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Forum topic by MT_Stringer posted 08-16-2013 03:46 AM 931 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-16-2013 03:46 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tip magnet

Yes, I did catch what I was after! :-)

I hate it when I drop something down into the bowels of my table saw. Luckily this time it just so happened that I had a 36 inch piece of flat bar and some magnets. Fished that washer right out of there. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#1 posted 08-16-2013 05:21 AM

Nice catch

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 01:19 PM

I bought one of those telescopic pens with a strong magnet on the great for when I drop the arbor nut into the sawdust in my saw!


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#3 posted 08-16-2013 03:21 PM

I’m with Brad about the magnet.


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#4 posted 08-16-2013 09:08 PM

you got lucky.

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#5 posted 08-16-2013 10:54 PM

I thought you were gonna tell us you caught a butt load of bass…...I go fishing all the time, but all I can catch is old beer cans, worn out lures, and old rusted washers…...Where’s the bass…..?

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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#6 posted 08-16-2013 11:16 PM

“Where’s the bass…..?”

Probably a little sea sick right about now. A storm blew over Lake Livingston, Tx a little while ago. A friend is camping there and they had to scramble to get their stuff put up before it blew through. It has now reached the Houston area – lots of power outages, thunder and lightening.

I guess this is our first “front” of the season.

Note: I think you are fishing too deep! :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#7 posted 08-16-2013 11:19 PM

“you got lucky”

David, in the past, I have had to move stuff around to get the side door open and then dig around in the bottom of the cabinet. It just so happened I had that piece of flat bar from a project I can’t even recall so I stuck a magnet on it…and VOILA! Nothing to it.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#8 posted 08-18-2013 11:33 AM

Ahh yes. The deep abyss of the table saw bowels. I think we’ve all experienced that at least once..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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