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Offline Thompmd

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Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« on: June 14, 2020, 10:34 AM »
Using for hobby, mostly cutting a profile w/bits? Any advice appreciated
Sawstop Industrial Saw, TS75,2 800,2 1400 & 2700 rails, CT36, Rotex RO 150 FEQ, CT-VA-20, Carvex PS 420 EBQ, Carvex acc. ZH-SYS-PS 400, Kapex KS 120, CT Cyclone Dust Collection Pre-Separator CT VA 20, DF 500 Q Set, Domino 1,060pc Tenon Assortment, UG-KA-SET Portable Imperial Stand & Extensions,OF1400 EQ-F-Plus, MFT/3, MFT-SP, FS-HZ 160, TSC 55, T18 E

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Offline ear3

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2020, 12:59 PM »
I would definitely add on the edge guide.  To support expanded capacity routing off the edge with the fence, I also bought some extra long 8mm rods from McMaster Carr. 

I find the table widener to be helpful as well, though if I were getting the router today, I would probably make my own version since I now have that capacity.  I forget, but you may have to purchase the extra large chip catcher separately that goes with the table widener.

The guide stops too if you want to do rail guided routing. 
Kapex KS 120 w/UG Cart and Extensions • CXS Set • T 18+3 w/Centrotec Installer's Set • PDC 18/4 • TID 18 • TS 75 • TSC 55 • HKC 55 w/250, 420 and 670 FSK rails • Carvex 420 w/Accessory Kit • Domino 500 Set • Domino 700 XL • OF 2200 w/Base Accessory Kit • OF 1400 • OF 1010 • MFK 700 EQ Set • LR 32 • MFS 400 w/2000, 1000, and 700 extensions • Rotex 90 • Rotex 150 • LS 130 • ETS-EC 150/5 • ETS-EC 150/3 • Pro 5 LTD • RTS 400 • RAS 115.04 • RS 2 • HL 850 • Vecturo OS 400 • AGC 18-115 • CT 26 w/BT module • CT Sys w/Long-Life Bag • CT-VA 20 • MFT/3 • STM 1800

Offline Rob Z

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2020, 01:21 PM »
I second what Edward said about the table widener.  I felt that was quite important and added to stability when I was using the 1400.  I think the chip catcher came with the TW, but I bought mine many years ago and maybe FT has changed that offering now.

Offline Thompmd

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2020, 07:05 PM »
I would also like to ask that I read somewhere the 36mm hose does a noticeably better job with dust/chip collection?? Has this been your experience?
Sawstop Industrial Saw, TS75,2 800,2 1400 & 2700 rails, CT36, Rotex RO 150 FEQ, CT-VA-20, Carvex PS 420 EBQ, Carvex acc. ZH-SYS-PS 400, Kapex KS 120, CT Cyclone Dust Collection Pre-Separator CT VA 20, DF 500 Q Set, Domino 1,060pc Tenon Assortment, UG-KA-SET Portable Imperial Stand & Extensions,OF1400 EQ-F-Plus, MFT/3, MFT-SP, FS-HZ 160, TSC 55, T18 E

Offline ear3

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2020, 08:00 PM »
@Thompmd Yes, the larger hose makes a substantial difference with this router, though I will sometimes still use the 27mm if I'm in the middle of something and too lazy to switch.

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Kapex KS 120 w/UG Cart and Extensions • CXS Set • T 18+3 w/Centrotec Installer's Set • PDC 18/4 • TID 18 • TS 75 • TSC 55 • HKC 55 w/250, 420 and 670 FSK rails • Carvex 420 w/Accessory Kit • Domino 500 Set • Domino 700 XL • OF 2200 w/Base Accessory Kit • OF 1400 • OF 1010 • MFK 700 EQ Set • LR 32 • MFS 400 w/2000, 1000, and 700 extensions • Rotex 90 • Rotex 150 • LS 130 • ETS-EC 150/5 • ETS-EC 150/3 • Pro 5 LTD • RTS 400 • RAS 115.04 • RS 2 • HL 850 • Vecturo OS 400 • AGC 18-115 • CT 26 w/BT module • CT Sys w/Long-Life Bag • CT-VA 20 • MFT/3 • STM 1800

Offline Thompmd

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2020, 09:01 PM »
As always, thank you all . For example , I keep a Short (5’)Dedicated piece of 36mm Hose hooked to my Kapex so it takes just a second to swap. Once I feel comfortable with a length/location of the Router I’ll do something similar with a dedicated 36mm hose.

Most All of these come from you guys and it’s much appreciated.
Sawstop Industrial Saw, TS75,2 800,2 1400 & 2700 rails, CT36, Rotex RO 150 FEQ, CT-VA-20, Carvex PS 420 EBQ, Carvex acc. ZH-SYS-PS 400, Kapex KS 120, CT Cyclone Dust Collection Pre-Separator CT VA 20, DF 500 Q Set, Domino 1,060pc Tenon Assortment, UG-KA-SET Portable Imperial Stand & Extensions,OF1400 EQ-F-Plus, MFT/3, MFT-SP, FS-HZ 160, TSC 55, T18 E

Offline CeeJay

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2020, 09:02 PM »
I found the 36mm hose too stiff and unwieldy to use with the OF1400 and went back to the smaller hose. Assuming that for bigger cuts you are sneaking up using 2-3 smaller cuts I found the smaller hose is fine for dust extraction.


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Offline Thompmd

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Re: Buying of1400, what accessories/fence?
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2020, 06:46 AM »
Interesting point, being new how often do you make more than one pass ? I’ve only made 1 and had no trouble?

I’ve only used on hardwood so far, mostly Walnut.

I’ve used my Bosch 1617 and new 1/2” Freud bits so they’re sharp.
Sawstop Industrial Saw, TS75,2 800,2 1400 & 2700 rails, CT36, Rotex RO 150 FEQ, CT-VA-20, Carvex PS 420 EBQ, Carvex acc. ZH-SYS-PS 400, Kapex KS 120, CT Cyclone Dust Collection Pre-Separator CT VA 20, DF 500 Q Set, Domino 1,060pc Tenon Assortment, UG-KA-SET Portable Imperial Stand & Extensions,OF1400 EQ-F-Plus, MFT/3, MFT-SP, FS-HZ 160, TSC 55, T18 E