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by TAB
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Farewell to my father...
Replies: 27
Views: 1643

Re: Farewell to my father...

He helped a lot of people get on the water
by TAB
Sun May 14, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: New toy, i mean tool coming.
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

Re: New toy, i mean tool coming.

Well I have been banging out parts for the last 2 weeks straight. I have to say, I bought too much machine... it can move then the 1 1/2" stock at max speed with the 12 hp spindle.


nothing wrong with that, just surpizing :mrgreen:
by TAB
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Best way to make frame templates
Replies: 32
Views: 2082

Re: Best way to make frame templates

well now that I have a cnc router, I would put the drawings into cad/cam and have it make them. :mrgreen: ( really loving it by the way, its just a very expesive toy until next week anyways) if not I would get some of the tracing paper by the roll( often found at art supply houses/ craft stores) and...
by TAB
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: New trailer build
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Re: New trailer build

personally I would go with 4.


you will find that a lot of stuff is made too go on 4" c channel. so things like tire holders and jacks can be installed easily.
by TAB
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: New toy, i mean tool coming.
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

Re: New toy, i mean tool coming.

I must say some of the new software out there makes writing g code a breeze.

almost ready for it to start making money. need 3 more items:

1 better dust collection

2 more tool holders

3 material for the job I bought it for.



hopefully I can start making money this weekend.
by TAB
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: New toy, i mean tool coming.
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

Re: New toy, i mean tool coming.

its alive! Alive!




ok so they are still doing calibration and like, but its up and moving. :mrgreen:
by TAB
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: New toy, i mean tool coming.
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

Re: New toy, i mean tool coming.

not sure on the weight, but very heavy.


it has a 12 hp spindle and a 40 hp vac motor... 440 3 phase.

its going in my 40x60 steal shop.


to be fair its way more than I need, but the price was right.
by TAB
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: New toy, i mean tool coming.
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

Re: New toy, i mean tool coming.

got a call from them today... they are delivering on the 11, install on the 13th.


I am super excited, have 6 jobs waiting now :mrgreen:
by TAB
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: New toy, i mean tool coming.
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

New toy, i mean tool coming.

just got the deal finalized for a used CR Onsrud tech series 145T12 all for 1 project. 4 axis 61x145 table 12 hp 24k rpm spindle it will look like this ( only used it was a factory repo) http://www.cronsrud.com/images/tech_add1.jpg it has been almost 10 years since I have owned a cnc router, its at ...
by TAB
Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: One Handed type Bar Clamps
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: One Handed type Bar Clamps

I have a bunch of them form when I owned a cabinet shop.( you can never have too many clamps.) my exp is they do wear out after a few years of every day use and they don't like glue on the bar. I would never use them to clamp up a glue up or to pull a joint together. as a "quick clamp" whi...
by TAB
Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: whats going on with glenwoodmarine?
Replies: 1
Views: 558

whats going on with glenwoodmarine?

they have been closed for months, and their web site says they are opening soon for months too.

I am in need of some parts for a flattie I am rebuilding and can not find any where else =(




ps I know its a different glen
by TAB
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: New Glen-L 14 Build
Replies: 40
Views: 9648

Re: New Glen-L 14 Build

a couple hours of tlc and that plane will still be around for your great grand kids.


paul sellers did a great video of restoring a plane that's worth a watch.
by TAB
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Outboard motor insurance in Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: Outboard motor insurance in Florida

might want to check your home owners insurance. many cover small out boards for theft( if its not been used this is all you really need assuming they are ok with that) they may have an option to give you a rider policy. I know they have for me in the past when I had the blown alky motor when I was r...
by TAB
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: towing your boat behind a house boat
Replies: 12
Views: 1316

Re: towing your boat behind a house boat

make sure you lash the steering wheel other wise it will be uncontrollable. also remember to slow down for a long time so your boat does not run into the back of you. ( don't ask me how I know :mrgreen: )
by TAB
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: how bad does pitting affect prop?
Replies: 8
Views: 1196

Re: how bad does pitting affect prop?

don't. you will chase your tail with performance and vibrations. you are way better off getting a good prop.

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