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Forum topic by dakremer posted 668 days ago 1232 views 1 time favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dakremer

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668 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: overarm router overhead router plunge router pin router

To make a long story short….I got this for free from a guy that said he didnt need it as he would never use it – i offered to buy it off of him – but he said he didnt want any money…..i didnt argue! Works great – just needs a little touching up. Here is my first forum topic I posted on it, but i reposted it with actual pictures this time. If you’d like to see what it looks like brand new…click that link (brings you to my other LJ forum topic)

Here are some pics after getting it into the shop. It needs a little de-rusting and a new belt. Other than that its in great shape. Also need to find some bits for it!

3HP motor, a beast, sits on top….hopefully my shop is wired for this! Might have to check that out…..

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!


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Mip

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#1 posted 668 days ago

I would like to see this when it’s all cleaned up and maybe showing how it works and what kind of cuts it can make.

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dakremer

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#2 posted 668 days ago

Yeah I can do that, Mip

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Jonathan

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#3 posted 668 days ago

Wow, now that is a great score! Congrats… you have a reason to gloat!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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crank49

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#4 posted 668 days ago

I am sure I speak for many others here when I say, “You Suck”

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

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dakremer

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#5 posted 668 days ago

yes….yes I do :)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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exelectrician

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#6 posted 668 days ago

Is that a three phase motor? You will find that info on the name plate as well as the voltages the motor will run on, good luck.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 668 days ago

Great gift, Doug. Now you owe him a free spine straightening!!. I’d like to see it after it is cleaned up and running a project. Great addition to your work shop!! Congrats.
Scrounging is always good but getting gifts like this is even better!!.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jap

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#8 posted 667 days ago

have fun with it

-- Joel

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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 667 days ago

ok nothing beats frebeeeeee !....sucker :-)
but what does this bandadrillusawrous do beside eating people that turn there back to it …. ??

Dennis

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poopiekat

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#10 posted 667 days ago

Wow...makes me wonder, from a previous thread you posted… did you hafta kiss this guy on the lips too? An overarm router?? GREAT acquisition!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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NormG

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#11 posted 667 days ago

Wonderful wonderful gift, good luck in the little bit of refurb that will be done

-- Norman

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dakremer

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#12 posted 667 days ago

Poopie – I didnt have to kiss him! (thank god). however, he’s adding on/remodeling his house and I helped him unload 14 windows from the delivery truck – some of which were like 300+ lbs.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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dakremer

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#13 posted 667 days ago

dennis, I got this machine purely for halloween – to eat people… :)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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dakremer

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#14 posted 667 days ago

exelectrician – it is a 3 phase motor (which i have no idea what that means). I will look at the info on the name plate tomorrow!!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 667 days ago

What a great gift. Having a 3 phase motor means you have to have 440 electrical service or a phase converter.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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