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|06-25-2012 02:46 PM||
How did you get your nickname or username? (part 2) - 33 replies
I already asked this question several years ago but with so many new members, I believe that it is worth repeating. I have a username and a nickname. My nickname is Frenchy, it is quite obvious why. My username is B2rtch. This come from my first name: bertrand and my last name challier. Bertrand became: “b2rt” and “ch̶...
|06-21-2012 09:50 PM||
It is finished! - 28 replies
As some of you know I have been restoring/modifying and updating a 1987 Delta Unisaw. If you are interested I have blog here:http://lumberjocks.com/b2rtch/blog/29941 Last weekend I finished the project, here are some pics; I have spent a total of around $1200.00.
|06-21-2012 01:03 PM||
Gripper(TM) 200 Advanced System - 4 replies
Do you have any experience with Gripper™ 200 Advanced System?It looks good but does it work? http://www.amazon.com/Gripper-TM-200-Advanced-System/dp/B000H50BAC/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top Thanks
|06-20-2012 02:42 PM||
About reviews - 25 replies
Before buying anything I shop and I read reviews to death. I read reviews, read documents and gave phone calls to get informed for three weeks before, at last, last night I ordered a reverse osmosis system for our kitchen. Yesterday trying to fix it I destroyed my TS miter gauge. I read reviews before ordering a new one , finally I ordered...
|05-28-2012 04:04 PM||
Selling my R4511 - 7 replies
If you live in or around SLC, I am selling my Rigid R4511 for around $400.00 OBO.It is in very good condition
|05-20-2012 12:52 PM||
Which tape ages well? - 12 replies
I am installing baffles in my Unisaw cabinet for dust collection: http://lumberjocks.com/b2rtch/blog/29941. I want to tape all the seams.In the past I have used different kinds of duct tapes and HVAC aluminum tapes, cheap ones and expensive ones. None aged very well. After just a few years they fall apart. Do you know a tape which last mor...
|05-16-2012 12:41 PM||
Painting a plastic surface with latex paint - 6 replies
Following my question on http://lumberjocks.com/topics/37986, if I get paint mixed at the big box store, most likely it will be latex paint. Can i use this paint to spray paint a plastic surface? I already primed this surface both with a “plastic” and ‘metal” primer. Will it adhere or will it just peel after a while?Thanks
|05-16-2012 10:10 AM||
DELTA UNISAW PAINT MATCHING - 12 replies
As some of you know, I am working on a 1987 Delta Unisaw. I bought a plastic cover for the motor and now I want to paint it to match the color of the saw itself. I primed it last night, with a “plastic” primer then a grey primer. I now try to find a can of paint the would match the color and that I could afford. Of course I went to m...
|05-15-2012 04:13 PM||
Why do I need a dado nut on my Unisaw? - 7 replies
I see many advertisements for dado nuts for Unisaw table saws.Why do I need a dado nut on my Unisaw?I never had to use one before on the other saws I ownedThanks.Bert
|05-13-2012 10:32 PM||
I replaced the original switch on my Unisaw with a paddle switch for safety but it does not work. The motor runs as long as I hold the start button in, as soon as I release the button the motor stops.The Unisaw uses a motor starterAny idea why?Thanks.Bert
|05-12-2012 11:17 PM||
QUESTION ABOUT TABLE SAW FENCES - 11 replies
This after noon I installed a new Vega PRO 40 Table Saw Fence on my Unisaw. I noticed that this fence is very short on the left side of the blade The saw being a right tilt, this is the side of the blade I would use for miter cut and this fence will just be too short.With the fence on the left side of the blade, I can get at the very best 5̶...
|05-11-2012 12:01 PM||
As some of you know by other forums, I just bought a Bosh 1611 plunge router that I would like to mount in a table saw router extension that I also just bought. This router develops 3 /14 HP which I believe would be “just fine” in a table. I have two issues:1-I have only a 1/4” collet for it and Bosh no longer sales the 1...
|05-10-2012 08:37 PM||
Bosh 1611 plunge router and table saw - 0 replies
Did one of you ever mounted a Bosh 1611 in router table extension?In addition I am looking for a 1/2” collet for it. Bosh no longer sales it
|05-10-2012 04:35 PM||
How many Lumjocks live in Utah? - 36 replies
Hey, Lumberjocks if you live in Utah please reply.Would you like to meet the other Lumberjocks living in our sate?Bert
|05-10-2012 10:05 AM||
I don't get it! - 67 replies
So I got this Unisaw yesterday. Having heard of these saws for several years , as well as of Powermatic, I was expecting something very special but for me it is not. To tell you the truth I am disappointed. What makes a Unisaw or Powermaric “better” than a new Grizzly?Is this all about nostalgia, like some people try to tell me that...
|05-09-2012 11:05 PM||
Finaly, I bougth a saw - 41 replies
I just came back home the owner of a 7 years old /3HP very clean Delta Unisaw.I paid $500.00 for it.In addition I got a recent Bosh 2 1/2HP plunge router for $50.00 .A Bosh made in Switzerland ( a good one ) recent jigsaw for $50.00and about 200 Jorgensen screw type clamp of assorted size for $20, and a free 6” dado set. The saw runs e...
|05-07-2012 06:25 PM||
What is your favorite router table for a table saw? - 13 replies
What is your favorite router table extension for a table saw and why?I would like one wit a fence and slot for miter gauge.I looked at few of them on Amazon and Grizzly. Thanks.Bert
|05-07-2012 01:37 PM||
Is $1275.00 for this Delta Unisaw a fair price? - 58 replies
Thanks for your answers.It has a 3HP motor and according the the seller it is not more than 5 years old.Bert Bert
|05-07-2012 11:53 AM||
How old is this Unisaw? - 20 replies
There is a Unisaw on sale on my local classified this morning.It looks very good, very clean and fairly recent.The serial number is : 05H68893.How old is it?Does it have riving knife?The asking price is $1275.00, is it a good price?Thanks.
|05-04-2012 06:34 PM||
DAYTON Cabinet Saw - 37 replies
Do you know anything about these saws?I can a 10”/3HP delivered for $1500.00.Are they any good?Who makes them?I know one thing about them; they look ugly.Thanks.Bert