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|07-07-2013 09:24 PM||
Am I the only one???? - 4 replies
I have an AMT 16” scroll saw that I bought umpteen years ago, still works just fine, Several small AMT hand tools that have served me well.Does anybody remember AMT, and if so, do you have any of their tooling?Bill
|06-02-2013 03:41 PM||
Thought ya might wanna see where I work.... - 5 replies
Check out our web site to get a peek at what we build, and where all the old wood come from.VintageFlooringandFurniture.comGives you some idea of the history of the reclaimed wood and the furniture and flooring we create.Bill
|05-14-2013 08:22 PM||
Sioux 5202 air driver - 0 replies
I picked up this air driver recently. Works like a champ, 2 speed,etc., but it needs a small chuck for bits, burrs, etc. The arbor is a male 5/16×24 tpi shaft, and I’m havin’ a time tryin’ to find a chuck for less than a zillion (exageration of course) bucks. Key or keyless is ok by me. Anybody know where I can find su...
|04-01-2013 11:11 PM||
Didja ever.................. - 7 replies
Spill a quart of 2 cycle oil on the shop floor. End of the day, just home from work, filling the 2 cycle measuring bottle for the string trimmer, leaf blower, etc. Didja thjnk that I spoke words not appropriate for the LJ site? Didja think that I had to mop the CVT floor, wash out all the mops and towels, clean the bottom of my Merrells, cur...
|03-05-2013 10:51 PM||
What oil to use on router bearings??? - 50 replies
I’ve been using a light weight general purpose oil for the bearings (mostly shielded), but was wonderin’ what you guys use. Seems like the high speed might require a different viscosity or type. Am I just worryin’ too much?Bill
|12-31-2012 07:37 PM||
Blocking without a specific reason..... - 15 replies
I have been blocked by some without any cause (in my mind). Some have been resolved, and I’m thankfull, ‘cause I’ve never tried to offend.Is there a possibility of resolving these blocking issues (privately) without airing any supposed issues through general postings.It really bothers me that I may have said/posted stuff that ...
|12-11-2012 11:18 PM||
Fiscal cliff??????????????? - 4 replies
Are you all SICK of hearing about stupid stuff.“If your outgo exceeds your income, the upshoot is gonna be your downfall”.Some folks spend multi-thousands on an economics degree to learn this basic principle.What’s it gonna take?Bill
|10-26-2012 05:45 PM||
Grizzly Tech Services ROCK. - 3 replies
As some of you might remember, my new 0555LX bandsaw was shipped without the fence leveling pads. Two little HDPE thingies that keep the fence square to the table.Parts dept. kept saying that these items weren’t available and kept pushing delivery dates out farther and farther. I finally called tech services on 10/18, spoke with a fine f...
|10-06-2012 06:28 PM||
Another dust collector system question.... - 5 replies
I may be needing to add a commercial DC system to a well equipped shop.Anybody know who I might need to consider to help design this system? This is NOT a hobby shop. No HF DCs on this job.Bill
|09-21-2012 01:46 PM||
Suggestions on a project please? - 7 replies
Making a stropping wheel 8” in diameter, 1 1/2” wide. Stropping surface is the perimeter rather than the face.My plan is to “skive” the leather joint to preclude a potential edge catch as the wheel turns (on the lathe) while I’m stropping the blade’s edge.Should I used a rather long and gradual skive and cont...
|09-16-2012 10:03 PM||
Chas. Neil video question... - 11 replies
Has he gone totally “pay to play”?I haven’t seen anything new on the favorites site for quite some time.Not complainin’, just wonderin’.Is there a different site?Bill
|09-01-2012 07:39 PM||
Craigslist posters have gone nuts..... - 3126 replies
I frequent several lists near to me. OK! I’m just a tool junky.I see stuff that looks as if it had been on the Titanic. Dirty, dusty, rusty, and just unkempt. Seems to me that, if I were to list an item, I’d at least blow the crap off of it. And pricing….....? Can’t be that everyone is on drugs.Am I being too critic...
|08-27-2012 07:35 PM||
http://northmiss.craigslist.org/tls/3232623017.htmlThere’s an old C’man benchtop DP-King Seely. Betcha can get it cheap if you’re anywhere near.No connection.If I didn’t have the floor model I’d be all over this one.Bill
|08-26-2012 09:49 PM||
Just to go along with the "gripe" issue..... - 5 replies
I would REALLY like to know why someone has blocked an individual.I have tried to be very careful about critical issues, and yet I find that I have been blocked by some with whom I would like to correspond…..An issue could be addressed with a quick reply rather than an arbitrary blocking.Any thoughts?Bill
|08-22-2012 04:56 PM||
I’m fortunate enough to have a restroom in my shop.NOW I HAVE A ROLL OF TOILET PAPER THAT IS NOT PERFORATED. :(Though I was loosin’ my mind. Why won’t this stuff tear? Hmmmm? Look closely with glasses….No perfs.Oh well….......Bill
|08-19-2012 07:24 PM||
Talk about unusual tips...... - 5 replies
I have some “SawHorse” brand saw horses (duh!!). They have seen a bunch of use over the years, and have collected a really nice patina of various paints and colors.Just after cleaning the oven grills with oven cleaner, I had a brain f@rt. Hmmmm? Wonder if oven cleaner would get a large amount of the crap off the plastic saw horses...
|08-06-2012 06:35 PM||
How do I hide OT posts? - 13 replies
They’re wearin’ me out gunning past them. I wanna spend my site time on WWing.Bill
|06-19-2012 09:07 PM||
Kinda like a skill, but............... - 0 replies
Ya know when you’re retired and don’t get in the truck every day.Jumped in the old and trusty Dakota today to go to Wally World and Lowe’s.What’s that on the dashboard? It is MUD! What?Danged dirt dauber built a complete nest/tube on my dash since Sunday. Anybody want any dead spiders?I just wish I could finish a proje...
|06-08-2012 06:07 PM||
Bandsaw question for ya... - 2 replies
How many of ya use a bottom wheel cleaning brush, and which one?I’ve even seen a vid on using a toothbrush, but it was kinda cobbled together.Is there a good brush that will fit the G0555?Bill
|06-06-2012 08:34 PM||
Just a bit of price point info for ya... - 2 replies
Needed to buy some bandsaw blades for the new 14” Grizz 0555LX.Looked on line. Freaked at some of the prices I saw.Local company supplies the furniture and foam industry, so I went to check ‘em out.Prices are what I paid today for 93 1/2” .025” thick blades. Have not cut with ‘em as yet, but the welds are good, ar...