Years ago when I just needed a cheap table saw for misc household projects, I bought a Ryobi BT3100 at Home Depot. At that time, it was cheap and was one of the nicer ones for the money. Now, years later, as I am getting back into woodworking, I need a good saw that will handle jigs and such. I know this is a divided topic – some LOVE it, some HATE. I own one and I’m still on the fence. It only had a miter slot on one side, doesn’t have a nice flat cast-iron bed and ...
One World Technologies Recalls Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack Due to Fire and Burn Hazards Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall date: February 26, 2013 Recall number: 13-124 Name of product: Ryobi Lithium 18 V 4Ah Battery Pack Hazard: The battery pack can overheat and burst while on a charger, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Remedy: Consumers should ...
Here’s another recall notice for fellow LJs. U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionOffice of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 5, 2011Release #11-216 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 597-9624CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Sheet Sanders Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the f...
check this out Ryobi Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire Hazard After calling their customer service, and they verified I had the drill mentioned,I just received a new one…This, after almost 9 years of ownership…a new drill!
Ryobi Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire Hazard U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionOffice of Information and Public AffairsWashington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 14, 2010Release #11-009 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 597-9624CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Ryobi Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today ...
I know this topic has been beat to death here, I mean really clubbed good. But Wood has an interesting accounting of the trial regarding Mr. Osorio and the lawsuit regarding the mishap with the Ryobi saw here. While my opinion holds firm that Ryobi is not at fault for not having “flesh sensing technology,” the transcripts of the case point out that Carlos was fairly new at woodworking and his company presented the saw sans blade guard and splitter. It is a good read to at least un...
Not sure who all heard the news for today, but a lawsuit was won against Ryobi for not incorporating blade stop technology on their saw. This guy apparently fed his hand through the tablesaw and Ryobi is to blame for not protecting him. I hope this gets overturned. I believe blade stop is a good thing to have available but there is a reason why I do not have a SawStop which has to do with cost. If this goes through, there are going to be a ton of lawsuits filed against many saw manufacturer w...
Where can you buy 1000 (full size) sheets of (nice, waterproof) sandpaper for $1.00? Those were the first things to go; I managed to grab 2 boxes in the frenzy, one box of 150 grit, one of 280… Need a sheet? let me know! At 8:00 Saturday morning, Grizzly Industrial’s annual tent sale in Muncy PA opened their doors. I thought I would check this thing out, and actually got there 15 minutes early thinking I would take a look around before the crowds showed up at 10:00 or so…...
Well I finally decided to get rid of my one remaining power tool, a 2HP Ryobi router with 3 bases and a case of bits. Today I fired it up and ran it over a board with a few different bits just to test it out, and I probably created more sawdust in ten minutes than I have in the past six months with hand tools. Now I see why you guys fuss so much over dust extraction! Man oh man. So anyway, I’ve posted an ad for my router over in the Forums, so go check it out if you’re inter...
In this blog entry I’m going to demonstrate how easy it is to change blades on the Ryobi AP1300 Planer. A quick read of the manual will tell you that all you need to do is remove the cover, lock the cutterhead in place by rotating it and then remove the screws with the included hex key. Sounds simple right… Well here I shall demonstrate the actual process. Step One, strip the included hex key on any screw you choose, grind it down with a grinder, try again, strip it again...
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