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  0 Thread: New ICS Sawstop a little rant
Post: RE: New ICS Sawstop a little rant

Wow, serious scratching going on in the photos. Maybe they need employ a new scratch-stop mechanism that senses scratches being formed on the table surface and retracts the entire table below the sho...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 59 38,482 12-19-2016, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt 735 planer lines
Post: RE: Dewalt 735 planer lines

Anytime I have seen a raised line it has been from nicked blades. In order to occur, the nick has to be in the same place on each of the blades. This occurs from hitting "something" while the machine ...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 21 15,547 11-20-2016, 09:52 AM
  0 Thread: What would you pay?..
Post: RE: What would you pay?..

A glass of soured green Koolaid at any price is too much  :no: I've seen auctions at which most of the stuff is basically sold by the pound or box for pennies on the dollar versus "fair" value regar...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 15 8,806 11-07-2016, 09:03 PM
  0 Thread: Huge dehumidifier recall
Post: RE: Huge dehumidifier recall

This is a new recall, dated Nov. 2. At first I thought it was just a new post about an older recall that as I remember had something to do with faulty compressors. That may have been a manufacturer r...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 9 6,074 11-03-2016, 12:28 PM
  0 Thread: Brad nailer with air tank versus long air hose
Post: RE: Brad nailer with air tank versus long air hose

Both ways will work. For me, it would be more of a decision of: 1. Overall cost of portable tank/regulator/plumbing hardware vs cost of additional air hose and couplers needed 2. After this job, whi...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 7 6,335 10-22-2016, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: Gray Ridgid Jointer ( Update)
Post: RE: Gray Ridgid Jointer

Mixed feelings on this. Yes, it could very well have been purchased as a close-out at Home Depot when the orange model moved in and may have been 1/2 price or less. But, there is no reason for the sel...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 18 8,004 10-01-2016, 09:08 AM
  0 Thread: A little 3D texture carving
Post: RE: A little 3D texture carving

Looks awesome  :yes: but is this 3D carving or flat carving  :s  To the extent that all carving has some depth it is all 3d but when I think of 3D carving I think of solid objects like below. To that...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 12 7,455 09-11-2016, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: 4' Led tubes
Post: RE: 4' Led tubes

(09-08-2016, 04:30 PM)BloomingtonMike Wrote: Whats the LED fixture/bulb output equiv to this high bay 6 Bulb T5 fixture with 54W T5HO bulbs? I am at $109 ea with bulbs. http://www.wholesalecont...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 25 16,184 09-10-2016, 09:34 AM
  0 Thread: Miter Saw Input
Post: RE: Miter Saw Input

Noticed Home Depot had the Ridgid 12" slider at a "special price" last time I was in the store. Don't have one so I can't say anything useful about it  :no: except the price is less than your quoted r...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 17 10,553 09-07-2016, 10:26 PM
  0 Thread: 4' Led tubes
Post: RE: 4' Led tubes

Lumen ratings from the manufacturer (max or average) can be misleading for many reasons. Aside from outright lies  :raised:  the biggest one is probably what R. Adams mentioned above; light path. Flu...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 25 16,184 09-07-2016, 10:09 PM
  0 Thread: 4' Led tubes
Post: RE: 4' Led tubes

(09-06-2016, 11:00 AM)Papa Jim Wrote: How does this all work? ... This lighting issue is changing rapidly and I just want to make the right decision. Papa Jim In modern times, the T8 and T12 lable...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 25 16,184 09-06-2016, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: 4' Led tubes
Post: RE: 4' Led tubes

Prices have been coming down on these very quickly as the number of brands and sellers has increased. $10 looks about average now. In another year they will be $5. In 2 years, you won't be abl...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 25 16,184 09-05-2016, 08:00 AM
  0 Thread: Shop again! (DC advice sought)
Post: RE: Shop again! (DC advice sought)

(09-01-2016, 07:21 PM)MichaelS Wrote:  ... unless something big changed ...  A few different colors of cyclones may be available depending on how long your hiatus has been. Pleated canisters are no...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 11 6,518 09-01-2016, 09:13 PM
  0 Thread: Why is a Festool dust extractor magical?
Post: RE: Why is a Festool dust extractor magical?

(08-29-2016, 09:44 AM)Robert Adams Wrote: Use an external router speed controller to control the speed of the shop vac. There are better ways but this is the cheapest and easiest. Actually a contro...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 32 20,366 08-29-2016, 12:47 PM
  0 Thread: Replaced my Crapsman router with
Post: RE: Replaced my Crapsman router with

Was there a question in there ? :laugh: If you are looking for a new router there are many to choose from. My preferred brands are Milwaukee and Bosch. DeWalt is probably still a good name. I have so...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 6 3,955 08-25-2016, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: "Game changing" router
Post: "Game changing" router

https://shapertools.com/?utm_source=rock...gn=rockler
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 11 8,002 08-23-2016, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: Value of a dead bear
Post: RE: Value of a dead bear

What model saw ? If its way out of date, what would be the best comparable model to compare it to ? Whats the overall condition of the saw ? I don't know how you could wear-out the bulk structure of ...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 18 8,866 08-22-2016, 09:07 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpecker's New Dowel Jig
Post: RE: Woodpecker's New Dowel Jig

Price aside, it looks to be well made and very nicely designed.  At 6-Franklins it would be the 2'nd most expensive thing in my shop  :laugh: I don't think they plan to put one of these on everyone'...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 6 4,702 08-20-2016, 07:50 AM
  0 Thread: Can I live without table saw?
Post: RE: Can I live without table saw?

(08-15-2016, 05:43 PM)daveferg Wrote: ... Would a track saw replace some of the function of a table saw...  Yes, but not all of the functions. Track saw is wonderful for breaking down unwieldy size...
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 49 23,753 08-16-2016, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Is this motor starter appropriate for this motor
Post: RE: Is this motor starter appropriate for this mot...

The motor's rating is 16 A at 230 V. If you plan on pushing it to the max, you will need a complete circuit that is rated at >= 16A/230V. If you only do light work, you may never draw more than 5A....
thewizzard Woodworking Power Tools 6 4,136 08-12-2016, 10:22 PM

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