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TTS TOOLTECHNIC SYSTEMS ACQUIRES SAWSTOP

by Joe Lyddon
posted 08-16-2017 07:20 PM


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CharlesA

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#1 posted 08-16-2017 07:24 PM

Lots of discussion back in June:

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/228017

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/227377

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/227417

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 08-16-2017 07:40 PM

Funny… I just received it in this in the WoodWorkersJournal… Oh well, NOW, we all know again! :) LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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CharlesA

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#3 posted 08-16-2017 07:42 PM

yup. The threads on this site move so quickly that it is easy to miss things. No harm done to be reminded.

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#4 posted 08-16-2017 08:00 PM

I didn’t know Festool owned TTS or TTS owned Festool! Learned something new! LOL

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#5 posted 08-16-2017 08:07 PM

I wonder if your head explodes if you are simultaneously a Sawstop hater and a Festool lover?

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CharlesA

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#6 posted 08-16-2017 08:13 PM



I wonder if your head explodes if you are simultaneously a Sawstop hater and a Festool lover?

- Underdog

I’m just hoping Harbor Freight buys up the whole lot.

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#7 posted 08-16-2017 08:55 PM

But did you know Sawstop has a bench top saw? http://www.finehomebuilding.com/2017/06/27/sawstop-to-be-acquired-by-tts-tooltechnic-systems
Although it is intended to be a “contractor” saw, it sure looks like a “bench top” saw to me.

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#8 posted 08-16-2017 10:35 PM

What the bet Bosch are also in there somewhere as well.

-- Regards Rob

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oldnovice

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#9 posted 08-16-2017 11:52 PM

Rob, I would not be surprised at all!
Many German companies share technologies and market share as long as the money come to Deutchland.
This would make room for the Bosch safety saw too.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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GR8HUNTER

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#10 posted 08-17-2017 02:15 PM

wonder what TTS presidents shop looks like ….LMAO :<))
THEY will help Bosch make one for a smaller price as long as they could reap rewards from it also :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#11 posted 08-17-2017 03:48 PM


I wonder if your head explodes if you are simultaneously a Sawstop hater and a Festool lover?

- Underdog

...or the exact opposite..I find myself with a saw from a company I won’t do business with.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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RobS888

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#12 posted 08-17-2017 04:55 PM


I wonder if your head explodes if you are simultaneously a Sawstop hater and a Festool lover?

- Underdog

...or the exact opposite..I find myself with a saw from a company I won t do business with.

- Fred Hargis


Because of price?

I haven’t heard of any political issues with Festool.

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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Fred Hargis

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#13 posted 08-17-2017 07:47 PM

Their iron fisted control over the marketing of their products. What tripped my trigger was when the “Bing Rebate offers” was going on they forced their dealers off e bay so the rebates couldn’t be had. I slipped in my track saw about 2 weeks ahead of their directive and got a 25% Bing rebate.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#14 posted 09-13-2017 05:15 PM


I wonder if your head explodes if you are simultaneously a Sawstop hater and a Festool lover?

- Underdog

I m just hoping Harbor Freight buys up the whole lot.

- CharlesA

HA HA HA!
whew….
Thanks for the laugh. I needed that.

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 09-14-2017 01:05 AM

Go GO GO… Harbor Freight!! <====== LOL

That would really be GOOD!

GOOD ONE!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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