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Offline Cheese

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Re: What are the capabilities of the TS / MFT/3 / CT setup?
« Reply #30 on: May 31, 2018, 09:45 AM »

That is partially because of a thin 1.8 mm blade. 20% less cutting resistance (on rip cuts) than with 2.2 mm blade on the corded model.


I think you're thinking about the HKC, the TS & TSC both take the same thickness blade, 2.2 mm.
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Offline ScotF

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Re: What are the capabilities of the TS / MFT/3 / CT setup?
« Reply #31 on: May 31, 2018, 03:31 PM »
I just got the the battery powered 55 and man is that thing a blast. The dust bag is almost as good as a vacume ,its way more powerful than the 55...
That is partially because of a thin 1.8 mm blade. 20% less cutting resistance (on rip cuts) than with 2.2 mm blade on the corded model.
BTW, Mafell, prised for its power, also comes with thin blade. Not a fair comparison.

The cordless TSC 55 has the same blade as the standard TS55. The HKC is what comes with the thin-kerf blade.

The TSC has oodles of power and is an awesome saw, IMHO.

Offline Cheese

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Re: What are the capabilities of the TS / MFT/3 / CT setup?
« Reply #32 on: May 31, 2018, 05:06 PM »
I have both the TS 55 & the TSC 55 and I sincerely feel that the TSC has more muscle. Add the dust bag to it and it’s actually fun to use. No more vacuum hose to wrestle with and it still picks up over 90-95% of the dust generated.

In the 2 years I’ve owned the TSC, I’ve only used the TS once and that’s because it was already in the garage.

Here’s a shot of a 2” white oak slab that I cut to size for a countertop with the TSC.