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Offline Chinski

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TS55 splinter guard vs normal window
« on: April 05, 2019, 10:34 AM »
Apologies if its an obvious newbie question - but while I read everywhere about the advantages of the splinter guard as a replacement to the normal piece of perspex in the ts55, it makes me wonder why Festool bothered with it instead of popping a splinter guard straight in there.

Am I missing something?

Thanks,
Chinski

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Offline DynaGlide

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Re: TS55 splinter guard vs normal window
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2019, 11:05 AM »
My guess would be that the green splinter guard is sacrificial, the blade cuts into it, and you may not need a splinter free cut on the offcut material. Hence the clear viewing piece which the saw does not cut into.
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