Well, a fellow rec'r said I'd be onto everything in thousandths.... I just
went around and checked a few things and here's tonight's "box score" that
held some surprises for me:
Gen 350 Table Saw blade & arbor runout .005
OLD delta cast iron benchtop drill press - from the '50's
Chuck Runout .003
Harbor Freight cheepo 14" bandsaw w/riser
Upper and lower Bandwheel out of round <.003
Table flex under moderate pressure - WAY over .020
(Those trunions are JUNK)
Old Craftsman 6" Jointer - Got it used, did NOTHING to it, and it has been
around for a LONG time...
Blade alignment to outfeed table - <.002 on all three blades (Now THAT'S
I was surprised that the HF wheels were as round as they were, and that the
table flexed as much as it did... I don't use the BS for critical work..
good thing... That the jointer was in as good a shape as it is was also a
More to come....