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|42 days ago||
Anyone try upgrading their HF DC impeller? - 21 replies
The Harbor Freight 2HP Dust Collector has a 10” impeller. By most accounts this is too small for a 2HP system leaving usable HP off the table. I’d like to know if anyone has successfully done the upgrade and if they did, what part# did they use. I’ve done a lot of searching, but haven’t seen any part numbers of success...
|403 days ago||
FYI, this is NOT my auction. I see an auction that might be a once in a lifetime find. It hasn’t started yet, but maybe some jocks here don’t want me to “spread the word” so they can get a good price. So what’s the deal? Is it okay to show it or not?
|561 days ago||
I recently got a used Leigh D1258 series (compatible w/ D4) dovetail jig without router bits.Any recommendations on which bit sets I should get? The Leigh branded ones are a bit pricey.Many sets are missing the 12 deg half-blind bit (perhaps b/c its not a very poplar one?). What do you guys recommend?
|822 days ago||
ABEC bearings for a planer. Are they worth it? - 5 replies
I’m preparing to do a restoration on a Makita 2040 15” planer.I’m wondering if it makes sense to upgrade the cutter bearings to ceramic ABEC class 7 bearings.They are $68 each at vxb.com as opposed to $2 each for normal bearings. Would the repetitive impacts of 15” blades hitting wood quickly downgrade the bearings fro...
|848 days ago||
This was gonna be a tool gloat, but.... - 3 replies
The last few days I’ve been seeing a few amazing deals on CL and kept missing them. There was even a delta 8” jointer and Uni-Saw for FREE! Can you imagine that? Well, I found a Makita 2040 15” planer listed for $50 so I jumped on it and got it. To get it, we had to drive 2hrs through through some hills and windy roads, but we ...
|1182 days ago||
Fold "UP" outfeed table - 20 replies
Usually I see outfeed tables that fold down when not in use.Since I have to park the car in the garage in front of the table saw, I’d like the outfeed table to be able to fold up and over the top of the TS top. In the folded up position, it would serve as a nice assembly/glue up table (keeping glue off the TS). Has anyone ever seen/heard/r...