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hkmiller

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04-26-2018 09:41 PM

https://youtu.be/oezp-_DcUgg

-- always something


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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 04-26-2018 10:29 PM

You Tube is amazing, it is so HUGE. I am there at least daily for a half hour or so, and I have never run across this dood before.

A frustrated wanna be injuneer, or seems so. I suppose I would like his budget to be able to buy $500.00 + tools and just void their warranty, just like that. He must make some cash off that site.

I agree with him, and “without” tearing a Green tool apart I have never see the value in them, and have always found a less costly way to do what they do. I love my DeWally track saw, and if I felt the need to buy a sander for over 500 bux it sure wouldn’t be green.

It was kinda entertaining. I see he reviews Horrible Fright tools. I bet he loves em :-)

-- Think safe, be safe

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hkmiller

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#2 posted 04-26-2018 10:52 PM

He actually does some pretty good reviews he’s not biased at all he’ll rip a horrible Freight just as fast as he’ll rip anything else I think he is an engineer of some type he’s Canadian but he’s definitely entertaining

-- always something

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Mike_in_STL

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#3 posted 04-26-2018 10:53 PM

You need to watch more of his “vidjeos.” Hazard Fraught as he calls it, he has no love for.

Purely objective, non compensated videos. I get a kick out of him, and learn some stuff too.

-- Sawdust makes me whole --Mike in STL

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Kelster58

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#4 posted 04-27-2018 12:06 AM

Count me in too. I’ve subscribed to this guys channel for a while. His videos are GREAT!!!! I never thought Festool was worth it…..Very cool review !!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#5 posted 04-27-2018 12:28 AM

watched a lot of his stuff funny as heck. I’ve got some festool, and some cheap tools. I will say for their purpose and as a system they cannot be beat. DC is in the foundation of tool design, and COPD is nothing to laugh at.

Further, I’ve got festools 12 years old and still going strong, so can’t complain. Other cheaper tools do some functions too, so its not an all or nothing proposition, but never had a “bad” festool. Cheers.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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#6 posted 04-27-2018 12:52 AM

I have Festools dating back 20 years. I’d do it again. They always work when I use them. In those 20 years I have had to replace the outlet on the 20 year old vac where the tool plugs in for the auto turn on.

If you are looking for perfect I don’t know where to send you.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#7 posted 04-27-2018 03:21 AM

Interesting video.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#8 posted 04-27-2018 05:08 PM

AvE, an interesting fellow.

I have watched his YouTube videos for a long time, and have found him to be knowledgable about his subjects, able to understandably explain the science and technology behind the subject of his interest, and brutally honest in his assessments. He understands the features that reflect quality in a tool and takes the time to explain why they indicate higher quality. If you can get past the four-letter words, I’ve found him to be understandable and accurate in his tool comparisons.

-- A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown

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Kilo19

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#9 posted 04-27-2018 06:26 PM

The dude is crazy, funny, awesome, and sometimes odd. Either way, if you wanna laugh, watch his video of “her device??” or something like that….freaking hilarious. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyuv3WXPQsM)

-- Justin

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hkmiller

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#10 posted 04-27-2018 06:52 PM



The dude is crazy, funny, awesome, and sometimes odd. Either way, if you wanna laugh, watch his video of “her device??” or something like that….freaking hilarious. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyuv3WXPQsM)

- Kilo19

LOL

-- always something

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#11 posted 04-28-2018 04:37 AM


The dude is crazy, funny, awesome, and sometimes odd. Either way, if you wanna laugh, watch his video of “her device??” or something like that….freaking hilarious. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyuv3WXPQsM)

- Kilo19

Ok that was funny. I have a better appreciation for him now.

The only thing I found funnier was I felt the need to search for a Japanese made Hitachi MAGIC WAND.

All I got was this Flea Bay ad Now I ask you, is it sick, or just funny that someone would pay that much cash for a USED one of these, well, considering it probably has never massaged a Lady’s cheek like the pics on the boxes.

But then I found out this guy may be able to tear apart stuff, but his GoogleFu sux

Ok, enough fun, time for bed.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#12 posted 04-28-2018 12:08 PM

I bought a festool cms setup with router an ts75 saw. IT’s not flawless it is expensive but works well. I’m not sure that it would stand up to getting dragged around a building site. The boxes are useful for storage. Clean cuts and very good dust extraction help.
Cheers

Andrew

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#13 posted 04-28-2018 02:03 PM

Do like the Domino!! Its on my bucket list.

But really—- $1000 for a router, $250 for a cordless drill, $400 for jigsaw??

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

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#14 posted 04-28-2018 04:24 PM



Do like the Domino!! Its on my bucket list.

But really—- $1000 for a router, $250 for a cordless drill, $400 for jigsaw??

- rwe2156

Something to consider is instead of lusting for a Domino, make a horizontal router table. The internet is plum full of plans and ideas for them, or you could choose to buy one. MLCS has one for a lot less than a Domino. The thing is with a horizontal router you can make little grooves to put your own plugs into. It’s a bring the wood to the tool, rather than a tool to the wood idea, but in the end you can get the exact same hole to stick a plug into. Plus I’d love to see someone make some trim with a Domino, which is everyday lunch for a horizontal router. Add a tilting table and you can ease through some fairly complex joinery.

It’s easy to do longer stock simply by making a few boxes the same height as your working platform to move for support on the worktable/bench you are working off of. Though you will find much of your work will fit well on a table 18” wide, but you can build yours larger if you know going in you do, let’s say doors, larger casework, etc.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#15 posted 04-28-2018 05:36 PM


Do like the Domino!! Its on my bucket list.

But really—- $1000 for a router, $250 for a cordless drill, $400 for jigsaw??

- rwe2156

Something to consider is instead of lusting for a Domino, make a horizontal router table. The internet is plum full of plans and ideas for them, or you could choose to buy one. MLCS has one for a lot less than a Domino. The thing is with a horizontal router you can make little grooves to put your own plugs into. It s a bring the wood to the tool, rather than a tool to the wood idea, but in the end you can get the exact same hole to stick a plug into. Plus I d love to see someone make some trim with a Domino, which is everyday lunch for a horizontal router. Add a tilting table and you can ease through some fairly complex joinery.

It s easy to do longer stock simply by making a few boxes the same height as your working platform to move for support on the worktable/bench you are working off of. Though you will find much of your work will fit well on a table 18” wide, but you can build yours larger if you know going in you do, let s say doors, larger casework, etc.

- therealSteveN


I have seen a few of those home made jobs and some of them work very well. The one thing they lack is you have to take the work to the tool. With the domino you can take the tool to the work. Often time this is a good advantage.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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