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|48 days ago||
Stumpy Saloon: Renovations Completed!!! - 34 replies
It appears that Eddie broke the internet!!! Since the “Stumpy Saloon is under reconstruction…..Who has a cardboard box we can meet in??? EDIT3/30/13 10:35pm:The renovations have been completed & we can now post on The Stumpy Blue Collar WW Thread
|72 days ago||
Input Needed!!! HF 2HP DC Vs. Shop Vac??? - 18 replies
I’m in the process of designing/drawing up the plans for the 4” metal ducting layout of my 13’ X 20’ basement shop. Your input would be greatly appreciated!!! Just the facts, Ma’am:I have,HF 2HP DCWynn Enviromental 35A274NANO Canister filterThein Top Hat pre-seperatorLong Ranger RemoteI’m going to “Ho...
|95 days ago||
There is a Jet JWL-1442VSK lathe on CraigsList for $400.00. Here is the link, but it only has a “stock” image of the lathe, so condition is not apparent. I could use some help, as I have never touched a lathe, let alone turned anything. So I have several neophyte questions: What would be a reasonable price range for this lathe; fa...
|112 days ago||
Quick Release C-Clamp Curiousity??? - 22 replies
I was at the local Not-For-Profit ReStore today, they sell reclaimed/repurpossed building materials. On occassion, tools, machines and other unique items are available. I’ve had extremely good luck finding great deals. Today, I wasn’t looking for anything specific, just my usually drive by, to see what deals may await. Mixed in wi...
|115 days ago||
Motor Frame Comparison Gadget!!! - 5 replies
I’ve been looking for a replacement motor for my C’man 113.298030 TS. With that, I’ve been scouring the web looking for motors. Not sure how many people are aware, all motors have a “frame” # or designation. This frame # has to do with the dimensions of critical components of the motor, ie; length, width, height,...
|119 days ago||
A 113 TS & Magic Smoke, a Taxing Decision!?!? - 19 replies
I have a Craftsman 113.298030 1HP TS that I got off CraigsList a year ago. Yesterday it gave up the Magic Smoke!!! It now needs a new motor. Just the facts Ma’am!:I paid $125.00 for the saw.It came with: Vega 26” Utility fence ($329.99 new) Ridgid Herc-U-Lift mobile base ($133.54 new) I Added (spent):Blade Gaurd Assm: $53...
|157 days ago||
Here is a CL post, I thought the traditionalists and handtool folks may be interested in. You be the judge.
|171 days ago||
110V or 220V, That is the Question! - 57 replies
I just purchased a new Rikon 10-325 14” BS with a 1-1/2HP motor and 13” of resaw capacity. It comes pre-wired for 110V operation. I have 220V available in my shop and was wondering if rewiring it to 220V would provide any added benefits. What would the advantages of one setup be over the other? What are the pros & cons of the two different w...
|182 days ago||
After having searched CL for a “deal” on a bandsaw for a while now, I have decided that I really want a warranty if I’m shelling out nearly $1000.00!!! Since I am new to WW and BSs and my actual BS use is TBD, I’m thinking I NEED a saw that will give me resaw & curve cutting capabilities, for what I hope is many ye...
|191 days ago||
CL Powermatic 81 BS: Please tell me what you know!!! - 19 replies
I have a line on a Powermatic 81 – 20” Bandsaw with 12” resaw capacity and “Made in the USA”. I do not know the date of manufacter, but it was a lighter green. The seller said he repainted it a darker green and replaced the bearings and tires during a rehab. I know nothing else about this saw and could use the colle...
|203 days ago||
CL JET JBS-14MW BS??? - 13 replies
Assistance with accessing the value of this saw, is requested!!! Question for the LJ braintrust; What are the potential pitfalls to THIS machine??? I know what to look at when accessing a used bandsaw, however, I have no experience with THIS saw. So your valued opinions would be helpful. Will this saw handle moderate resawing? Are there inherent...
|212 days ago||
CL 16" Grizzly BS: Deal or No Deal??? - 12 replies
There is a 16” Grizzly Bandsaw, that I have an opportunity to purchase for $200.00. I could use the help of the “collective” in determining if this is a good saw and worth purchasing. I was looking at a new 14” Grizzly Deluxe G0555LX ($445.00) or possibly the 14” Grizzly Extreme G0555X ($795.00), so would this be a ...
|223 days ago||
Used DeWalt 735 pre-purchase ??? - 22 replies
I have an opportubity to purchase a used DW735, thickness planer. It comes with in/outfeed table. The current owner says it needs new blades. I have come here to ask 735 owners/experts for there input. What do I need to check/inspect on THIS planer, prior to handing over my money and taking ownership? CL ad I want to thank everyone in a...
|278 days ago||
Bandsaw: Deal or NO Deal??? - 28 replies
I have a lead on an older Delta Bandsaw, on CL. I could use some sage advise, regarding the potential pitfalls of this machine. I realize that a picture only goes so far, but I will be viewing the machine soon. I’m waiting on model # and additional information from the owner. I’m looking for any input, the great folks here could prov...
|308 days ago||
I have a Craftsman TS, model # 113.298030, that needs new motor & arbor pulleys. The manual shows the same pulley (5/8” bore X 2-1/2” OD) is used on both the motor & arbor. Jerry Cole at In-Line Industries said in an email; ”I’d order a “2358” pulley (2 1/4” OD) for the arbor, and a “2558...
|455 days ago||
I have a C’man 113.298030 TS. I need part # 62587 Support, Spreader, no longer available from “SearsPartsDirect.com”. I saw a post from awhile ago here on LJs. that said Ridgid part # TH100020 Support, Spreader was a compatable/interchangeable replacement part. Can Anyone confirm this to be true?
|461 days ago||
CL Tablesaw Purchased: Craftsman 113.298030 - 19 replies
I have a chance at a Craftsman TS Model 113.298030 for $150.00! Is this saw worth that money, assuming the condition is OK? I’m about to go look at it, just hoping for some feedback, obvious flaws/issues with this saw? here’s a link to the CL add. Thanks, in advance for the help & info!!
|463 days ago||
Tax Refund: What are you using yours for? - 31 replies
I filed my tax return online, on Friday (2/03/12) and today (2/09/12) my state refund was direct deposited into my bank account. It only took 6 days. I love eFile!!! I’m now eagerly awaiting my federal return. I’m planning on putting my refunds towards a necessary auto repair/painting. I, of cousre, will also be aquiring items ...
|467 days ago||
I live in New England, Vermont actually and even though I’m originally from New York (Long Island), I can not, WILL NOT root for the NEW JERSEY GIANTS!!! Since my AFC Buffalo Bills aren’t in it, I MUST root for the AFC Champions: The New England Patriots! Your team, your thoughts? I’ll check in later to see what everyo...
|500 days ago||
Safety First! - 3 replies
Well I’ve been acquiring tools & machines for my (very near) future basement workshop. I have already gotten; TS, SCMS (w/ Craftsman MS stand), RAS, plunge router (w/ homemade table & fence), BS (benchtop), DP (benchtop), jointer, planer, tenoning jig, mortising machine, chisels and assorted measuring, marking & handtools. N...