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897 days ago

Rikon 10-325 Deluxe 14" Bandsaw on sale - 1 reply

FWIW …..... Woodcraft has the Rikon 14” Bandsaw on sale for $799 until end of March. Got mine on sale for about $649 (GLOAT) a couple of years ago. It is a great BS and resaws up to about 13” w/o riser blocks. WC also has their Timberwolf BS blades on sale for 15% off. The Rikon comes with a really crap blade. Good Luck!

965 days ago

Has anyone bought one of these? - 1 reply

I see this burner advertised often on the right side of the Pulse page quite often. They have a lot of glowing reviews and endorsements but, I have always given higher credibility to the opinions of other LJ’s over what is found on some web sites. We have had burn bans due to a severe drought here in Central Texas and this may solv...

996 days ago

Inexpensive Splitter for ZC Table Saw Inserts?? - 9 replies

This is not in reviews since I have not bought it yet. Saw this splitter on Incra’s web site. Seems to be very simple to install and would be inexpensive to add to several zero clearance inserts. All you need is a 3/4” Forstner bit and drill press to drill your ZC insert. Has anyone any experience with this splitter?? ht...

1366 days ago

Great Price on Ridgid Shop Vac at HD - 1 reply

I was in local Houston Home Depot on Monday and they had a “special purchase” from Ridgid on their 16 gallon Shop Vacs for $28.88 so I bought one and it works well with pleny of suction. Also has a blow feature that might be handy for shop cleanup. They were located in a large stack near the lumber department and not in tools as yo...

1367 days ago

Tools Explained. Got any others to add? - 21 replies

TOOLS EXPLAINED DRILL PRESS:A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted project which you had carefully set in the corner where nothing could get to it. WIRE WHEEL:Cleans paint off ...

1685 days ago

HF 2 HP Dust Collector - Coupon Sale - 1 reply

The Harbor Freight 97869 2HP – 5 micron Dust Collector is on sale for $139.99. There is a coupon on page 27 of latest Wood Magazine March 2010. Regular price is $249.00. http://www.harborfreightusa.com/usa/itemdisplay/displayItem.do?itemid=97869&submit2=find+it I am getting one and will apply the $110 saving toward the purchase...

1690 days ago

Pulse - 2 replies

Martin; I have been getting same response when I click on PULSE button since last week and on all three computers? Is it just me or??? Thanks! The system is down for maintenance as of 11:14 Central Europe Standard Time. It’ll be back shortly.

1701 days ago

Ridgid DP-1550 Drill Press - 2 replies

Just finished assembly of my new Ridgid DP-1550 Drill Press. Assembly went very well and other than needing a slight adjustment to the motor height to align the motor pully to the quill pulley everything else was in spec. and run out on the quill is almost nill. I promise to do a complete review and pics in a few days after I build a mobile bas...

1719 days ago

Toolmaniax - Cody Wyoming - Too good to be true? - 15 replies

I have been in the market to upgrade my table saw from present 1970’s Craftsman 1.5HP to something with more power, accuracy etc. I have kept a lookout for a “deal” on Craig’s List – Houston and found a Powermatic PM-2000 for $800. The pics on the CL listing showed a table saw in packing so sent a note to the list...

1740 days ago

Steel City in Murfreesboro, Tn. - Is there anything to see? - 6 replies

The LOML and I will be spending some vacation time inTennesee the first week in December and will be very close to Murfreesboro when we pass through Nashville. Has anyone actually visited Steel City in Murfreesboro? Is there a company store / showroom there or anything to see? We have been interested in their table saws (35618) and thought ...


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