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Old 08-10-2013, 07:29 AM   #821
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I think about a year. It's along the cut. On the flat it's as straight as it's always been.
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Old 08-10-2013, 07:31 AM   #822
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What length is it? I bet its hard to bend them things along the cut as they are so wide. Must have been like this from new.
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What length is it? I bet its hard to bend them things along the cut as they are so wide. Must have been like this from new.
55". It was definitely straight when I bought it. It's like it's deformed over time or something. It's a very natural looking bend if that makes sense. I'm wondering if at some point one end got heated up sitting in the sun or something.
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:46 PM   #824
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Got this today,great drill much better than the Hilti. Can't wait for the new chainsaw, out here next month.
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Got this today,great drill much better than the Hilti. Can't wait for the new chainsaw, out here next month.
Why is it better than the Hilti?

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Got this today,great drill much better than the Hilti. Can't wait for the new chainsaw, out here next month.
Holly chit man! Is that framing or finish work? Clear vertical grain framing lumber? I could frame like you if I had that lumber to work with!
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John it has the same power as the Hilti 22v but its much lighter and better balanced and the main reason I bought it was the holder for heads.
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Holly chit man! Is that framing or finish work? Clear – vertical grain – framing lumber? I could frame like you if I had that lumber to work with!
It's both the timber is sapele very similar to mahogany really nice to work with.
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Nice work, not to get off topic but what roof sheathing material is going over the roof framing.....


Why no overhangs.....(soffit)





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A Chain saw to cut 2x's .....


Personally..... Unless you need to cut anything above 3.5- continuously through out the year,,,,,well....

It may sit and collect dust instead of producing it.........

How many times does solid beam const get a call...?




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Mahogany sheeting,6" insulation ,3/4 OSB and standing seam copper. Sofit lookouts will get put on after mahogany sheeting.
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Waist of money on the sheathing (IMPO).......your covering up mahogany ply/veneer ....why?..
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Might as well go with the standard CDX. 3/4... Makes no sense....


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No it's 3" tgv sheeting on top of the rafters.
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Why is it better than the Hilti?

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Because Dewalt and ryobi are better coddless tools than hilti
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Underneath the rafters ...interior wood skin.... now I got it.....at least...that's the way I am interpreting it...



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Because Dewalt and ryobi are better coddless tools than hilti
I haven't had any problem with my Hilti's the last one lasted 4 years and it had a hard life driving 8 x 340 mm screws.
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I haven't had any problem with my Hilti's the last one lasted 4 years and it had a hard life driving 8 x 340 mm screws.
I ain't a fan of them. They are over priced and don't offer anything the other brands do in performance and quality. My Makita has lasted 6+ years of abuse. 2 of them years was core drilling 4" holes through brick and block installing soil pipes.

You won't go wrong with that festool though. A least you get what you pay for on their tools.
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Picked up my last Hilti 22v for 220 euro which is cheaper than a comparable dewalt. Hilti have some really good deals over here.
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Picked up my last Hilti 22v for 220 euro which is cheaper than a comparable dewalt. Hilti have some really good deals over here.
They have def come down in price since I was living in the UK. That price is more in line of what they should be now. You won't see them in the US for that price though.
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I ain't a fan of them. They are over priced and don't offer anything the other brands do in performance and quality. My Makita has lasted 6+ years of abuse. 2 of them years was core drilling 4" holes through brick and block installing soil pipes.

You won't go wrong with that festool though. A least you get what you pay for on their tools.
One thing about the UK is that the festools arent fixed price there as they are in the states. You can manage to find some pretty good deals. Lots of times one can haggle the price down or they'll throw in extra items ect. yes they are still pricey, but the price can be negotiable.

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