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Review by gardentiger posted 1207 days ago 1725 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Excellent base for your lighter machines. Not a cinch to put together but not bad either. Can’t find much I don’t like about it. Gave it four stars so as not to be accused unpatriotic. Buy USA product until you can’t afford them anymore.




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gardentiger

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David Grimes

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#1 posted 1207 days ago

Run, Forrest, run !!!

I could use a couple of these, but they look like a trip hazard. Any problems along those lines ?

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#2 posted 1207 days ago

I have 2 of them. one under my band saw, one under my drill press. They work fine, You’d have to try to trip over them…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 1206 days ago

I, too, have one under my bandsaw and drill press. I think they are great and a steal for the cost. I would buy this before spending the bucks for the over priced name brands. I plan on buying more.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#4 posted 1206 days ago

David,
My shop is a tripping hazzard as is. Trying to organize. The HF base is the least of my tripping problems.

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#5 posted 1203 days ago

I have one under my jointer and it works out pretty good. I’ll agree that it is not the easy thing to put together but it is not that bad either. For the money I would definately get another one.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 1203 days ago

Nice. I didn’t know HF had these. Thanks for posting.

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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#7 posted 1201 days ago

David,
My shop is a tripping hazzard as is.”

HAAAAA! well put man!

-- Everyday Woodworking is saving my life.

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#8 posted 1201 days ago

Except for being four bolts short, this is a great kit. I cut down a really dense, straight grain Douglas Fir 2×4 for the stringers and there is no deflection Works great under my table saw.

-- Third rail

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#9 posted 1198 days ago

I have three of these in my shop. They do okay for lighter tools (portable planer on stand, small grizzly drum sander), but the small plastic caster wheels will not budge over even small amounts of sawdust if they are carrying much weight. I can hardly move my shopfox bandsaw using this base. But, for the price, they are hard to beat.

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