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Forum: Tool talk Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Knottscott
Buy it already....and definitely get one with a...

Buy it already....and definitely get one with a cutterhead lock as phrog suggested. DW734, DW735, R4331, Steel City would all be on my shortlist.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Knottscott
It's good to hear from him. Thanks for posting.

It's good to hear from him. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-13-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Knottscott
Yes, but according to the by-laws, the formal...

Yes, but according to the by-laws, the formal request has to be made on or before the 2475th post....or maybe the was according to the "in-laws"... :rolleyes: ;)

Congrats on your prolification! :D
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Knottscott
Clear off a colleagues desk before the start of...

Clear off a colleagues desk before the start of the work day. Leave a plain envelope with their name on it on the desk. They'll turn as white as a sheet every time. There's nothing needed inside...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-26-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,172
Posted By Knottscott
- Shovel the sidewalks - Go sledding - Build...

- Shovel the sidewalks
- Go sledding
- Build a snowman
- Make snow angels
- Throw snow balls at cars
- Throw snow balls at each other
- Drive slow
- Wait until tomorrow....it'll melt!

:)
Forum: Tool talk 02-24-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By Knottscott
There's a fine line between saving money and...

There's a fine line between saving money and spending more. Sometimes I save money with a "bargain", sometimes I spend more! Replacing a cheaper tool with a better tool, is usually more expensive...
Forum: Tool talk 02-23-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By Knottscott
Closeouts and clearance can be exceptions, but if...

Closeouts and clearance can be exceptions, but if its always cheaply priced, it's usually false economy. Good quality vs low end of almost any tool is notable. How expensive it actually is, is often...
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 02-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Knottscott
We put in a Heatilator brand natural gas (not...

We put in a Heatilator brand natural gas (not propane) insert in our GR a few years back, mostly for the novelty of having a fireplace, but the extra heat is nice in the dead of winter around here...
Forum: Tool talk 02-04-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Knottscott
I have a few HF tools and items that I'm happy...

I have a few HF tools and items that I'm happy with. I recommend their Pittsburg bar clamps regularly. One of the things that bothers most about HF products is the lack of consistency. Just...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By Knottscott
Lyptus, cedar, teak, white oak, red wood, and...

Lyptus, cedar, teak, white oak, red wood, and mahogany are all decent choices.
Forum: Tool talk 02-03-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Knottscott
A decent 7-1/4" can actually be a pretty good...

A decent 7-1/4" can actually be a pretty good deal at ~ $10, but are often too thin to use with your riving knife. You'll either need to remove the knife, or use a wide enough blade.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-28-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By Knottscott
My wife and son have both done brief tutoring...

My wife and son have both done brief tutoring stints. The going rate for them is ~ $25 per session, with a session ranging between 45 and 60 minutes. $25 is likely on the low end in this day and...
Forum: Bargain Alerts 01-24-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up This was one of the few tools that I've actually...

This was one of the few tools that I've actually paid full price for. I like enough that I got over it pretty quickly....great tool, good price even at full retail.
Forum: Other Tablesaws 01-19-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Knottscott
Congrats on the new saw Jeff. Don't want to be...

Congrats on the new saw Jeff. Don't want to be an alarmist, but as soon as you get a chance, raise and lower the blade and see if the blade alignment to the miter slots shifts at all....some of the...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-12-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Knottscott
Too funny....thanks for the "up"chuckle!...

Too funny....thanks for the "up"chuckle! :D
Forum: Tool talk 01-01-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Knottscott
Even the font looks to vary a bit. I've got a...

Even the font looks to vary a bit. I've got a similar Pittsburg set that's beautiful and all identical. One of the bigger concerns I have with recommending HF tools is that the one the next person...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up Merry Christmas to you as well, and to all my...

Merry Christmas to you as well, and to all my BT3Central friends.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Knottscott
I've considered doing the same for my Maverick 88...

I've considered doing the same for my Maverick 88 (Mossberg 500 clone), so I'll be watching this thread with interest. It's already sounding like it might be worth more effort than I'm willing to...
Forum: Finished Projects 12-18-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up Sweet! Love it...

Sweet! Love it...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-10-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By Knottscott
You're already doing most of the common things...

You're already doing most of the common things people think of to lead to weight loss. The body adapts pretty easily to whatever routine we throw at it. I know that muscle burns more fat, so it's...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,247
Posted By Knottscott
Ironically, right after I first read this thread,...

Ironically, right after I first read this thread, the brakes on our van starting making all kinds of nasty grinding noises. I pulled the front tire tonight, and found the inside pad was worn right...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,864
Posted By Knottscott
Got a Maverick R88 (Mossberg) 12 ga shotgun for...

Got a Maverick R88 (Mossberg) 12 ga shotgun for $165.....not an earth shattering deal, but am happy to have it.

http://www.slickguns.com/sites/default/files/maverick12academy.jpg
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-28-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Knottscott
When I moved out of my parents house my dad gave...

When I moved out of my parents house my dad gave me his pre-WWII Lionel O gauge set. I've put it under our Christmas tree every year since, and it became a great family tradition. Now that Dad is...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up The same to you and your family!

The same to you and your family!
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-21-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By Knottscott
Gotta put the recycling out....:D

Gotta put the recycling out....:D
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-21-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By Knottscott
Here's a recent pic from MSN news that got my...

Here's a recent pic from MSN news that got my attention....the guy's up to his eyeballs in snow.

19797

I even dropped Buffalo Bill's kicker Dan Carpenter from my fantasy team in case he ends up...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-20-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By Knottscott
Ironically, 65 miles to the east of Buffalo,...

Ironically, 65 miles to the east of Buffalo, Rochester had been largely unaffected by this storm until this morning. It's been cold and we had a dusting of snow, but it had actually been mostly...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 11-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,551
Posted By Knottscott
Is the planer on a flip cart?

Is the planer on a flip cart?
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-04-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Knottscott
I'm not familiar with Forrest's numbering code. ...

I'm not familiar with Forrest's numbering code. If the Forrest #1 grind is FTG, it'll leave a flat bottom....based on their description, it's probably FTG. If it's an ATB/R combination it'll...
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Knottscott
Jon - The only grind that will leave a truly flat...

Jon - The only grind that will leave a truly flat bottom kerf is a flat top grind (FTG) blade, which are primarily ripping blades...LM72, LU87, Infinity 010-024, CMT 210.024.10, etc. The Tenryu GM...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 09-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,145
Posted By Knottscott
Thanks for posting this. It's sad news indeed,...

Thanks for posting this. It's sad news indeed, but without your post I'd have no way of knowing. I corresponded with him quite a bit on another forum. He'll be missed.
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 08-25-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By Knottscott
You might want to take some precaution to prevent...

You might want to take some precaution to prevent it from being hit by the mower again.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 08-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By Knottscott
The air museum near us used to own a B-17 by the...

The air museum near us used to own a B-17 by the name of Fuddy Duddy. Every 4th of July they'd host an air show, and many WWII era aircraft would participate. Back in the early 1980's on a 4th July...
Forum: Tool talk 08-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By Knottscott
Probably a 35990 or 35950. Craftsman has the...

Probably a 35990 or 35950. Craftsman has the 22116, which is made by SC and identical to the former SC 35930.
Forum: Tool talk 08-10-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By Knottscott
The R4512, Cman 21833, and G0715P (which all have...

The R4512, Cman 21833, and G0715P (which all have similar guts) have been plagued with some alignment issues, but the issue doesn't effect all of them....just enough to be concerned about, and check...
Forum: Tool talk 08-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Knottscott
1-877-545-4099 Tell them that you're looking...

1-877-545-4099

Tell them that you're looking for a collet nut to fit your Ryobi made Cman router, and give them the model number.
Forum: Tool talk 08-06-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Knottscott
If the boards aren't flat, a better rip blade...

If the boards aren't flat, a better rip blade isn't going to solve much.
Forum: Tool talk 08-06-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Knottscott
It was made by TTI/Ryobi, so they're certainly...

It was made by TTI/Ryobi, so they're certainly worth a try. You could always check Craigslist for a whole used router that's cheap.....or advertise for the nut...it's possible someone has a dead or...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 08-01-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By Knottscott
Do you recall the old adage that suggests that...

Do you recall the old adage that suggests that "stupid people shouldn't breed"? Well, giving them everything they need to survive with no effort provides ample opportunity and encouragement to do...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 07-20-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,182
Posted By Knottscott
What's not to love?! I have some great memories...

What's not to love?! I have some great memories with those boats!
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