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  0 Thread: Router died suddenly
Post: RE: Router died suddenly

RonB1957 Wrote: (11-16-2022, 12:07 AM) -- Well I was using my router table with my PC 3hp multi speed router when suddenly it just stopped as if someone flipped a switch. It had been running fine thr...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 12 800 11-16-2022, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

JDuke Wrote: (11-03-2022, 08:03 PM) -- As was suggested the voltage I had measured was ghost voltage that disappeared as soon as a load was applied. Unfortunately wrapping more wire, and even thick...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 13 470 11-03-2022, 08:40 PM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Problem
Post: RE: Water Heater Problem

crokett™ Wrote: (11-03-2022, 10:23 AM) -- I watched a video yesterday of a guy who changed the elements without draining the tank.  He explained why it worked, which is about what I thought would hap...
Roly Home Improvement 12 504 11-03-2022, 10:30 AM
  0 Thread: How do you cut the fascia for this stair stringer?
Post: RE: How do you cut the fascia for this stair strin...

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (10-31-2022, 09:16 AM) -- That would make me nervous. -- That was my first thought also.   Roly
Roly Home Improvement 16 857 10-31-2022, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

JDuke Wrote: (10-30-2022, 10:23 AM) -- Experimenting has begun.  So wrapping an 18g wire around one of the hot wires to Sawstop was enough to induce 12vac between the wrapped wire and earth groun...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 13 470 10-30-2022, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: Delta 50-850 Dust Collector Troubleshooting
Post: RE: Delta 50-850 Dust Collector Troubleshooting

Large Wooden Badger Wrote: (10-23-2022, 06:52 PM) -- May have been the centrifugal switch. Seems better after cleaning that up some. -- That would be the most likely problem.  Make sure it is free ...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 2 216 10-26-2022, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill
Post: RE: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill

AHill Wrote: (10-23-2022, 08:57 AM) -- Kind of interesting that it's pneumatic, but the Amazon specs also say 2.2 Amps.  I have one.  It's a great tool, but you really need a pretty good CFM capacity...
Roly Woodturning 15 580 10-23-2022, 11:35 AM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Problem
Post: RE: Water Heater Problem

crokett™ Wrote: (10-22-2022, 02:07 PM) -- I ordered two heating elements and a new anode.  I couldn't source the anode locally so just ordered everything.  Before I put them in, I will test everythin...
Roly Home Improvement 12 504 10-22-2022, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Problem
Post: RE: Water Heater Problem

crokett™ Wrote: (10-21-2022, 07:46 AM) -- Do I need to drain it to test the resistance?  Does having water in the heater affect the test? --  You do not need to drain the tank to test resistance,  ...
Roly Home Improvement 12 504 10-21-2022, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Problem
Post: RE: Water Heater Problem

crokett™ Wrote: (10-20-2022, 08:21 PM) -- Our water heater is not producing as much hot water and it isn't getting as hot. It is going on 7 years old - we moved into the house 7 years ago next month....
Roly Home Improvement 12 504 10-21-2022, 05:48 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

brianwelch Wrote: (10-05-2022, 03:24 PM) -- Around here (SEPA), getting permits is the way to get your real estate taxes increased... -- When they replaced my furnace and ac they took out a mechani...
Roly Home Improvement 100 11,345 10-17-2022, 11:09 AM
  0 Thread: Do Natural Gas Furnaces Need Yearly Maintenance?
Post: RE: Do Natural Gas Furnaces Need Yearly Maintenanc...

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (09-30-2022, 06:44 AM) -- Right, as far as the wiring goes but not the load. A coffee pot is not on a dedicated circuit if it were a hard wired, commercial coffee maker, it would ...
Roly Home Improvement 20 1,102 09-30-2022, 07:42 AM
  0 Thread: Do Natural Gas Furnaces Need Yearly Maintenance?
Post: RE: Do Natural Gas Furnaces Need Yearly Maintenanc...

fixtureman Wrote: (09-29-2022, 02:14 PM) -- If the wiring is capable of 40 amps what is the beef about the breaker.  They a install 30 amp  disconnect at the compressor.  What you are saying would be...
Roly Home Improvement 20 1,102 09-29-2022, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: On the top, bottom, or side? - freezers that is
Post: RE: On the top, bottom, or side? - freezers that i...

bottd Wrote: (09-25-2022, 06:44 PM) -- Have had them all and the bottom freezer in a drawer that I have right now has been by far the best.  Would not consider anything else as a replacement. -- Ye...
Roly Home Improvement 42 1,468 09-25-2022, 08:57 PM
  0 Thread: Still using your corded tools if you have the same cordless one?
Post: RE: Still using your corded tools if you have the ...

I still use the corded drill to drill pocket holes as the higher RPM seems to work better.     Other drill and driving work I use the cordless.   Roly
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 40 1,969 09-22-2022, 08:56 AM
  0 Thread: Screws?
Post: RE: Screws?

hcbph Wrote: (09-19-2022, 09:29 AM) -- Personally I prefer Robertson drive (square) for the drive end.  The body of the screws depend on the usage, typically I like particle board screws for a majori...
Roly Woodworking 15 1,252 09-19-2022, 11:36 AM
  0 Thread: Garage Door Opener Problems - Liftmaster Model 1280R
Post: RE: Garage Door Opener Problems - Liftmaster Model...

ShopStud Wrote: (09-18-2022, 05:18 PM) -- I have had a Liftmaster 1280R 1/2HP garage door opener installed and working since 1999 (Mfg date 07/99) and it seems to have suddenly given up the ghost.  I...
Roly Home Improvement 16 769 09-18-2022, 06:21 PM
  0 Thread: 1964 Delta 8in jointer
Post: RE: 1964 Delta 8in jointer

mr_skittle Wrote: (09-02-2022, 09:17 AM) -- The tables are in great shape. Not even any surface rust. But that didn't stop me from getting carried away. I wanted to get it nice and slippy so I starte...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,257 09-13-2022, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: Question splicing 4/0
Post: RE: Question splicing 4/0

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (09-02-2022, 10:48 PM) -- Thanks guys, I actually have a few like Snipe Hunter linked to but they're 3 conductor. I can use a split bolt connector for the #2 ground and ground th...
Roly Home Improvement 5 625 09-03-2022, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: Powermatic Model 60
Post: RE: Powermatic Model 60

Looking up the specs it came with a 1 hp 120v motor.     Roly
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 14 856 09-02-2022, 07:51 AM

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