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Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 02-28-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,079
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Makita cordless track saw for me

I have had the Makita cordless track saw since Xmas. I haven't used it very much yet because it has been so darn cold outside the garage is just freezing. The half dozen times I have used it makes me...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 02-11-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,142
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Making woodworking safe

I've been reading and trying to digest all the topics and talk of products going around. So, I thought I would add my 2 cents.
I now am a retired design build contractor. About 3 years ago, I...
Forum: How-To 01-09-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Minnesota Marty
i don't why not

wolfy,

i have a bosch left blade circular saw on my UEG and i am thinking of mounting a Makita 6 1/2" cordless left blade saw to use on the track.

i always like having a good view of the...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 02-16-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,870
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Burt, I think I heard 12 lbs. Magnesium saw and...

Burt, I think I heard 12 lbs. Magnesium saw and the heavy batteries.

Marty
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 02-16-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,870
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Dust Collection key

I thought I would chime in on this one. First, I agree with Rick that the saw is a framing saw. Makita's, hypoid (worm drive) saws are excellent for framing. I am a worm drive guy. This saw is that...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 01-30-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,030
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Mike, if you could find a photo of the jig you...

Mike, if you could find a photo of the jig you describe I believe it would be helpful to post if up.

Thanks
Marty
Forum: Power Benches 11-27-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,248
Posted By Minnesota Marty
table saw still used

Since I had two table saws before I got started with EZSmart. I still use the table saws and I don't envision ever not using them. Like others have said ripping long material, table saw with a riving...
Forum: Cabinet Making 11-07-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,335
Posted By Minnesota Marty
got it

traced,
that makes more sense.
Marty
Forum: Cabinet Making 11-06-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,335
Posted By Minnesota Marty
i am a little slow so explain to me..

tracedfar,
I don't understand how you use the Incra LS Super System.

Marty
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 10-27-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,509
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Rockler - Woodworkers Store getting out of EZ

On Sunday on stopped in my local Rockler - Woodworkers store and saw that the EZSmart items were considerably marked down. Like half price. Got busy with work and didn't think about it then when it...
Forum: Package design advice 09-04-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,024
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Experience is a great teacher

Burt,
I check this forum to get your insights to using the EZ Smart system. Your knowledgeable use of the system in helpful to me as a carpenter. As I now work more by myself the EZ Smart is a great...
Forum: Display Case 05-28-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,673
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Thanks for the inspiration.

Rick,
Great project. In a similar application the other day I needed to cut a 1/2" thick pc. of corian as a trim pc. on a slightly tilted tub deck that was next to a shower. The pc. needed to be...
Forum: Package design advice 05-22-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,868
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Welcome Larry

I agree with most of what has been said. The only mistake I made getting into the Eureka Zone system is that I mount a 7 1/4" saw on a saw base. Don't waste the effort go right to the 8 1/4" Makita...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-20-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,718
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Makita Track saw on EZ track.

Has anyone used the Makita Track saw on the EZSmart track? I was in my local Woodworkers store today and checked to see if the Triton Track saw would work. And it won't without major modifications...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 03-17-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,018
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Thanks Dik I have bookmarked the link to my...

Thanks Dik I have bookmarked the link to my desktop.
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 03-16-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,018
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Acronyms tough to keep it all straight

Now I know, that I am probably known on this site as somewhat of a complainer. Well, I have been using this system for about a year and I have to say it is not as easy to change my way of doing...
Forum: Package design advice 02-20-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,418
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Tracedfar, IMO, any of the tool box systems...

Tracedfar,
IMO, any of the tool box systems that help one get organized is positive. I guess there are positives and negatives to all systems. Part of Festools tremendous success is that they sell...
Forum: Package design advice 02-17-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,418
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Each person needs to define their needs.

Having to be mobile for me has changed in the last few years. I own a 18' Featherlight trailer. I used to do large additions and that rig served me very well. The "garage on wheels" as I call it. In...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 02-02-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,127
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Rick, When one stops to think any machining...

Rick,

When one stops to think any machining operation can be attached to the track in some fashion and should be able to use the track as the straight guide.

Great example of "thinking...
Forum: Router Guide Systems 02-02-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,981
Posted By Minnesota Marty
nice work, Rick. Looks great. Marty

nice work, Rick.
Looks great.

Marty
Forum: How-To 01-16-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,698
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Smile same experience

Rick,
I became aware of Orange Aluminum about 6 months ago from a contributor on another woodworking forum that I subscribe. My shipment arrived without damage and it was a clean deal. Your story...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 01-15-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,437
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Great!!

GTD,
Great for you. I am glad that the EZ system is working well for you. Glad you posted on the forum and always bring more feedback since I think that is one of the big benefits of this forum. ...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 12-31-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,437
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Right now I would be happy to be able to use the...

Right now I would be happy to be able to use the festool. Last month, I had a pace maker installed and this month I had surgery on a brain aneurysm.

Burt,
I am glad to read your post and hope...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 12-30-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,437
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Jack, thanks for the reply. As you said the...

Jack,
thanks for the reply. As you said the cost of the tool has to be proportional or logarithmic to the work produced. Then the cost is justified. I am probably going to bite the bullet with the...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 12-28-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,437
Posted By Minnesota Marty
Sean9c, Your statement to use a Euro style...

Sean9c,
Your statement to use a Euro style track saw with the B300 is what I was trying to get at in my post. My short use of the EZ Smart system is the track and extrusions are very well made but...
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