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Forum topic by hotncold posted 05-10-2015 01:28 PM 1842 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-10-2015 01:28 PM

Topic tags/keywords: scroll saw drill press miter saw tablesaw

A friend sent me this link and although it’s pretty interesting, can’t imagine a use for it. But the video is interesting nonetheless…

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#1 posted 05-10-2015 02:18 PM

I can’t believe that he actually got it all back in the case. very interesting, may be good for a small shop, or for a start up kit.

-- Smitty!!!

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#2 posted 05-10-2015 04:07 PM

A cordless drill press and tablesaw, that would certainly bring new meaning to the term “underperforming”, the upbeat elevator music didn’t make me want one more either.

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#3 posted 05-10-2015 05:58 PM

Power 8 Workshop—- 1
ShopSmith 510 with SPTs——10

Video wars:

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 05-10-2015 08:13 PM

Maybe if you live in solitary confinement! You could make little tiny projects to trade for cigarettes. But, interesting.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#5 posted 05-10-2015 11:53 PM

Talk about Dr. Gadget…or Transformers..

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

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#6 posted 05-11-2015 12:05 AM

Someone said the price on it is $799 … Uhmmm No thanks

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#7 posted 05-11-2015 02:30 AM

Price is $499.99…..still too rich for me.

Be ok for the jobsite guy, go to the site and get right to work. Not sure how many batteries it has in use at a time. Would they last even to lunchtime? Might be ok for a Trim Carpenter to use on site.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#8 posted 12-08-2015 04:45 AM

might be something for that assisted living retirement home!

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#9 posted 05-11-2015 04:08 PM

Very ingenious! Maybe if I lived in an apartment.

I saw this comment on another site, *check out min 5:57- the handles are lifting themselves!” You’ve got to look at that, it’s a riot!!

-- Jerry, Johnson Creek, WI "If it was meant to be different it would be."

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#10 posted 05-11-2015 04:13 PM

Take a look at the pretty detailed review by G. Conner on Amazon:

Doesn’t make me want to buy it.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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#11 posted 05-12-2015 03:38 PM

I loved the DP deflection in the sucker. Why do they all cut 1/2” pine for their demos.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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#12 posted 05-14-2015 05:58 AM

It looks like a solution for an apartment shop or a single car garage with technology car in it too!
I noticed a lot of deflection in the column when drilling and I would like to see them cut oak or maple.

Can’t find any more information on the web, except that the company is South Korean!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#13 posted 05-14-2015 06:44 AM

Very ingenious! Maybe if I lived in an apartment.

I saw this comment on another site, *check out min 5:57- the handles are lifting themselves!” You ve got to look at that, it s a riot!!

- JerryinCreek

Yes very funny, but you should have said the handles on the black bag I studied the green handles and ran it a half dozen times and could not figure out what you were talking about. lol

-- Don K, (Houghton, Michigan)

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#14 posted 05-14-2015 03:15 PM

Up dated version of the protashop from the 1960’s.
I got mine in 1963 and still have it.

-- Richard

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#15 posted 05-15-2015 03:24 AM

That portashop looks like it has more metal than a dozen of the POWER8 WORKSHOP.

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