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Forum topic by Carloz posted 08-01-2017 05:34 AM 1204 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Carloz

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08-01-2017 05:34 AM

Unless you have an incra miter gauge. It always gives you a perfect angle right? Sure.
I cut stiles and rails for 8 highly figured mitered raised panel doors. Which I spend a day at the router to make. When trying to put it all together the angles appeared to be not exactly 45 degrees! How could ot happen?
The stupid thing fell from the table saw a few days before. Any tool should withstand that. But Incra apparently is made from pot metal and was practically destroyed by that.
Not only some teeth were lost, the thingy that locks in the teeth was bent too. All from an easy fall.
I did not notice in time and now hove to correct the issue somehow.
To the praise of Incra however they are sending me the teplacement parts under warranty.


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firefighterontheside

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#1 posted 08-01-2017 01:09 PM

I just bought the 1000HD. I was tempted to get the SE because it had bigger detents. In the end I couldn’t bring myself to pay more for the “lesser” version. I can see where dropping it would be likely to mess up the teeth and pointer, as small as they are. Kudos to incra for sending you parts. They didn’t have to do that. Thanks for posting….your experience will make me be very careful.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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ScottM

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#2 posted 08-01-2017 01:13 PM

I too cannot believe they are sending you replacement warranty parts after you dropped it and broke it. Surely you must have left out the part about dropping it when you called…

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rwe2156

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#3 posted 08-01-2017 01:44 PM


Unless you have an incra miter gauge. It always gives you a perfect angle right? Sure.
I cut stiles and rails for 8 highly figured mitered raised panel doors. Which I spend a day at the router to make. When trying to put it all together the angles appeared to be not exactly 45 degrees! How could ot happen?
The stupid thing fell from the table saw a few days before. Any tool should withstand that. But Incra apparently is made from pot metal and was practically destroyed by that.
Not only some teeth were lost, the thingy that locks in the teeth was bent too. All from an easy fall.
I did not notice in time and now hove to correct the issue somehow.
To the praise of Incra however they are sending me the teplacement parts under warranty.

- Carloz

So what’s a “hard fall”, a two story drop on to concrete?

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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ArtMann

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#4 posted 08-01-2017 02:56 PM

Incra miter gauges are inanimate objects. I think your assessment of who or what is stupid is misplaced.


The stupid thing fell from the table saw a few days before. Any tool should withstand that. But Incra apparently is made from pot metal and was practically destroyed by that.

- Carloz


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Ocelot

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#5 posted 08-01-2017 04:16 PM

To lighten the mood, here is your answer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW3xAFHOkPY

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TheFridge

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#6 posted 08-01-2017 04:36 PM



Incra miter gauges are inanimate objects. I think your assessment of who or what is stupid is misplaced.

The stupid thing fell from the table saw a few days before. Any tool should withstand that. But Incra apparently is made from pot metal and was practically destroyed by that.

- Carloz

- ArtMann

Yeah I’m gonna have to agree.

And GM owes me another tail light because it wasn’t strong enough to withstand a tree branch.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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gargey

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#7 posted 08-01-2017 04:51 PM

Is this a troll?

Don’t drop your shit and then bitch that it’s broken.

When I drop something, its my fault.

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Ocelot

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#8 posted 08-01-2017 10:27 PM

Sorry, wrong video.

This is the one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XiIl_qxnNk


To lighten the mood, here is your answer

- Ocelot


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