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Forum topic by Eugene posted 510 days ago 867 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Eugene

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510 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: jig question

Can any of you guys over the water shed any light on the difference between the Leigh D1600 and the Leigh super 12 / 16 (except for the size) have the Super jigs had any updates and if so what?

Thanks.
Andy


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Dan Lyke

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#1 posted 486 days ago

I have the D24 Super, have had it for several years now, and I couldn’t figure out a difference until I found the Leigh Dovetail Jigs comparison chart. Looks like the D1600 can’t do half-blind dovetails in a single pass (pins and tails simultaneously).

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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Eugene

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#2 posted 486 days ago

Thanks for that Dan, it’s just that the d1600 (used) is a lot cheaper than the newer versions and was wondering if there were any vast differences which would make the newer ones a more attractive buy.

Andy

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Dan Lyke

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#3 posted 486 days ago

Unless you’re planning on production quantities of simple drawers, I’d say the d1600 will do ya.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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CClark

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#4 posted 428 days ago

I have a D4 and it works fine.
I put my own flip clamps on it. [Rockler] And upgraded the side fingers. [Leigh]

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