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    No, and I have asked the question before with no...

    No, and I have asked the question before with no response.
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    Mystery solved and I must admit I missed that,...

    Mystery solved and I must admit I missed that, thanks Bernard. I wonder if that was part of the original problem and Felder neglected to explain why it was modified as part of the fix. I can't recall...
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    The question is why do Felder insist in supplying...

    The question is why do Felder insist in supplying a new quadrant and clamping screw when all that is needed is the black adjuster shown in second picture. What is different between the old quadrant...
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    Darryn, I have PM'd you.

    Darryn, I have PM'd you.
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    Yep, the same as mine, all I wanted was the...

    Yep, the same as mine, all I wanted was the adjuster and why they supply a new quadrant and clamping screw beats me. Derek's idea looks good but I don't need it and I never use hold down clamps...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
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    Yes, when you find out why let us all in on the...

    Yes, when you find out why let us all in on the secret. The only difference I recall is the clamping screw is higher on one than the other but as I sold the old one I can't compare them now.
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    So the options are.. Buy a cyclone and modify...

    So the options are..

    Buy a cyclone and modify or change the motor unlees a Clearvue is used

    Buy a Generic dust extractor and modify it

    The machines connected to the DE need modifying...
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    You could use one of the short cone Asian...

    You could use one of the short cone Asian cyclones if you vent outside and do not want the added advantage of VFD control because as far as I know none of them have dual voltage motors that can run 3...
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    Just my take on flat wheels. I dont think the...

    Just my take on flat wheels. I dont think the tracking adjustment works the same as on a crowned wheel, the tracking adjustment on a flat wheel is used to position the blade correctly for its width...
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    Taking the detailed post above I would add one...

    Taking the detailed post above I would add one thing, remove the table to see what is happening and making it easier to work on. You don't need the table until the mitre slot and blade are aligned...
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    Of course the wheels can be changed but if the...

    Of course the wheels can be changed but if the saw was operating OK and after changing the guides it isn't what happened. There must be a lot of saws changed without the problem having occurred...
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    Ann, don't touch the wheel alignment or you will...

    Ann, don't touch the wheel alignment or you will have problems. I think we are missing part of the story here which is no fault of yours so perhaps the better approach might be seeking help from the...
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    Tey really are a fascinating bird until they...

    Tey really are a fascinating bird until they decide to do stuff that humans don't like such as getting into bins which is a big problem around here and elsewhere.

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    Mrs P. feeds some birds and one of the Cockatoos...

    Mrs P. feeds some birds and one of the Cockatoos will actually walk in and demand that he be fed if the door is open in her sewing room. The King Parrots are very vocal as well if they think they are...
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    This may help ...

    This may help

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TO4oZkpFHKk

    The second post in this thread might also be useful Need advice from someone with Hammer N4400 who likes it

    A manual can be...
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    As I am involved in the Auto Blast Gates business...

    As I am involved in the Auto Blast Gates business and the original importer of Clearvue Cyclones you can contact me through our website or via a PM here and we can assess your requirements for the...
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    I'll drop this in here as I know it will interest...

    I'll drop this in here as I know it will interest DW, it comes from another thread posted today by Ross M. The video clips are astounding.

    Why shaving dulls even the sharpest of razors | MIT News
  19. The videos clips are astounding.

    The videos clips are astounding.
  20. You don't always need a vise ...

    You don't always need a vise


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvhn-PAfEW4
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    I went into my shed at night a few weeks ago to...

    I went into my shed at night a few weeks ago to find a Brush Tail Possum sitting on my table saw, he hadn't been able to get out because the doors were shut. Apparently he did not like being locked...
  22. I can't imagine that.

    I can't imagine that.
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    The duct run using a 16" impeller is not a...

    The duct run using a 16" impeller is not a problem for the average hobbyist, mine for instance is about 11 metres using a 15" impeller and 65hz speed on the VFD. The outside noise can be limited to...
  24. The people who have to deal with it will wish you...

    The people who have to deal with it will wish you had cared, I have been through this problem several times over the years and I won't subject my family having to do it for me if it can be avoided.
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    As I said until it is explained with some...

    As I said until it is explained with some illustrations there will be little interest outside the limited reach of Wood Central. I think it is the drawings that are needed more than the photos which...
  26. Cursor Added to Incra Stop on Mitre Saw

    I guess this might be the best place to post a modification I did on an Incra stop that a fellow forum member has asked to see. It in essence is a cursor with provision for a an LED inside the cursor...
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    Derek, judging from the responses or lack of the...

    Derek, judging from the responses or lack of the word has not spread yet. Someone needs to do some large scale drawings and not photos to show the idea so others can begin to understand what is being...
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    It is one of two options and it is obvious that...

    It is one of two options and it is obvious that using a mesh guard makes that option unnecessary.
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    I have been watching this with interest from day...

    I have been watching this with interest from day one, Warren doesn't seem to impressed! The whole thing sort of makes sense when thought about and it will be interesting to see what the reaction is...
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    Illawarra Wood Working School in Woonona, if you...

    Illawarra Wood Working School in Woonona, if you want to have a look at it I cann arrange a time for you. I have a spindle here also going into a table if I ever get the time to finish it, if you...
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    The only thing I would add is that in ordinary...

    The only thing I would add is that in ordinary circumstances the spindle motor will have a far longer life than a router motor as in a CNC they cop huge punishment and outlast ordinary router motors...
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    A water cooled spindle is the quitest motor you...

    A water cooled spindle is the quitest motor you can use in a RT bar none. I was astounded at how quite it is compared the a normal router and so is everyone who hears it. A word of warning, these...
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    During a phone conversation with Bill Pentz his...

    During a phone conversation with Bill Pentz his thinking was that running a CV cyclone faster than 70hz was dangerous due to the risk of something getting into the impeller housing and what would...
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    Unfortunately that is not the case, I know of two...

    Unfortunately that is not the case, I know of two incidents much the same involving cyclones and one blew out the side of the impeller housing (a Men's Shed), the second was in the US just recently...
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    A PEC rule did not fit my Starret head due to...

    A PEC rule did not fit my Starret head due to being thicker. Anyone want to buy a metric 100mm rule?
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    All my plywood offcuts are saved to make cleats...

    All my plywood offcuts are saved to make cleats and holders.
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    Use a magnetic fence or block to clamp to for thinner pieces or two blocks that support the piece between them.
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    Increase Your Internet Speed

    Apparently Testra and I think Optus made so made some changes recently that can increase everyone's internet NBN speed. Just by turning off the modem and restarting it which is simple enough, mine...
  39. The overhead for a K3 is a problem and more of a...

    The overhead for a K3 is a problem and more of a problem when you haven't got a a low ceiling to hang the extraction pipe from and the mechanical restrictions of the saw limit the width of the hood...
  40. It is a far more versatile set up acting as a...

    It is a far more versatile set up acting as a laptop if needed or a desktop, a desk top can only do one thing.
  41. Port speed is not the main issue for me as any...

    Port speed is not the main issue for me as any work I do is rarely speed dependent and I would never use the laptop screen because I have two monitors on my desk. Using a dock does give the...
  42. I have to replace my 10 year old desktop as the...

    I have to replace my 10 year old desktop as the BIOS battery keeps going flat for some reason so I am over it. I need a desktop as doing real productive work on a laptop is a proper pain and doing...
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    Alan, I can't see the attachments.

    Alan, I can't see the attachments.
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    Glad to hear it was successful, I could not...

    Glad to hear it was successful, I could not remember what drove it just that it seemed like a good idea at the time for a small system.
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    Looking good and I will be interested in the...

    Looking good and I will be interested in the result. There was a post here many years ago of someone using one of the conical road marking cones used at roadworks for the cone of a cyclone, I always...
  46. WANTED:SA. Have you made a Frits & Franz jig? There are lots...

    Have you made a Frits & Franz jig? There are lots of variations on the theme so look around YT, I think the RUWI version is based on the original which was two bits of wood with a handle and rubber...
  47. Perhaps an NUC would suit or if you want have a...

    Perhaps an NUC would suit or if you want have a talk to Master P.
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    WANTED:TAS Lance, I would try an electric motor repairer, 3...

    Lance, I would try an electric motor repairer, 3 phase swaps for single phase are not uncommon. The last one I did I left the motor with the three phase repairer rather than try and get rid of it.
  49. This works on my Shapton Glass stones but so did...

    This works on my Shapton Glass stones but so did an Atoma 400 diamond plate. Use running water when cleaning the stone.
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    Dave, fan curves can be supplied but that is not...

    Dave, fan curves can be supplied but that is not the air flow number when the impeller is installed. I do not know of a standard to test an assembled dust extractor but I am not saying it could not...
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