had pre-set stops so you...
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    Boy, I'm with you there! Can't get my recipes...

    Boy, I'm with you there! Can't get my recipes converted to weight-based units fast enough. Once I know how many grams or kilos of each ingredient I need I'm off to the races. No more scaling or...
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    Asking this group whether you should get a...

    Asking this group whether you should get a bigger, better tool?? It is to laugh!

    I upgraded last year and decided to keep my 14" Delta with a skinny blade for curved stuff and the big resaw blade...
  4. I wasn't going anywhere political-- at least not...

    I wasn't going anywhere political-- at least not intentionally. My assertion was that energy prices fluctuate a lot, but, if you take the noise out, have not changed significantly since the early...
  5. The inflation adjusted cost of oil today is about...

    The inflation adjusted cost of oil today is about the same as it was in the early 1970s. There have been some wild swings since then of course, but overall the price of oil, as a proxy for energy,...
  6. Don't forget the tariffs that have given everyone...

    Don't forget the tariffs that have given everyone an excuse to raise prices whether or not they were directly affected.
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    One of those cases where it's the thought that...

    One of those cases where it's the thought that counts, I think. Being able to understand it is way more important that being able to unravel the original script (I've tried and mostly can't, despite...
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    AFAIK our district has also dropped the grammar...

    AFAIK our district has also dropped the grammar formalism once prevalent, however the kids coming out of our schools write beautifully, with correct grammar and spelling. Much better than we did long...
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    One of those utterly pointless skills that I'm...

    One of those utterly pointless skills that I'm happy to see consigned to the dustbin of history. What a waste of time and impediment to communication! I remember hating getting letters from my...
  10. approximately 9776.5 sf The error being doing...

    approximately 9776.5 sf

    The error being doing inch to decimal conversions in my head, which doesn't work so well). I used an online trapezoid area calculator. You could also make it into a...
  11. I tried another, much less expensive, no-name...

    I tried another, much less expensive, no-name brand. Most of the abrasive fell off almost immediately, so not a bargain; that which was left included a couple boulders that left scratches. Try a...
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    Yes, sorry, I just looked for an example, not an...

    Yes, sorry, I just looked for an example, not an exact product. Most roof mounts are probably going to be higher cfm. This one is about as small as I've seen:...
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    Any bathroom fan can be roof vented, you just...

    Any bathroom fan can be roof vented, you just need to install a roof-type vent cap on the roof with appropriate flashing and run a 4" pipe to it.

    Oops just comprehended your last post. Panasonic...
  14. I guess I'd rough turn the bowl then use a...

    I guess I'd rough turn the bowl then use a tapered plug cutter and put them in using epoxy. You could use a tapered reamer or just sandpaper to match the taper of the plug closer to the taper of the...
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    No, there was an orientation where it fit without...

    No, there was an orientation where it fit without surgery. This is in the Incra version of the Mast-r-lift II.
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    PC routers were a great choice for a long time....

    PC routers were a great choice for a long time. They are now all discontinued by the manufacturer who has exited the router business.

    My new router lift got the Milwaukee 5625 as a result, and so...
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    I've had success with the nasty, stinky...

    I've had success with the nasty, stinky solvent-based brush cleaning solvents. No idea whether they are still available, but they saved a very good natural bristle brush of mine that was entombed in...
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    We have many, many billions of dollars in...

    We have many, many billions of dollars in government support to go before we come anywhere close to subsidizing electrics to anything like the extent to which we've subsidized petroleum based fuels...
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    It really doesn't sound like this person needs...

    It really doesn't sound like this person needs instruction in woodworking, but rather just a ticket punched to say they have a credential. A degree in art or design may be much more appropriate to...
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    A generator in the bed will be fine for 90% pf...

    A generator in the bed will be fine for 90% pf pickup truck users (witness the popularity of micro-beds in trucks), but a few of us use our trucks to actually move things around. Not so good for us. ...
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    Just a guess, but I've had some of those problems...

    Just a guess, but I've had some of those problems with old, outdated glue. Hardware store CA is frequently bad in my experience, I don't know whether it is the storage conditions, too long on the...
  22. Float, prefinish the panels lest unfinished edges...

    Float, prefinish the panels lest unfinished edges be exposed when things move. I've never had a problem for which spaceballs seemed to be the solution, so I have no particular opinion on them. AFAIK...
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    This thread sent me down a rabbit hole, of...

    This thread sent me down a rabbit hole, of questioning my spelling and usage and the differences between furring and firring, whether you fir or firr something out or fur or furr it. This quote from...
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    Vapor barriers are a complicated and...

    Vapor barriers are a complicated and controversial subject, highly dependent on both your climate and use of the structure. Since we're almost neighbors in terms of climate I suggested what worked...
  25. I'm tempted to get a second one, just because I...

    I'm tempted to get a second one, just because I like the first so much. My favorite sander for bowls off the lathe.
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