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118 days ago

Thoughts on the Rikon 70-450 20"x37" Lathe - 10 replies

Does anyone have any experience with the bigger Rikon Lathes? Specifically, I’m looking at the 70-450 (http://www.rikontools.com/productpage_70-450.htm). There are not a lot of reviews out on this one. It’s a 20” with only a 1.5HP motor, though it’s got 6 speed ranges, so torque shouldn’t be too bad. The bigge...

533 days ago

Wooden Bandsaw Build - Anyone done it? - 10 replies

I’ve got one of the old, 1980’s model 12” craftsman bandsaws that were very popular. It’s underpowered, undersized, and just kind of useless. I’ve been looking for a larger one on craigslist for over a year, and never seem to respond in time to the handful that get posted. I’d love to get a new Laguna, Rikon, ...

702 days ago

Multiple notification messages re: Daily Top 3 - 1 reply

One of my project recently made it into the top three. I received 7 identical notification messages within one minute of each other. It might be worth tweaking that workflow a bit, as that’s probably going to start tripping the spam filters at some point. James Vavra

802 days ago

Vacuum Chucking Question - 3 replies

I just setup my new vacuum chuck system. I’m using a refrigerant evacuation pump as seen in the photo below: When the vacuum is at less than full pressure, there is a fine mist that comes out of the output side. The mist goes away if the vacuum is at full. I’m wondering what the mist is – is it just water vapor, or pump ...

931 days ago

Horrible Recent LJ Webserver Performance - 8 replies

I’m sure you all are aware of it by now, but I’ve been getting loads of 500 and 503 errors back when attempting to load pages. I did see a maintenance notice at one point yesterday, but the problem is still occurring today (as of 5 minutes ago I was still getting 503 when loading individual projects or the projects summary page). ...


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