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Forum topic by swayze posted 07-28-2010 09:56 AM 1260 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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swayze

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07-28-2010 09:56 AM

So I’ve seen numerous post like this one and thought,... well lets just say I thought what for. But I bought all this cool stuff and had to share with people that understand. Anyway I had a pile of overtime at work in June and I have always bought myself something with the extra time I have to put in. Well I made a few purchases. First was my Grizzly 513P bandsaw. Was going with a 0555 but someone said that these polar series were to good of deal so I went with it. I have it all set up now other then waiting for my timberwolf blades. This is a very smooth running piece of equipment and I am sure that it will get even better with the new blades. My second purchase was the oshlun dado set. I was going to get a freud set from the box store but seen a lumberjock review on this one along with pics and was sold. A very resonable price for it as well. Now comes my granddaddy purchase and one I hummed and hawed about due to the price. I bought the Incra TS-LS system along with the router table and jointery package and whiteside bits. I have been drooling over one of these for quite awhile and went for it. I haven’t had a chance to set it up yet and probably won’t for a month unless we come into some crappy weather. But when I walk past the open boxes I just grin. It’s going to be a fun winter in my shop!!!!!!! Thanks for reading my gloat.


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littlecope

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#1 posted 07-28-2010 10:54 AM

Good for You, my Friend!! Enjoy!! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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TheWoodNerd

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#2 posted 07-28-2010 11:15 AM

I love mine. You’re in for a treat.

-- The Wood Nerd -- http://www.workshopaholic.net

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jusfine

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#3 posted 07-28-2010 12:47 PM

Sometimes hard work does pay off!

Congratulations on your purchases, let us know how they are working for you.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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richgreer

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#4 posted 07-28-2010 02:13 PM

Congratulations.

I often think about the Incra system but I have not made the plunge yet.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Gregn

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#5 posted 07-29-2010 12:41 AM

Love new toys. Have fun

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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HorizontalMike

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#6 posted 07-29-2010 02:26 AM

Be sure to take pictures while they are new! Inquiring minds want to see them shine!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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