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  0 Thread: Extended Sawstop mobile base
Post: RE: Extended Sawstop mobile base

barryvabeach Wrote: (12-08-2022, 08:39 PM) -- Duke, but what would be the fun in that, your press and plasma cutter would have been very disappointed. -- True, that’s why I like to build… whether i...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 2 131 8 hours ago
  0 Thread: Extended Sawstop mobile base
Post: Extended Sawstop mobile base

I really like the hydraulic lift of the SawStop industrial mobile base, so when I found another extra one a while back I bought it and used it for a work table with parts locker under it. I liked ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 2 131 12-08-2022, 05:22 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt 14.4 drills and impact drivers
Post: Dewalt 14.4 drills and impact drivers

I have migrated to 20v dewalt and have a few of the 14.4 impacts and drills that I no longer have need for Part of the reason I switched is battery availability as most of the 14.4 I have are dead ...
JDuke Tool Swap N' Sell 1 238 11-15-2022, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart
Post: RE: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart

I grew up in Northwest Arkansas, even had some neighbors that had Sam Waltons personal phone number. As I moved around to Kansas City, then Norfolk I noticed that Walmart was very different in dif...
JDuke Home Improvement 25 1,193 11-07-2022, 09:48 AM
  0 Thread: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart
Post: RE: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart

From whom does Walmart have competition?
JDuke Home Improvement 25 1,193 11-04-2022, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart
Post: RE: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart

While it may not apply to lead acid batteries there is a definite Walmart effect on many things. Generally in the past there were different quality levels that also were at different price points....
JDuke Home Improvement 25 1,193 11-03-2022, 08:10 PM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

As was suggested the voltage I had measured was ghost voltage that disappeared as soon as a load was applied. Unfortunately wrapping more wire, and even thicker wire several more wraps did not resul...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 11-03-2022, 08:03 PM
  0 Thread: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart
Post: RE: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart

If just 2 companies make all these batteries then one is left to wonder how different the quality is. I know that coming from same maker doesn’t automatically mean same quality. I know from pe...
JDuke Home Improvement 25 1,193 11-02-2022, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (10-31-2022, 09:32 PM) -- Last night, after I posted, I did a Google search and found this;  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHgaBxTPEPM It appears that the amount of current ca...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 11-01-2022, 05:56 AM
  0 Thread: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart
Post: RE: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart

toolmiser Wrote: (10-31-2022, 07:57 PM) -- I went to Walmart about 8:30 this morning to buy a car battery.  My wife ran it down the other day and it was 6 years old, had to use battery charger to get...
JDuke Home Improvement 25 1,193 10-31-2022, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

Yes working with 220 on this. It took 40-41 wraps of 18g to get 12vac. I am planning on 24v dc for exactly the reason you mentioned the contactor with 24vdc coils are ubiquitous as a result of bein...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 10-31-2022, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

Experimenting has begun. So wrapping an 18g wire around one of the hot wires to Sawstop was enough to induce 12vac between the wrapped wire and earth ground Unfortunately I unplugged the saw, ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 10-30-2022, 10:23 AM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (10-29-2022, 10:51 PM) -- I have worked on larger vac.s that uses the same application to power 30a 240v equipment. On these units power is fed to the vac and a receptacle mounte...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 10-30-2022, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: RE: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collec...

DGI I-vac auto switch is the one I have for vacuum. No turning on the remote isn’t to much trouble, but sometimes keeping track of where it is located is more troublesome. I made my own switch...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 10-29-2022, 09:45 PM
  0 Thread: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?
Post: Inductive triggered relay to start dust collector?

I have a vac switch for shop vac that senses tool start and starts the vacuum that’s plugged in, also have festool vac and Fein vac built in functionality. I’m still using remotes to trigger bigge...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 13 489 10-29-2022, 10:08 AM
  0 Thread: 6” or 7” ducting?
Post: RE: 6” or 7” ducting?

One of the basic concepts in fluid dynamics that escapes many when looking at DC piping as well as water pipe, is that of the area of the cross section of different size pipe.  EG 8” pipe has an ar...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 28 1,508 10-22-2022, 02:47 AM
  0 Thread: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?
Post: RE: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?

mound Wrote: (10-19-2022, 01:58 PM) -- I caught an old NYW the other day, Norm was making a painted bookcase. His dado "stack" wasn't a stack, it was two blades; one vertical and the other on what I ...
JDuke Woodworking Power Tools 17 757 10-19-2022, 02:45 PM
  0 Thread: Trailer for lumber runs?
Post: RE: Trailer for lumber runs?

For small amounts the roof rack as Mark mentioned is not a bad idea, but you may want to look in owners manual at the rated capacity. Last time I looked at one, it was rated for a very low weight ...
JDuke Woodworking 28 1,551 10-08-2022, 10:51 PM
  0 Thread: Trailer for lumber runs?
Post: RE: Trailer for lumber runs?

For a while over the past couple years the HF trailers disappeared as mentioned above. I was under the impression it was due to wheel tire sets that didn’t meet DOT specs, it could also have been ...
JDuke Woodworking 28 1,551 10-05-2022, 11:07 AM
  0 Thread: Trailer for lumber runs?
Post: RE: Trailer for lumber runs?

I had one of the small folding 4x8 trailers years ago while functional for your intended purpose it was a frustrating trailer to move in any of its states. Whether folded on it’s tiny wheels and top...
JDuke Woodworking 28 1,551 10-03-2022, 06:08 PM

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