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What ever you choose, please don't do this.

(Stoled the picture from a FB group I'm a member of)

Tom
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is the laminate trimmer attactment for the of1010 officially discontinued. I hope not
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Classifieds / FS: Festool 574447 Domino XL DF 700 Joiner Set
« Last post by moreaux on Yesterday at 06:40 PM »
Brand new and never been used.

Asking $1200
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Festool Tool Problems / Re: Kapex right hand laser line bent!
« Last post by tjbnwi on Yesterday at 06:32 PM »
Pull the lens and clean it before you touch an adjustment screw. Most times the only issue is a dirty lens.

Tom
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Festool Tool Problems / Re: Kapex right hand laser line bent!
« Last post by Rosco on Yesterday at 06:26 PM »
Yup it must be the flux capacitor hitting 1. 21 gigsawatts.

Either that or something is putting pressure on the right hand laser lens. I can't adjust  it any further.

Will post a pic of it later.
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Festool Tools & Accessories / Re: Parallel guide as a guide rail square
« Last post by tazprime38 on Yesterday at 05:43 PM »

Hi,

Thanks for the feedback folks.  I ordered the new TSO guide from my friends at Ultimate Tools. 

I am looking forward to receiving it.  I think my idea was sound; however, the TSO guide looks like it would be a more convenient option. 

Brian

TSO are bringing out a parallel guide that attaches to the TSO guide rail square in the near future.
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Festool Tool Problems / Re: TS 75 wandering
« Last post by WastedP on Yesterday at 05:34 PM »
I replaced the base of a TS75 last month.  The saw blade would drift away from the rail and bind in the material.  I adjusted the green bushings, but the rear dial had a flat spot on it and would only tighten so far, leaving some lateral slop.  I ordered a new set of bushings and decided to adjust the toe-in.  Upon examining the base more closely, I saw that it was worn out.  A literal groove was worn into the side of the channel.  I ordered a new base.  After a bit of set-up and calibration, the saw works more accurately than it ever has during the last year or so that I've been using it.
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Heads up...TCO Trade Counter Online/Ebay has MFS 700 listed for $382 + 45 shipping.
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Festool Tool Problems / Re: Kapex right hand laser line bent!
« Last post by grobkuschelig on Yesterday at 05:02 PM »
...maybe move the saw away from the Large Hadron Collider. ;)

Other than that, I have no wisdom.
So: What Peter said!
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Finishing and Painting / Re: Graco Ultra
« Last post by JCLP on Yesterday at 04:57 PM »
It's all about the air.

Watched a video of a paint specialist who explained the difference between non VOC paints from years ago to VOC paints today. One very large negative about VOC paints is that they dry extremely quick due to the large solids in the paint. This causes huge problems, even when cutting and rolling a room. Also, these paints do not like air movement. Makes the paint flash to quickly.
Now by adding extenders to paint you are actually adding VOC's to it, thus reducing dry times. Water is not enough as it does not extend dry time it just makes it thinner.

Now for air. I noticed today that I had a lot of air flowing through the spray booth and over the panels that caused the paint to flash quickly. Instead of doing a large test panel, 24"x16", I decided to do a small one, 12x14, and made sure that my body was in front of the panel preventing too much air from moving over the panel. The end result was a perfect panel, no grit, no orange peel and an extremely smooth coat of paint.

So I adjusted the speeds of my fans to 1/3 of their capacity and tried a large panel. I did use a 1.8 needle, but if this works, I will try 1.5 and 1.3. I will know in about 8 hours.

Cheers,
JC
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