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Offline dogutsukawu

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TS-55 "holster"
« on: May 25, 2010, 04:32 AM »
Others have built shelves and platforms on which to place the TS-55 between cuts to keep it safe and out of the way.  But the weight of the saw makes it awkward and a strain on the wrist to lift from a platform that is more or less horizontal and below the MFT.  My version more closely resembles a gun holster in concept.  The saw is rests almost vertically in the "holster" so that it can be inserted and removed easily without straining the wrist.  Notice the row of dominos in the bottom of the holster to catch the front edge of the sole and prevent the saw from tipping backward.



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Offline FEStastic

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2010, 05:35 AM »
very Cool  [big grin]

How is it mounted ? Can it move ?

Ive found that my wrist is straining and will give this a try Thanks

Offline tigger

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2010, 07:30 AM »
I have to say, this is clever. Good job!
If it 'aint Festool, it 'aint a tool !

Offline Rob-GB

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2010, 12:51 PM »
Nice concept! I like that you thought about the offside splinter guard by rebating the right side of the base to accomodate it, too.
Well thought out. [thumbs up]

Offline dogutsukawu

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010, 01:00 PM »
The holster is "hung" from the T-slot underneath the MFT side rail with 2 bolts, washers, and nuts.  Loosening the bolts will allow the holster to be moved along the rail or removed entirely.

Offline bonesbr549

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2010, 01:47 PM »
Thats cool. I've often thought I like something like that.  I keep my ct33e close with the hose cady on top.  I have a mdf cut out that sits on top (wher you can put a systainer) and just plop it on that.   Your's looks cool.  Mind sharing the dimensions so we could replicate?

Offline Greg Powers

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2010, 12:16 PM »
Great Solution! I want one...
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Offline GarryMartin

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2019, 03:48 AM »
Not my photos, but I have a few photos saved in notebooks from a time before they were lost. These are the images in the original post.

Offline Mario Turcot

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2019, 07:07 AM »
Thank you Garry  [thumbs up]

Offline thedevme

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Re: TS-55 "holster"
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2019, 06:17 PM »
@GarryMartin literally saves the images on all of the amazing posts pre DB era lol you literally are the man