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Replace foam seal on G0548Z Dust Collector

03-14-2015 06:01 PM by Core2 | 0 comments »

I bought the dust collector used over the summer. The only thing needing my attention on it was the foam seal that the bag seals on. It was highly compressed and no longer in its original position. I Scrapped it all off and replaced it with some door seal foam tape I got at the big box store. Before: You can see the dust patterns showing where it leaks During: After: Now it seals like it should. No leaks. I even had enough tape left over to seal around my table saw door. I ...

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My Beginning Days #4: Grizzly Tent Sale #1

05-20-2014 02:00 PM by Kaa162 | 8 comments »

I went to the Grizzly tent sale this weekend in PA. It was quite the experience. First, I spoke to a rep on the phone who suggested that I get there about an hour ahead of time… Try 2-3 hours. By the time we go there, there were at least 200 people in front of us. By the time the tent sale opened, the line was SUPER long. When the clock struck 8am, you have never witnessed a line move as fast as this one. We were so far back and yet it took seconds ...

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G0555X Bandsaw Drama

02-28-2014 05:45 PM by RandyinFlorida | 8 comments »

My brand new Grizzly Bandsaw (re: toy) was to be delivered on Wednesday by a certain shipping company (not DOWNS but…). Anyway, on Wednesday they left a note on my door that they would try again Thursday. So I took off work for the whole day. By 4PM I was a little concerned; I went on line, traced my shipping number, confirmed that it would be delivered in fact on Thursday. So I waited… Six o’clock; still no saw. Called the 800 number on the back of the note. A very p...

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Woodshop Build #1: Table Saw

02-22-2014 12:18 AM by VarnellWoodworks | 5 comments »

Just like many woodworkers out there, I am obsessed with my tools. They perform a function in my shop but they are more than just functional. They provide a sense of pride and aesthetic beauty that only my fellow woodworkers can understand. We spend countless hours mulling over specs. reviews, online videos, pricing, and countless other factors to find that perfect addition to the shop. When we find that perfect hand tool or piece of machinery, we obsess over fine tuning, adding accessori...

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Grizzly G0715p #1: Setting up shop

06-13-2013 06:59 AM by bcurlee | 3 comments »

Setting up my home workshop hit a major milestone today with the arrival of my Grizzly G0715p table saw. Like many home shops, space is a premium followed closely by mobility. Of all the saws I researched, the Grizzly provided the best set of features I was looking for and priced right. The setup and adjustment was very straight forward. Using my carpenters level I was able to level the extensions and tune the fence in less than 30 minutes. The blade and t-slots were aligned perfectly ...

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TIW Ep. 40 - Assembling the Grizzly Jointer Part 3

04-27-2013 03:56 PM by Shawn Sealer | 2 comments »

Assembling the Grizzly GO654 6” Jointer From Unpacking to running the first board. We will follow each step in the assembly process. As well as some other tips. Tune it up and test it out.

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TIW Ep. 38 - Assembling the Grizzly Jointer Part 2

04-14-2013 07:28 PM by Shawn Sealer | 5 comments »

Assembling the Grizzly GO654 6” Jointer From Unpacking to running the first board. We will follow each step in the assembly process. As well as some other tips. Tune it up and test it out.

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TIW Ep. 38 - Assembling the Grizzly Jointer Part 1

03-30-2013 04:14 PM by Shawn Sealer | 6 comments »

Assembling the Grizzly GO654 6” Jointer From Unpacking to running the first board. We will follow each step in the assembly process. as well as some other tips. Tune it up and test it out.

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Can any of you brilliant, engineering types help a dumb, little old lady with TS V-belt questions?

03-20-2013 06:24 PM by lightweightladylefty | 22 comments »

I recently replaced the 5-HP motor on my Grizzly right-tilt table saw. (To be honest, my husband did because this weakling couldn’t lift 65 pounds.) I figured it was a good idea to replace the belts, too, so I ordered a set from Grizzly along with the motor. I’ve now gotten 3 sets of belts from Grizzly and none of them match my old, original belts. My original belts were FM-26. The first belts sent were 3V-250 which were the same configuration but too short. When I called b...

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Grizzly G0555LX Review and Demo

12-18-2012 11:44 PM by DrewM | 13 comments »

I made a quick video giving a review of my Grizzly G0555LX, hopefully someone will find it useful in making a decision on which band saw they want to purchase. Thanks for watching.

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