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Old 04-03-2015, 10:20 AM   #1
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Makita Tracksaw??


Anyone have any feedback on this saw?? Seems like a HELL of a price compared to a Festool. I would mostly be using it to cut sheetgoods and i am not a cabinetmaker so i really cannot justify Festools price..........

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Old 04-03-2015, 10:25 AM   #2
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Also wonder if anyone has dealt with this company. Seems they are a foreign company doing drop ships...........

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LOL! Nevermind. Shoulda searched the net before i posted. Moderator you can delete this thread......
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LOL! Nevermind. Shoulda searched the net before i posted. Moderator you can delete this thread......
What did you find out about the makita track saw? Good or Bad?
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What did you find out about the makita track saw? Good or Bad?
More like what did you find out about the company?
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Biggest compliant I've heard of with the Makita is cord length. Other than that it appears to be a good saw.

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I bought mine based on the recommendations right here on CT. For my needs, it works very well.
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Very happy with mine. I just about choked when I saw the price in that link (about half what I paid) but what little I just read about that site in a search.......definite pass.
Well worth the real world money buying it from a trusted place though.
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I'm happy with mine. I'd recommend it.
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Love mine also. Soooooo glad I bought it.
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Yeah, That website is a scam. Can't believe NSA has not shut them down. Gonna start another thread on a Track Saw attachment.......
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Anyone know if you can get a scale calibrated in inches for the 6000J?

Anyone know if the Dewalt speed clamps for their track will work on Makita tracks?
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Anyone know if the Dewalt speed clamps for their track will work on Makita tracks?
Yes. I have a set of DeWalt clamps for my Makita tracks. They work fine.
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The Makita is a nice saw, I used to own it. I also owned the Festool before the Makita and now I have a new Dewalt, but I haven't used it yet.

I owned the makita when I had a small furniture and cabinet shop so it had a ton of use on it, the only reason I sold it was that I got a crazy deal on the dewalt so I ended up selling the makita.

You wont be sorry with the Makita.
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I have it too. That website!!! I was thinking the hell? I had to check what I paid on Amazon since that was the only place I could get it (local Big Orange store now sells it a few years later) and I paid 430 for the saw and 55" track, and another 280 for the 118" track.

Love the saw. No idea about changing it's plunge measurement to imperial units. Kind of want to learn metric for making a lot of stuff easier. Side note, you can always just line the track edge up to the edge of the cutting material and easily set the depth. Not to mention- if you're doing consistent sheet goods cuts, there's only about 4-5 metric measures you would have to memorize to begin with.

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