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Old 02-28-2016, 09:28 PM   #11341
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Doesn't say how long those cords are. 12/3 certainly is a nice thing. But 25' would be to short.
I like 25' cords.
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Old 02-28-2016, 09:38 PM   #11342
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Inside a house they have their place. But generally a 25' cord doesn't need to be 12ga. 14ga would likely be perfect for that length.

My shop is somewhat big, 50ft is usually necessary to get me where it's going.
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I like 25' cords.
Me too, easy to wrap and store.
I got 50 and 25 footers, I like 25s
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Old 02-28-2016, 09:50 PM   #11345
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I only use 12 gauge, a lot of homes here have 15 AMP circuits with 14 gauge wiring and it all adds up. I figure might as well not extend the 14 gauge...
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Inside a house they have their place. But generally a 25' cord doesn't need to be 12ga. 14ga would likely be perfect for that length.

My shop is somewhat big, 50ft is usually necessary to get me where it's going.
I like the 25' ones in 12G so I can chain 2 together for a 50'. Just makes it a little more modular than 50s and 10s. Or I like to run one 25' to a power strip and then run additional 25' from the strip to each tool.
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The only thing I don't like about my 100 footer, is putting it away.

I could use a 150' cord right now, I am down to two outlets at one end of my shop, which is 139 feet away from where I need power.
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I am going to have to check the Costco here for this deal.

Hey if they suck its Costco take them back.
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The only thing I don't like about my 100 footer, is putting it away.

I could use a 150' cord right now, I am down to two outlets at one end of my shop, which is 139 feet away from where I need power.
Better break out the conduit bender.
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Is that $35 for a 2 pack of 50' extension cords??
What's the brand name?


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Better break out the conduit bender.
I am trying to switch everything over to all new feed, panels and transformers, then the piping starts.
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I am trying to switch everything over to all new feed, panels and transformers, then the piping starts.
The "piping" usually takes place before I start a project...nothing clears my head better than an early morning bong rip...
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Going to give this cordless jig saw a try.
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Going to give this cordless jig saw a try.
Looks handy for those quick cabinet back cut-outs
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I have the m18. No complaints. Great jigsaw.
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I have the m18. No complaints. Great jigsaw.
Well for $50.76 vs the Makita 18volt version at hundreds I went with the M12 (I don't have Milwaukee 18volt stuff). It won't get used for more than a few seconds or minutes at a time. I have a crappy corded Bosch JS470e jigsaw, with a wandering blade, that really needs a Festool replacement. Cordless is just so handy though
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Going to give this cordless jig saw a try.
I like it for coping, looking to get a coping foot for it. Otherwise I like my Dewalt 20v better for most other stuff. Great little jigsaw though
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Going to give this cordless jig saw a try.
I have this. Its surprisingly heavy for its small size. But it is quite powerful.
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Well I got my SYS-MFT setup, by taking the MFT lid off the Sys-1 and putting it on a Sys-3. I wound up with a Sys-3 since attached to my PGS's Sys-1 it is the same height as the TS55's Sys-4, and the same as the RO150's Sys-3's. Plus all the dogs and clamps wouldn't fit in a Sys-1, and might have barely fit into a Sys-2. The goal was to be able to span the width between two Systainers with a board when using the SYS-MFT, as shown in the photo below. When machining a holey cutting/work table (Some would call it an MFT table) the dog holder was used to dial in the hole size. Still need to get a small bin to hold the little screws and knobs.

Also grabbed a Sys-1 stuffed full of Granat sandpaper for less than the price of the sandpaper was worth and the Systainer was effectively free Going to get another RO90 sandpaper insert for the empty Sys-1 and use one for delta paper and one for round paper. Although a Sys-2 with wood dividers might be more space efficient I already have both Sys-1's. Ordering an RO90 today, with all desired accessories and some more sandpaper.

Ran a test cut with the M12 jigsaw and it cut a nice S turn in the 2x4 without blade deflection
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Got a little love from my yard. 100 bucks. Will need it for my new tough systems radio that's on is way.
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