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Forum: Tool talk 01-24-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Cochese
The Marples blades that have gotten good reviews...

The Marples blades that have gotten good reviews are made in Italy. Yes, I enjoy mine quite well. In fact, I will probably gradually replace my Freud blades with the Marples. The 24T rip and the 12"...
Forum: BT3x00 related discussions 01-23-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Cochese
Works in Chrome.

Works in Chrome.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 01-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Cochese
I'm still looking for pieces a year later...

I'm still looking for pieces a year later...
Forum: Other Tablesaws 01-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Cochese
Very nice, I'm surprised you had one local....

Very nice, I'm surprised you had one local. Haven't seen one in ages.

If I could get one, I might just pull the trigger.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Cochese
No, that is a mid-90s floor model Craftsman. I'm...

No, that is a mid-90s floor model Craftsman. I'm starting not to like it due to design elements that make it take up more space than the competition, but functionally it works fine. Needs a tune,...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-17-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Cochese
I picked it up yesterday, and installed it today....

I picked it up yesterday, and installed it today.

This is the old reel and hose, and where it was. Too wide, especially with the handle.
...
Forum: Tool talk 01-17-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Cochese
Is a handwheel pretty self-explanatory in it's...

Is a handwheel pretty self-explanatory in it's function?
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-09-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Cochese
Honestly, no. I haven't found any reels with them...

Honestly, no. I haven't found any reels with them included, so it hasn't been worth considering an extra expense. Perhaps I'll try one out if I replace the PVC, which I haven't enjoyed.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-08-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Cochese
That is what I have as well. I am not enamored...

That is what I have as well. I am not enamored with it.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-08-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Cochese
New air reel

I have a manual reel, one that takes up a bit more room than I would like. In addition, it is an absolute PITA to mount. I want to buy a new reel that retracts and perhaps is a bit narrower.

My...
Forum: Tool talk 01-08-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Cochese
I don't have a use for owning one, but I wonder...

I don't have a use for owning one, but I wonder how much it would be to do something on an ad hoc basis.

For example, I'd love a better adapter to my 735 or my Hitachi miter saw (they have never...
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 01-07-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Cochese
My guess would be that the top portion of the...

My guess would be that the top portion of the light detaches upwards for access to both the motor and the light compartment.

Just a guess, though. The lower portion could 'screw' off of retention...
Forum: Tool talk 01-07-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,317
Posted By Cochese
Going back through my old threads, and this post...

Going back through my old threads, and this post reminded me of my last several large purchases.

Lathe - barely fit in the back of the SUV. Had to open it in the driveway and carry the parts up...
Forum: Project related discussions 01-07-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,637
Posted By Cochese
Oh man, those look great. After I build my stand...

Oh man, those look great. After I build my stand I might have to research this further.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-07-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Cochese
$.20 is a nice deal, for that I'd do my shop as...

$.20 is a nice deal, for that I'd do my shop as well.

Considered some at HD for $.79, but in the end I said no. I don't want to put much more money into the shop. Not $120 worth.

But at $30?...
Forum: Bargain Alerts 01-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By Cochese
Yes. Many here, actually. Probably...

Yes. Many here, actually.



Probably better reserved for it's own thread where the responses can be better explained. In a nutshell, you have quality, convenience, and intangibles.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-04-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Sticky: Poll: 60 Minute Challenge Poll
Views: 1,312
Posted By Cochese
Part of the problem in people not having a lot of...

Part of the problem in people not having a lot of shop time is that a project contest just adds something else to the to-do list. I can't imagine when people get into the workshop they just go in and...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-04-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Sticky: Poll: 60 Minute Challenge Poll
Views: 1,312
Posted By Cochese
I say no to timed projects like that. I say...

I say no to timed projects like that.

I say have a best of 2015 contest. Could have a couple different categories.
Forum: Tool talk 01-01-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Cochese
I've always said that the end user is the QC at...

I've always said that the end user is the QC at HF.

I've been ogling their 21-gal compressor online all morning. I don't have room, I know I don't have room. I'm still trying to figure out a way....
Forum: Bargain Alerts 12-30-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,011
Posted By Cochese
Man, wonder if I could get $5 more off. Lol. ...

Man, wonder if I could get $5 more off. Lol.

Almost at the point of worth getting another pack.
Forum: Tool talk 12-27-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By Cochese
I usually just buy what I want throughout the...

I usually just buy what I want throughout the year, and anything at Christmas is a bonus. I like to give.

I got a scratch awl, a metric 32 tape measure, some turning calipers and some money to...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 12-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,732
Posted By Cochese
My goal in 2015 is simple in statement, but...

My goal in 2015 is simple in statement, but difficult in practice: to keep fine-tuning my shop. I want to keep slowly removing clutter, and making better use of space. I think I made more specific...
Forum: Tool talk 12-14-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By Cochese
I will say that letting the batteries fall below...

I will say that letting the batteries fall below the fail safe is a mistake.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 12-14-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,011
Posted By Cochese
I wonder if I could get a refund on that. Just...

I wonder if I could get a refund on that. Just bought last week.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By Cochese
Did they look at your ear specifically in the MRI?

Did they look at your ear specifically in the MRI?
Forum: Tool talk 12-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Cochese
Unless they secretly came out with another...

Unless they secretly came out with another version, the mortise chisels match the standard bench chisels - maple-color handles.

FWIW, Highland carries the entire line.

I see the darker chisels...
Forum: Bargain Alerts 12-05-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,011
Posted By Cochese
I went to the store last night all set to buy one...

I went to the store last night all set to buy one of these packs. When I grabbed for it I started thinking, do I need it? I've got 5-6 small Lithiums and 2 NiCds that are still kicking. I mainly only...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-04-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cochese
A lot of that comes from the people who will get...

A lot of that comes from the people who will get in lanes they know will end just to try and jump a handful of people instead of waiting their turn.

Do I not let those people in? **** right.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-02-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,832
Posted By Cochese
One of the certification exams I did in school...

One of the certification exams I did in school was a drum brake disassembly and reassembly. I don't remember if it was 30 seconds or a minute.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-02-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,832
Posted By Cochese
A C-clamp and a thin piece of anything will get...

A C-clamp and a thin piece of anything will get most pistons back in.

Invest in a pair of mechanic's gloves at about $10. Well worth the cost. Surgical-style gloves rip at the earliest...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-02-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,832
Posted By Cochese
Four rotors should run about $200-$250, really...

Four rotors should run about $200-$250, really good pads would be about $110 more. Of course this varies by the car.

Look at the Duralast Gold CMax pads at Autozone. Little noise, little dust,...
Forum: Project related discussions 12-01-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Cochese
The relative cheapness of it lets me swap it out...

The relative cheapness of it lets me swap it out in a few years or so if needed. Depends on how heavily the surface is used and abused. No real dings or anything in our kitchen table, just shoddy...
Forum: Project related discussions 12-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Cochese
I built both the kitchen table and the sideboard...

I built both the kitchen table and the sideboard in that manner, and I have had no issues. The sideboard made use of the Domino, but I used a T&G joint for the kitchen table. Our house can see some...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,649
Posted By Cochese
A couple of years ago we decided not to do any...

A couple of years ago we decided not to do any more doorbuster deals. Some people may find it fun, but we saw too many people acting like complete asses. We might go in later and see what's left, but...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Cochese
Shop grade birch around here from the lumber yard...

Shop grade birch around here from the lumber yard is anywhere from about $35-$45, depending on how much the last truck was.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 11-21-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cochese
First video of the shop. ...

First video of the shop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSMa7yFwq3k&
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,730
Posted By Cochese
I'm going to assume he's married, thus the answer...

I'm going to assume he's married, thus the answer is anywhere that isn't his home.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 11-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,660
Posted By Cochese
Any dust collection with this?

Any dust collection with this?
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 11-15-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cochese
Going back out to the shop tonight made me...

Going back out to the shop tonight made me realize that there is no way the planer will fit there. Drill press stays, jointer goes next to the DP. I turned the router table sideways for now. May...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 11-15-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cochese
Currently yes. That will change. Sent from...

Currently yes. That will change.

Sent from my XT1095 using Tapatalk
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