Author Topic: Rail Rib Shim  (Read 411 times)

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Offline Mike Goetzke

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Rail Rib Shim
« on: June 28, 2019, 11:34 AM »
I have both Festool and Makita rails. Have found out that the Makita rail guide rib is about 0.015" thinner than the Festool. This makes it a bit of a pain to reset the guide rail cams when switching rails.

I thought I had it licked by cutting some teflon self-adhesive tape on the left side rib but after using the saw quite a bit last weekend noticed the tape is being torn in a couple spaces.

Maybe I should cut the tape wider so it folds over onto the top of the rib?

Any other user suggestions welcome.

Thanks
Mike

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