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Philip Sharp
  • Brsbane, Queensland
  • Australia
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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® K4
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIYer
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I am male.

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Where in the world is the imperial system used!

I live in Australia. I recently purchased a Kreg K4 Jig from our local Australian supplier and was looking forward to using it. On opening the packaging I've discovered that all measurements are in inches. Australia has not officially used this imperial system since 1976. I was bewildered to learn that no metric product is available. My dilemma Is that i use and struggle with this old and ancient system or not use the machine at all.



I am extremely disappointed that although most of… Continue

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 8:49pm — 27 Comments

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At 4:21am on December 8, 2015, Robert Brennan said…

Hello again Philip,

I can only agree with your sentiments, just out of interest where did you buy the Jig?

Incidently Kreg must be aware of the metric imperial concerns as the Kreg Square has both systems on each side of the blade. Its a attitude dating back to henry Ford.s days  with his "you can have any colour (color) you want as long as its black !!"

At 12:20am on December 8, 2015, Robert Brennan said…

You are a funny man Philip, did you miss the TPI we all use (Teeth Per Inch on our saws?

Stop worring about it, you will never get 100% concensus to fix it now.

I drive a L/H drive DMC de lorian a few months back every time Went to change gears I opened the door!

Get that Kreg jig working!!!

 
 
 

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1st impression when you hold this attachment in your hand:  "not much to it", Kreg sure is makin' $$ here.



Then I installed it.. perfect fit, leaves just enough room to adjust the setting screw on my K4.



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