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Unread 03-03-2010, 09:44 PM   #1
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tomecanic or sigma

thinking of getting a new board. im pondering the tomecanic 29 or sigma 30 they seem very similar or maybe not? never used either i do like the push handle and brake anywhere on the tomecanic but with never using either and knowhere to try one im up for any and all opinions what say you ? which would you buy ?
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Unread 03-03-2010, 09:55 PM   #2
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Here is I rocking out the sigma cutting some glass subway tiles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IXdut9OnjE
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Unread 03-04-2010, 10:42 AM   #3
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Have you ever watched Ben from Sigma demo it?? Billy Mays, is all I'll say!! It slices it dices. I love our Sigma.
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I don't own the Sigma, but a guy I worked with owns one and it is freakin sweet, I really like how the whole fence turns. The tomecanic looks nice as well, but I've never used it.

Oh and Rick in your one video you have a really thick Philly accent...acrOss the glAAss...not a bad thing, much better than my Lancaster county amish accent
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All I ever used when I set tile in Arizona was a Sigma.
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Unread 03-04-2010, 12:43 PM   #6
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Tomecanic is a really nice cutter. Many ball-bearings smooth, cuts pretty much anything (never tried stone), clips corners on porcelain, rips little slivers, snaps em anywhere..... Fence is better for a lefty as it only works on the right - I usually take the fence off anyhow unless I'm doin a bunch of something.... which is rare for me.
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Sigma, need i say more
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Love my Sigma. Bubba and Musky love my Sigma too.
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Steve that looks like a showroom in there . My garage looks like I'm having a garage sale.
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Just put a new blade on my tomechanic and wow. 5 years is too long. I would like to try a sigma, might by one next time around.
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So my son turns 2 this month and in five years I'll have a pic of my garage to post up here ..
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