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Festool Tools & Accessories / Re: TS 55 Reliability/Quality Problem
« Last post by glass1 on Yesterday at 04:54 PM »
Blade change lovers, well not all of us use track saws to only build cabinets. If I only built Cabinets I would get the right tool, a sliding table saw. I am a woodworker and I use the track saw often to edge join long pieces. Ie a 48 tooth blade on the Makita makes a glue ready cut in mahogany. On my current job I have ripped well over 200 ft of 3/4” flat sawed mahogany and still have 2 bars of battery. That being said the Makita is killer save one thing the slop adjusters need to be checked often especially on joined rails. I may pick up the tsc 55 if it’s got the power. 2 tracks saws are better than one, 1 adjusted to rip rail 1 adjusted to the cross cut rail.
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Festool Tools & Accessories / Re: TS 55 Reliability/Quality Problem
« Last post by Brice Burrell on Yesterday at 04:33 PM »
It takes less than 60 seconds to change a blade on a TS-55.  Why not cut the best cut and cause the least wear on your tool?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BixH1v5nZvI/?hl=en&taken-by=festoolsedge

Peter

Devil's advocate.  Why spend the time and extra expense on another blade(s) to do the what the Makita 36V can do with stock blade?
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LOL!  I'm thinking they saw the picture of you taking a cigar break and that prompted the caption "Black tie DIY-er".
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Classifieds / MFK 700 EQ trim router
« Last post by fmdbh on Yesterday at 03:04 PM »
MFK 700 EQ trim router.
I'm the original owner.
This is a lightly used router.
Comes with the standard base and 1/4" collet.
No systainer.
$350 includes shipping CONUS. Paypal only.
Contact Dave at fmdbh at hotmail dot com
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So Tuesday my pro will come by for final discussion - then the insurance company will have to decided if they accept the proposal/offer.

And I found some more work...



Oh, and last week, I was "featured" on Festool's Instagram-Stories - still baffled. Thank you so much Festool! :)



Kind regards,
Oliver
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Interesting workspace!

Kind regards,
Oliver
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General Friendly Chat / Re: What happened to Half-Inch shy?
« Last post by Peter Parfitt on Yesterday at 02:36 PM »
I have seen him in action and he is very good at it - he is very "bendy".

Peter
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Sales & Dealer Area / Re: Boat Building with Domino Connectors
« Last post by rmhinden on Yesterday at 02:36 PM »
I suspect that the Domino connectors are not rated for use in salt water.   Should last for one channel crossing, but not long term.

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...but it's pretty darn cool making it and putting it all together.


I'd believe that...a pretty good feeling.  [big grin]  It looks real nice.

Is there a reason you didn't just use a #10 or #12 Sipo Domino in each end of the picket and also in the rails?
Thanks, I appreciate the feedback!   
I have a few(okay bunch) of Festool products but the Domino isn't on the list.  I was super close to buying one but spent that money on the Hybrid Pantorouter(HPR).  Sometimes I wish for the simplicity of the Domino but in the end I appreciate the versatility of the  HPR.  Through tenons in cool shapes like diamonds or way easy to make box joints.
I like power tools to make life easier but then I somehow make things more complicated.  [huh]

Here's an installed shot.  Looks a little messy since I haven't cleaned my goobers yet.  I get a little glue happy. :D
The top is also getting a 5/4x6 decking cap.  I'll square off the sides so it looks dimensional like the rest of the railing material.

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