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07-01-2012 10:53 AM

Succesful sliding miter saw dust colection? - 30 replies

Does nay of you has has an effective sliding miter saw dust collection system? I just redesign/rebuilt my slider miter saw bench to accommodate my (3months old) new Makita LS1016.I have designed built sliding miter saw bench with dust collection before but the dust collection was never great. Dust collection is getting more important for me a...

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: 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? 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: 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, 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


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

Replacing the switch on the Unisaw with paddle switch - 3 replies

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


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

Mounting a Bosch 1611 plunge router in a router table - 12 replies

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.

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