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Old 08-17-2011, 07:35 PM   #21
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i just bought a new blade for the ts-55. it needed sharpened, but i didnt want to be with out the saw for a week.
i look facing the front of the jig saw, kind of backwards. i can see the line and the blade really well with the dust shield on.

some thing else i noticed, most low life thiefs have not heard of festool. i had a hack trim guy ask me if my ct26 was something i got a harbor freight. i said yeah and kept moving. defiantly less known that Dewalt and Makitia. i leave mine in the bed of the truck at the lumber yard and no one messes with it. if i left my Dewalt scms i dont think it would be there when i got back.

Someone walked past $5k+ worth of festool gear to steal a couple hundreds $ worth of dewalt gear from a warehouse I was working in not so long ago. Even though I lost them tools I laughed at how stupid the theft must have been to ignore the festool gear.
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:46 PM   #22
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Kent-I bet you could get 85%+ new value out of that RO90 and have it sold in a few days on the FOG.
I may do just that. I am saving money up for my next big purchase and it's gonna take alot of money. And no, it's not the Kapex....yet!
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i just bought a new blade for the ts-55. it needed sharpened, but i didnt want to be with out the saw for a week.
i look facing the front of the jig saw, kind of backwards. i can see the line and the blade really well with the dust shield on.

some thing else i noticed, most low life thiefs have not heard of festool. i had a hack trim guy ask me if my ct26 was something i got a harbor freight. i said yeah and kept moving. defiantly less known that Dewalt and Makitia. i leave mine in the bed of the truck at the lumber yard and no one messes with it. if i left my Dewalt scms i dont think it would be there when i got back.
It is good thing I am sophisticated then.
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I like the 90, it definitely is a well built tool, I just don't use it. I thought I would for the FF's, but I have better control with the 150, even on the little 1-1/2" FF's. I even bought one of the hard pads for it.
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Kent is getting a bigger jointer, or hard piped DC system....
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Kent, I will buy your 90. I just bought the kapex, it's AWESOME!
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I wish.

I like the 90, it definitely is a well built tool, I just don't use it. I thought I would for the FF's, but I have better control with the 150, even on the little 1-1/2" FF's. I even bought one of the hard pads for it.
my ro 150 gets alot more use than my ro 90 for the same reason... i feel like i have more controll and stay flatter with the 150
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Someone walked past $5k+ worth of festool gear to steal a couple hundreds $ worth of dewalt gear from a warehouse I was working in not so long ago. Even though I lost them tools I laughed at how stupid the theft must have been to ignore the festool gear.
i won't put the festool sticker on my van for that reason... it screams break into me. infact, i think i would be better off with a green sticker that sais steal me
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Kent, I will buy your 90. I just bought the kapex, it's AWESOME!
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i won't put the festool sticker on my van for that reason... it screams break into me. infact, i think i would be better off with a green sticker that sais steal me
i put one on my truck when i got the ro90 then Warner told me the same thing. i scraped it off the next day. i dont carry many told in my truck but i cant afford to replace them at the moment.
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welcome to the addiction. Good luck. i have the CT 26 and track saw combo. Love it. and the RO 90 comes in VERY handy. Looking forward to the RO 150!
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I wish.

I like the 90, it definitely is a well built tool, I just don't use it. I thought I would for the FF's, but I have better control with the 150, even on the little 1-1/2" FF's. I even bought one of the hard pads for it.
I have both too. It just seems I grab the 90 first and leave the bigger one in the box. I dunno why, I really like that little sander. I use the bigger ones for cab boxes and larger things. I dont really build a lot of larger things but I got it if I need it. I dont sell tools. I have a bisquit joint I hardly, I mean hardly ever use, but IM keeping it just in case.

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