Leigh jigs D4 AND DR4 ?????????????

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Forum topic by Frank Hicken posted 12-13-2009 10:42 PM 8594 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Frank Hicken

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12-13-2009 10:42 PM

Newbie question, what is the difference between the leigh dovetail jigs, 24 in. models, D4, AND THE D4R . THANKS FOR ANY HELP

-- Frank Hicken

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#1 posted 12-13-2009 11:01 PM

I’ve got the D4, I just don’t use it as much as I should…

I believe the D4R is just a model upgrade. from what I remember reading about the D4R the initial set-up is easier and there is some textured surfaces to make the jig grip the work piece better.

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#2 posted 12-14-2009 09:03 AM

I have reviews of both the D4 and D4R at the link below with photos and details. Essentially, the newer D4R uses a CNC machined body with machined-in side stops. There are some other changes but the body is a biggy. They also added their very trick composite clamps for holding the stock.

-- Tom Hintz,

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#3 posted 11-17-2011 02:36 AM

d4 and d4r therwe is not much diffents on the other hand to hold a bord better i put sand papper on the bar and it don’t coat a thing . if your have a d4 keep it its fine .

-- kayakdude

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