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Online Cheese

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Re: TS55 Alternative
« Reply #30 on: July 09, 2017, 06:52 PM »
I'd suggest you look at the TSC 55. That and the HKC are my go-to saws. In the last year, I've only pulled out the TS 55 ONCE. I actually think the TSC with 2 batteries, has more power than the corded TS. The TSC doesn't seem to bog down when pushed like the TS 55 does.

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Online Jmacpherson

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Re: TS55 Alternative
« Reply #31 on: July 10, 2017, 04:22 PM »
I'm a big fan of the HKC, used mine just the other day and all cuts were 100% accurate in pressure treated wood.
Started off on the MFT3+TS55 but switched to the HKC because it was more accurate and easier.

Question, is the extra kg of weight with the TSC vs corded noticeable or not really since its running on the rail?

Just to throw the cat among the pigeons for the lovers of the Makita tracksaw, the cordless 18vX2 brushless version is now available in the US and I assume in Canada too. - not sure on rest of world
Based on specs has more rpm than the corded version.

HKC 55, PDC 18/4, CXS, ETS EC 150/5, CT17E, Rotex 90, TS55, MFT3, OF1400, Trion PS300, EHL 65

Online Cheese

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Re: TS55 Alternative
« Reply #32 on: July 10, 2017, 07:25 PM »

Question, is the extra kg of weight with the TSC vs corded noticeable or not really since its running on the rail?


Like I said, I haven't used the TS 55 lately but the TSC is noticeably heavier when lifting or placing it but once on the rail it's all the same.  [cool]

I also like the depth control adjustment better on the TSC, it's a one-handed affair. The control on the older TS takes both hands to operate.

Offline antss

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Re: TS55 Alternative
« Reply #33 on: July 11, 2017, 05:58 PM »
anyone know if the TSC produces more torque than the plug in version ?