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Postby Tyler » Thu May 04, 2017 6:53 am

Uh oh... I ended up getting this Black and Decker jigsaw yesterday after not reading reviews. It was on sale for the same price as the Skil and the variable speed dial seemed nicer than the variable speed trigger on the Skil. I may return it tomorrow without even trying it.

Lesson learned: don't leave your phone in the car and check the reviews in store.

Edit: I guess it has good reviews on Amazon. Maybe the 7 people on Lowe's were just inexperienced. I will keep!
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Postby purple_hayes » Fri May 05, 2017 8:49 am

Tyler wrote:Uh oh... I ended up getting this Black and Decker jigsaw yesterday after not reading reviews. It was on sale for the same price as the Skil and the variable speed dial seemed nicer than the variable speed trigger on the Skil. I may return it tomorrow without even trying it.

Lesson learned: don't leave your phone in the car and check the reviews in store.

Edit: I guess it has good reviews on Amazon. Maybe the 7 people on Lowe's were just inexperienced. I will keep!


what are you building with your new jigsaw?
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Postby Tyler » Fri May 05, 2017 8:52 am

purple_hayes wrote:Source of the post what are you building with your new jigsaw?

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4732
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Postby Huss Buss » Fri May 05, 2017 11:56 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post
purple_hayes wrote:Source of the post what are you building with your new jigsaw?

http://couchpotatotalk.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4732


awesome!
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Postby purple_hayes » Fri May 05, 2017 12:05 pm

Huss Buss wrote:Source of the post
Tyler wrote:Source of the post
purple_hayes wrote:Source of the post what are you building with your new jigsaw?

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4732


awesome!


I know right... after he gets it built, it will keep him busy for hours. Evie will be be upset he's hogging it.
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Postby wags83 » Mon May 08, 2017 3:29 pm

I've been looking at different work bench designs. I don't remember the exact amount of space that I have so I haven't been able to make definite plans yet, but is there anything y'all would recommend? What works for you guys? What do you wish you had/had not included?
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Postby Tyler » Mon May 08, 2017 3:36 pm

wags83 wrote:Source of the post I've been looking at different work bench designs. I don't remember the exact amount of space that I have so I haven't been able to make definite plans yet, but is there anything y'all would recommend? What works for you guys? What do you wish you had/had not included?

If you have the length, I would recommend 2'x8'. Easy enough to go to Home Depot and have them cut a full sheet of plywood into 4ths (so it fits easily in your car). 2 feet is deep enough for most things and it's nice having the table that long. I really like having mine on casters, but because of that it would be hard to mount a vice to it that was very solid.
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Postby wags83 » Tue May 09, 2017 8:40 am

I don't really need either of those things but the price makes me want to buy them.
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Postby Tyler » Tue May 09, 2017 9:08 am

wags83 wrote:Source of the post I don't really need either of those things but the price makes me want to buy them.

I think you would find uses for a drill press, not sure about a bench grinder.
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Postby Tyler » Sat May 27, 2017 10:03 am

I've been wanting a retractable hose reel for my air compressor for 2 years. HF has a memoral day sale where I think the 50' version is $60. That's a very good deal but I always talk myself out of it because my dad said he can get a better one at one of his work shows. I'm tired of waiting! I'm going this weekend if I can find the time.

I currently just have a 50' hose attached to it and it's a big PITA to untangle it when I want to blow out the garage, which is basically weekly in the summer.
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Postby Tyler » Sun May 28, 2017 10:34 am

I got the reel! I didn't think things through though, because it didn't come with a hose to connect it to the compressor. I need like a 2 foot hose now. I'll buy one later today, but it is going to cost like 1/5th of the hose reel.

During Evie's nap I'm going to try mounting the reel onto my work bench right next to my compressor.
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Postby Tyler » Sun May 28, 2017 2:08 pm

I still need the little hose to connect the reel to the compressor. In the meantime I'm very happy it fit where I wanted it. ImageImage
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Postby bmyoungs » Mon May 29, 2017 8:03 am

Looks great

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Postby Tyler » Mon May 29, 2017 8:37 am

50 feet is really long...25' easily would have reached anywhere in the garage. With 50 ft I can walk down the driveway and blow it off after mowing.
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Postby wags83 » Mon May 29, 2017 6:17 pm

Nice, that'll be handy!
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Postby Huss Buss » Mon May 29, 2017 7:55 pm

looks nice.. great location
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Postby Tyler » Mon May 29, 2017 9:19 pm

Huss Buss wrote:looks nice.. great location

Omg thank you Kyle!

I bought a 3' hose today and got it all finished. I'll be blowing off so many things!
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Postby wags83 » Tue May 30, 2017 8:51 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post I'll be blowing off so many things!

That's what she said?
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:27 am

Wags, you need an air compressor. My compressor claims to be "quiet" but you can't talk over it when it's on. A lot of reviews say this is actually quiet
https://slickdeals.net/f/10241072-calif ... 2#comments

Edit: Holy crap. Watch this video on Amazon. This thing is beyond quiet. Mine is just as loud as the red pancake compressor. Can't believe how quiet this one is
https://www.amazon.com/California-Air-T ... YM9256PJEY

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