That was a LOT of input. Thank you so much.
I made some trips to tool stores.
Poked, prodded, fondled, felt, rubbed and smelled a lot of
I see what those in support of the PC fence mean, it really isn't all
that complicated. I had a chance to spend a little time with it and it
seems just fine. I made the 'complicated'observation from a distance,
'cuz it 'looks' a bit 'different'.
The stuff a guy can learn around here. (including a BC-hair's worth of
Having said all that... none of the ones I played with have the feel of
the Lamello. Plain and simple. The Lamello feels like machinery, the
rest of them feel like tools.
I (mentally) buy two packs of cigarettes every day and then bring them
back for the cash and throw that money into a imaginary bank account.
I have been doing that since Oct 26 2002...adds up. I guess I will have
to NOT smoke for a while longer before I buy the Lamello....not sure
which model...probably the Classic.
...and HOW-the-hell that vertical motor Ryobi cookie cutter made it to
market, I will never know. Surely the rest of their tools aren't that
bad, are they? There was more than a 'fairy fart' of play in that
Again, thank you gents.
PS... on a quest for a handy, portable saw, I stumbled upon the Ridgid
TS 2400. Looked right, 3 year warranty, 90 days to try...I took one home.
I'll keep the NG posted when I write down some of my observations.
It is NOT my SCM 12" sliding table scoring saw...(which I sold along
with the milwork business)