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    Testing Dan's search, I went a couple of ways. ...

    Testing Dan's search, I went a couple of ways.

    First, I entered 'protractor' in the search box. The result was a bunch of actual protractors at the top & lower down the page, other angle...
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    Okay, this definitely wins as the most original...

    Okay, this definitely wins as the most original mobile base ever. Not sure I'd want one of those bacon sandwiches though.:eek:
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    There will be very little noise reduction without...

    There will be very little noise reduction without some sort of thick sound absorbing material lining the inside of the duct. The thickness needed can be calculate & depends on the frequencies the are...
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    Never had a Klingspor belt fail & I have used...

    Never had a Klingspor belt fail & I have used them when many years old.
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    No such a thing as 110/220V in US or Canada....

    No such a thing as 110/220V in US or Canada. There's 120/240V single phase, which is what most detached residential is, or 120/208V, which is derived from a 3 phase service, common in commercial &...
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    The most flexible & durable will be rubber...

    The most flexible & durable will be rubber jacketed cord. Type SJ has a lighter sheath that SOOW & is more flexible, but still plenty tough for this.
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    I'm really jealous.

    I'm really jealous.
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    The bench top will expand & contract across the...

    The bench top will expand & contract across the grain. The door, unless it's solid wood with the grain running all the same direction as the bench top, will move differently. When humidity changes...
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    I have a couple of 25+ year old mid-priced jacks...

    I have a couple of 25+ year old mid-priced jacks & neither of them leak. They go many years between use.
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    From HF? I'll bet it's dead. Ya gets what ya pays...

    From HF? I'll bet it's dead. Ya gets what ya pays for.
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    I love old tree stories. My computer desktop wall...

    I love old tree stories. My computer desktop wall paper is a photo of Angel Oak, a 400 year old live oak in SC. Thought to be one of the biggest oaks on the planet. It is gorgeous.

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    [QUOTE=Art Mann;2964092]It doesn't cost any more...

    [QUOTE=Art Mann;2964092]It doesn't cost any more to size your text so that it is readable by old people like me.[/QUOTE

    I agree with this.
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    I've never used Wiha bits, but I will be trying...

    I've never used Wiha bits, but I will be trying them. Thanks for the recommendation Tom.
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    Bingo! I generally embrace new tech, at least...

    Bingo! I generally embrace new tech, at least long enough to get to know it, but those things you mentioned just don't turn me on at all. Way too much baggage comes with their use.
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    I wholeheartedly agree. I like Milwaukee tools a...

    I wholeheartedly agree. I like Milwaukee tools a lot, but they have really crapped the bed with their driver bits. Not just cam out, but they don't fit the fasteners quite right either. Dewalt, or...
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    This comes up from time to time, so it's not like...

    This comes up from time to time, so it's not like you are the only one, but I've never had a belt come apart on me. I use Klingspor, & have some that are well over 10 years old. I have no suggestion,...
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    If I press on any number on any page that is...

    If I press on any number on any page that is formatted as a phone number, the phone offers to dial it for me.
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    The biggest danger with planing end grain is the...

    The biggest danger with planing end grain is the risk of having a chunk break off the trailing edge & go bouncing around the insides of the planer, ruining knives & busting up parts inside there. Or...
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    There is a fine adjustment for proper clearance that allows use of the slightly undersized blades. I can't see why a single 8" blade wouldn't work with the 8" dado brake cartridge, as long as it was...
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    What is your source for this? I suspect that it...

    What is your source for this? I suspect that it is in theory only. I've never heard of that being an issue in real world applications.
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    They look to be generic Chinese machines....

    They look to be generic Chinese machines. Quality, fit, and finish does not appear to be great, but no worse than any other of the numerous brands that are selling these. I've not had user experience...
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    This reminds me of a comedy show (maybe from...

    This reminds me of a comedy show (maybe from SNL?) Where the late, great Phil Hartman played 'the anal retentive carpenter'. In one sketch, he showed how he carefully wraps & packages his scrap...
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    I usually use dowel from Lee Valley. You can pick...

    I usually use dowel from Lee Valley. You can pick through to get the straightest grain, but really, the overall quality is very good. Diameter is usually spot on to. Rounding off the end of the dowel...
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    Just remembered that my Grohe kitchen faucet has...

    Just remembered that my Grohe kitchen faucet has a lifetime warranty as long as you have the receipt. Have you checked that out?
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    Why the 7" floor.

    Why the 7" floor.
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