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  1. bigcreekdad

    Opinions on mini mamoli kits

    don't waste your money
  2. I've got this ship on the shelf. May be awhile, but you've pretty much set the standard when I start it. Just a spectacular job!
  3. Every time I try it crashes. Hate to call as i have a vocal cord problem that makes phone calling a last option. Any thoughts?
  4. Just curious...were gun carriages actually painted red? Not criticizing, just wondering. BTW...your carriages look great!
  5. Alfons...love your Smuggler build. Have a few questions. Did you cut your own planks for the deck? If so, what wood did you use? Also, what did you use to finish the deck?

     

    Thanks/John

  6. bigcreekdad

    Need help with saw blade output

    That's a real bad story!! Wow!
  7. bigcreekdad

    Need help with saw blade output

    Druxey...Thanks for the concern. I did not at all think you were being flippant. I was wondering if there was something in my writing that caused you specific concern. Actually, I've had, and used, this saw for years. I'm pretty darn careful. Honestly, the thing scares the crap out of me! ...and I give it due respect.
  8. bigcreekdad

    Need help with saw blade output

    Kurt...and the blade is not damaged by raising it up and through the plate? BTW...you've been a big help. John
  9. bigcreekdad

    Need help with saw blade output

    Druxey...specifically, why are you suggesting this? Not being flippant....I really want to know. Thanks.
  10. bigcreekdad

    Need help with saw blade output

    Any recommendation for a new blade? I'm assuming you can't sharpen it. Kurt...I ill follow your advice. However, I don't know how you get a zero tolerance?
  11. I'm cutting Alaskan yellow cedar for myCheerful build. I'm using the sliding blade on my Brynes saw. Please look at the output in the attached pic...very rough and splintery. These are small pieces with ...1/4" x 1//2"x smaller. I did some same size cuts with cherry, and they were slightly better. Do you think this what to expect from AYC, or is my slitting blade the issue?
  12. bigcreekdad

    Music to build ship models to ...

    You are correct sir!
  13. bigcreekdad

    Music to build ship models to ...

    The storm scene in the movie Master and Commander had a great Vaughn Williams piece accompanying it. Whenever I watch that movie U replay that scene a couple times.
  14. bigcreekdad

    Music to build ship models to ...

    Anything by Vaughn Williams.
  15. Thinking of buying one before I take another plunge into a scratch build (Halifax). Harbor Freight has one for less than $60 that has pretty good reviews. Any other suggestions?

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