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Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-10-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,465
Posted By tccoggs
After Xmas by me, they had the 2 pack Ryobi One+...

After Xmas by me, they had the 2 pack Ryobi One+ on clearance here as low as $59 bucks, usualy 99, which is still cheap.

I have some Hitachi post style aftermarket batteries from SANCC that you...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-10-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 60,783
Posted By tccoggs
I bought into Ridgid, not perfect, but reasonably...

I bought into Ridgid, not perfect, but reasonably priced and no breaks of failures yet.

To me Festool is a joke with the systainers, way overpriced piece of plastic, and they are not that...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-24-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By tccoggs
Freud ...

Freud

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=freud+festool
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-20-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By tccoggs
They certainly work and probably have the most...

They certainly work and probably have the most power of all the cordless nailers out there. The fuel situation is okay assuming you use them enough and it stays fresh, they are a bit loud, but its...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-12-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,989
Posted By tccoggs
I ordered it as soon as it hit amazon and love...

I ordered it as soon as it hit amazon and love it. Its every bit as good as the rotex for a lot less money.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-15-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By tccoggs
Coilhose Flexeel

Coilhose Flexeel
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-14-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,518
Posted By tccoggs
http://www.floydtool.com/stainless_nail.htm#sp18 ...

http://www.floydtool.com/stainless_nail.htm#sp18

Use nothing but stainless outside. Even painted the EG nails will rust through the surface. The Spotnails brand are reasonable priced, and Floyd...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-14-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,518
Posted By tccoggs
From other reviews on the Fuel, I hear its very...

From other reviews on the Fuel, I hear its very difficult to get it to fire on a profiled surface due to the nose design. That just won't work for me.

I like the smartpoint. I picked it up when...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-12-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,518
Posted By tccoggs
got me hands on them at the dynamite tool show...

got me hands on them at the dynamite tool show this past weekend. The fuel nailers are heavy. The 16ga is much heavier than the dewalt is, held them side by side.

I have been a paslode user for...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-11-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,534
Posted By tccoggs
If its hard maple, penetrating stains do not work...

If its hard maple, penetrating stains do not work well. We used to do cherry finishes on maple cabinets all the time when the price of cherry got so high, but it was a combination of tints and...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-11-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By tccoggs
Got stuck with some composite jambs recently. ...

Got stuck with some composite jambs recently. Replace two of the hinge screws with T nuts and machine screws and those hinges aren't going anywhere now. They should just do it that what from the...
Forum: Carpentry 05-07-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,430
Posted By tccoggs
Geocel 2300 should do nicely

Geocel 2300 should do nicely
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-24-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,359
Posted By tccoggs
Coilhose is all I use: ...

Coilhose is all I use:

http://www.amazon.com/Coilhose-Pneumatics-150USE-Automatic-Exhaust/dp/B00CD8FHQY/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1461549703&sr=8-3&keywords=coilhose
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-10-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 818,319
Posted By tccoggs
If Festool keeps raising prices for what seems to...

If Festool keeps raising prices for what seems to be no good reason other than because they can, the tools will continue to be a good investment from a resale perspective, but I wouldn't bother...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-14-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,622
Posted By tccoggs
Curling and Excessive shrinkage My guess is...

Curling and Excessive shrinkage My guess is CertainTeed WeatherBoards. Everytime I come across that type of situation its certainteed siding.
Forum: Plumbing 02-06-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,654
Posted By tccoggs
Biggest issue with those type of crimper is...

Biggest issue with those type of crimper is getting into a tighter space, like between joists. You have to open the handles so far that you can't reach into the bay very far.

Check out the Mil3...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-06-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By tccoggs
I don't do many decks, but after doing one with...

I don't do many decks, but after doing one with Ebty's and going back 2 years later and having to face screw and plug so many boards that twisted, I went ahead and screwed and plugged my own porch...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-25-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,135
Posted By tccoggs
Usually use Bosch for smaller stuff. Seems to be...

Usually use Bosch for smaller stuff. Seems to be pretty good. For large stuff, SDS-MAX, I like driltec:

http://www.dhcsupplies.com/driltec_sds_plus_carbide_bits.htm
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-17-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,135
Posted By tccoggs
I have an older lightly used one of these for...

I have an older lightly used one of these for sale on CL right now. PM if your interested.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-08-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By tccoggs
HD Deal of the day DWE7490X $399

Not a bad price:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-15-Amp-10-in-Jobsite-Table-Saw-with-Scissor-Stand-DWE7490X/204511990
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-03-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,109
Posted By tccoggs
Good tip Justin. A little tuning can go a long...

Good tip Justin. A little tuning can go a long way. You can get a precise cut out of a typical miter saw, ultimately the difference between the dewalt and the industrial model costing 10x is the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-03-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,109
Posted By tccoggs
Darcy, not defending Forrest, but just curious as...

Darcy, not defending Forrest, but just curious as to what about them it is you hate so much?? We had WW2's, Chopmasters and Duraline Hi-AT. The duralines were my least favorite. They delivered a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-03-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,109
Posted By tccoggs
I don't think I would agree with this. What I...

I don't think I would agree with this. What I would say is that if you buy a forrest blade, make sure you get it sharpened by forrest or you will be disappointed by the results. When I worked in a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-03-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,109
Posted By tccoggs
I had no previous investment in the makita 18v...

I had no previous investment in the makita 18v battery system, so I went with the ridgid. Nothing wrong with Mak, its just that cordless tools purchases are more about battery and charger...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-02-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,109
Posted By tccoggs
Couple tools that always make me smile: ...

Couple tools that always make me smile:

Bosch Bulldog SDS hammer

Use a regular hammer drill and then this, and you will go buy one immediately. No comparison

Makita DA4031 Right Angle Drill...
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