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  • substrate cutter which one to get

    Posted by Shane Binding on June 8, 2020 at 10:07 pm

    Hi guys looking for suggestions on a manual substrate cutter to cut dibond, correx and foamboard. Im looking at the keencut steele trak but i dont like the price is this the one to go for or are there other ones available. I dont cut a lot of boards but need the ability to be able to. I normally buy dibond cut to size and same with foamex but would like to cut in house and buy in sheets.

    whats your thoughts?

    Kevin Mahoney replied 2 years, 2 months ago 4 Members · 18 Replies
  • 18 Replies
  • Richard Wills

    Member
    June 8, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    Accurate, repeatable, fast, clean, reliable, excellent manufacturer back up, can even do v-groove in DiBond for tray panels.

    Keencut all the way (and made in the UK!-)

    Anyone tried the new composite cutting head STC2C?

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 8, 2020 at 10:37 pm

    Selling mine, going to run with a festool track plunge saw. Mine is the bigger one in the range.

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 10:59 am
    quote Richard Wills:

    Accurate, repeatable, fast, clean, reliable, excellent manufacturer back up, can even do v-groove in DiBond for tray panels.

    Keencut all the way (and made in the UK!-)

    Anyone tried the new composite cutting head STC2C?

    many thanks for your input i think its the way to go

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 11:00 am
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    Selling mine, going to run with a festool track plunge saw. Mine is the bigger one in the range.

    got any more information condition location and price your looking for?

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 11:50 am

    I think I’m breaking forum rules selling kit on here, maybe one of the mods could advise?

  • David Wilde

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 12:07 pm
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    Selling mine, going to run with a festool track plunge saw. Mine is the bigger one in the range.

    When are you planning on getting the track saw? Would love to hear how you find it.

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    We already have the festool dibond milling machine for v grooving, awesome bit of kit, the plunge saw uses the same rail & is basically the same machine with a different blade, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it’s as good. At some point we will get a cnc which will make both tools redundant I guess, would still be useful on site though

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 5:27 pm
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    I think I’m breaking forum rules selling kit on here, maybe one of the mods could advise?

    thats a shame as it was me asking 🙂

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    Open to sensible offers[emoji850]
    Perfect condition as its been used a a clothes horse since we got the Festool, comes with the pizza wheels & v groove attachment

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 7:07 pm
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    Open to sensible offers[emoji850]
    Perfect condition as its been used a a clothes horse since we got the Festool, comes with the pizza wheels & v groove attachment

    i have no idea mate give me a ball park to play with 🙂

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Poker game on now [emoji6] £3090 new for that, A grand off & it’s yours, you’ll need a decent sized van to get it in without dismantling it though
    Wall mounted on the bracket at the minute, but I have got the freestanding bracket as well

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 7:28 pm
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    Poker game on now [emoji6] £3090 new for that, A grand off & it’s yours, you’ll need a decent sized van to get it in without dismantling it though
    Wall mounted on the bracket at the minute, but I have got the freestanding bracket as well

    never liked poker :smiles: so now i have to do some more research , now does that include vat :bigsmile:

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 7:33 pm

    Yes but not delivery, installation or training [emoji16]

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 7:56 pm
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    Yes but not delivery, installation or training [emoji16]

    leave it with me let me do some research i have no idea what the second hand market is for these. What part of uk also?

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    Worcester, where are you based?

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    Worcester, where are you based?

  • Shane Binding

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 8:19 pm
    quote Kevin Mahoney:

    Worcester, where are you based?

    thought so oh the power of google 😉 sunning cornwall here so got to take into account transport costs

  • Kevin Mahoney

    Member
    June 9, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    Comes apart with an allen key but the main carriage would go in my swb transporter without the bulkhead. It is bloody heavy though, everything else is just framework