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  0 Thread: Mikiway MBS-300
Post: RE: Mikiway MBS-300

Howdy and welcome aboard.  Not from the US I take it?  That saw is a fairly generic table saw made in Taiwan. Should be fine for quite a variety of woodworking.  I was able to google it and saw a few ...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 6 583 04-18-2022, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Sterling 14" Bandsaw
Post: RE: Sterling 14" Bandsaw

Grizzly or Harbor Freight saws may be similar and they usually stock replacement parts. Or you can fabricate something from a cabinet hinge or some similar sized hinge. It probably doesnt need to be...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 3 413 04-06-2022, 05:08 PM
  0 Thread: How to "gut" Unisaw?
Post: RE: How to "gut" Unisaw?

Been a long time, but I think there are pins or set screws involved. Probably better to ask over on owwm.
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,402 02-14-2022, 08:58 PM
  0 Thread: Apples and Oranges
Post: RE: Apples and Oranges

It's not just in woodworking.  I frequent car sites and there is one called Motorbiscuit that has all sorts of articles on cars and trucks that are based on an author reading other sites like Consumer...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,638 02-03-2022, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: Which saw?
Post: RE: Which saw?

The mitersaws predecessor, the RAS could even do the rips if you were brave.  There is so much overlap its hard to say one or the other. A track saw can do much of what a table saw can do with jus...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,187 01-01-2022, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Unisaw ON\OFF Switch - Picture
Post: RE: Unisaw ON\OFF Switch - Picture

If it is just the plastic part that is broken, I would try and fix it with some type of epoxy based glue. I had one on a new unisaw probably 20 years ago or more, was broken from the gitgo and they g...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,181 01-01-2022, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Battery Reciprocating Saw
Post: RE: Battery Reciprocating Saw

I've got an 18V Bosch lithium version and with the larger battery it will do fine for an afternoons worth of work. Hart tools are a no name knockoff brand and probably come with fairly low grade batt...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,735 01-01-2022, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools
Post: RE: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools

I think the issue is that different brands use different electronics to monitor the battery status and keep the battery from draining too fast or too low.  Some incorporate the electronics in the batt...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,204 01-01-2022, 08:45 AM
  0 Thread: Fixing a dead hot tub, thoughts from the group
Post: RE: Fixing a dead hot tub, thoughts from the group

Just thought I would follow up this thread since a lot happened after I put the new electronics in.  As it turns out there was a leak in the plumbing and it turned out to be pretty significant.  So th...
EvilTwin Home Improvement 20 7,753 10-18-2021, 06:53 PM
  0 Thread: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries
Post: RE: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries

I have a bunch of Bosch tools.   Started with a 14.4 nicad drill, collected more but eventually moved into the lithium versions.  First 12 v (10.8) starting in about 2012.  Probably have about 3-4 of ...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,934 10-18-2021, 06:10 PM
  0 Thread: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?
Post: RE: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?

I have two.  A 20" Delta/Rockwell that I rebuilt about 10-12 years ago.  It has a 3 phase motor with a VFD for variable speed.  Second is an Inca 10" that replaced a Delta Homecraft 10".  The little I...
EvilTwin Woodworking 22 2,432 02-22-2021, 07:19 PM
  0 Thread: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement
Post: RE: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement

cbygeorge Wrote: (02-14-2021, 07:54 AM) -- Have a look over at OWWM (Old Woodworking Machines).  I am sure someone there could help you. -- Don't mention that lathe if you do.  They limit discussion...
EvilTwin Woodturning 8 2,126 02-16-2021, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock
Post: RE: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock

Just so everybody can see what the clock he is building looks like, here is the link to the article: (http://www.wo...
EvilTwin Woodworking 11 3,153 02-16-2021, 07:30 PM
  0 Thread: Fish Tank Stand
Post: RE: Fish Tank Stand

You dont need 2x4's to build a sturdy stand.  A strong plywood box that wont flex will do the trick just fine.  As long as the sides dont rack, 3/4 inch ply is strong enough for the compression most h...
EvilTwin Woodworking 18 3,338 12-02-2020, 10:00 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic Planer Value
Post: RE: Powermatic Planer Value

aquaticjim Wrote: (11-18-2020, 01:54 PM) -- How do you know?  I hear that all of the time about the Asian crap to justify buying the cheapest copy of something.  The truth is that no one knows.  The ...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 17 4,163 11-30-2020, 07:56 PM
  0 Thread: New Bandsaw (or Band saw)
Post: RE: New Bandsaw (or Band saw)

Scouter Wrote: (10-28-2020, 03:45 PM) -- I currently have a 10 vintage (old) Delta bandsaw, used it yesterday and the saw locked up (blade came paritally off the wheel and cut into the cover) and ble...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 10 2,337 10-30-2020, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for DeWalt RAS Info
Post: RE: Looking for DeWalt RAS Info

One thing to look for is the condition of the motor bearings. On saws that old, the grease in the bearings can dry out, so the saw blade will spin endlessly when power is cut. Normally the grease w...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,894 09-29-2020, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: keyless chuck removal
Post: RE: keyless chuck removal

fredhargis Wrote: (09-19-2020, 05:31 AM) -- Just getting lithium batteries may not work unless your charger will charge them, as i understand it that's not always the case. Regardless, you have the t...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 19 3,876 09-24-2020, 06:14 PM
  0 Thread: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life
Post: RE: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life

Phil Thien Wrote: (07-15-2020, 10:49 PM) -- That was a lot of work, you're gonna need a soaker. -- I've had several. The whole process of jacking it out of the deck, propping it up, fixing the lea...
EvilTwin Home Improvement 3 1,197 07-16-2020, 06:04 AM
  0 Thread: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life
Post: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life

We've had a Jacuzzi hot tub that we bought new about 18 years ago sitting on our back deck.  I know its probably past its use by date, but it has kept on going till one day that it didn't.  Previously...
EvilTwin Home Improvement 3 1,197 07-15-2020, 09:19 PM

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