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  0 Thread: Jet clamps bogof @ acme
Post: RE: Jet clamps bogof @ acme

My god, have Jet clamps really gone up that much in price. I have quite a few of those clamps, that admittedly were bought some years back, that I paid around half of what those prices are. I'm so g...
sweensdv2 Woodworking 8 1,163 11-23-2023, 06:47 PM
  0 Thread: Might be time to replace AC unit
Post: RE: Might be time to replace AC unit

Three years ago my 11 year old, at that time, A/C failed and I replaced it with a RUUD unit.  The furnace was also 11 years old and working just fine so I didn't replace that, it's still working fine ...
sweensdv2 Home Improvement 9 1,119 05-11-2023, 08:00 AM
  0 Thread: Is The 2HP Harbor Freight DC Going Away?
Post: Is The 2HP Harbor Freight DC Going Away?

I see the Central Machinery 2HP 70 gallon DC is on clearance on the HF website.  I guess it's not that surprising as many of the Central Machinery offerings have gone that route already.  Maybe it wil...
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,921 05-01-2023, 11:36 AM
  0 Thread: Dado blade comparison advice ?
Post: RE: Dado blade comparison advice ?

Unless you will be cutting dado's deeper than 1-1/4", save yourself a little more money and buy the Freud SD206 set. I myself don't have the need very often to use my set but when I do need to use it...
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,880 04-30-2023, 06:12 PM
  0 Thread: Miter saw blade
Post: RE: Miter saw blade

Tony Z Wrote: (03-11-2023, 02:07 PM) -- Are there any miter saws with better dust “containment”? -- Pretty sure that that answer is also no.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,831 03-11-2023, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Cross Cut Blade Recommendation
Post: RE: Cross Cut Blade Recommendation

I have the Freud LU91M010 (thin kerf) and Freud LU85R010 (full kerf) blades. The LU91 lives on my miter saw while the LU85 see duty on the table saw. I would recommend either one.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 20 2,776 02-03-2023, 10:21 AM
  0 Thread: Rikon Bandsaw Drive Belt Problem
Post: RE: Rikon Bandsaw Drive Belt Problem

Chances are very good that you're correct, shop gremlins once again doing some quality work. Glad to hear all is right in your world once again.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 6 981 01-29-2023, 05:52 PM
  0 Thread: Rikon Bandsaw Drive Belt Problem
Post: RE: Rikon Bandsaw Drive Belt Problem

I have that bandsaw but I've never had that issue. That being said, it sounds like maybe the belt just needs to have the tension adjusted.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 6 981 01-28-2023, 05:11 PM
  0 Thread: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions
Post: RE: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions

Your issue might be caused by a lint buildup in the p-trap or discharge piping. If you are not already using one, a mesh lint trap may help, https://www.menards.com/main/plumbing/plumbing-installatio...
sweensdv2 Home Improvement 19 4,173 01-12-2023, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Do Natural Gas Furnaces Need Yearly Maintenance?
Post: RE: Do Natural Gas Furnaces Need Yearly Maintenanc...

I do the every other year service cycle with both my furnace and A/C. So far that approach has worked for me.
sweensdv2 Home Improvement 20 2,600 09-28-2022, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Thanks to all
Post: RE: Thanks to all

+1 Hard to measure all of the knowledge I've picked up from this site, a lot for sure.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 2 607 09-25-2022, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: 1/2" sanding belts
Post: RE: 1/2" sanding belts

Industrial Abrasives may be able to help you out, https://www.industrialabrasives.com/industrial-abrasives-sanding-belts-38-12-wide-ao-small-filing-belts-c-73_300.html?page=3&sort=20a&zenid=1to3ra17ho...
sweensdv2 Woodworking 4 1,144 08-31-2022, 09:08 AM
  0 Thread: What's your jointer depth of cut?
Post: RE: What's your jointer depth of cut?

1/16 of an inch for me as well.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,758 08-25-2022, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: Ridgid Jointer link belt
Post: RE: Ridgid Jointer link belt

As long as the belt is seated all the way into the pulley and tensioned correctly I wouldn't think riding a little high would be an issue.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,684 07-18-2022, 06:26 PM
  0 Thread: Clamping
Post: RE: Clamping

Gregor1 Wrote: (07-13-2022, 04:31 AM) -- Bottom line. I need more clamps. -- Of course you do, that is always the universal truism.
sweensdv2 Woodworking 20 3,408 07-13-2022, 11:58 AM
  0 Thread: Blade storage
Post: RE: Blade storage

I made something similar a while back,
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,523 07-13-2022, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: RE: DW735 Planer

The dust port shoots straight out the back which I didn't much care for.  I ended up buying a PVC DWV long sweep 90° street elbow(HxS) and an additional adapter to attach to my 4" dust hose.  The spig...
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 18 3,686 06-08-2022, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: RE: DW735 Planer

I doubt if any other benchtop planer has received more outstanding reviews than the DW735. It is very easy to adapt to any dust collection system although I would not use a shop vac.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 18 3,686 06-08-2022, 11:22 AM
  0 Thread: Plate Jointer
Post: RE: Plate Jointer

I would think that just a little loose would be a good thing. The biscuits will expand a little when they absorb the glue.
sweensdv2 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,419 05-31-2022, 09:52 AM
  0 Thread: New Water Heater
Post: RE: New Water Heater

Rheem or Ruud, same heater just different tag.
sweensdv2 Home Improvement 4 1,089 05-30-2022, 09:08 AM

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