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Forum topic by ded posted 03-23-2017 07:03 PM 869 views 1 time favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-23-2017 07:03 PM

Since my first post concerning a Rockwell TS I bought, I’ve now purchased a CS 113.298842. Got it and a 1hp CS dust collection outfit for $190.00 off of CL. With the Vega fence that came with the Rockwell added to the CS I just bought I figure I might have the makings of a pretty decent saw. It didn’t come with the blade guard/splitter assy. so I thought I should buy an insert and a splitter. I’ve looked on the auction site but figured there were better deals out there. Any supply houses y’all frequently deal with have better deals on ZCI’s and micro jig steel pro’s?


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#1 posted 03-23-2017 08:44 PM

http://www.rockler.com/micro-jig-splitter-steelpro-system-thin-kerf

can you make your own ZCI ?? alot cheaper that way :<))

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#2 posted 03-23-2017 11:08 PM

Thanks for your reply! What type of material should I make it from? I don’t have a planer so it would have to be the exact thickness. Does that exclude wood in my situation? I don’t have a band saw or belt sander but I do have a jig saw, a 1/3 sheet hand held finishing sander and plenty of sandpaper :). I would much rather make my own to save money, and am totally open to any and all suggestions, I just need direction. Should I just surf utube or do you have a link to one you prefer?

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#3 posted 03-24-2017 01:20 AM

As for the ZCIs, I did what Tony recommended to you, and made my own: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/73899. Certainly not the only way or the best way, but they worked for me on my Cman 113 saw. There are several other LJs who’ve posted ZCI projects.

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