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Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-06-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Mike Goetzke
Nine or ten years ago I was deep into tinkering...

Nine or ten years ago I was deep into tinkering with EZ and purchased a corded Makita track saw system at a very attractive price. I tried it out for a week or so and didn't like it. In hindsight I...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-05-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Think it was FedEx

Think it was FedEx
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-05-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Dino - I was wondering the TrackTubes I purchased...

Dino - I was wondering the TrackTubes I purchased were 8’ long and shipping was around $30. I know in the past you didn’t ship items longer than 5’ or 6’ due to shipping issues. Has something...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-04-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,141
Posted By Mike Goetzke
If you go to the FOG (Festool Owners Group) there...

If you go to the FOG (Festool Owners Group) there was this woman that won the Ron Paulk contest:

http://festoolownersgroup.com/member-projects/new-twist-on-parellel-guides!/

...look familiar. I...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-03-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Sorry if this posts twice (first time told me it...

Sorry if this posts twice (first time told me it needed approval.)

I wanted a 4'x8' work table that I could set up and tear down quickly in my garage/shop. I found a product called TrackTubes from...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-03-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Mike Goetzke
What??? I posted a reply with some pic's and it...

What??? I posted a reply with some pic's and it said it needed approval before it posts?

(just reposted and it worked fine.)
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-03-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Tom - we must have the same line-up. I have the...

Tom - we must have the same line-up. I have the GRS-16 PE, Makita cordless w/(2)55" & (1)118" rails, and since I missed my 5008 depth of cut sipped a little green kool-aid and bought a TS75EQ-F-Plus...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-03-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Forget the Cabinet Maker & Repeater...

All, take a look at TSO products GRS-16 square and their soon to be released TPG parallel guide. This could easily be adapted to the EZ. The square tightly fits to the non-cutting side of the rail...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 03-03-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Dino - I thought you left us and were secretly...

Dino - I thought you left us and were secretly working for Kreg. Their new Adaptive Cutting System and saw have many unique features you have discussed here. Looks like a B-100 and the saw is what...
Forum: RipSizer 01-11-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Exactly - I paid around $150 for the highly...

Exactly - I paid around $150 for the highly accurate CNC machined square from TSO. Not a place to cheapen up or make more versitile. One function, easy to attach, highly accurate tool. I have a...
Forum: RipSizer 01-11-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Mike Goetzke
For EZ - for repeated accuracy I locked down the...

For EZ - for repeated accuracy I locked down the Square like Dino suggested. But if you take it off the rail and put it back on you may need to tweak it a bit.

EZ-One once dialed in is the...
Forum: RipSizer 01-11-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Mike Goetzke
EZ-Square and short rail. Well, use to...

EZ-Square and short rail.


Well, use to use my EZ-One but sold it, then EZ-Square but gave it to my son, and now I bought a fancy square for my Makita track saw system that produces perfectly...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 01-09-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Nice ideas! For my space constrained garage...

Nice ideas!

For my space constrained garage shop I actually really like the one that stores the rails on the overhead garage door.

Mike
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 01-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Over the holidays I purchased a 6-tool kit Makita...

Over the holidays I purchased a 6-tool kit Makita XT612M from HD for $399 (similar to the kit I bought at least 12 years ago) and it included the XSH03Z. I plan to dedicate this to the UEG.

Think...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 01-07-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Mike Goetzke
I've had a Makita 6-1/2" 18V LXT permanently...

I've had a Makita 6-1/2" 18V LXT permanently coupled to my UEG for many years!

I only make straight cuts (no bevels)to break down sheet goods. It's so light weight and portable I frequently bring...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-20-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Ken- very nice looking knives! My daughter and I...

Ken- very nice looking knives! My daughter and I are addicted to Forged In Fire show. My have to try one of these.

I'm in the same Makita boat as you. You may want to look over this thread where...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-20-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Ken, I might have you beat by a year or two. I...

Ken, I might have you beat by a year or two. I first bought a 100" rail system when I stalled a 3HP Unisaw pushing a full sheet of ply through it. Then the rest was history. I must have bought every...
Forum: RipSizer 12-13-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mike Goetzke
No problem we are still only 90 degrees off...

No problem we are still only 90 degrees off subject. Funny you ask, just a week ago I bought myself a Christmas present - a TSO GRS-16 PE. It was expensive but cuts are perfectly square and the tool...
Forum: RipSizer 12-13-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mike Goetzke
I went to a Makita system but retained my trusty...

I went to a Makita system but retained my trusty UEG. The outside top groove on their rails is very parallel to the tracking rib.

Come to think of it I did have the cabinetmaker and never liked it.
Forum: RipSizer 12-13-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Parallel Guide System?

I see many offerings of the subject track saw accessory (F-tool, Woodpeck, Seneca, and soon TSO). These range from around $300 and up and are limited to rip to the length of your rail. What...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 12-04-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Early this year when they had a great deal on the...

Early this year when they had a great deal on the Makita cordless track saw system I picked one up. I added a Mafell dust bag to it to be completely un-tethered and it collects almost all of the top...
Forum: Material Support Systems 11-27-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,500
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Without pegs I would not have ordered them.

Without pegs I would not have ordered them.
Forum: Material Support Systems 11-24-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,500
Posted By Mike Goetzke
I'm still using these all the time in combination...

I'm still using these all the time in combination with my Kreg Mobile project center. What I like is that they store so compact. When I need them I screw in the pegs, put them on the table, insert a...
Forum: Package design advice 11-06-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,159
Posted By Mike Goetzke
:eek: Have you read the specs on this saw? ...

:eek:

Have you read the specs on this saw?

X2 LXT technology delivers up to 558 cross-cuts per charge in 2 x 4 SPF lumber and up to 291 cross-cuts per charge in 2 x 10 SPF lumber using two 5.0...
Forum: Package design advice 10-29-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Mike Goetzke
Maybe you should look at Woodpecker's. They have...

Maybe you should look at Woodpecker's. They have been doing this for quite some time with their "One-Time-Tools." (except they charge 200% more not 50% less:rolleyes:)

Mike
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