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Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-09-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,061
Posted By Andrew M.
The Bosch cut faster than the Fein hands down....

The Bosch cut faster than the Fein hands down. The Fein sounds better but, BC, no way does your comparison work on the cordless drill example from what I experienced. The run time is the issue w....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-06-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,061
Posted By Andrew M.
I find the Bosch swiss made blades are excellent....

I find the Bosch swiss made blades are excellent. Waiting to see what amazon will have this for. Now glad that my Fein stopped working soon after I bought it, and returned it . Not impressed over my...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-05-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,061
Posted By Andrew M.
Cordless feature is useful, just like any other...

Cordless feature is useful, just like any other cordless type tool. . To say it is "ridiculous" That argument is Also without actually using one is also that. Aside from driving light fasteners,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-05-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,061
Posted By Andrew M.
I do not know if the corded has the same head but...

I do not know if the corded has the same head but my PS50 has a plastic ring gear that is over the drive from the motor. Not really thrilled about that. I assume it is a cheap replacement sacrificial...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-28-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,367
Posted By Andrew M.
The DW is very well made in the self leveling...

The DW is very well made in the self leveling x-hair I have. Heavy build, brass castings on the movement. Paid $50 at Lowe's clearance as a display so no case for me. Looking at getting a Lunch pail...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-27-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,002
Posted By Andrew M.
Recon .sales is excellent to buy from. The...

Recon .sales is excellent to buy from. The Hitachi guns, esp. those from Japan are top notch. Many Hitachi's [not my NR90AC3 though]you have to buy a $40 trigger kit if you want restrictive,and not...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-27-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,002
Posted By Andrew M.
I have the PC and zero problems. Use it much less...

I have the PC and zero problems. Use it much less now that code requires 8D's in sheathing. I added a Skil saw hook. Well made , my gun is older, 10 years? , it was manuf. in Taiwan. Some newer PC...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,061
Posted By Andrew M.
PS-50 has more than enough power but short run...

PS-50 has more than enough power but short run times. I use it all the time on ladders to do repairs, cutting, scraping and sanding.. The Fein is not all that different in performance than any of the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-23-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By Andrew M.
They fit. I use them om my MT-26. It is a tight...

They fit. I use them om my MT-26. It is a tight fit but is stable.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-21-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,387
Posted By Andrew M.
Sorry, but that is way too much effort. Leave the...

Sorry, but that is way too much effort. Leave the tape as is. Place some Avery Lables over side , cover with 2 layers of Scotch Magic Tape, vertical, then horizontal, trim excess, can easily write...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-20-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andrew M.
If you can find an older RA 6" PC, they are very...

If you can find an older RA 6" PC, they are very heavy duty. The newer PC ones seem cheaply made. Wish I had bought another when Lowe's clearanced them. The Ridgid is a Metabo design and actually...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-13-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,473
Posted By Andrew M.
Ridgid Fuego. There is a test in...

Ridgid Fuego. There is a test in toolsofthetrade.net.
I never though I would prefer that saw to my others but it has been a great saw IF you do not let a careless crew use it as it is a lighter...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-12-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,857
Posted By Andrew M.
Amazon has several, the senco is $8, just a 90*...

Amazon has several, the senco is $8, just a 90* bend in a piece of Al. w. a hole to go over the air inlet. If you want that type just make one . For a framer,the one posted is better, I have that one...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-06-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,023
Posted By Andrew M.
BC , What issues that require support? I have...

BC , What issues that require support? I have been using a track system for 10 years, a Tru Grip pro wide track w. PC framer saw on a sliding T track base. Never had any issues except the new...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-06-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,023
Posted By Andrew M.
I have an barley used then ATF55[$150 of CL] w....

I have an barley used then ATF55[$150 of CL] w. case.
Before Christmas;
3 x 55" rails from Tool barn sale
55" Guide Rail/Makita-194368-5 ] 3 for $176.97

, w. Bosch rail clamps and...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-06-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,951
Posted By Andrew M.
Go to painttalk and read before you buy. I...

Go to painttalk and read before you buy.
I also have had it with the endless types of batteries on tools. I paid $235 for a corded Plus model but it has NO rebuild kit as I just found out. Only the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-25-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,526
Posted By Andrew M.
Air tanks have a shut off on the tank already, if...

Air tanks have a shut off on the tank already, if you are buying the ones usually available. My 2 both have them.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-22-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,312
Posted By Andrew M.
Not a huge fan of DW cordless but their hammer...

Not a huge fan of DW cordless but their hammer drill is 3 speed, making better in impact rate, and had a super all metal carbide insert chuck that ratchets. I use that first if I need cordless....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-22-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,526
Posted By Andrew M.
It will help somewhat. Hook it up before the...

It will help somewhat. Hook it up before the regulator for maximum benefit. I "T" mine off the safety valve connection w. 3/8" not 1/4" QD's for best air flow. HVLP hi flow 1/4" connectors can work...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-03-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,114
Posted By Andrew M.
for power and quality, still made in Japan...

for power and quality, still made in Japan NR90AC3. Flip switch on trigger mode is great
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-02-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,143
Posted By Andrew M.
go to toolsofthetrade.net for good onsite...

go to toolsofthetrade.net for good onsite contractor tool reviews. I prefer the nailer's that use a round driver rather than a "D" shape. Bostitch is one like that, and a depth control, replaceable...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-31-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,494
Posted By Andrew M.
That is probably BS. I have had that lie told to...

That is probably BS. I have had that lie told to me . Ordered 3 Milwaukee cordless screwdrivers, 12/2008, I called their actual Milwaukee Distributer, their warehouse, they had 64 in stock, HD NEVER...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-27-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,494
Posted By Andrew M.
Good luck tying to buy anything there. As usual...

Good luck tying to buy anything there. As usual Home Dopey.com has these sales as loss leaders to get you to look . They go OOS instantly it seems. Probably have very few or even just 1 of the item ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-18-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,625
Posted By Andrew M.
Bosch WD or Skill mag 77. Sidewinder Milwaukee,...

Bosch WD or Skill mag 77. Sidewinder Milwaukee, since the new PC framer is crap, I have a 15 y.o one that is still great.
Actually I use the Ridgid Fuego 6.5" the most now, really like that saw and...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-16-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,757
Posted By Andrew M.
True HP that is as high as it is possible with an...

True HP that is as high as it is possible with an induction motor, at 120v/20A, usual they are no more than 1.75hp. such as on my 22124 sears hybrid. What do you mean? The ratings on universal...
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