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Forum topic by rappar posted 06-27-2009 03:19 AM 1382 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-27-2009 03:19 AM

If you had to pick between the Kreg miter gauge and the Incra 1000SE, which one would win and why?

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#1 posted 06-27-2009 04:23 AM

Ron, I have the Incra 1000SE and chose it over the Kreg simply because it is a little cheaper and, other than that, the two are very similar tools. Mine was dead on right out of the box and I have been using it for 3 years now without any problem.

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#2 posted 06-27-2009 05:48 AM

I have the Incra 1000HD and love it. I’ve only had it for a couple months but it’s looking good. For the most part I haven’t been happy with the Kreg products I have purchased.

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#3 posted 06-27-2009 06:08 AM

it’s not in your list , but i just got the orbourne #50-EB3 , as it was on sale for $ 100 .00 .
its nice , and has a sliding stop that goes to 42” .
the only problem i have , is my miter slots need to be trued in the table saw , as it tightens up in spots .
i will file the slots , and i’m sure it’s dead on !

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#4 posted 06-27-2009 02:54 PM

Between those two I’d go with the Incra because I’m familiar with it, and don’t think you can go wrong with it. (the 1000SE is similar to the V27 with the addition of a fence, longer handle, and the 1° cursor).

I’d also consider the EB-3 because of the fence brace.

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#5 posted 06-27-2009 06:15 PM

I have the Incra 1000SE and absolutely LOVE It….I should have bought it much sooner than I did.

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#6 posted 06-27-2009 06:42 PM

I cant comment on the Kreg but I have been very happy with my 1000SE

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#7 posted 06-27-2009 10:25 PM

Incra 1000 SE here. Well made and accurate.


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#8 posted 06-28-2009 06:35 PM

Have to side with patron. The osbourne EB-3 is an excellent fence. Can’t speak on the other two but I’ve had the EB-3 since February. Love it. It was reviewed and is listed under Table Saw Accessories. Another Jock had a similar question recently and all three of these gauges were thoroughly discussed. Found it, Shummie posted the question, “Which miter gauge is the best choice?” Hope this helps. BTKS

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