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Offline Woodburner

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FSK rail on TS55?
« on: October 05, 2017, 03:08 AM »
Now I know the TS55 and FSK rail are not compatible, but has anyone tried a mod to get them to fit? I have the TS55 but I have not seen a close up of the FSK rail.

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Offline Untidy Shop

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Re: FSK rail on TS55?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 03:43 AM »
[eek] [eek] [eek] [eek] Well if you don't even have a FSK rail, why are you even interested in what might be a dangerous modification. And an FSK rail with the bungee saw return offers no advantage within the design peramaters of the TS55. A HK55 saw however can be used on the TS rails.

If on the other hand you are actually discussing how to join a TS and FSK rail; there are no aligning joining slots and the FSK rail is wider.
« Last Edit: October 05, 2017, 03:49 AM by Untidy Shop »
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Offline SRSemenza

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Re: FSK rail on TS55?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 09:56 AM »
Now I know the TS55 and FSK rail are not compatible, but has anyone tried a mod to get them to fit? I have the TS55 but I have not seen a close up of the FSK rail.

Hi,

  Welcome to the forum!  [smile]

     Not something I have researched and I don't have an HK to actually look at. However I think the plunge saw action combined with the rail return action of the HK rail would probably be a bad idea. Also this type of tool modification (pictures, video, directions) is not allowable for posting on the FOG at Festool's direction (Festool owns this forum). Due to genuine safety concern for people, and liability concerns.

Seth

Offline Woodburner

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Re: FSK rail on TS55?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 10:07 AM »
[eek] [eek] [eek] [eek] Well if you don't even have a FSK rail, why are you even interested in what might be a dangerous modification.

Er, well, I might be thinking about getting one. Secondly I don't do dangerous mods. Saws are dangerous anyway, and there are plenty of configurations I have seen, as produced by manufacturers, which I wouldn't go near.


Offline Cheese

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Re: FSK rail on TS55?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2017, 12:51 PM »
Now I know the TS55 and FSK rail are not compatible, but has anyone tried a mod to get them to fit? I have the TS55 but I have not seen a close up of the FSK rail.

I'm just curious what advantage would you expect to see?

The rails are the same width but the FSK has an extra rib going down the middle which means you'd have to modify the base of the TS/TSC.