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Blog entry by Napoleon posted 1061 days ago 1218 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I want one of these. I have looked at this model and think its going to be this one,but i wanted to hear what you guys&girls can suggest?

Thanks for looking in :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith



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patron

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#1 posted 1061 days ago

i want you to have one too

harvest some shekels

and enjoy

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Napoleon

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#2 posted 1061 days ago

Its wery nice of you David :D æhh what is shekels ??

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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blackcherry

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#3 posted 1061 days ago

save some coins for the purchase…/ in other words shekels…

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 1061 days ago

Looks like a nice sander. I have the jet drum sander and the quality is excellent…shekels must be money.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Bertha

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#5 posted 1061 days ago

I want one too. I almost bought the exact one some time ago but people convinced me I wanted the Clayton (sp?), or something like that. I shopped around for a bit, then lost interest. I’d like to have one of those permanent beltsanders on a station.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Chipy

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#6 posted 1061 days ago

Jet makes real nice products and this tool IMHO is one of them.

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Bertha

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#7 posted 1061 days ago

This is the one everyone was recommending. It was Clayton.

It’s far from cheap, though.

http://www.amazon.com/146H-2-Horsepower-Benchtop-Oscillating-Assortment/dp/B004VWV160

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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tom427cid

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#8 posted 1061 days ago

For a while Powermatic was producing this sander under their Artisan(Cheaper) line. I bought one,Early on I had some issues with it,by then Powermatic had stopped making them but Jet was. The parts were all the same. Jet was most helpful in sorting out problem and providing necessary parts to correct issues. Machine has been in service about 10 years.Although I don’t use it every day I regard it as one of the more important tools in the shop. The ossilating function is essential for sanding sleeve life(IMO).
If you have a number of sanders in your shop and use them regularly I would highly recomment that you invest in a spindle sander.For me I do not regret the purchase.
Hope this helps
tom

-- "certified sawdust maker"

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Bertha

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#9 posted 1061 days ago

^score another one for JET customer service. They’ve never let me down and I go JET whenever I can.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#10 posted 1061 days ago

I have a benchtop Wilton spindle sander similar to this that I have had for 5 years or more. I thought it was a good value and has worked great. A sander like this is very handy to have. I use it all the time. this one loos a little beefier than the Wilton but probably costs a lot more too.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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patron

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#11 posted 1061 days ago

1.
a. Any of several ancient units of weight, especially a Hebrew unit equal to about a half ounce.
b. A gold or silver coin equal in weight to one of these units, especially the chief silver coin of the ancient Hebrews.
2. Slang
a. A coin.
b. shekels Money.

if you get a bunch
this is the one i have
(bought before the flood
when things were cheaper)

it has spindles from 1/4” to 4”
and the table tilts 45 deg
both ways

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 1061 days ago

I have a floor model I like from grizzly but many of my students have the Ridgid model that has some great features including a side that drops down and a attachment for belt sander plus the price is only $199

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-202459151/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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HalDougherty

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#13 posted 1060 days ago

a1Jim,

I was just going to recommend the Ridgid belt/spindle sander. It’s got a lifetime warranty as well.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 1060 days ago

The Lifetime warranty is a very good point Hal

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1060 days ago

naaa Thomas you want to use spokeshaves with round sole instead :—))

Dennis

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