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Forum topic by Garbanzolasvegas posted 03-14-2015 02:37 PM 2419 views 0 times favorited 101 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-14-2015 02:37 PM

I wonder how long knotscott has been on Ridgids PAYROLL?

Anyways , YET I just discovered yet another INSANE RIDGID issue

The keyways or SLOTS on top of the Rip fence are slightly Larger and deeper than the ones on the side!!! WTF???

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#1 posted 03-14-2015 02:54 PM

Why is that a problem?

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#2 posted 03-14-2015 02:55 PM

He’s just tired of hearing you bitch. I’m pretty much with him.

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#3 posted 03-14-2015 02:58 PM

I LOVE my Ridgid EB4424 Oscillating Spindle Belt Sander!!!

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#4 posted 03-14-2015 03:07 PM

Those who scream the loudest, .... ugh.. never mind – ain’t worth it.

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Brad

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#5 posted 03-14-2015 03:09 PM



I LOVE my Ridgid EB4424 Oscillating Spindle Belt Sander!!!

- DIYaholic

I love mine too and all of my other ridgid tools that work great and have no issues.

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#6 posted 03-14-2015 03:10 PM

I see a loose screw, and it’s not on the Rigid.

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#7 posted 03-14-2015 03:15 PM

The word “insane” comes up frequently in these threads….appropriately I might add. Plus, it makes for one possible defense option in case of a libel suit.

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#8 posted 03-14-2015 03:15 PM

So exactly what “tool” is defective.

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#9 posted 03-14-2015 03:42 PM

Personally attacking a fellow forum members ethics is just crossing the line of reasonable behavior.

I’m honestly hoping the two of you are good friends, and you are just trolling each other. If not, I for one have heard enough. I would suggest you seek to resolve this with either Ridgid or the store where you purchased the saw.

I always appreciate feedback from fellow woodworkers about products they have used, but your posts concerning the Ridgid table saw stopped being constructive awhile ago.

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#10 posted 03-14-2015 03:46 PM

I am on the Rigid payroll. We are sorry you are experiencing this difficulty.

The reason we at rigid do that is for better air flow. The wind coming off the blade at higher rpm can cause deflection. We at rigid would of liked to keep the standard 3.4mm slots like on the top but had to resort to a larger channel for improved airflow.

Please ship the caster wheel back to us and we’ll fix or replace the issue for you.

Thank you for your understanding.

-Jeff Zucker, CTO Rigid tooling, inc.

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#11 posted 03-14-2015 03:53 PM

The point being AGAIN why would anyone design a slightly smaller shallower slot on the side than the top? Its not even a difference of a fraction or a millimeter. which I could see if they were a SIZE in difference? Why would you make anything that couldn’t use the same size nuts and bolts for the same purpose as much as the design allows.

I don’t see any car manufactures making 5 difference size lug nuts bolts on there wheels but people like WILLIE would say “WHAT’S THE PROBLE with that?” Get five different sized tire irons and lug nuts and shut up

FRDIGE no one is holding a gun to your head to read any threads on here. If my harangues offend/upset your Lilly white Christian sensibilities, I suggest you don’t read them.

And the people that love their Ridgid sanders GOOD FOR you. I think a 40 dollar sander is a little less complex than a $500 table saw. Anything more complex than a sander RIDGID has no business producing.

LOOK I have a great huge RIDGID SHOP VAC. it works great. Which in fact proves my point…

EVEN if a Ridgid product works correctly (MY SHOP VAC) IT SUCKS! IT SUCKS GREAT!

hey KNOTSCOTT how long have you been on the RIDGID payroll?

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Garbanzolasvegas

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#12 posted 03-14-2015 03:58 PM



I am on the Rigid payroll. We are sorry you are experiencing this difficulty.

The reason we at rigid do that is for better air flow. The wind coming off the blade at higher rpm can cause deflection. We at rigid would of liked to keep the standard 3.4mm slots like on the top but had to resort to a larger channel for improved airflow.

Please ship the caster wheel back to us and we ll fix or replace the issue for you.

Thank you for your understanding.

-Jeff Zucker, CTO Rigid tooling, inc.

- InstantSiv

TOUCHE!

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Garbanzolasvegas

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#13 posted 03-14-2015 04:06 PM

Also I keep finding out more and more manufacturing and design issues with this boat anchor the more complex accurate and tight work I do.

This last one I wanted to make an add on fence so I can put on a pair of Board Buddies on top of the fence for safety and accurate ripe cuts.

SOOO I took the fence with me to LOWES to fit what ever bolt into the top slots….. Well I bought enough bolts to use on top and the sides for any add one I might want to add on.. 3/8 bolt fit perfectly in the top slot after just a little filing. The size difference was not noticeable to the eye from the side slot and the top.

OH MY GAWD. I had better got check the other sides side slots. NO doubt they will be different that the one side and the iop. NO doubt they will differ in size and width down the length of the slots as well just like the miter slots are difference sizes and crooked as a dogs hind legs.

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#14 posted 03-14-2015 04:08 PM

Garbon
We all have had tools we are not happy with but to spend all of our time posting about it just makes things worse for yourself and in my opinion makes your claims less credible ,plus challenging someone like Knotscott our long term impartial tool guru hurts your position even more. I doubt you’re single-handedly going to put Home depot or Ridgid out of business. LJs is a wonderful place to learn,share and enjoy fellow woodworkers, not a place to continue your vendetta against a company and LJ membership that could care less about your negative campaign.
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#15 posted 03-14-2015 04:09 PM

Does anyone wish to ask whats wrong if the miter slots are different sizes crooked and not parallel to one another? Through me a bone

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