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Forum topic by todd4390 posted 07-17-2014 05:11 PM 1239 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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todd4390

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07-17-2014 05:11 PM

I just purchased a 106” Festool track saw track off of CL and realized later that it has a very slight bow or I guess could be considered a bow in one section of the track. Do any of you longtime Festool users have any experience with this and does it pose any accuracy issues and/or is there an easy way to take the bow out?


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NiteWalker

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#1 posted 07-17-2014 09:34 PM

Does it lay flat is use?
If it does, I’d not worry.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#2 posted 07-17-2014 10:17 PM

It does for most of the length of track but at one end it bows up slightly about 8-9” from the end. It lays about 1/8” above the work piece

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 07-17-2014 10:30 PM

I wouldn’t worry about it. If if causes you too much concern, you can clamp the end down and store it upside down.

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

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#4 posted 07-17-2014 11:02 PM

If it does not cut a straight line it think that should of been disclosed.

Other than that I don’t think it’s that much of a big deal. That’s the way it goes when buying used.

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todd4390

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#5 posted 07-18-2014 09:58 AM

Gonna do some cutting with it this weekend. Was just kinda bummed to get a good deal just to find out it had a bend in it.

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Fred Hargis

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#6 posted 07-18-2014 12:13 PM

it’s not going to matter one bit, it will lay flat once the saw passes over it or if you clamp it down.

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