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442 days ago

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...

485 days ago

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...

512 days ago

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

576 days ago

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 ...

596 days ago

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

642 days ago

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...

662 days ago

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

677 days ago

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...

682 days ago

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

697 days ago

Craigslist posters have gone nuts..... - 2884 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...

702 days ago

I just found this DP on the web. Look if ya wanna. - 0 replies

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

703 days ago

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

707 days ago

Just when ya thought nuthin' else could get worse..... - 11 replies

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

710 days ago

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...

723 days ago

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

771 days ago

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...

782 days ago

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

784 days ago

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...

785 days ago

Bandsaw tires opinions wanted. - 19 replies

I keep seeing varied opinions on the merits, or lack thereof, for the urethane or rubber tires for bandsaws.I have no experience with urethane, and rubber tires have served me well.Just wondering what the bandsaw mavens REALLY think and why.Bill

787 days ago

Bandsaw blades ?? fer ya.. - 9 replies

Where are you buying bandsaw blades? I’m lookin’ at Highland (the Woodslicer), and they’ve got some high priced blades.Suggestions? Brands?93 1/2” general purpose and resaw. 1/4’, 3/8”, and 1/2” on the resaw.Bill

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