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04-04-2012 02:44 AM

Best aftermarket miter gauge for table saw????


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#1 posted 04-04-2012 03:26 AM

Incra..I have 3 of them and completely satisfied.

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 03:29 AM

Yes Incra. 1000SE to be exact. Wait till they are on sale($129 I believe)

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 03:33 AM

I swear by Woodhaven. Rock damn solid. Perfect miters and cross cuts every single time.
Don

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#4 posted 04-04-2012 12:08 PM

Osbourne, simple to use, it really works, and very durable , and a little less expensive than most of the others.

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#5 posted 04-04-2012 12:46 PM

I have used my Osborne EB-3 for 12 years and have been completely satisfied.

John

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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#6 posted 04-04-2012 12:55 PM

Great. Thanks for the input. One note on the Incra units. I used the 1000SE previously and had a bit of an issue squareing the face of the rail to the saw top. When tightening the two cap screws that hold the fence to the head it would pull the face out of square. Incra owners noticed similar issues?

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#7 posted 04-04-2012 01:31 PM

Another happy Osborne EB-3 customer here.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 04-04-2012 03:51 PM

I have been using the Osborne EB-3 for abut a year and am very happy with it.

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#9 posted 04-04-2012 04:22 PM

“Best” always boils down to opinion. I’ve got an Osborne EB-3 and an Incra that I’m really happy with. I also had a Woodhaven Deluxe that’s built like a tank and performed admirably, but was more cumbersome to change angles on than most other gauges. Check out as many as you can and go with what you like.

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#10 posted 04-04-2012 04:56 PM

I did not want to sell the farm so I just got an Incra V120 on sale for $55 at Rockler.

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#11 posted 04-04-2012 05:00 PM

I like the Incra V-120 also but have several for different tasks.

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#12 posted 04-04-2012 05:11 PM

Incra 3000. Solid, easy to use, and the 1/2 degree adjustment sometimes comes in handy.

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#13 posted 04-04-2012 05:15 PM

Osborne EB-3.

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#14 posted 04-04-2012 05:18 PM

Add another Incra satisfied customer.

-- Bryan

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#15 posted 04-04-2012 05:22 PM

I’m glad you asked this question. I’m in the market as well. Unfortunately, I had it narrowed down the the Incra and Osbourne, lol:)
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