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  0 Thread: Sliding miter saw or MFT?
Post: RE: Sliding miter saw or MFT?

I have stopped using my 10" slider since I got my Delta RAS. Longer crosscut capacity and can be used for dado's. Better table to support the board being cut,especially since building the Mr Sawdu...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 13 895 05-31-2021, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: Laguna 12-16
Post: RE: Laguna 12-16

(03-12-2021, 07:44 AM)Ruffturn® Wrote: Looking at replacing my HFT 12x36 34706 after 20 years of use. I need a little more power but want a minimum speed a whole bunch lower. I've been between the J...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 6 921 03-15-2021, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)
Post: RE: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)

(03-03-2021, 03:49 PM)castguy2003 Wrote: That pulley and shaft are toast unless you can find someone to spray weld the shaft and regrind it. Agree with this...  I used to have the same planer and s...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 23 1,795 03-05-2021, 10:52 AM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: RE: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee o...

(02-21-2021, 08:50 AM)Cabinet Monkey Wrote: Isn’t the Bora made in a China too ? Not sure where it is made, china is probably a safe bet, but there were enough bad reviews online regarding bearings...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,384 02-21-2021, 04:29 PM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: RE: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee o...

(12-30-2020, 04:13 PM)Bit_Fiddler Wrote: Thanks - that is the one I was looking at last night, but I didn't see the Square Trade warranty.   I may have to solder some wires, but that is not a big de...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,384 02-20-2021, 09:24 PM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: RE: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee o...

(12-30-2020, 12:59 PM)Bill_de Wrote: Not a recommendation, this says $75, but also offers 2 or 3 year protection from Square Trade for $5 or $6 respectively. [/url][url=https://www.ebay...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,384 12-30-2020, 04:13 PM
  0 Thread: PC 7549 repair
Post: RE: PC 7549 repair

(12-28-2020, 07:59 PM)Gary G™ Wrote: Need a replacement Shaft-Roller for the jigsaw. Part Number: 695778 Online says it’s discontinued. I used a small bolt with nylon lock nut for a temp fix. It’s ...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 5 635 12-30-2020, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: What is your favorite Miter Gauge?
Post: RE: What is your favorite Miter Gauge?

An Osborne knockoff came with my Dewalt 746 saw - it's a decent miter gauge but not as accurate as the Incra's. I still use it from time to time as it is a better fit for certain cuts. I was gifte...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 32 2,776 12-30-2020, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: RE: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee o...

It appears that PC has discontinued parts for the 7518 - several of the websites I use for parts are showing the speed control board as Manufacturer Discontinued.  There are a number of 3rd party sell...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,384 12-30-2020, 10:42 AM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: RE: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee o...

I blew it out tonight until I couldn't get any more dust out... there was a fair amount of dust, but not surprising. It did not seem to make any difference. I will try to open it up tomorrow to ...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,384 12-29-2020, 12:32 AM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bo...

I've had the big Porter Cable 7518 router in a Woodpecker lift for more years than I care to remember - 10+.  I've run a lot of raised panels over the thing running at low speed.   A little over a yea...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,384 12-27-2020, 10:27 PM
  0 Thread: Prayers please
Post: RE: Prayers please

Sweet Jesus.... Prayers sent immediately for a full, speedy recovery and peace for the families.
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking 34 5,965 10-01-2020, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: PC routers GONE ?
Post: RE: PC routers GONE ?

So, do I buy a replacement 7518 router for my lift now and put it on the shelf, or is there a size compatible 3HP (ummm... right) multi-speed router from another manufacturer that will slide into my P...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,470 09-23-2020, 12:53 PM
  0 Thread: Drylock for garage shop floor?
Post: RE: Drylock for garage shop floor?

Have you looked into a silicate type sealer for your slab instead of painting it? A silicate sealer chemically reacts with the concrete at and just below the surface to seal off the pores in the con...
Bit_Fiddler Home Improvement 8 1,390 08-26-2020, 10:59 PM
  0 Thread: Mini cyclone ?
Post: RE: Mini cyclone ?

(06-04-2020, 11:00 AM)Pirate Wrote: Anyone know of a small cyclone that has 1 1/4" (or what 1 gallon shop vac uses) fittings? Looking for one that is about 1/2 the size overall of a Dust Deputy. I ...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,634 06-04-2020, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Old, Old member
Post: RE: Old, Old member

Great to see you back here again John - Your projects were always inspiring and the detail you posted was appreciated.
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking 54 13,801 02-18-2020, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzly 20" planer--any experiences?
Post: RE: Grizzly 20" planer--any experiences?

(01-15-2020, 10:37 AM)Lumber Yard® Wrote: I have both helical and spiral and you would be hard pressed to notice any significant difference in the surfaced material. IME the helical head might have ...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 21 5,790 01-16-2020, 02:10 PM
  0 Thread: bOSCH ROUTER ADApter
Post: RE: bOSCH ROUTER ADApter

I use the RA1129 to hold the RA1129 and then use the Porter Cable guide bushings. I tried a set of Rockler Brass bushings but found them to be sloppy and enough out of round that they did not work w...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,937 12-28-2019, 11:50 PM
  0 Thread: Any opinions on Steelex? 12" Jointer?
Post: RE: Any opinions on Steelex? 12" Jointer?

Hello Everyone - Just an update on the Jointer questions... First off, thanks to Wild Turkey for keeping me in mind and making what I think was a very generous offer.  This community is amazing.   ...
Bit_Fiddler Woodworking Power Tools 11 4,427 12-28-2019, 11:36 PM
  0 Thread: Stuck Adapter in chuck
Post: Stuck Adapter in chuck

I have an Talon chuck that is a few years old that I used to use on a smaller lathe with a 1x8 adapter in it.   I got rid of the older lathe and bought a new one, but it requires a 1 1/4" adapter.   I...
Bit_Fiddler Woodturning 4 1,985 10-16-2019, 09:05 PM

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