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#1 posted 12-20-2012 02:16 PM

I originally got my 16in Delta scroll saw in ‘91 and most of my scrolling was with thin Formica, thin plywood, and balsa all used for modelling. I used to build RC Sailplanes and made airfoil templates for foam cutting etc. That said, “for modelling” I think the hold downs worked great.

As I quickly learned, for anything larger, hold downs are rather useless. FWIW, I never bothered to remove it and now just work around the inconvenience of it on the machine. My 2-cents…

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