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  1. Chris, when cutting is it quiet enough to not...

    Chris, when cutting is it quiet enough to not wear ear protection? Is the feed speed the same as a conventional blade or a bit slower? (Its easy to feed a rip cut fast with a slider!)
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    I agree Albert, that looks like a good single...

    I agree Albert, that looks like a good single phase sander design, unfortunately it has been discontinued by machinery house/ hare & forbes and none of the US versions are available here. I guess it...
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    Are you sure? Intellisand isnít listed in the...

    Are you sure? Intellisand isnít listed in the specifications on the gregory machinery or supermax Us site despite looking almost identical to my machine.
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    I have a Jet 22-44 OSC which I’m glad I have...

    I have a Jet 22-44 OSC which I’m glad I have every time I make something. It is similar, but the two things I’m concerned are missing on the supermax are the smart sand control (really nice, I just...
  5. He made two forum posts...total. Some things in...

    He made two forum posts...total. Some things in life will remain a mystery.
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    They look very nice, hope they last for decades!

    They look very nice, hope they last for decades!
  7. Same, my felder bandsaw table rusted when it...

    Same, my felder bandsaw table rusted when it wasn’t used for a while, in the same period the jet didn’t. Its also a darker colour and I wondered if it was coated with something that only rubbed off...
  8. Yeah I thought the same because the jet was...

    Yeah I thought the same because the jet was cheap, but I had a look at cbig’s Hammer c3 yesterday and it had a milled finish that was quite rough as well (the hammer bandsaw is a smooth finish) so I...
  9. Thanks for the tips. What I’m struggling with...

    Thanks for the tips.

    What I’m struggling with is the planer table (ignore the scratches) which is rough to the touch and is obviously milled that way...but why? And how to get any lubricant to...
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    I’m surprised you are US hosting a predominately...

    I’m surprised you are US hosting a predominately Australian forum, why? I presume you don’t really have the budget for CDNs to help with load times and media etc.
  11. Table lubricant for milled cast iron on a jet J/P

    My jet jointer/ planer doesnít have smooth cast iron tables, for some reason it has a rippled milled surface (maybe reduce contact area?). On smooth cast iron I use a bit of carnuba wax buffed off...
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    Well if I had ordered an A3-31 in WA, I would be...

    Well if I had ordered an A3-31 in WA, I would be getting a cube of Jarrah and the family would be getting outdoor furniture for christmas...just because its less fiddly and more jointing/planing...
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    QUEENSLAND That seems like a hell of a deal, Iím genuinely...

    That seems like a hell of a deal, Iím genuinely surprised its still here!
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    Having a look at gumtree and previous experience...

    Having a look at gumtree and previous experience with a makita site saw...that General was the obvious choice as well provided you donít mind a bit of fiddling if it needs setup. My advice is donít...
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    Is this just under market price because you will...

    Is this just under market price because you will not ship or split? And why not just allow shipping and split the items, youíll sell them all quick smart I reckon.
  16. I'm guessing its not a coincidence they show a...

    I'm guessing its not a coincidence they show a moisture meter and say that the optimal moisture range is 6-10%...that is very dry and I wonder if this blade is basically producing more dust than...
  17. Last sale sets the price for collectables, he can...

    Last sale sets the price for collectables, he can raise his ask now!
  18. Do Festool sell genuine refills? $100/6 pack...

    Do Festool sell genuine refills? $100/6 pack Festool wheat beer?
  19. I like festool, but a $300 tucker box?

    Um, I often pay an arm and a leg for Festool but a $300 plastic lunch box has exceeded my craziness threshold.
    Festool Lunchbox Cooler | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Frankston Area - Carrum Downs...
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    Thanks Les, thatís good to know! I thought it...

    Thanks Les, thatís good to know! I thought it seemed a bit nicer and more flexible than a palm type round router for handheld work. I guess the collet size is the main thing that stops people going...
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    Thanks Bernmac, uh, yeah I wouldn’t be paying...

    Thanks Bernmac, uh, yeah I wouldn’t be paying that for a previous model, but my ears pricked up about the leigh issues he said he had.
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    Ok that’s good news! Any thoughts on 1010 vs...

    Ok that’s good news! Any thoughts on 1010 vs 1400? I like the idea of smaller and easier to see what you are doing for a handheld router (no table use).
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    Festool with Leigh D4R

    There is an OF-1400 for sale in the marketplace saying something about it being hard to get guide bushes to work with the Leigh dovetail jig.

    I use my Leigh D4R with a triton, but when I get sick...
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    I have a vodafone uk and at&t pre-paid sims in my...

    I have a vodafone uk and at&t pre-paid sims in my travel bag, swap out and top up, more data cheaper than oz.
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    You want a bit of clearance, a thick riving knife...

    You want a bit of clearance, a thick riving knife would be like pushing a wedge into the end of your cut. Its not just to stop binding but importantly to stop the whole board skewing sideways into...
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    The tolerances are tight, I would not be...

    The tolerances are tight, I would not be surprised if the natural timber expands slightly from being exposed to the air or having the stresses relieved by the material that you drilled out, or the...
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    Thanks Chris, and I assume from what bob said and...

    Thanks Chris, and I assume from what bob said and the plates I have seen that will mean star configuration except if delta is explicitly stated?
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    Yep I hear you Albert, that’s fine at install but...

    Yep I hear you Albert, that’s fine at install but it’d be nice to have accurate info from the seller...there is my naievety again.

    That is a big damn sander.
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    And here is me naively thinking that machine...

    And here is me naively thinking that machine electrical plates would have to denote something like the wiring configuration as a standard :oo:
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    Thanks Bob, and on a motor plate I presume it is...

    Thanks Bob, and on a motor plate I presume it is always a star configuration unless it says 400v Delta (with the symbol).

    Alright, I think I’ve got a decent understanding now, three phase for a...
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    Ok, so you mean you have 230v three phase, not...

    Ok, so you mean you have 230v three phase, not 400v? That would rule out a lot of 400v secondhand machines right? I thought three phase supply is 415v?

    Felder for example seem to have the standard...
  32. Iíve done a few long pieces (2m+) lately, dining...

    Iíve done a few long pieces (2m+) lately, dining table top for a mate, double computer desk, a bench seat. My little jet 260 has about 550mm infeed and it gets frustrating.

    Ok fence man, no taking...
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    Thanks Malb. Makes sense, with a couple of 20a...

    Thanks Malb. Makes sense, with a couple of 20a circuits in the garage plus airconditioners etc I think Iím getting close to the limit of my switch so can appreciate that it might get expensive to...
  34. Fence, thatís a bit dodgy on the lifting not...

    Fence, thatís a bit dodgy on the lifting not working! Iíd cut the sheet metal to make it work...no way Iíd take it off!

    Thanks Barra, that should make Derek feel better about the deal he got a few...
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    As I was knocking up a bench seat/ storage box...

    As I was knocking up a bench seat/ storage box today I thought Iíd do a quick follow up.

    This table design is really useful and Iím very happy (apart from the plywood, Iíll replace with mdf when...
  36. What’s the current n4400 price Barra? I agree, my...

    What’s the current n4400 price Barra? I agree, my rough guesses above says this is a reasonable price but when someone puts the word ‘urgent’ on their ad it basically means “make me an offer”!

    I...
  37. If its a spiral cutter single phase in mint...

    If its a spiral cutter single phase in mint condition (looks like it), probably at least 4.5k would be achievable I would guess.

    I donít think 11k is obscene initial ask for this package, but Iíd...
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    Iíve always thought three phase is smoother with...

    Iíve always thought three phase is smoother with more torque because each phase is offset from each other, the motors are smaller for the same output, they are more reliable because they donít have a...
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    Single vs Three Phase Saws

    When I get a proper shed in the future Iíll be looking to get a good panel saw (like a 2.5m slider) and a new jointer/planer (410mm) so I spend some time browsing used machines and getting an idea of...
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    Oh so you are! I’m near warners bay and work in...

    Oh so you are! I’m near warners bay and work in my garage so I don’t have the space you do for a nice shed and a panel saw out at Brandy Hill...though probably slightly faster internet ;)
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    Duplicate post
  42. I have a jet 260mm combo machine like yours with...

    I have a jet 260mm combo machine like yours with straight knives. There is no way I would ever retrofit a helical into it because (a) I have already got a cutter head in the machine and I couldnít...
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    Awesome, that should be plenty of power....

    Awesome, that should be plenty of power. December...that’s quite a wait, that 5 months is going to go slowly!
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    Pretty exciting, what size B3 did you get? ...

    Pretty exciting, what size B3 did you get?

    From what I can see, the small carbatec junior and the Hammer H32 are both 1/4hp, three wheel feeders, not sure what you meant by too big?
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    Ok, and these photos from the website show the...

    Ok, and these photos from the website show the same colouration, maybe thatís just a ďfeatureĒ :)
    Rough sawn facade for Spanish health centre - Accoya

    if it werenít for the sticker marks, I...
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    Will those colours not just even out with some...

    Will those colours not just even out with some time exposed to sun and damp Dom? Isn’t it just weathering?
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    Vey nice, talk about low clearance, look up...

    Vey nice, talk about low clearance, look up before you lift ;)
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    I thought steam locomotive first of all :) ...

    I thought steam locomotive first of all :)

    but that looks really handy, good to hear you have an employee now...and a work bench (for the first time?) things must be going ok in NZ :2tsup:
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    Came to report the same, happening on chrome for...

    Came to report the same, happening on chrome for ios.
  50. Iíve seen a lot of people say that spindle...

    Iíve seen a lot of people say that spindle moulders will provide a poor finish with smaller router bits, but has anyone here tried it? 10k rpm should be the same as running a triton router on speed 2...
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