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Old 05-01-2014, 09:10 AM
jgowrie jgowrie is offline
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Suffern, NY
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Originally Posted by sean9c View Post
If you don't have measuring tapes set up, having the keeper under the track the anti-chip edge marks your cut line. Keeper on the right you have to calc the blade kerf.
This is exactly why I don't get it. It's an extra step where you have to build a story stick before you can make a cut. And, the pictures from Dino are now outdated and the base insert is not as easy to remove as it was back when that black base was the standard. The black base actually had a tab you could grab to remove the insert.. for me, it's now a two hand operation because they removed the pull tab ( so it would work with the UEG I am guessing ) and you have to pry the front up with a flat bar or screw driver and then push it out from the middle of the base. Making removing it just to index the cut line a bit of a PIA. One of the main selling points of a track saw system is the cutline indexing.. I understand some folks may have a setup that differs from the stock setup so they may not use the ACE but if you do, cutting with good piece under the track seems to make life easier when using the cabinet maker or standard track..
John Gowrie
Professional Trimmer/Woodworker - Suffern, NY

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