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September 2015 Product Reviews (3)

Portable Base

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I like this portable base a lot, but it has one design flow that I found a little annoying. The 3 mounting holes on the base are not counter sunk to allow mounting screws to be flush with the bottom of the base. Thus when using a jig in the base the jig adjustment are off by the height of the screw head that was used. The jig will not sit flush to the bottom of the base.

Added by Joseph Fehrenbacher on September 20, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

Kreg Rip Cut

Since I bought the Rip Cut I have questioned the quality and design of the tool. It took me multiple times to get it calibrated. I then made one rip cut on 3/4" plywood with my 6 1/2" saw. It did not stay square and totally screwed up my wood. Never going to use that again. It should be all aluminum and they need a better way to mount the saw to the sled. No more screws and more secure.

Added by Duane Dickinson on September 13, 2015 at 5:30pm — 9 Comments

Kreg Jig Jr.

I do love this product, making it easy to build projects for my home. Just started building a book case and hit a snag.

I am using 1/2" material and followed the screw size chart which says the 1" screw and it was too long and came out the other side! I was abruptly disappointed as on my last project I used 3/4" material and it was a breeze.

Anyone had this issue with 1/2" material?

Added by Gw on September 1, 2015 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

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Help with old Rip-Cut(tm)

I have an old Rip-Cut which I bought many years ago but did not set.  I seem to have lost the instructions, if I ever had them.I cannot figure out which bolts are match with the nylon-lock screws.This unit is old enough that the current instructions…Continue

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Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction

Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction.  I have considerable experience with conventional…

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Posted by Robert Ringel on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 1 Comment

Kreg Jig Dust Collection Attachment

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.



Then the real test, hook…

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Posted by Grampy Meyer on February 23, 2020 at 11:36am

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