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Forum topic by phlyers posted 09-21-2013 10:41 AM 1366 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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phlyers

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09-21-2013 10:41 AM

Does anyone have this? I’m considering but want to know if the width of the grr-ripper will allow me to rip a 2 1/2” piece (the 2 1/2” piece between the blade and fence)

Also is this tool really only meant for ripping small pieces considering it grips both the cut piece and the off cut?


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tefinn

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#1 posted 09-21-2013 10:57 AM

The tool can do all of that and more. Check our the company’s vid on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSTE6PWQvcQ

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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phlyers

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#2 posted 09-21-2013 12:50 PM

okay I just wanted to make sure that it would hold the off cut and the cut piece of a two and a half inch rip

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Denco

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#3 posted 09-21-2013 01:38 PM

I have a Grr-Ripper and I love it. Great tool.

-- Cut wood or cut weeds today.....well, 6ft weeds can go another week.

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knotheadswoodshed

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#4 posted 09-21-2013 02:19 PM

I have one also, and really should have 2 for bigger pieces. I love mine

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities" www.knotheadswoodshed.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 09-21-2013 02:42 PM

You might consider making your own. Here’s the link to LJ David Bethune’s solution with free plans: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/14510

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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CharlesA

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#6 posted 09-21-2013 05:12 PM

There are reviews of the grr-ripper on here as well.

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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DKV

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#7 posted 09-21-2013 05:19 PM

If you cherish your fingers and toes…get one. Best safety device out there.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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BigMig

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#8 posted 09-21-2013 05:44 PM

its truly a great accessory for holding all sorts of stock on table saw and router table and jointer

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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Ron Ford

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#9 posted 09-21-2013 08:55 PM

A woodworking pal recommended these to me and they are a perfect safety add-on. Excellent accessory to have with your table saw, router table, etc. I have a pair of Gr-r-r-rippers, plus the add-on 1/8” leg and find them to be a GREAT safety device. Don’t know how I kept all of my fingers all of these years using push-blocks.!

-- Once in awhile I make something really great. Most days I just make sawdust.

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phlyers

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#10 posted 09-21-2013 09:11 PM

Just ordered one. Should be here Tuesday. Thanks for all the replies!

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Paul Stoops

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#11 posted 09-22-2013 04:31 PM

Great tool! Just be sure to check that the movable pad clears the blade before cutting….............DAMHIKT!!

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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rrww

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#12 posted 09-22-2013 05:13 PM

Just got mine yesterday – so far I think its worth the money. It seems useful for the router table also.

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BArnold

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#13 posted 09-22-2013 06:32 PM

I have two of them, which are handy when ripping long pieces. You use a hand-over-hand method in that case.

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA

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SteveKnnn

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#14 posted 09-23-2013 02:44 AM

Great tool! On Paul’s note about checking clearance, I found you can cut it cleanly if you don’t check!

-- Steve in Richmond, VA

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moke

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#15 posted 09-25-2013 05:21 PM

Grippers are awesome. I regularly cut 1/8” Strips with the thin rip attachment.
Mike

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