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Offline 00thos

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Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« on: December 26, 2013, 11:16 AM »
My wife got me this AWESOME gift.  I was wondering what you guys suggest for accessories??  I make furniture.


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Offline Kev

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2013, 04:49 PM »
You NEED DC with the Domino, so a CT26/36 would be a nice "accessory".

I'd be looking at Seneca Woodworking http://www.senecawoodworking.com for your non-Festool accessories if you're making furniture ... you'll need the smaller tenon range most likely.



Offline erock

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2013, 07:46 PM »
  My most used accessory for the Domino 500 is the Domiplate.   I don't have the 700…..but if I did, the first accessory I would buy is the Domiplate for the 700. 

If the Domiplate would fit in the systainer while attached to the Domino 500 I would never take it off.    [wink]


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Offline bkharman

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2013, 09:46 PM »
  My most used accessory for the Domino 500 is the Domiplate.   I don't have the 700…..but if I did, the first accessory I would buy is the Domiplate for the 700. 

If the Domiplate would fit in the systainer while attached to the Domino 500 I would never take it off.    [wink]


Eric

I agree with Erock. I got the Seneca bit adapter and ¾ and ½ plates. I feel like I can do anything!! 

Hopefully you got the "Q" model with the stops and plates. I haven't used them all that much, but I am sure I will one day. Enjoy "the beast".
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Offline 00thos

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2013, 10:50 AM »
What cutters and domino sizes would you recommend.  aka.. most common sizes?  domino kit?

Offline bkharman

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2013, 11:01 AM »
What cutters and domino sizes would you recommend.  aka.. most common sizes?  domino kit?

Depends what you are working with. If it is cabinets and such, stick with small dominos. If you are working with timber, go with the big stuff. If you want a little more flexibility, get the sys full of them. I have only ever bought the small domino sys. When I need bigger ones, I order them in small bags or get the stock box to cut up to my hearts content.
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Offline davee

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2013, 01:32 PM »
I bought the sys full of dominos for the 500 and find it to be very valuable.  When I bought the 700, I also bought the sys containers.  However, in hindsight I wish I had not.  I find the box of sticks are the most valuable.  I have both sipo and beech in 12 mm for larger builds.  I use the 8mm for larger furniture.  The 700 is a fantastic tool - the systainers of misc dominos not so much (in my opinion).

Offline fritter63

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2013, 05:23 PM »
You're going to need a bigger wallet...... [cool]

Offline jacko9

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2013, 06:52 PM »
What cutters and domino sizes would you recommend.  aka.. most common sizes?  domino kit?

I also make furniture, I bought the sys kit with both of my Domino Joiners.  First of all, I would make sure that you have one of the dust extractors, I have the CT 22 with the Oneida UDD.

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Offline Litch

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2014, 09:05 AM »
I too have just got the 700. One question, and don't shoot me down, but I have had a look on the link to the Seneca website for domino accessories and all of the measurements on them are in inches. Is there a metric version of them?

Offline bkharman

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2014, 07:24 PM »
The measurements you are referring to...  Are the the plates and shims?  Referencing ½ and ¾? 

That references the common US materials for case goods.

They are also bringing out a new height gauge that will mix metric and imperial. That will be worth it when it his the market!

Hope this helps. Bryan.
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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2014, 09:05 PM »
If I only had the 700 (and it was given as a gift ...lucky you!) the first thing that I would get (assuming I already ready had a dust collector -Festool, or other) is the Seneca tenon adapter...next I would buy the tenon systainer which I thought that I would be using the most, then all the bits (either Festool or CMT) and then,  buy the tenons that I needed that weren't in the kit, a-la-carte. Never got the use of the Domiplate, because I can do arithmetic.

Offline Litch

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2014, 09:07 AM »
Bryan

 What I am trying (very badly) to say is that is there an option for metric plate that is not in inches and in the case the multi-position guide stop all the sizes quote are also in inches. There is no mention of metric. Not that I can see anyway.

Offline bkharman

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2014, 04:39 PM »
Bryan

 What I am trying (very badly) to say is that is there an option for metric plate that is not in inches and in the case the multi-position guide stop all the sizes quote are also in inches. There is no mention of metric. Not that I can see anyway.

Litch,

Are you talking about the Seneca site or the RTS Engineering/dominoguide.com site?  The MGS isn't sold on the Seneca site.  If the MGS is what you are talking about it, you would have to email Rick to see if they ever made a metric version (I haven't heard of one myself).  On the Seneca site, the only things I saw listed where the Imperial measurements mattered were the Domi-Shims for the 700-XL.  I have them and they reference the material you would be joining.  For me it is fairly simple (but then again, I am originally from NZ ;) ) the .75" plate is for 19mm ply and the .50" plate is for the 19mm ply.  If you are referencing something else, let me know and I can take a looksie for you.

Cheers

Bryan
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Offline Litch

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2014, 03:18 AM »
Bryan

I have looked on both. The MSG I will email Rick and see f there is a metric version in the pipeline. On the Seneca site I am going to get the 500 cutter adaptor for the 700XL and its both the domi shims and plate which seem to be only in imperial. I dont actually have the machine yet its on order but out of stock at the moment. Maybe I should get it in my hands first.

However you say that the 3/4 and the 1/2 inch plates both reference 19mm ply. Surely thats wrong both cant reference the same stock. 

Offline bkharman

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2014, 08:23 AM »
You are right Litch...  The ½" shim would be the same as a 12mm ply.

I wouldn't get the plate for the 700. The plate requires you to use the Domino upside down, which once you hold it you will realize it isn't as light and nimble as the 500. Plus the trigger is awkward at that angle.
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Offline promark747

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Re: Just got domino 700 for christmas. Which accessories??
« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2014, 08:51 AM »
I've been on the fence (no pun intended) regarding whether to buy the current Domishims or wait for the new version that is coming out eventually.  The new version will be one plate and a modified height gauge to switch between 1/2" and 3/4" material.  I've also expressed to Seneca an interest in purchasing an XL Domiplate (which never made it past prototype stage) as I'm willing to cope with the awkwardness of using it upside down.  The trigger doesn't bother me, as I use a foot switch for many of my tools....they add safety and reduce wear and tear on the tool's switch.  The best ones I've ever found are these:


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