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    I'm with you. I have always called it my...

    I'm with you. I have always called it my declining age/weight/strength ratio.

    Rick P
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    Actually, I was a bit concerned that someone...

    Actually, I was a bit concerned that someone would get my license number. There I was, in the middle of it with a mattress in the bed of my truck. Guilt by association.

    RP
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    As Ted said, if you are in a position to rent...

    As Ted said, if you are in a position to rent your current house, it would give you a back up plan.

    I worked with several people who did just that, and were glad they did.

    Rick Potter
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    He almost got me.

    Just got back from a few days in Phoenix, taking the grandkids stuff to college in my truck.

    While there, we loaded up some stuff to take to Goodwill the next morning, including a box spring and...
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    I am bumping this back up. Come on guys, there...

    I am bumping this back up.

    Come on guys, there has to be some home made Kreg tables out there. Please share. John can't be the only one building one.

    Rick P
  6. Ask your wife which one goes best with your shop...

    Ask your wife which one goes best with your shop shoes.

    Actually, I think you need to get both saws running correctly, if only to sell. Once you do, you can make an informed decision, and keep...
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    Kreg style assembly/outfeed table

    I have been looking at Rocklers new T-track assembly table, as well as the Kreg assembly table. I am going to build a new outfeed table for the TS, and plan to incorporate one of the systems into...
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    I was feeling left out of these situations, in a...

    I was feeling left out of these situations, in a weird way, but I finally got my phone call telling me there was something wrong with my computer. I listened for a while, then told him I had to go...
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    I have three. Love my Milwaukee random orbit...

    I have three. Love my Milwaukee random orbit from HD. Just got a PC brushless random orbit....so far so good. Got an inexpensive straight line (square paper) by Rigid. All three have dust ports...
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    Scouts is where I got it, Garth. Made it all the...

    Scouts is where I got it, Garth. Made it all the way to Tenderfoot.

    Rick P
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    294446Jay, Can't tell you if T slots in MDF...

    294446Jay,

    Can't tell you if T slots in MDF will hold up or not, but I can attest that Particle board with melamine will. I have several fences of this and had good luck. The fence on my RAS is...
  12. Shotgun advice. I like to get double duty out...

    Shotgun advice.

    I like to get double duty out of anything I can. Drawer unit under saw table, outfeed table with cabinet under, and wheels, upper cabinets for the walls, with router table etc...
  13. Thinner oil in the new ones? Rick P

    Thinner oil in the new ones?

    Rick P
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    Quick and dirty... Take a stick, or a 12"...

    Quick and dirty...

    Take a stick, or a 12" ruler. Hold it at arms length and back up till it goes top to bottom on the tree. Without moving from your location, hold the ruler sideways with one...
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    Hanging compressor

    I am thinking of taking my old Makita 'peanut' single tank compressor and hanging it on its side on a small hand truck for easy mobility. It is a oil less unit, and I would hang it with the drain...
  16. I decided to try it, got a nice used Record...

    I decided to try it, got a nice used Record lathe. I told the wife about all the bowls I could make, and she said I'd better keep them small, as she has no place to put very many. I made one. ...
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    If you do decide on the SS, I would advise...

    If you do decide on the SS, I would advise getting the better fence upgrade, it is a Bies clone.

    Rick P
  18. I was at HD a couple days ago, and they have a...

    I was at HD a couple days ago, and they have a deal going, where you buy one of several tools you can choose from, then choose one of several others free. I bought a HackZall kit for $99,and got a...
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    Like you, I have been told that 3 1/2 square is...

    Like you, I have been told that 3 1/2 square is about right. That's what Sommerfeld recommends in his videos.

    Rick P
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    50's cars website

    If you like 50's cars, try 59 Ford.com.

    Some pretty rare ones.

    Rick Potter
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    Just don't tell her about the clandestine...

    Just don't tell her about the clandestine National Reciprocal Sawdust Center, where sawdust for all extant, and many extinct woods are kept. To become a secret member, you must come up with a viable...
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    I would normally agree with you Jim. Those few...

    I would normally agree with you Jim. Those few occasions where I paid more were when it was a relative selling off mom and dad's stuff. I have never seen an auction near me, there are a few estate...
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    I usually just ask "how married are you to it?". ...

    I usually just ask "how married are you to it?". It's a starting point. My brother has always said he wanted "Always ask for the discount" carved on his tombstone.

    I was in a thrift store a...
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    Thanks guys, Like I said, I was intrigued and...

    Thanks guys,

    Like I said, I was intrigued and curious, but I am definitely not in the market. Got too many machines already. I really need to unload some, but I need to get the grand daughter to...
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    Like Ole, I used the curved Schlage on this house...

    Like Ole, I used the curved Schlage on this house and we love them. Put some Kwiksets on a rental, and they are not near the same smooth action.

    Rick P
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