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Old 04-25-2019, 08:06 PM   #21
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If I may ask, do you own a snap cutter or ever used one? I'm not comprehending why you didn't just go that route.
He has said multiple times that he wants to use this for things in addition to cutting tiles. And also I would bet money that a $100 snapper won't cut thick porcelain.

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If I may ask, do you own a snap cutter or ever used one? I'm not comprehending why you didn't just go that route.
I don't do my own tiling anymore, did for years. If I was tiling, I would buy the snap cutter in addition to the makita, just so happens the the makita was getting ready to be purchased anyways for another job and I found out today these floor tiles also have hardibacker under them so perfect timing!


I am big on having every tool I need plus some, the time it would take me to go to store etc... I would have half of the demo done anyways.

Side story; I bought a brick channel cutter for one job 3 years ago for an older home kitchen for just 3 outlets and conduit, just so happens this next job is for those same clients but new home in different city!
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There are tiny Allen screws that let you dial the adpater in to your track. Mine didn't line up out of the box either. I was able to get it perfect.
No go, had them extended all the way, the closest I got was right on top of rubber strip, looks like a new track will be on the way!

I might just buy the makita cordless track saw now also, I am heavily invested in Dewalt already but I am half way there with Makita now anyways.
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He has said multiple times that he wants to use this for things in addition to cutting tiles. And also I would bet money that a $100 snapper won't cut thick porcelain.

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Multiple times? I'll give you twice, but after the initial post.

It still stands (imho) that snapping would give the cleanest cut, so I was focusing on the original post.

Would you be willing to bet the cost of that cheap snapper to see if it would do the job? Let's find out.
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Multiple times? I'll give you twice, but after the initial post.

It still stands (imho) that snapping would give the cleanest cut, so I was focusing on the original post.

Would you be willing to bet the cost of that cheap snapper to see if it would do the job? Let's find out.
Two is still multiple... I tell you what...you buy that $100 Wal-Mart snapper, buy some decent quality, thick 4' porcelain and run some clean snaps on video and I will PayPal you the money for the snapper.

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