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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..... - 4930 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

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

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

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...

06-05-2012 08:35 PM

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

06-03-2012 03:13 PM

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

06-01-2012 01:37 PM

The Grizzley has landed. - 5 replies

G0555LX-Ordered on Tues., shipped from S’field Tues. PM, arrives Tupelo dock Thus. PM, in my truck Fri. mornin’. That’s pretty quick delivery.Now all I have to do is unpack, assemble, tune up, put it on the mobile base, buy good blades, read the manual 6 times.Hope all this come together before August.Bill

05-29-2012 12:15 PM

G0555LX Grizz. Bandsaw?? - 20 replies

Gettin’ ready to pull the trigger on a new BS. Anybody own one of these? Looks pretty much the same as the 0555, but has cast iron wheels.I welcome your thoughts.Bill

05-28-2012 05:27 PM

Just a thought about your profile.... - 33 replies

Sure would be nice if everyone would put a location in the profile section. Does not have to be anything more exact than a state or even a region.It would make responses more fitting. I see lots of questions about “where can I buy, how do I dry, tech support on equipment, etc.” Just my thoughts…..Bill

05-09-2012 09:33 PM

Just a plane rehab tip for ya...... - 7 replies

I rehab a bunch of planes. All the usual de-rust, tune, sharpen, etc.One tip I’ll pass is that about totes and knobs on the old Stanleys with the great rosewood.Unless they are just plain (don’t go there) crap, I will get out the buffing wheel, load it with green buffing compound, and give ‘em a good buff. Then, a coat of pas...

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