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  • Jim replied to the topic Self-Destructing GTS1031 in the forum Table Saw 5 years, 1 month ago

    Montreal_Medic wrote:

    Reflector wrote:
    @Montreal_Medic

    Since you have a brand new 4100 I would recommend doing some of the dust control stuff I’ve mentioned in my topic. The 4100 doesn’t have the plate your GTS1031 had on the right side of the sawblade housing so you tend to get a lot of under table dust and a lot of dust coming out from the fro…

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  • GO PACK GO!

  • Any of you guys into ice fishing?

    K-Drill Electric Ice Auger System


    I have been looking for a new auger and I came across this and think I may try to buy one. The drill thing is appealing to me and it would be one less gas motor that I would have to maintain.

    They recommend the Milwaukee drills…[Read more]

  • Doobie wrote:People parking in designated handicap parking spaces with handicap placards for their cars but are obviously not handicapped coming out of their car and only abusing the priveledge because someone in their household warrants one but who is not with them.

    This also drives me wild. In Milwaukee at Brewer games (baseball) they have…[Read more]

  • Jim replied to the topic Dan's Shop in the forum Woodworking/Carpentry 5 years, 1 month ago

    woodman_412 wrote:The lights came from Costco. They have stocked them as a regular item for awhile now.

    So I have pretty much everything set up in the new shop now. There are still lots of things that I want to tweak and add or make but it is fully functional now and I can get going on some projects. At some point I’ll be building open shelves i…

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  • Jim replied to the topic Do I need a BandSaw in the forum Band Saws 5 years, 1 month ago

    redwood wrote:Long ago I had a cheap band saw and it was essentially useless (think harbor freight). I gave it away.

    I’m not 100% decided, but I think I’m going to start out with outdoor furniture and if that works out, move to indoor furniture. Maybe bird houses, if John promises not to sue me.

    There is a store near me that sells lot’s of un…

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  • Dabbs wrote:I just picked up a couple Yeti ‘Rambler’ 10oz with the clear plastic lids, I don’t know anything about them. Haven’t even tried one out yet, I thought it strange they didn’t come with the lids though. Had to pay another $5 each for those, Glad to hear they be good

    Yeti is great except pretty expensive and it drives me crazy that they…[Read more]

  • Jim replied to the topic Self-Destructing GTS1031 in the forum Table Saw 5 years, 1 month ago

    Montreal_Medic wrote:Good news

    Someone from Bosch Corporate in Mount Prospect reached out to me last night, escalated due to my comments here on this site. Maybe Jim bumped it up? If so, thanks @bethepro

    The will send me a shipping package to return to them the saw, the blade, and a piece of the wood that was being cut. They wish to go over the…

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  • Great thread. I am constantly sorting through bits or spending way to much time trying to find the one I need that has disapeared. I have resorted to putting them in my l boxx with my drill and they just bounce around and are a mess. I need to find a better way, just not sure it is out there yet.

  • Amazing young women. As a interesting side fact surfing in Milwaukee is getting bigger. Except for the fact that the people are nuts as you can only surf Lake Michigan in the winter.

  • Jim replied to the topic Home Inspector in the forum Business Discussion 5 years, 2 months ago

    Interesting article Kurt. I found reading the comments quite enjoyable also..Some people are clueless.

    I find it absolutely nuts that people would allow their real estate agent to pick the home inspector. When I bought my house the agent selling the house would not even recommend a home inspector. I did my own research and found one that I liked.…[Read more]

  • crotalusco wrote:well we didnt get the ice expected last night, Its running a little slow. Started with snow this morning then started turning to sleet snow mix so we called it a day. Better to lose some $$ and not your life. Drove past 3 accidents on the way home

    We are getting hammered in Milwaukee. I would say about 6 inches of snow with some…[Read more]

  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone! I am late but still wanted to get it in. Hope everyone got all the sweet tools they could ask for.

  • Is it correct to say that DeWalt was the first to introduce a job site radio?

    I like the new Dewalt but I will just have to keep waiting for Bosch to follow suit. I have no DeWalt tools.
    I still have my original Milwaukee radio, that is working fine for me. I am still greatly tempted by the Bosch PB though.

  • I may be proven wrong here but I have had a really hard time finding the molded plastic inserts for specific tools in L-boxxes. The hardware store that carries l-boxxes here does not carry them and I would love to see them sold in stores or through the bosch website

  • Jim replied to the topic Referral Question in the forum BTP Questions 5 years, 2 months ago

    I also have a couple of guys that I work with that don’t believe the benefits of the site. I have tried to get them to join but they won’t..Baffling to me. I have been trying to get Jason back on, but it doesn’t look like he will. Unfortunately

  • Congrats everyone! What a great honor for all involved. THANK YOU JIM for all your hard work! Here’s to the site only getting better!

  • Congrats to everyone involved with running the forum and adding content to the forum! Thank you Jim for all your hard work! What a great honor, for a great place to be a member!

  • As always a great project Brad! Looking forward to the finished product

  • jzmtl wrote:The Black Friday spoils finally showed up, slowly getting ready for the canoe camping trip that I’ll do some day, maybe.

    I have the larger of the hatches and I love it. I use it for camping and splitting wood in the backyard for the at home fire pit. Great for medium and small size pieces of wood. Make sure to keep it sharp!

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