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Old 05-11-2014, 07:13 PM   #2021
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It has the same electronic controls/ monitoring as the other drills, just not brushless motor.
Didn't know that. That's sweat then.

Just done a test on mine. On speed one it had zero issue putting a 3.5" screw into a stud with zero big down it could have pulled that screw all the way through. No idea how charged battery is but ain't been charged for at least 3weeks. Also tried the same screw into same material on speed 2 and it flew that screw in fast and bogged down when it had sunk it about 1/2"-3/4 into stud.
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Old 05-11-2014, 07:54 PM   #2022
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My makita does the shut off thing the same when it has a low battery or is being over loaded (it just takes a ton to over load it)
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The drill will tell you what the issue is. You need to listen to the beeps.

One beep, exceeded torque setting

Two beeps low battery

I've run 1/4" x 3" lags with my CXS's. Drove them in with no problems.

Make sure you have the elector set to high torque.

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Old 05-11-2014, 09:10 PM   #2024
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I don't think my CXS has a beeper...but I have had it shut off when the battery is low. I sure can't complain about the power though...it always amazes me how tough it is for it's size.
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I don't think my CXS has a beeper...but I have had it shut off when the battery is low. I sure can't complain about the power though...it always amazes me how tough it is for it's size.
If yours does not beep, the indicator will be LED flashes.

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I don't think the CXS has them kind of warning electronics. The only thing I know it does have is the low battery light flash.
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I don't think the CXS has them kind of warning electronics. The only thing I know it does have is the low battery light flash.
Could be my T-15 does the beeps and the CSX's does the flashing. Either way, they let you know what is going on with the drill.

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On a side note.... Anyone ever get any of their 35$ tloc iiis from amazon yet? I just got an email saying they're sourcing them again, when I have previous emails that said they should of arrived last week.

I wonder what's happening now
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On a side note.... Anyone ever get any of their 35$ tloc iiis from amazon yet? I just got an email saying they're sourcing them again, when I have previous emails that said they should of arrived last week.

I wonder what's happening now
Nope...not yet here either. I only ordered 2 and they still say shipping between the 8-12th.
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On a side note.... Anyone ever get any of their 35$ tloc iiis from amazon yet? I just got an email saying they're sourcing them again, when I have previous emails that said they should of arrived last week.

I wonder what's happening now
Same result as you...
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Same result as you...
I haven't received mine yet, either. I think we'll get them if we're patient. I'm keeping my order open.

I've had similar experiences with them in the past, and unless they discontinue the product, or can't find them, they arrive eventually.

I'm guessing they got a ton of orders, and only had a very few on hand or on order. It's probably taking them some time to get a large order filled and shipped from the factory.
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On a side note.... Anyone ever get any of their 35$ tloc iiis from amazon yet? I just got an email saying they're sourcing them again, when I have previous emails that said they should of arrived last week.

I wonder what's happening now
I ordered 2 on march 1st and one more the next day. I got the first two almost a month ago and I am still waiting on the last one.
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I ordered 2 on march 1st and one more the next day. I got the first two almost a month ago and I am still waiting on the last one.
I ordered 3 on March 1st... haven't gotten a single one. I hate you.
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They did the delay thing with the Kreg Foreman I ordered. I waited them out, it was worth the wait to save $200.00.

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That's what I figured. They're trying she'd some orders by delaying and frustrating some people who ordered
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Made my self a hybrid table. Makita router, JessEm router lift, jessEm guides, festool CMS fence with a wixey gauge.

Will end up making a new top to go into my MFT.

I had to do some modifications to the router lift to accept the festool fence but its all working good now.



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Made my self a hybrid table. Makita router, JessEm router lift, jessEm guides, festool CMS fence with a wixey gauge.

Will end up making a new top to go into my MFT.

I had to do some modifications to the router lift to accept the festool fence but its all working good now.



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I thought you had the CMS table..?
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I thought you had the CMS table..?
I do but it's currently setup as a table saw. I don't mind swapping out the insert for the router insert but its gonna loose me the table saw and a router. I have 3 MFT's on the trailer at any one time so I have made a insert to drop into a MFT so I still have use of my router of 1400 and table saw this way.
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Well after playing around for a hour to figure out how to lay this out on my MFT I decided to put it into the mft3 kapex instead. That way its easy for me to have a second top stored on the trailer for the router. Here the one I use with my kreg fence normally but I don't need it to be this big for random stuff on site.



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Will do the mft3 kapex version later today and post pics.
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Hey bud,

How are those jessum guides working for you?

Do they replace a feather board?

Ive been considering getting them for my CMS

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