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  • Mosinee, WI
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Kreg K5 - Where Are They?
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Wondering why my local home center stores do not have the K5 on their shelves yet.  This jig came out a couple of months ago.  I ask the store clerks this question and they know nothing.As of a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KregRep Dec 26, 2013.

Kreg Deck Jig
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Purchased a Deck Jig last week at my local Menards Store.  They had 5 left on shelf after my purchase.  Went back there a few days later and shelf was empty.  No Jigs, no screws.  They had a deal…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary roofner May 15, 2013.

Kreg Jig K3
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Picked up a K3 today on CL for $50.  Very slightly used, came with drill bit, drivers, etc., plus an almost full box (500) of 1 1/4" coarse screws.  (bought it from a young man who apparently didn't…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Apr 14, 2013.

Table Saws - Be Careful
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Article in latest Jan '12 Consumer Reports magazine states Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates 11 amputations a day and thousands of injuries each year from table saws.The commission…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sands Mar 30.

 

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Richard Sands replied to Fins59's discussion 'Table Saws - Be Careful'
"Here's info on Bosch's new GTS1041A REAXX™ Portable Jobsite Table Saw which will be available Fall 2015 according to Bosch's recent Press…"
Mar 30
Jerry Walch replied to Fins59's discussion 'Table Saws - Be Careful'
"I have been working with all kinds of power tools ever since I was knee-high to a grasshopper growing up on the family farms. over the years, I'm now 71 years old, I have known many people who have suffered serious injuries while using power…"
Mar 30
Ken Darga replied to Fins59's discussion 'Table Saws - Be Careful'
"Robert, I agree, most of the wood working accidents are a result of misuse or abuse. There's those who should not handle or use anything that is sharp!!! Perhaps the drop in incidents, is a result of those people talking on a different hobby."
Mar 28
Robert Brennan replied to Fins59's discussion 'Table Saws - Be Careful'
"Now on a more serious note, Table saws and any machines designed to "saw" will do just that. Abuse or missuse them and you may suffer a minor or serious injury. The Saw stop saga has been going for some time, and I do not doubt that it…"
Mar 27
Robert Brennan replied to Fins59's discussion 'Table Saws - Be Careful'
"Even a trimming knife can do you harm This was me cutting some semi circles for Dye and  painters tape tests Aug 2013"
Mar 27
Ken Ostrowski replied to Fins59's discussion 'Radial Arm Saw Recall'
"I obtained a saw and was hoping to upgrade the guard. Now I see that the program just requires you to return the motor for $100. Is anyone who obtained a guard assembly (and did not use or need) wish to part with it for a reasonable price?"
Jan 19
Gary roofner replied to Fins59's discussion 'Radial Arm Saw Recall'
"I understand they are not giving the parts upgrade anymore  glad I got mine. Just the buy back."
Mar 12, 2014
KregRep replied to Fins59's discussion 'Kreg K5 - Where Are They?'
"Currently, the K5 is being stocked mainly through independent dealers, online retailers, and specialty stores. Most of the home centers are stocking the K4 Jigs, instead. if you'd like to find a dealer in your area that carries the K5, you can…"
Dec 26, 2013
michael evans replied to Fins59's discussion 'Kreg K5 - Where Are They?'
"Funny thing is guys we do have the k5 here in the u.k. Usually takes us a while too get kreg products here ."
Dec 22, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Fins59's discussion 'Kreg K5 - Where Are They?'
"Perhaps they haven't ordered them for the stores. I'd suggest checking with the dept manager vs one of the stock persons. When I recently visited one of the local HD, I inquired about the K5, and was told it's not on their inventory…"
Dec 21, 2013
Fins59 posted a discussion

Kreg K5 - Where Are They?

Wondering why my local home center stores do not have the K5 on their shelves yet.  This jig came out a couple of months ago.  I ask the store clerks this question and they know nothing.As of a couple days ago, Menards, Home Depot, and Fleet Farm do not have the K5's.Lowes is about 35 miles from me so don't know about them.  I noticed the other day Menards now is out of the K4's so now maybe they will have the K5's. I have the K3 and K4; might as well have them all.  (rather buy in store than…See More
Dec 21, 2013
Fins59 replied to Brian Rice's discussion 'Hi,'
"Hi Brian - I have the K3 and the K4.  The local stores in my area still do not have the K5 on their shelves. I'm afraid that when they do get them in and I walk past them, I'll end up throwing one in the cart.  Can't resist."
Dec 11, 2013
Fins59 replied to CV Bala's discussion 'Kreg Jig K5'
"Haven't seen any K5's at my local Menards yet.  In this weeks flyer they are offering the K4 Jig Master System for $139 with a free box (500 count) of screws.  They have 4 or 5 of these K4's on the shelf. I'd sure…"
Oct 14, 2013
Lorrie replied to Fins59's discussion 'Radial Arm Saw Recall'
"Hi Gary,  Yes I did the retrofit on the radial arm saw.  It turned out very nice.  :)"
Aug 20, 2013
Gary roofner replied to Fins59's discussion 'Radial Arm Saw Recall'
"Lorrie have you done the retrofit to your radial arm saw? Its one of my favorite saws. "
Aug 19, 2013
Jay Boutwell replied to Fins59's discussion 'Radial Arm Saw Recall'
"Hi Gary, after reading all the radial arm saw posts I decided to take a few minutes and install the retrofit that I have had sitting in my shop since the middle of last year.  The installation of the kit was very simple and even with a complete…"
Jun 5, 2013

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Moderate Woodworker

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Kreg Deck Jig -One Word

Used my Kreg Deck Jig for the first time the other day. 

Replaced all the wood deck boards on my deck.

I've got one word for the Deck Jig --- SLICK

Posted on May 11, 2013 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

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