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  1. As a 14” owner, I’d gravitate towards a 17” given...

    As a 14” owner, I’d gravitate towards a 17” given a choice. The Grizzly 513 spec sheet lists the 120v at 20 amps on a suggested 30 amp circuit. The foot brake version shows 240v only. 2 hp is a...
  2. I must admit, i snickered several posts up when...

    I must admit, i snickered several posts up when @Jim Becker mentioned working with construction lumber in being Imperial. Let's see...a 2 x 4 is 1.5" x 3.5" (more or less, adjusted for warp & wane)....
  3. Sticky: Nice set! Count me in for the drawing. Thanks!

    Nice set! Count me in for the drawing. Thanks!
  4. Sticky: I’m in. Thanks US Router Tools & Keith! Earl

    I’m in. Thanks US Router Tools & Keith!
    Earl
  5. Sticky: Please include me, and thanks to Dave Sochar!

    Please include me, and thanks to Dave Sochar!
  6. Screws for the 3-hole may be different size from...

    Screws for the 3-hole may be different size from the 4-hole, so use caution!
    earl
  7. That horny piece in the first post, and others...

    That horny piece in the first post, and others like it, can be extremely dangerous and hopelessly addictive. Fortunately, I’m trained in safely disposing of such peril, and will do so at no charge...
  8. Congratulations. If they haven’t changed the...

    Congratulations. If they haven’t changed the design, the fixed base may already be tapped with the 3 hole “PC 690” mounting pattern. Remove the sub base (4 screws) and you should see the the extra...
  9. Every time I watch an episode of Woodsmith Shop,...

    Every time I watch an episode of Woodsmith Shop, I wonder who got stuck with the job of pre-peeling their backing!!

    just a shot in the dark, but I often have to get a corner started with a utility...
  10. Hate to hijack, but when you decide to sell—let...

    Hate to hijack, but when you decide to sell—let me know which model and bar. I might be interested. Your old miter box is still a champ in my book!!
    Earl
  11. Welcome Ben. Sometimes parts are discontinued...

    Welcome Ben. Sometimes parts are discontinued because the manufacturer is no longer supporting the machine—tough to overcome on proprietary parts. But, many small parts are common and may be...
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    For sure Ricc follows at least the stuff I want,...

    For sure Ricc follows at least the stuff I want, but sometimes I beat him to it!! Hopefully we’ll get a chance to meet up at the next West Michigan meet so he can razz me over coffee!,
  13. Thanks to Joey and US Router Tools for their...

    Thanks to Joey and US Router Tools for their support of SMC. I'd like my name to be included. Good luck to all.
    Earl
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    Wow. That is awesome!

    Wow. That is awesome!
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    I got no dog in this fight, but for some reason...

    I got no dog in this fight, but for some reason had to look since i'm eating lunch!! I'm seeing the street price on the Rikon 25-210H at $4,800 today, and the Jet JJP-12HH at $5,650. Both have free...
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    That’s a fine use of mahogany. The practice paid...

    That’s a fine use of mahogany. The practice paid off, she’s a beaut!!
    earl
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    You did reply yesterday, but on another forum. I...

    You did reply yesterday, but on another forum. I recall reading it this morning. So…you’re sane, at least from my angle!!
    earl
  18. One of the problems with reading this forum (and...

    One of the problems with reading this forum (and a few others) at my desk while eating lunch is the random need to clean up a monitor. And a wall. And then find something else to eat that hasn't...
  19. If you have a need for small, but precise, try a...

    If you have a need for small, but precise, try a Byrnes instead. https://www.byrnesmodelmachines.com/tablesaw5.html
    Highly prized among model makers and segmenters. I get it, but I’m sticking with...
  20. Thread: Jet Parts

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    CEO could happen on SMC—Grizzly’s CEO reads and...

    CEO could happen on SMC—Grizzly’s CEO reads and posts here some. Just sayin’.
    earl
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    Derek--picture of the threads on the arbor may...

    Derek--picture of the threads on the arbor may help. A rule along side the threads for reference makes the picture even more better. When you say it "tighten up about half way in", if it's halfway...
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    Go grab a gallon of cheap white glue--or at least...

    Go grab a gallon of cheap white glue--or at least enough to coat the ends of that crotch piece in the front!!
    earl
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    if it's as Jamie Buxton says above, there is one...

    if it's as Jamie Buxton says above, there is one addition that may help. a Centering Cone similar to Bosch part RA1151. This is a tool to get the base plate concentric with the router collet. ...
  24. Even with a band saw I usually just cut roughly...

    Even with a band saw I usually just cut roughly octagon-ish. Downside to chain saw is that’s a rip cut on a bowl blank to knock off the corners—but at least it’s not full on rips. In the next year...
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    Smock seemed silly to me when i bought a lathe. ...

    Smock seemed silly to me when i bought a lathe. Didn't take too long to realize i needed to cover my shirt (or take it off and shake it out before going back into the house). Picked up an unused...
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