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Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Retired from Valero Energy April 1, 2016. Live in Williamsburg, Va and loving it! Was graduated from Virginia Tech in 1978 in chemical engineering.

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#1 posted 02-15-2008 06:18 AM

I own a 3 hp cabinet saw with 50 inch rails. I have been very pleased with the saw’s performance but I am not quite sure about their quality control. My switch went bad and I called and they shipped a new switch immediately. Put the new switch in and no go. Call them and they ship a new motor immediately. Install the motor and still nothing. I decided to open up the old switch and see what I might be able to find and I find a loose connection. Make the connection fast and the saw works fine. Still the new replacement switch still doesn’t work. All that aside, the saw is awesome when it works. I just got a feeling that my case was a fluke. Their customer service is incredibly responsive, their sales personnel in Murfreesboro were great. I would still buy SC tools in the future.

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#2 posted 02-15-2008 07:25 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 02-15-2008 08:27 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 02-15-2008 01:01 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#5 posted 02-15-2008 01:30 PM

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a enriching and enlightening part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 02-15-2008 02:36 PM

welcome to a great site !

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#7 posted 02-15-2008 05:06 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#8 posted 02-15-2008 05:36 PM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#9 posted 02-15-2008 07:16 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 02-23-2008 05:29 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 02-25-2008 10:37 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#12 posted 02-15-2009 10:17 PM

Congrats on one year as a Lumber Jock member!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#13 posted 02-13-2010 04:02 AM

Hokieman: Well another year has rolled by. Seems like only yesterday that I wrote that post immediately above here. Happy Anniversary.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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