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  2. overanalyze

    Festool Cyclone!

    So then it will "work" but not right out of the box. Really seems like they either need to release an update to the mini and midi to align more with the larger vac features. I love the size of my midi but really would like the BT remote feature as well. Our 36AC only comes out on larger jobs.
  3. BMack37

    Metabo radio

    Keep in mind that when a transistor blows up there aren't any burn marks, just a crack or a chip taken out of the housing. It could also be a resistor or diode that opened up or shorted, which leaves no trace. Same with caps, sometimes they go bad but leave no trace, they don't always bulge when they fail.
  4. Today
  5. Framer joe

    Why you like and dislike these hammmer

    @aessu...ya that's possible for smaller roofs...we are booked up to a year out...it's usually 2-3 custom homes 5-6 month frames and smaller 2-3k sq ft that gotta be built fast....3 crews framing,different homes ..I build octagon roofs and ellipse , on the ground and we use a lull to lift them...noone would pay for a crane here....... interesting though
  6. Babysaw

    Why you like and dislike these hammmer

    Yeah we router windows out too, def makes it easier. We do like ten houses a year all custom so maybe that’s the disconnect. Hes right about another thing, work under a real pro framer and nothing is ever the same. I’ve worked for a few dudes who got into being a GC from starting out in something like drywall and their approach to building is almost never what you see from a true framer
  7. Jronman

    Why you like and dislike these hammmer

    I never said it was framing but I was just curious if you used it or not since some roofs can be pretty slick if they are steep enough. Especially when installing roofing paper and shingles. We use brackets for our roofs too. They are nice.
  8. tugnut1

    Garage makeover

    Hey everyone. Sorry I haven't added to this in quite a while. Summer got super busy and the garage is about half finished. I have an 8 foot table that I've started and need to finish in the next couple weeks. After that, I'm all in on the garage project. One update I will share though. The 8-foot by 8-foot storage cabinet had to be cut down to a smaller width. I forgot to look up when I was making them. I have an attic access ladder that when dropped down into place landed right in the cabinet. Needless to say, there was quite a bit of swearing that day. It's all good now.
  9. ChrisK

    Miter station build

    Is it wrong that every time you post a picture of that I get a wee ‘lil chubby?
  10. rrich1

    Miter station build

    My actual drill press is a 1948 craftsman 100 that I restored. I used a milescraft accudrill mate to finish off the holes the drill press couldn't reach. Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  11. Has anyone had an issue with plastic tool shells chemically breaking down? I am asking this question, because it appears I have it on one of my cheap tools that is about 10 yrs old. I have plenty of plastic cased corded and cordless tools that are perfectly fine and have been for many, many years. I do have one that is breaking down chemically. The tool in question is a Canadian Tire Mastercraft heat gun. I don't use it much, so it sits most of the time in a metal cabinet. I went to use it recently, and discovered that the handle was sticky. I thought I had accidentally transferred something from my hands or gloves to the tool. Upon inspection, the whole tool case was gummy on the surface. The front and back part are different plastic and don't have the same issue. I tried to wash it off using a soap and water solution to no avail. I could wipe the soft plastic off the surface if I used enough force. I suspect I could clean it off if I found the right cleaner as well. I left the tool to sit for a while to see what would happen, and it is getting worst as time goes by. I am wondering if anyone else has experienced any plastic tools reacting like this? I only have 2 Mastercraft tools (the dark blue ones before they went with the new lighter blue), so I can't say if it is an issue with Mastercraft tools in general, or just that one tool.
  12. Hugh Jass

    Latest Rep Gossip

    Yea I'm a bit perplexed, the came to war and dropped a bomb, then followed that up with Snakes and Sparklers. 🤔
  13. JohnyWalter

    Miter station build

    Hey, Simply question. What the model of drill press you use?I see a BOSH brand,and the work is done perfectly! Thanks in advance
  14. Der

    Metabo radio

    Batteries are all good cleaned contacts and still nothing opened it yesterday and everything looks perfect....it’s still charging the batteries tho !!
  15. fm2176

    new DCN21PL cordless 21 degree nailer

    9 gauge, according to this site: https://www.thomasnet.com/articles/hardware/screw-nail-sizes Your question piqued my curiosity on conversions.
  16. midogrumpy

    new DCN21PL cordless 21 degree nailer

    I don´t think you answered the question what gage is this or is it 1D gage; I simply don´t know theese values !
  17. Makita_2233

    What will Makita come out with next?

    There’s another circ saw coming very soon. An update model of a current saw. Another circ saw is coming at some point and will be a world’s first
  18. rrich1

    Miter station build

    Very happy with the last days progress! First I got all of the handles finished and installed. I put finish on the stop block system as well. All I need to do is put the tape on. I'm slacking on that because I want to do it right even though I have a way to adjust the stop block. Tonight I made the router accessories sliding door insert. I think I have room to grow [emoji23]. The extra holes allows me to get more bits but also space them out to make it easier to pull the bits out. They are snig in there. I might round over the holes. Then I will sand and apply poly. I'll glue in the dowels for the collets after it's finished. *Note to self....move up drill press table in the list of shop projects to be built.* The drill press couldn't reach all of the holes so I used my milescraft drill press to finish the job. Worked great. Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  19. aessu

    Why you like and dislike these hammmer

    Here in Finland production builders for houses build the roof on the foundation, use a crane to lift it out of the way in one piece, build the frame and then lift the roof on the frame. Its safer and faster, and even when considering that the crane is usually provided with a driver by a sub, its still cheaper.
  20. ToolBane

    What will Makita come out with next?

    Yeah, that thing
  21. The.Handyman

    Festool Cyclone!

    It will need a custom hose for the smaller vax. The hose it comes with will not fit. That is why they state it will not work Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
  22. The.Handyman

    What will Makita come out with next?

    You mean like this? Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
  23. BMack37

    Metabo radio

    Have you tried other batteries? Do you know the battery is ok? Have you cleaned the contacts? If all those are answered with a "Yes" you could have something wrong internal, you may want to try a warranty claim, even if it's a little out of the warranty. If that's a no-go, then open her up. It could be a simple pinched wire or a voltage regulation problem. Transistors on new electronics fail all the time, luckily they're pretty common parts that can be bought.
  24. They should do a free tool/packout/battery promo. The packout pieces and batteries are getting near or exceeding the cost of a lot of free tools...I don't see why they can't do a packout tote or anything under the rolling base as a promo on kits. Great way to get people into the system. Even if they lose money on the free packout they're getting someone into that system which means more packout sales.
  25. Framer joe

    Why you like and dislike these hammmer

    No @Jronman....that's not framing....there is staging brackets out of the wall with planks on them, but no harnesses,ropes or anything on the roof..if you framed on one of my crews, you'd learn more in a year then in ten years with anyone else......@babysaw it's not 10 guys sheathing a roof,it's 3 the rest are already installing Windows and doors......we frame and plywood walls then router the openings before we left them....
  26. Babysaw

    new DCN21PL cordless 21 degree nailer

    Hi MidoGrumpy, .148” is a 10D nail.
  27. Good deal! Wish they would offer these new tools in packout cases
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