procell40

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  1. procell40

    New Jointer Vibration - What's acceptable ?

    Don't care about the nickel test , that was just a way for me to describe the vibration. Never had a decent , long bed jointer , wasn't sure if that was normal or not. Good luck with the new suburban. If it starts making weird noises.....just turn up the radio
  2. procell40

    Roubo Questions

    For Retro installs , yes. For new installs , I'd look at the BC plans first
  3. procell40

    Roubo Questions

    also , If you get the Package , the plans included are for the current vise hardware. Marcs plans are based off of the original vise hardware with the ....roller slide thing , while the new criss cross vises completely change the front vise leg layout , and the front rail is completely different as well. Being able to refer to full sized blue prints for the differences between marcs plan , and what i need for the current vise set up is worth more than 35$. The bolts are 'meh' , I could go either way. (bonus for blueprint nerds like me , can frame and hang the roubo plans!!. I can't get enough blueprint tool art !)
  4. procell40

    New Jointer Vibration - What's acceptable ?

    When did you get it ? Is it the 0856? They just came out in November , and I couldn't find a single thing online about that model (except for people typo'ing 0586 Grizzly)
  5. procell40

    New Jointer Vibration - What's acceptable ?

    Thanks! after my 5th or 6th time missing getting an 8" used jointer on craiglist "by a few hours" . I gave up and just bit the bullet with buying new. Hopefully the last jointer purchase i'll ever have to make!
  6. procell40

    New Jointer Vibration - What's acceptable ?

    Those are the factory leveling feet. The "Built in mobile base" isn't great , the wheels don't pivot , so it's awkward. I Removed the factory wheels and the leveling feet. I put it on a Powermate Mobile Base after I took this picture , which might remove , since i think the machine is clearly heavier than what the base can hold.
  7. Had my Grizzly G0856 (8" - 72" bed) delivered last week. Set everything up , runs great. Only issue is "the nickle test" (where you put a nickle on edge , turn on the machine , and it should stay upright) Nickle is just fine , except for the last 12 inches on the beds , then they fall over instantly and vibrate loudly . the rest of the bed is rock solid. Is that normal for long bed jointers? I made sure my pulley heads were parallel and co planar , belt is brand new , haven't run more than 5 BF through it. Just making sure i don't have any issues that might shorten the life of my new jointer Thanks!
  8. procell40

    A Roubo from beams?

    it absolutely can , you'll just need to modify the plans slightly.
  9. procell40

    A Roubo from beams?

    Dog Hole strip is a non issue if you're going round dog holes. And the vise installation (at least tail vise , haven't gotten to the Main vise stage yet) , is also a non issue , as the plans call for building the full slab first , and then routing out a ton for the rails / screw cavity.
  10. procell40

    Another Roubo...

    looking good! Good call on the bandsaw , i have the 14/12 and Love it , but wish i got the BX instead , that foot break is handy!!
  11. procell40

    Another Roubo!!!

    *raises hand* Add me to this list
  12. procell40

    Shop Aprons ?

    Twig and Bones Canvas Apron. Got this as a gift , and love it. quality canvas , the leather is strong and durable , and very comfortable. It's handmade and I just googled it for the first time. only 32$! From the fit and finish of it , i would of easily paid 75-100 for it. https://www.amazon.com/Twig-Bones-Leather-Apron-Pockets/dp/B01MRKN9VW/ref=lp_15067911011_1_1?srs=15067911011&ie=UTF8&qid=1524665462&sr=8-1&th=1
  13. procell40

    New Member

    Central Mass here! Welcome!
  14. Highland Hardwoods for me as well. I live in Central Mass , and it's a 90 minute drive , but you won't be disappointed.