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Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 07-09-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By philb
Of all the answers!

Of all the answers I have heard out of EZ over these many years, THAT is the worst! EurekaZone Appreciates this opportunity to serve you.!? I can't say what I am really thinking. This defies...
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 07-06-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By philb
Changes outside EZ are afoot

One issue that I know is causing problems, is the raw goods boom. Yes the tariffs have brought work home to the USA, but the mills all had to restart and in some cases retraining is required. The...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 07-02-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By philb
Ten years?

I suspect the design does not need to be altered. Cut the limb back to where it was ten years ago. I would bet that in ten years time, the branch, distance and angle has changed considerably.
Forum: Clamping Systems 05-30-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,769
Posted By philb
bad to worse

Not only did the orange base plate with the predrilled holes not get in the package, the supports and hardware were not get packed as well. Not sure what I am going to do. I really wanted that...
Forum: Clamping Systems 05-30-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,769
Posted By philb
EZSmart Clamping Table Top manual

Joe: Thank you! That will help a bunch. Do you see the orange base as a big advantage over making my own? Does the base come pre drilled for the tracks?
Forum: Clamping Systems 05-30-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,769
Posted By philb
EZSmart Clamping Table Top

I purchased the EZSmart Clamping Table Top , in September 2016. I have never received the orange no stick base. Also I have asked several times for directions on putting the table together all to...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 02-09-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,621
Posted By philb
Hey Phillip, I kind of hate to even have some of...

Hey Phillip, I kind of hate to even have some of these conversations because it quickly sounds like bashing the company. I have no intention of bashing EZ or Dino or any of the folks here or the...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 02-08-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,621
Posted By philb
A matter of perspective and choice

If that is the case, which would be sad, then perhaps I should get out before I go too far down the rabbit hole?

A valid question but not the big picture.

I have been with EurekaZone since...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 02-02-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,867
Posted By philb
bevel cutting issues.

Red: I had the problem when I first started using the EZ system. I solved the problem two ways. First. I square with a tri square on the base to blade from the bottom of the EZ Base 90 deg....
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 01-29-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,621
Posted By philb
Correct again Dr. Joe!

One of the things Trump was going after in his campaign, was the lack of intergovernmental cooperation on patents, and copyrights. Our system is very different from other nations. Most countries do...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 12-09-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By philb
Another option

Kenk: you do not have to record a track with your face and sound in sync. You can make a video and record narration style with text on screen and have a very effective selling tool. I have a Yeti...
Forum: RipSizer 11-28-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,769
Posted By philb
I want one!

Dino:
Can I get one of the new style? Looks like a great improvement.
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 10-05-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,204
Posted By philb
I was not complete in explaining.

Sorry! I read the part about where he could not understand how to rip 1 inch strips from 8' 1"X 4" lumber. I was referring to that question. I should have been clearer as to what part of the...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 10-04-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,204
Posted By philb
Rip on a bandsaw

Not sure I understand how and what you want to do -- but If I have the right image, I would not be doing these cuts on anything but a band saw. Just like a table saw you can build support tables. ...
Forum: RipSizer 09-23-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By philb
Repeaters

Yes I use them. I have never really liked the UEG. Probably a personal preference issue. I am disabled and my left arm and shoulder are pretty much useless especially with gross motor movement. ...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-24-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By philb
more detail on ACE

I offered my explanation on the blades and saws due to the conversation/thread always seeming to veer off to blaming the manufacture of the ACE or the design of EZ track or?????

Really there is...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-24-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By philb
fast ACE answer

The "crimp" that Dino mentions is to take a pair of pliers and crimp down on the first or last one inch of the ACE that slides into the channel. This will expand the slide in part so it will not...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-24-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By philb
Look at the weak link

In my opinion Dik had the key observation. The circular saw is the root of the problem. Having repaired circular saws, sold, sharpened, and replaced blades, and saw parts, I can state with a bit of...
Forum: Router Guide Systems 06-10-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By philb
Joint and tool question

Using a tool you already own is a worthy goal and a valid line of thinking. The following is my pursuit of the same ends and my final choice.

I am with you on the $1000 investment being a...
Forum: Package design advice 05-20-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By philb
A little enlightenment

All of the complaints being voiced have validity. Not without reason have there been difficulties as you mention with the web site. The answer I have had back is the web shop service has not been...
Forum: Package design advice 05-20-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By philb
No harm done

No problem. I get a bit frustrated in that I have limited abilities (I am 100% disabled). I would like to help some of the new members more than I do. Still I am lacking in experience and general...
Forum: Package design advice 05-19-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By philb
The answer we have,

Danext61:
"Sending someone to read the sales pitch, on the EZ web site, is not constructive."

Sending someone to the EZ web site may (and in my case is ) the only answer I have. I have not...
Forum: Package design advice 05-18-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By philb
welcome

Not sure where "west" is as I am also from Oregon. I am on the coast and recently aquired a 2nd home in Idaho. I change as the weather suits me.

Not sure what you are asking about. The EZ1 is...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 05-16-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,676
Posted By philb
Fat Quarter

For those that do not have a partner that sews -- a Fat Quarter is a larger than 1/4 yard of fabric. Quilters use them and some seamstresses. This is a joke that only those with a sewing sort of...
Forum: Power Benches 04-11-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By philb
Full Review Journeyman

If you will search the title "Folding MFT legs?" On the second page you will see the start of my full review of the Journeyman. I made several entries under different threads. If you will look up...
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