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  1. The Delta extension table that came with my '80's...

    The Delta extension table that came with my '80's Unisaw was particle board with a formica surface. It did not have anything on the back side, and is still in service. Formica is much harder to...
  2. Thanks Rich, it would be better if you shipped me...

    Thanks Rich, it would be better if you shipped me the garage.

    Seriously, if you have questions about them, PM me. I am fairly familiar with them.
  3. Rich Riddle.........This afternoon, I bought...

    Rich Riddle.........This afternoon, I bought another '55 T-Bird. I dropped my wife at the airport to take a trip to Germany, and on the way home I called about a T-Bird that was available, and close...
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    Welcome to Sawmill Creek. I would first google...

    Welcome to Sawmill Creek.

    I would first google "Hitachi scroll saw problems" and see if there are any hits. Then unplug it, pop off the cover and see if the motor runs at all. If not, check for...
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    Oh oh, if 20 years is vintage, I have clothes...

    Oh oh, if 20 years is vintage, I have clothes that old.
  6. I remember cruising the In N Out burger joint,...

    I remember cruising the In N Out burger joint, back when there was only one. Midnite, sunglasses on, looking for a race, Pepsi was a dime in the same style cup they still use. I heard they bought...
  7. One of the biggest disappointments with my Felder...

    One of the biggest disappointments with my Felder saw was the table. It had a two piece table extension for the 50" fence, and they were both sheet metal. It was solid enough, but it sure wasn't...
  8. OK, short answer. Ocean or lake...

    OK, short answer.

    Ocean or lake front...........yes.

    Canal...............................no.
  9. Oh boy, where to start. When I got married I had...

    Oh boy, where to start. When I got married I had a '57 Austin Healey 100-6 with a brand new 327 and four speed in it, then I got my first new car, a '65 GTO, for $3330 out the door. Sold the Healey...
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    My dog's favorite chair

    Don't kill the messenger please. I couldn't resist.


    Guess what my dog's favorite chair is?



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  11. I love my Unifence. One suggestion though. There...

    I love my Unifence. One suggestion though. There is a cursor for each fence position. I put tape over the one I am not using. Don't ask why.
  12. In my experience boat people are a little like...

    In my experience boat people are a little like car people, motorcycle people and plane people. You either are one, which means a rabid lover, or you are not. Lots of people are dilatant's, liking...
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    Keeping up the AAA card is cheaper than a good...

    Keeping up the AAA card is cheaper than a good impact wrench. Price out the nice one at SnapOn.
  14. About those casters. I bought one about 5 years...

    About those casters. I bought one about 5 years ago, and it came with a toe kick, which is totally unnecessary since the top hangs out anyway. I understand they may not have that on the newer ones,...
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    Plus one on the vac system. My DeWalt actually...

    Plus one on the vac system. My DeWalt actually clogs at just about 8' of melamine. With the vac attached, no problem. Freud sells a blade (at Rockler) that fits my DeWalt. Almost the same kerf,...
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    Think used

    This is a hardly used Bosch 1617? kit I got for $80 off Craigs List.



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    This is $100 worth of used routers. The small B&D routers are 10 to $25 ea. Cheap enough to leave set up...
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    Mike O. Great video. Very interesting seeing...

    Mike O.

    Great video. Very interesting seeing what a non-engineer construction worker can accomplish. Imagine, if he had a few thousand slave workers.
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    While I cannot claim any expertise at all, I have...

    While I cannot claim any expertise at all, I have been to an Egyptian quarry where they slabbed rock for Pyramids. There are slabs that broke when they were moved still there, as well as marked off...
  19. Thread: Fire!!!

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    Pat, No way I would trust that extinguisher...

    Pat,

    No way I would trust that extinguisher after 20 years. First, the dial is probably stuck, and second, if it is a dry powder, the powder has settled and caked. Why don't you use it for...
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    When a 'discovery' program starts of...

    When a 'discovery' program starts of with..........Could it be?, Is it possible?, etc. that is about the point where I turn it off. My experiences with schlock like this started with Von Daniken in...
  21. Thread: A scam?

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    For me the first tip off to a scam when I...

    For me the first tip off to a scam when I advertise on CL is when the e-mail asks if I still have the ITEM (or something like). Second is when they don't ask any questions about it. Those pretty...
  22. I wonder how many 'new' tools you will find in...

    I wonder how many 'new' tools you will find in the garage. Just like Christmas!
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    Since you are trying to keep the integrity of the...

    Since you are trying to keep the integrity of the restoration, may I suggest you give this a try first. If it is not satisfactory, you can always start cutting.

    Put a plywood floor on the current...
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    Hey, Bert fessed up and told me where he put...

    Hey, Bert fessed up and told me where he put them....in the drawer under the bench vise. Thanks Bert.

    OK Bert. Not nice. I just went out and looked, and I don't even have a drawer under my...
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    Anybody know where I put my............??

    I am getting really tired of not remembering where I put tools. It has gotten to the point where I have some that seem permanently lost. Sometimes I go to work on a rental and they get put in one...
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