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Author Topic: Warped Track saw rails  (Read 830 times)

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Offline AdirondackJeff

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Warped Track saw rails
« on: August 20, 2018, 10:15 AM »
  Just a note for people wanting to order rails through the mail.  You don’t know what you’re getting until you open the box. I just received a 75”  rail through the mail and it was warped from the factory. Had a good 1/8” hook on one end which made it useless. Also the chip guard was way off by about 1/2” from end to end.  Do not assume that these come perfect and ready to do accurate work.  Trust but verify.

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Offline Cheese

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Re: Warped Track saw rails
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2018, 10:44 AM »
That's too bad... [sad] Just curious if that rail is one of the new Made in the USA rails?  Also curious as to how it was packaged?

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Offline rst

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Re: Warped Track saw rails
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2018, 06:34 PM »
When I bought my recon 55 a couple years ago the rail was off by about 3mm on the last 20".  Uncle Bob gave me Festool's #  They were great, three days later I had a replacement and they did not want the warped one back. I discover the discrepancy when I joined my two 55s together and it ran off of the 8020 extrusion that I used to ensure my joined rails were straight.