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Offline Bob D.

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Re: Kreg Adaptive Cut System
« Reply #30 on: April 07, 2019, 06:54 AM »
"Accept [Except?] the quality of some of their accessories for 3/4 inch dogs are passable at best"

May be but the quality (or lack of) doesn't change my point, they want you to buy their accessories and making them different (3/4" vice 20mm) takes all those better quality dogs out of the running and leaves their 3/4" dogs and such as your only choice (or one of very few).
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Offline Steven Owen

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Re: Kreg Adaptive Cut System
« Reply #31 on: April 08, 2019, 11:55 PM »
"Accept [Except?] the quality of some of their accessories for 3/4 inch dogs are passable at best"

May be but the quality (or lack of) doesn't change my point, they want you to buy their accessories and making them different (3/4" vice 20mm) takes all those better quality dogs out of the running and leaves their 3/4" dogs and such as your only choice (or one of very few).

This is big turn-off with Kreg’s Adaptive cut system.  It would have been more attractive if it was built on an open system.   
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Offline Kafarn

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Re: Kreg Adaptive Cut System
« Reply #32 on: April 16, 2019, 12:25 AM »
I asked the following questions before this system was publicly announced and here are the replies from Kreg:

Q: Is your guide rail (track) compatible with other brands of track saws?
A: No, the 62” Guide Track is designed for use with the Kreg Plunge Saw.
 
Q: Are the accessories, like the parallel guides and rip guides, compatible with other brands’ guide rails?
A: Kreg has designed these accessories for primary use with the Kreg 62” Guide Track and Kreg Plunge Saw.
 
Q: Can other brands of guide rails be attached to the project table?
A: No, the Project Table is designed for use with the Kreg 62” Guide Track and Kreg Plunge Saw

Q: What’s the diameter of the holes in the table, ¾” or 20mm?
A: The diameter of the holes in the table are ¾”

I asked Doug to check the demo unit when the rep came to the store. He said that you cannot use another brand's saw on the Kreg track because, as I recall, it would cut the track because it's wider than tracks from Festool, Makita, etc. Also, as I recall, you cannot attach another brands rail to the table with the stock brackets from Kreg. Doug is on vacation currently, so I cannot verify my memory of the compatibility.

Shane
I got the Kreg table and legs, love it, very solid and love the extra size over the MFT - I felt the same way about the plastic miter gauge and adjustable stops - however I’m using a Festool TS 55 REQ on a cut down 75” track (yep, it hurt to cut it, but needed it shorter for mobility w/ the table) - then for a miter gauge I am using the aluminum/steel Festool 491588, Angle Unit - works perfect and way better than the plastic Kreg miter gauge (and a lot more $$ too). Milling new aluminum stops on my CNC
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Offline txbonds

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Re: Kreg Adaptive Cut System
« Reply #33 on: July 12, 2019, 02:36 PM »
I’m late to this party but couldn’t the dog holes be reamed out slightly to 20MM?  Seems like it would be easy enough to do in an mdf sacrificial top or am I missing something?

Offline RobBob

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Re: Kreg Adaptive Cut System
« Reply #34 on: July 12, 2019, 03:08 PM »
I think Lee Valley has 3/4" dogs.