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  0 Thread: Clearvue cyclone question for TS blade guard
Post: RE: Clearvue cyclone question for TS blade guard

davco Wrote: (03-22-2023, 08:04 AM) -- Thanks Mark. How are you guys liking your Clearvue cyclones? -- I have had my ClearVue operational a couple of months.  My shop is definitely much cleaner....
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 12 499 03-23-2023, 09:28 PM
  0 Thread: Clearvue cyclone question for TS blade guard
Post: RE: Clearvue cyclone question for TS blade guard

This has not happened to me, but I have read you need to be careful about sucking up rags.  The rag is a shape that doesn't fall out of the cyclone well, so it can get sucked into the impeller.  Then ...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 12 499 03-21-2023, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: Miter saw blade
Post: RE: Miter saw blade

Tony Z Wrote: (03-19-2023, 04:41 AM) -- Thanks Mark.  Same saw I have.  I need to work on the dust port and fab a shroud. -- The connector I tried for the dust port is this:  WoodRiver 4" to 1" Fle...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,309 03-19-2023, 04:02 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”? -- I have a 10" Dewalt non-sliding compound miter saw (DW713) and a Makita 80 tooth blade.  The blad...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,309 03-18-2023, 08:54 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Price Reduction
Post: RE: Grizzly Price Reduction

Cian Wrote: (03-15-2023, 09:52 PM) -- I have somewhat settled on the G0514x. It's a 19" 3hp saw with a shipping weight of 460 lbs but was curious given the discussion about weight, and looked at the ...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,378 03-16-2023, 06:45 AM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Price Reduction
Post: RE: Grizzly Price Reduction

Interesting postscript to the G0636x pricing. Last weekend they put it on 10% sale, so the price was $3055.  I almost bought one, but I'm still not convinced I want such a heavy machine to deal wit...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,378 03-15-2023, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Filter for a Pentz Air Cleaner
Post: RE: Filter for a Pentz Air Cleaner

fredhargis Wrote: (03-05-2023, 07:03 AM) -- I don't meet the criteria of "someone who knows about filters", but I suggest you look at this one at Penn State Industries (https://www.pennstateind.com/s...
MarkWells Woodworking 6 685 03-06-2023, 10:24 PM
  0 Thread: Filter for a Pentz Air Cleaner
Post: RE: Filter for a Pentz Air Cleaner

This filter market is strange.  There are a lot of websites that sell industrial replacement filters.  They all seem to be different companies that operate in a similar manner.  They want large indust...
MarkWells Woodworking 6 685 03-04-2023, 04:46 PM
  0 Thread: Filter for a Pentz Air Cleaner
Post: Filter for a Pentz Air Cleaner

I want to make a Pentz Air Cleaner (https://billpentz.com/woodworking/cyclone/air_cleaner.php) so I can keep the air clean while I use non-electric tools.  If you are unfamiliar, this is an 8" centrif...
MarkWells Woodworking 6 685 03-03-2023, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: Shop Lights
Post: RE: Shop Lights

Here's my shop lighting experience, which may or may not be relevant. My shop is 10x20 on the outside with a vaulted ceiling that start at about 8' with white walls and ceiling. During the pande...
MarkWells Woodworking 8 1,326 02-18-2023, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Price Reduction
Post: RE: Grizzly Price Reduction

John, thank you for the comprehensive, thoughtful reply. I reviewed the manual for the two saws and I see the detension adjustment instructions are quite different.  Thank you for pointing that out...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,378 01-16-2023, 10:17 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Price Reduction
Post: RE: Grizzly Price Reduction

jteneyck Wrote: (01-06-2023, 10:32 AM) -- For anyone looking for a top-level bandsaw in the 17" range, I can recommend the G0636X w/o hesitation or qualification.  It is a rock-solid monster of a saw...
MarkWells Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,378 01-07-2023, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: Has anyone built their own low profile airtight dust bin?
Post: RE: Has anyone built their own low profile airtigh...

davco Wrote: (12-07-2022, 08:46 AM) -- Has anyone built their own low-profile airtight dust bin? How difficult was it to achieve air-tightness? -- I have not done this.  If I were to do it, firs...
MarkWells Woodworking 5 782 12-11-2022, 10:43 PM
  0 Thread: Does anyone own the South Bend SB1099 - 3 HP Cyclone Dust Collector?
Post: RE: Does anyone own the South Bend SB1099 - 3 HP C...

davco Wrote: (11-23-2022, 07:48 AM) -- This is proving to be hard. The one thing I like about my current setup is that it's vented outside, but the system is an underpowered 1 1/2 old Delta 50-760.  ...
MarkWells Woodworking 7 1,100 11-23-2022, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: Does anyone own the South Bend SB1099 - 3 HP Cyclone Dust Collector?
Post: RE: Does anyone own the South Bend SB1099 - 3 HP C...

davco Wrote: (11-22-2022, 11:42 AM) -- Does anyone own the South Bend SB1099 - 3 HP Cyclone Dust Collector? And if so how do you like it? https://www.grizzly.com/products/south-bend-3-hp-cyclon...
MarkWells Woodworking 7 1,100 11-22-2022, 11:04 PM
  0 Thread: Confused: Anemometer, FPM, Bill Pentz, drops etc
Post: RE: Confused: Anemometer, FPM, Bill Pentz, drops e...

On measuring flow, check out these instructions: https://www.woodworkforums.com/f200/draft-faq-dust-extraction-practical-aspects-154136#post1932353 Please don't confuse me for someone  who knows  h...
MarkWells Woodworking 31 1,955 11-21-2022, 09:23 PM
  0 Thread: Best home shop dust collector with outside venting
Post: RE: Best home shop dust collector with outside ven...

davco Wrote: (10-19-2022, 02:23 PM) -- Looking for a decent quality cyclone dust collector in the 2-3HP range that will readily adapt to venting outside and won't break the bank ($750 -
MarkWells Woodworking 13 1,171 10-22-2022, 07:51 AM
  Photo Thread: Trailer for lumber runs?
Post: RE: Trailer for lumber runs?

abernat Wrote: (10-02-2022, 10:07 PM) -- I’ve been looking for better options that don’t involve buying another car. Does anyone here use a trailer for lumber runs? If so, how well does it work for y...
MarkWells Woodworking 28 1,793 10-07-2022, 04:19 AM
  0 Thread: Screws?
Post: RE: Screws?

David Stone Wrote: (09-19-2022, 08:27 AM) -- I haven't done any woodworking in a while, and I'm curious what the preferred type/brand of wood screw is nowadays for cabinets.  -- Ages ago I bought s...
MarkWells Woodworking 15 1,472 09-26-2022, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: Good Project for a 6 Year Old?
Post: RE: Good Project for a 6 Year Old?

David Stone Wrote: (09-18-2022, 10:45 AM) -- My boy wants to build something.  He wants to start with a castle, but I figure his first project should be a little less ambitious.  He’s not really gett...
MarkWells Woodworking 7 530 09-20-2022, 09:03 PM

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