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Unread 10-30-2007, 11:10 PM   #31
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Looks to me like it could be a guide to keep the saw from tweeking.
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Unread 10-30-2007, 11:46 PM   #32
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Maybe. That sounds reasonable. The customary guard is so short, it doesn't offer much support.

Now I wanna try that style out to see if she's any tamer.
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Unread 10-31-2007, 05:16 AM   #33
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Just a guess b/c I've never used the first version but I think the extra guard might help a bit with the kick and reduce the possibility of the blade hitting the body.

Thought about grinding it off but I was thinking that might make it more dangerous if I'm unable to get the cut edge nice and smooth.

Will put it through a few jobs then decide.
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Unread 10-31-2007, 07:15 AM   #34
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A Fein Multimaster is the way to go. Less money, more uses and much safer than a toe kick saw. Diamond cutters are also available.

http://www.fein.de/fein-multimaster/...ons/index.html
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Unread 10-31-2007, 08:25 AM   #35
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Chuck,

A rep tried to sell me on the Fein...Maybe I'm missing somethin but how can that tool neatly cut away a subfloor under a toe-kick. What blade are you using?

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Unread 10-31-2007, 11:40 AM   #36
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that toe-kick saw looks like a great tool.

Does it have a depth of cut adjustment on it or do you eye-ball it? If so, how accurate is it? I can only imagine going to cut out some luan and ending up cutting right into the subfloor.

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Unread 10-31-2007, 12:20 PM   #37
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The Fein Multimaster works great but the cost of the blades are ridiculously high and don't last all that long. Very useful tool though.
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Unread 10-31-2007, 01:18 PM   #38
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Rob,

The saw came with two blades; one for cutting 3/8", the other for cutting 3/4" .

Latley I'm finding multiple layers of flooring-2, even 3 floors-it's always a surprise! Must be common up here..Just moved from FL, course we would get right down to the slab. Gotta start charging per additional floor.

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Unread 10-31-2007, 09:53 PM   #39
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What Scott said about the Multimaster. Extremely useful tool...but those blades are purdy 'spensive.
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Ditto on Fein.

I use mine for grout removal, toe tick, toe removal, and a million other things. I'm mainly a carpenter, so this spends most of its time covered with saw dust as opposed to grout dust.
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