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Thread: I Stu'ed around in the shop today

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    I Stu'ed around in the shop today

    I purchased a Shopfox mobile base for my Bellsaw planer a

    G7314 Heavy-Duty Mobile Base supposed to have 700 lb. capacity.

    However I discovered that the casters don't seem to have the same capacity.

    So I exchanged the casters for much better rolling & locking casters but in the process had to weld on some plates to extend the caster mounts now I can move the planer with one hand & with the locking wheels it doesn't move.

    I also purchased the planer pals to fit this planer.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails planer 005.jpg   planer 006.jpg   planer 003.jpg  
    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
    "If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart

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    Looks good Bart, and you did not even paint it

    Cheers!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

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