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  0 Thread: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?
Post: RE: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?

(06-29-2021, 02:58 PM)iclark Wrote: The trick is in how you do the transition from the two 4" ports on the BS to your hoses and to your 6" port. Finding an adapter for the 6" port to two 5" hoses ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 9 783 07-01-2021, 06:45 AM
  0 Thread: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?
Post: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?

I'm currently designing my dust collection for a new 18" Rikon Band Saw with two 4" ports.  It's near a  5 hp cyclone with 8" Nordfab mains.  Normally folks would hook up two 4" quality flex hoses t...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 9 783 06-29-2021, 10:39 AM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

Now on to the more pressing matter: How to get it in your shop? I HIGHLY RECOMMEND PAYING TALENT TO HELP YOU. Call a Piano moving team. They'll charge more than you want to spend. Pay them.
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 31 3,832 06-18-2021, 03:37 PM
  0 Thread: Brad nailer or finish nailer, which should I buy?
Post: RE: Brad nailer or finish nailer, which should I b...

(04-26-2021, 08:36 AM)Mike in kc Wrote: I too have a broad array of nailers/staplers, and the 18Ga is probably your best bet for a FIRST nailer.   I have several Harbor freight units as well as Port...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 18 2,042 05-07-2021, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw
Post: RE: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw

(02-28-2021, 11:23 AM)Wild Turkey Wrote: Spent yesterday afternoon in the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center.  Let my dado nibble on back of left ring and index fingers.  Lost nail bed on ring finger an...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 24 3,250 03-06-2021, 12:47 PM
  0 Thread: Returning to the Hobby
Post: RE: Returning to the Hobby

(02-28-2021, 10:31 AM)jteneyck Wrote: Buy used whenever possible.  Old iron owned by a hobbiest is the best value out there.  You'll pay no more than half of the price of a comparable new piece of e...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,756 03-06-2021, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Question for Saw Stop guys
Post: RE: Question for Saw Stop guys

Unconventional reply: I've got a 4 and 8 yo that increasingly frequent our barn/shop/studio.  The comment above about 10 sharks in the pool and a SS only muzzling one of them is right on the money: ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 25 3,077 02-14-2021, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: Dust Collector
Post: RE: Dust Collector

Hi Mike, I'm somewhat new to DC--I just got my first Oneida cyclone and am trying to find the time to install it [although all the new filter parts just came in!]--but since nobody has responded I'll...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,343 08-22-2020, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: Multi Tool suggestions
Post: RE: Multi Tool suggestions

(08-09-2020, 10:34 AM)Cabinet Monkey Wrote: Murray - we'll just have to disagree on what amount of dust is acceptable and to whom.  I'm guessing your museum clients or owners rarely watch you work. ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 22 4,724 08-09-2020, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Multi Tool suggestions
Post: RE: Multi Tool suggestions

(08-07-2020, 08:44 AM)Cabinet Monkey Wrote: I completely disagree.   Sometimes it is a big issue. And when it is, no amount of positive thinking or ignoring the dust makes it go away.  The sight  of...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 22 4,724 08-09-2020, 07:04 AM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
Post: RE: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison

(08-04-2020, 09:09 PM)Cabinet Monkey Wrote: Not really Murray.   They are similar to be sure.  But unless ACM Italy is making that saw for Rikon, they are NOT THE SAME.   Upper doors are different s...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 15 5,872 08-07-2020, 08:22 PM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
Post: RE: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison

(08-02-2020, 09:46 AM)mdhills Wrote: Glad you like your new saw (you did get the 10-347, or another of their 18" saws?).  Think we're going to need to see a picture, and a followup post after you've...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 15 5,872 08-02-2020, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?
Post: RE: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?

(04-13-2020, 03:46 PM)paul2004 Wrote: I have the 18" Rikon, which I won't attempt to talk you into, but I am very happy with it. No brake, but I just don't see the need.  IMO, small kids should not ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 41 12,443 08-02-2020, 08:08 AM
  0 Thread: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?
Post: RE: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?

Update After considering everything y'all said, I've come to the conclusion that I do need 3HP  and a brake.  Here's my complete notes and what I got. After working with my new saw for several weeks...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 41 12,443 08-02-2020, 01:24 AM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
Post: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison

A year and a half ago I needed a 14” bandsaw and shared my notes here. Jet and Laguna did well, Rikon stole the show but I personally ended up choosing a used Delta because the price was a fourth the ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 15 5,872 08-02-2020, 12:57 AM
  0 Thread: Multi Tool suggestions
Post: RE: Multi Tool suggestions

Everyone is correct: don't worry about dust collection on one of these. It's not that big of an issue (and I'm a DC freak).  I'm also a Festool fan (super big fan with more of their stuff than I want...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 22 4,724 07-26-2020, 07:10 AM
  0 Thread: HVLP sprayer suggestions
Post: RE: HVLP sprayer suggestions

I had a very nice $1200 4 stage Apollo years ago. It was supposed to be the one gun to do it all: small pieces and rooms too.  Nope. Sold it within a year.  HVLP, even quality high end HVLP is ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 20 4,503 07-26-2020, 06:56 AM
  0 Thread: Which dust extractor should I keep?
Post: RE: Which dust extractor should I keep?

(07-12-2020, 10:37 AM)WoodworkerTom Wrote: A while back I bought a Fein fust extractor model 9.55.13 to use when sanding my projects.  It's great, low noise, great suction and auto start, filters to...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,941 07-12-2020, 10:28 PM
  0 Thread: Quick 220 Tool Electrical Q
Post: RE: Quick 220 Tool Electrical Q

(07-10-2020, 06:55 AM)TDKPE Wrote: Please do check, with a voltmeter, between the two straight blades.  And in the panel there should be a 2-pole breaker with handle tie, or (like Square D QO series...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,697 07-12-2020, 01:36 PM
  0 Thread: Quick 220 Tool Electrical Q
Post: RE: Quick 220 Tool Electrical Q

(07-10-2020, 12:08 AM)Don_M Wrote: That sounds like a 20A, 220 (240) vac plug. I assume you have the appropriate receptacle for this? Indeed 20 amp 240 bridged
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,697 07-12-2020, 01:34 PM

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