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    It it was running cooler when new something may...

    It it was running cooler when new something may be wrong.
    When taking apart power tools I always check the carbon brushes and gently clean the commutator if necessary. Check the bearings by giving...
  2. Okay thanks everyone. Took awhile to decide on a...

    Okay thanks everyone. Took awhile to decide on a crimper. The German brand is $200.00
    I read various reviews and ordered a ferrule assortment kit and a $21.99 HSC86 -6 IWISS Self-adjusting...
  3. Thanks Hoping to find out the connector...

    Thanks
    Hoping to find out the connector technical name to order online and get a crimper tool.
    The local hardware store didn't have any.
    It looks like it be an older ferrule crimp design....
  4. What kind of connector is this? It on the old power cord.

    What kind of connector is this?
    The sander is very old.
    I just feel it would be better to crimp and use this style connector or a similar one.
    Possibly crimp a modern ferrule onto a new...
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    I use a Sheppach Tiger wet sharpener. I...

    I use a Sheppach Tiger wet sharpener.
    I personally feel that the slower rpms make it easier to use.
  6. A marking knife and Starrett or Mitutoyo...

    A marking knife and Starrett or Mitutoyo combination square. Both are essential for better accuracy.
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    The type of saw blade and teeth being used will...

    The type of saw blade and teeth being used will be a factor.
    Whatever you purchase it will need rock solid guides with very little wiggle or the accuracy of the cuts will be garbage.
    The...
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    A great rescue and restoration of beautiful...

    A great rescue and restoration of beautiful lumber.
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    Your choice really depends on your needs and...

    Your choice really depends on your needs and projects. Next buy once cry once. If you can afford the difference pay a little more.
    Skip any bad habits and you will have the extra money.
    The...
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    This might be a good one to post in the metal...

    This might be a good one to post in the metal category . Pretty sure they would have a sure way to free it.
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    Interesting. Many search engines results included...

    Interesting. Many search engines results included too good to be true prices for what appear to be cheaper counterfeit items.
    Total reality is a quality drill chuck all alone is almost the price of...
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    I use an external flash drive to store my...

    I use an external flash drive to store my passwords and lock it in a safe.
    Use a computer that is never connected to the internet when viewing your passwords.
    Also have passwords printed in case...
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    I purchased 3 extra sanding pads just in case...

    I purchased 3 extra sanding pads just in case they become unavailable.
    A new improved sander model is replacing the ROS65VC-5 and the sanding pads for the new model are a different.
    Sure there are...
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    Wood screws no. Machine screws and bolts are...

    Wood screws no.
    Machine screws and bolts are sometimes re-reused if they were not previously torqued heavily or heated for removal. Heavily damaged threads and rusted fasteners no.
    For load...
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    Old power tool repairs. Yes or No

    Instead of purchasing new power tools made in _____.
    I occasionally purchase inexpensive made in the USA neglected power tools.
    Repairing the neglected power tools getting them working again is...
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    One more thought in regards to some but not all...

    One more thought in regards to some but not all plunge routers.
    Depending on the manufacturer/ brand and design.
    Sometimes but not always the 2 vertical springs may or may not make router bit...
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    Disclaimer: Zero liability, past, present and...

    Disclaimer: Zero liability, past, present and future.
    Just my theory.
    A Non Toxic close tight grain hard wood should absorb less bacteria and moisture and be very durable.
    All my cutting boards...
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    I purchase the best quality router bits. Avoid...

    I purchase the best quality router bits.
    Avoid cash in the trash.
    Replacing 2 or 3 junk router bits might cost as much money or more money than 1 great quality router bit that will last several...
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    Here is a good video explaining why the backing...

    Here is a good video explaining why the backing pads fail. I hope my 3 extra Bosch backing pads will last a very long time. Good luck everyone.
    Stop Melting Your Hooks (why sanding discs fly off...
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    That is excellent news to hear that your 75-150...

    That is excellent news to hear that your 75-150 (GET 75-6N in the USA), is fantastic.
    Bosch does have a great selection of modern power tools.
    I noticed the orbit radius differences or features...
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    I'm in the United States Of America. I use...

    I'm in the United States Of America.
    I use powerful non plunge routers under my router table.
    I also use them free hand for my dovetail jig and they work great.
    Thats a fine Plunge router and...
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    The tool manufacturer will tell you what the...

    The tool manufacturer will tell you what the maximum router bit cutter diameter capacity is.
    Call them or email them and ask.
    You do not want a high speed router bit breaking free and flying at...
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    Try searching the 1367 shoulder plane then select...

    Try searching the 1367 shoulder plane then select images and compare.
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    Looking at the giant plan image. It just looks...

    Looking at the giant plan image. It just looks like a longer jointer plane.
    I just press the power button on my stationary electric jointer planer and get the job done.
    When I feel like having...
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    Yes powerful noisy belt sanders are great for the...

    Yes powerful noisy belt sanders are great for the occasional use when necessary and they have lots of traction with coarser grit sandpaper.
    Much flatter results because of the metal plate under the...
  26. I use a house fan and a timer that plugs into a...

    I use a house fan and a timer that plugs into a wall outlet to reduce over heating my tool batteries.
    When the battery is at 50 - 60% put it on the charger and keep watch on it until it reaches...
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    I will be facing the same decision in a few...

    I will be facing the same decision in a few years. Most relatives I know dont have the multi focal lens. Sometimes fine tuning was done with glasses if necessary or as needed. I personally use power...
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    A new Clifton 3110 here in the United States Of...

    A new Clifton 3110 here in the United States Of America is $274.99 USD
    I'm not sure about prices and wages in all countries.
    United States Of America. January 1, 2021, the minimum wage...
  29. Use a flat diamond sharpener / plate. Whatever...

    Use a flat diamond sharpener / plate. Whatever you use to cut and flatten should harder than the stone being cut.
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    Thanks everyone. The idea for this Poll came to...

    Thanks everyone.
    The idea for this Poll came to me an 1 or 2 hours after I purchased a brand new older model ROS65VC-5 Bosch random orbital sander with an orbit radius of 5/64" or 2 mm. Whoops.
    I...
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    I might purchase the eletronic online version if...

    I might purchase the eletronic online version if they give me a good price.
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    Card scrapers vs random orbital sanders.

    Card scrapers vs expensive electric random orbital sanders.
    What are thoughts and preferences?
    With the right hook card scraping as good or better than a power sander?
  33. Myv wood river 92 shoulder plane finally arrived at the store.

    A wood river 92 shoulder plane finally arrived at the local store.
    I was wondering if it would ever arrive. Thats finally my shopping list.
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    Thanks for posting. After watching videos of...

    Thanks for posting.
    After watching videos of the sander you chose it will sand fast.
    I usually get extra backing pads and common parts the brake ring just in case production stops or parts become...
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    I did forget to mention that one unusual problem...

    I did forget to mention that one unusual problem I had with a high speed orbital sander. The Velcro hook and loop at high speeds would eventually over heat and melt and lose its ability to grip a...
  36. Thread: Absolute junk

    by woodhog
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    Been there and made that mistake once different...

    Been there and made that mistake once different generic brand.
    Just be fully aware that dull junk drill bits will eventually destroy an electric drill motor over time.
    Cheap brad point drill bits...
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    Basically more holes means better dust...

    Basically more holes means better dust extraction.
    A total of 5 holes each 1/4" diameter is approximately 1 1/4" less sandpaper surface in action.
    I have a generic look alike sander and the long...
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    When a bit flute is chipped or snapped and has...

    When a bit flute is chipped or snapped and has enough length left. Use a bench grinder to remove get the shape close then then finish with the Drill Doctor or other similar system.
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    A lot less convenient. I have used standard flat...

    A lot less convenient. I have used standard flat bar clamps it was tricky getting the other part under the bench but it worked too.
    I didn't mention earlier but I believe hand forging work hardens...
  40. What is the name of the place you bought the...

    What is the name of the place you bought the from?
    Here in the USA Menards, Woodcraft & Amazon sell them.
    I'll eventually get a Mitutoyo 950-253, Screw Pitch Gage, 4 - 84 TPI, 51 Leaves as well.
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    Read somewhere that blacksmith hand made bench...

    Read somewhere that blacksmith hand made bench dogs are supposed to be more durable. The modern designs are very nice and have interesting features as well
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    Editing time ran out. A shoulder plane is best...

    Editing time ran out.
    A shoulder plane is best for trimming the tenon joint shoulder.
    A router plane works better for the tenon joint cheeks.
    A new Clifton 3110 here is $274.99 USD I'm not sure...
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    A guillotine miter trimmer like this works great....

    A guillotine miter trimmer like this works great. Just keep your fingers away from the blades when using it.
    I never had luck disc sanding an accurate miter.
    I think I read somewhere. Remove...
  44. Thread: Bailey planes

    by woodhog
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    No guarantees just tossing ideas. When restoring...

    No guarantees just tossing ideas.
    When restoring try to avoid destroying the tools value.
    First try finding original parts possibly from a junk hand plane.
    Tossing ideas.
    A 2 part pressed rivet...
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    A local cabinet shop has a dumpster full of free...

    A local cabinet shop has a dumpster full of free scrap wood. Make a few phone calls.
  46. Threaded depth adjuster tightened using a nut.

    My bullnose plane depth adjuster machine screw was a little wiggly.
    After adding thread lock I made sure the depth adjuster machine screw was fully seated and tightened into the plane body.
    I had...
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    I leave this inexpensive #28 3 in 1 assembled as...

    I leave this inexpensive #28 3 in 1 assembled as a bullnose plane.
    Notice the difference in the lever cap handle length.
    The longer lever cap may be what is called a squirrel tail.
    The medium...
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    Clifton 3110 Excellent quality and works great....

    Clifton 3110
    Excellent quality and works great. No I'm not selling mine. I prefer and find this shoulder plane body design easy to hold.
    Used tools can be great when the price is right.
    Just...
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    Veritas Variable Burnisher. Its what I use.

    Veritas Variable Burnisher.
    Its what I use.
  50. Search. Electrolytic cleaning.

    Search. Electrolytic cleaning.
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