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  0 Thread: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed
Post: RE: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed

I wouldn't use the keyway as a place to put the set screw. Might deform the keyway and make if difficult to go back if needed. But, I'd slip the pulley on without the setscrew and drill a dimple i...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 6 564 01-17-2024, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Way to cut bead profile manually on cabinet face frame
Post: RE: Way to cut bead profile manually on cabinet fa...

It won't look exactly the same, but you can cut a 1/4" v-groove about a 1/4 back from the edge, then use a 1/4" roundover on the edge.   Will need a little hand work in the corners but much easier tha...
kencombs Woodworking 21 1,382 01-09-2024, 08:25 PM
  0 Thread: 220V plug wire question
Post: RE: 220V plug wire question

JosephP Wrote: (12-28-2023, 05:02 PM) -- Obviously, there are MANY different welders on the market...but, for example, the only AC/DC Welder from Lincoln I see listed no their website (https://www.li...
kencombs Home Improvement 13 1,030 12-31-2023, 09:10 PM
  0 Thread: 220V plug wire question
Post: RE: 220V plug wire question

As long as the breaker is sized for the wire the breaker opens. No harm no foul
kencombs Home Improvement 13 1,030 12-28-2023, 03:05 PM
  0 Thread: 220V plug wire question
Post: RE: 220V plug wire question

Hey all,     I am putting in a 220v plug for a Lincoln BuzzBox welder. 50amp breaker. I would like to run across a two car garage, say 30' total run. I was planning on using 6 AWG wire for the two ho...
kencombs Home Improvement 13 1,030 12-27-2023, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: I need a mini table saw
Post: RE: I need a mini table saw

IF you can find one, a printer's saw seems to me to be the perfect tool for that.  Maybe with a custom ground blade.  But they are heavy, smooth running and accurate.  I saw a half dozen of them sell ...
kencombs Woodworking 11 1,802 10-22-2023, 09:50 PM
  0 Thread: Sawstop question
Post: RE: Sawstop question

Roly Wrote: (08-30-2023, 03:30 PM) -- Because the voltage spikes are much higher than the normal voltage.  The spikes normally don't last very long, but long enough to damage some equipment. There i...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 29 3,626 09-06-2023, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: RE: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

I'd use a combination of a heat gun and an IR thermometer. Heat the wheel up to reduce the heat loss from tire while mounting. Use the thermometer to make sure you don't overheat. That said, i w...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,787 07-04-2023, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: Brand new Clearvue cyclone won't start, wiring question
Post: RE: Brand new Clearvue cyclone won't start, wiring...

Unless it is a long wire run, it should start. Maybe not ideal, but I can't locate the formula provided in the NEC right now. It uses a specified current draw instead of the motor label. But, I c...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,548 05-31-2023, 06:21 PM
  0 Thread: Pulling a Bearing [Delta/Rockwell 37-290 Jointer Rebuild]
Post: RE: Pulling a Bearing [Delta/Rockwell 37-290 Joint...

Looks just like my first jointer.  Bought at JCPenney's in the very early 70s.  Yep, the sold tools then, I still have a few wrenches and the ratchet was the best i ever owned.  Funny thing, just afte...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 26 2,622 05-16-2023, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Shot myself
Post: RE: Shot myself

Back in the late 70s or early 80s a young man had a fatal accident in his cabinet shop while working alone. Apparently he was holding cabinet case together by 'hugging' it. The case was on a benc...
kencombs Woodworking 20 2,882 05-15-2023, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: GFCI in a Two-wire Receptacle
Post: RE: GFCI in a Two-wire Receptacle

Grey Mountain Wrote: (04-14-2023, 06:08 PM) -- OK.  That's the way I understand it. What was the purpose for the pig-tailed ground to neutral load side? -- Yep, someone just wanted to fool the test...
kencombs Home Improvement 12 1,980 04-14-2023, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: A puzzlement - any ideas?
Post: RE: A puzzlement - any ideas?

GaryMc Wrote: (02-06-2023, 10:34 AM) -- A bit more info - this morning I calipered the insert (that would be the inside of the threads) and measured slightly less than 1/4 inch - 0.245 to be exact.  ...
kencombs Woodworking 13 1,900 02-07-2023, 01:18 PM
  0 Thread: Receptacle Wiring
Post: RE: Receptacle Wiring

Don_M Wrote: (01-13-2023, 05:17 PM) -- I am a bit puzzled by your results. First, just to make sure we are talking the same nomenclature – I assume when you refer to “pair 1 white” that is reference ...
kencombs Home Improvement 11 1,643 01-14-2023, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw
Post: RE: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-10-2023, 07:35 PM) -- Interesting. Years ago, 1985? or so, I was shown a saw that was 3 stories up, in a grain elevator of all places. I think it was used for cutting boards for ...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,131 01-11-2023, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut countertop finish
Post: RE: Walnut countertop finish

I'm experimenting with the pour on epoxy type, but thinned to allow brush and roller application. So far it looks like it's going to work. Sanded the first coat with 180 until , all grain filled and...
kencombs Woodworking 11 2,487 12-26-2022, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut countertop finish
Post: RE: Walnut countertop finish

I'm experimenting with the pour on epoxy type, but thinned to allow brush and roller application. So far it looks like it's going to work. Sanded the first coat with 180 until , all grain filled and...
kencombs Woodworking 11 2,487 12-26-2022, 10:08 AM
  0 Thread: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??
Post: RE: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (11-09-2022, 06:16 PM) -- These guys will have what you need: https://www.diamondtoolstore.com/collections/engineered-stone-quartz-blades You fellas that are crying the ...
kencombs Home Improvement 20 6,018 11-15-2022, 02:43 PM
  0 Thread: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??
Post: RE: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??

shoottmx Wrote: (11-08-2022, 02:04 PM) -- Need to cut down a 48" long piece of 1" thick quartz. Just looked at a bunch of 7 1/4" diamond blades at the borg but none specified quartz. There were Makit...
kencombs Home Improvement 20 6,018 11-09-2022, 11:44 AM
  0 Thread: Power washer
Post: RE: Power washer

IME, it totally depends on your plan uses and expectations. And budget of course. Most any of them will be ok for occasional use and light cleaning. Frequent use and or heavy cleaning, I'd step up...
kencombs Home Improvement 6 1,438 07-27-2022, 10:15 AM

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