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Forum topic by DAWG posted 05-31-2010 05:31 AM 1403 views 0 times favorited 40 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-31-2010 05:31 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question tablesaw safety

Thought I’d start this in response to rhett’s “Do you unplug” topic.

So where’s your guard for your TS. On it, under it, in a cabinet or your not sure.

Mine is under my drillpress on a shelf.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#1 posted 05-31-2010 05:36 AM

Haven’t seen that sucker in 10 years.

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#2 posted 05-31-2010 05:43 AM

I took mine to the dump a few years ago.

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#3 posted 05-31-2010 05:44 AM


-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-31-2010 05:46 AM


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#5 posted 05-31-2010 06:16 AM

Wow, if you could find a good use for TS guards and talk all the Lumberjocks into sending you their’s. Hmmm

18,972 Lumberjocks x 5.00 per guard
$ 94,860 Total

Somebody pick a charity we’re rich.

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 06:24 AM

Well, I don’t want to burst anybody’s bubble here, but who’s going to pay $5 for guards that from the looks of it nobody uses???

I have 2 in the shelves somewhere…

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#7 posted 05-31-2010 06:27 AM

It’s around here some where…I think.
I removed it for clarity and never put it back on.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 05-31-2010 06:57 AM

jerryz- I did say if you could find a good use. Weapon? Boat anchor? Modern art? Who knows.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#9 posted 05-31-2010 09:09 AM

I do happen to use mine when it is possible. When done doing job that I can’t use it, it goes back on. Mainly because my stepson isn’t very good watching out about saftey.

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#10 posted 05-31-2010 10:34 AM

Gene, still laughing. Mine was removed for clarity also. It hangs on the wall in the shop incase I ever find a use for it.

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#11 posted 05-31-2010 11:50 AM

I also removed mine for clarity…
I need to clearly see what I am doing

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#12 posted 05-31-2010 12:51 PM

Like Tim, (Eagle1) mine only comes off when I am making a cut that precludes using the guard and when it comes off the riving knife goes on the saw. After making the cut I will replace the riving knife with the guard. It takes less than a minute to change them out so there really is no excuse not to use a guard.

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#13 posted 05-31-2010 12:59 PM

What’s a TS guard ?.....LOL


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#14 posted 05-31-2010 01:19 PM

On the saw.

It only takes once…

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#15 posted 05-31-2010 01:59 PM

never had one for the saw I use now, it was used
but on the other hand I have sold quite a few new ones to shops after OSHA comes in and say they have to have it, and of course they have threw the old one in the dump.

-- Randy I have the right to remain silent, just not the ability ; )

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