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Offline drmandarin

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TS55 CMS cross cut
« on: September 17, 2018, 09:30 AM »
Hello all

Having just purchased a TS55 and CMS to use together as a table saw I'm rather surprised to discover that nothing included allows me to make cross cuts safely (on the table). Of course the angle stop is included in the TS55 mounting module but this is not a sliding unit.

In other table saws this is easily achieved by fitting a miter gauge but of course the TS55 mounting plate does not have a miter slot.

I expect I'm not the first expecting to be able to use TS55 + CMS to make simple cross cuts, is there a standard accessory or attachment to enable this? Can I use the router sliding table (492100) with the TS55+CMS?

Thanks in advance
-drmandarin

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Online Eorlingur

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Re: TS55 CMS cross cut
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2018, 10:14 AM »
Hi

The TS55 and the CMS is a pretty crippled combo until you get the sliding table and the micro-adjust fence. With those two accessories  it becomes much more useful and a nice setup for a lot of different tasks. It is the same sliding table for both the router and the saw.

Offline drmandarin

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Re: TS55 CMS cross cut
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2018, 10:31 AM »
Thanks Eorlingur.

Do you perhaps have a part number for the micro-adjust fence please?

Offline jobsworth

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Re: TS55 CMS cross cut
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2018, 10:38 AM »
you'll need the sliding table. Once set up it does a great job for what it is.

Online Eorlingur

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Re: TS55 CMS cross cut
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2018, 12:39 PM »
Thanks Eorlingur.

Do you perhaps have a part number for the micro-adjust fence please?

I believe its 492095

Offline Gregor

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Re: TS55 CMS cross cut
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2018, 10:05 AM »
Do you perhaps have a part number for the micro-adjust fence please?

I believe its 492095
It is.

I can only suggest you also order #495531 VB-CMS (as it increses the maximum distance of the LA-CS 50/CMS fence to the blade by 410mm).

In case you don't have an MFT (or something of the same height) the VL (#492092) might be useful as outfeed.