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  0 Thread: Delta/Rockwell Radial Drill Press Speed Control
Post: RE: Delta/Rockwell Radial Drill Press Speed Contro...

I achieved similar results using a DC treadmill motor. And the DC motor has very high torque at low RPM for drilling metal. The challenge these days is finding a treadmill with a nema 56 frame m...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 8 726 05-28-2024, 07:02 AM
  0 Thread: Oven ignitors
Post: RE: Oven ignitors

EightFingers Wrote: (05-13-2024, 12:23 PM) -- We have a Kitchenaid double oven range. I found out the gas valve shuts down after a power failure, or in my case when I turned off the breaker to do som...
JDuke Home Improvement 6 665 05-13-2024, 06:05 PM
  0 Thread: Vintage Dewalt RAS table brackets
Post: RE: Vintage Dewalt RAS table brackets

ahartung Wrote: (05-13-2024, 01:09 PM) -- I just picked up a mid 50's AMF DeWalt MBF 228 Radial Arm Saw. However, it doesn't have the table, and more importantly, the bracket or other table hardware....
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,166 05-13-2024, 06:03 PM
  0 Thread: Harvey sliding table
Post: RE: Harvey sliding table

tablesawtom Wrote: (05-12-2024, 03:53 PM) -- Been wanting a Saw Stop sliding table for a few years. I got off my fanny and ordered a Harvey sliding table instead. Hopefully, when I sell my Excalibur ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 5 956 05-13-2024, 06:01 PM
  0 Thread: Retractable Electrical Hose Reel
Post: RE: Retractable Electrical Hose Reel

Tapper Wrote: (05-07-2024, 10:10 PM) -- Here are a couple of pics of the reel. Installed it yesterday. -- Another thing to be aware of on these cord reels, is you can adjust how much hangs out by l...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 22 2,349 05-09-2024, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: Retractable Electrical Hose Reel
Post: RE: Retractable Electrical Hose Reel

I have bought them from Harbor freight Northern tool and Amazon before I have several around the shop one in the garage hanging from the ceiling I really like them.
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 22 2,349 04-23-2024, 10:25 AM
  0 Thread: Is bolt pattern for pressure washer pumps standard?
Post: RE: Is bolt pattern for pressure washer pumps stan...

fredhargis Wrote: (04-20-2024, 01:34 PM) -- No idea if they're standard, but the cat pump on my 3300 PSI/2.5 GPM pressure washer is a 3-5/8" bolt circle. It's this pump (https://www.northerntool.com/...
JDuke Home Improvement 3 595 04-20-2024, 06:34 PM
  0 Thread: Is bolt pattern for pressure washer pumps standard?
Post: Is bolt pattern for pressure washer pumps standard...

I have a husqvarna pressure washer that I picked up on clearance from Lowes a few years back its model 020711 which is a 2.5gpm 3100 psi model. I started it up yesterday and the motor runs fine, bu...
JDuke Home Improvement 3 595 04-20-2024, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Used Tool pricing is interesting…
Post: RE: Used Tool pricing is interesting…

tablesawtom Wrote: (03-30-2024, 09:56 AM) -- Whether I am buying or selling I always take a look at the price of a new piece of equipment costs. I was in the Woodsmith last Monday and they had a new ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,526 03-30-2024, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Air cooler for air compressor?
Post: Air cooler for air compressor?

I’ve seen several videos on YouTube about adding an oil cooler to the air line bringing air temp down from around 300F coming out of compressor pump down to sub 100F after the cooler. Most of the ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 1 425 03-26-2024, 10:52 AM
  0 Thread: Used Tool pricing is interesting…
Post: RE: Used Tool pricing is interesting…

Another one, this time higher than retail. An X-carve CNC router, this is the newer model, but not the pro. The newer model runs about $2500 new and this person locally is asking $3000 I have ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,526 03-24-2024, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: Used Tool pricing is interesting…
Post: Used Tool pricing is interesting…

I watch the used tool market in my local area and have found some deals over the years, but sometimes I wonder what people are thinking Several years ago I passed on a Robland x31 5 in 1 machine be...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,526 03-21-2024, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

I have a 6” jet jointer with helical head that I got for almost nothing due to a wiring misadventure by previous owner. Was able to correct that and it runs great. I really like the advantages of ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-11-2024, 03:31 PM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

Unfortunately it looks like the local seller of the grizzly g0891 is solid at 75% of retail so I’m still looking.
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-10-2024, 11:28 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

If I can’t get more than $75 out of the rigid, I’ll just keep it or give it to a family member or friend.
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-10-2024, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

Looks like there is a G0891 local to me but they are asking to much for what it is. Pictures show some rust on the columns and it looks like stored in non airconditioned space here in Texas, so pro...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-10-2024, 07:13 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

I understand the price difference on the upgrade differences. By the time I look at a helical planer for 3k, why not add a few hundred more and get a combo planer jointer and get rid of my 6” heli...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-05-2024, 03:28 PM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

That escalated quickly from a few hundred to 3k I’m going to watch the used market for a while as I’m not in a hurry I’m getting that upgrading any of my existing is not going to be very cost e...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-05-2024, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: Helical head for planer which one?

I have 2 Belsaw planer molders and a 13 inch rigid lunchbox planer. I’d like to have a helical head in a planer and am looking for advice from those that have retrofit one. The cost is substan...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,717 03-04-2024, 01:16 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone know how to make a sliding tablesaw jig?
Post: RE: Anyone know how to make a sliding tablesaw jig...

I looked at building one a while back with linear rails. Between the cost time etc. I decided it was worth more to buy one from Harvey for my Sawstop. After having it for a few months I’m not ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 18 2,172 02-14-2024, 09:08 AM

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