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08-11-2020 03:23 AM

Do you own and use an Universal Six-Sided Angle Measuring Locator?


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#1 posted 08-11-2020 07:20 AM

No, but for only $14 CA I feel like I should have one, just in case.

If it’s on youtube it’s gotta be good.
Universal Six-Sided Angle Measuring Locator

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#2 posted 08-11-2020 12:50 PM

whoaaaa DUDE !! I’ve never seen that before.
can you imagine how easy that is to make yourself ?
my mind went very quickly to hanging drywall where you have to guess
where to cut the holes for the outlets.
if I had this 20 years ago, I could have saved myself so much aggravation.
thanks for sharing !!

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#3 posted 08-11-2020 01:39 PM

Guess where the outlets go?

News flash! They’ve invented the stick! With just a stick I can accurately cut outlet openings.

  • You put the end of the stick at the edge of the outlet.
  • Then place your thumbnail on the stick at the edge of the last piece.
  • Without moving your thumb, go to the sheet of rock and place your thumb holding the stick tight to the edge.
  • Pull your knife out with your other hand.
  • Hold the knife at the end of the stick and cut there.
  • Repeat as required.

The more things change, the more things stay the same.

LOL

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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#4 posted 08-11-2020 02:11 PM

Thanks, Just ordered one. I have some window sills to do.
They’re never square, this should make short work out of it.

-- I only know... what I know....

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#5 posted 08-11-2020 03:09 PM

What is this “Stick” You refer to??? Can I find one in the back yard or do I need to go to a forest?

Guess where the outlets go?

News flash! They ve invented the stick! With just a stick I can accurately cut outlet openings.

  • You put the end of the stick at the edge of the outlet.
  • Then place your thumbnail on the stick at the edge of the last piece.
  • Without moving your thumb, go to the sheet of rock and place your thumb holding the stick tight to the edge.
  • Pull your knife out with your other hand.
  • Hold the knife at the end of the stick and cut there.
  • Repeat as required.

The more things change, the more things stay the same.

LOL

- Madmark2


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johnstoneb

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#6 posted 08-11-2020 04:50 PM

To find a stick you will need to go to the forest but when you get there you may not be able to find the forest for the trees.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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LeeRoyMan

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#7 posted 08-11-2020 05:04 PM

Guess where the outlets go?

News flash! They ve invented the stick! With just a stick I can accurately cut outlet openings.

- Madmark2


Is this stick yellow with markings along one side?

-- I only know... what I know....

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HerringImpaired

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#8 posted 08-11-2020 08:47 PM


Is this stick yellow with markings along one side?

- LeeRoyMan

Only the domesticated ones…..

-- "My greatest fear is that upon my demise, my wife will sell my tools for what I said I paid for them."

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Madmark2

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#9 posted 08-11-2020 09:21 PM

A piece of string also works. They built the pyramids with strings and water.

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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John Smith

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#10 posted 08-11-2020 09:41 PM

how do you tie a string around water ?

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#11 posted 08-11-2020 10:54 PM

I thought aliens built the pyramids? They would have used an incra for sure…

-- “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

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#12 posted 08-12-2020 02:29 AM

Funny never used one before I started to redo my bathroom. Definitely came in handy locating the holes on tiles. Better to have and not need than need and not have.

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#13 posted 08-12-2020 03:24 AM


A piece of string also works. They built the pyramids with strings and water.

- Madmark2

Are you saying there’s only one way to skin a cat…...........your way.

Guess where the outlets go?

News flash! They ve invented the stick! With just a stick I can accurately cut outlet openings.

  • You put the end of the stick at the edge of the outlet.
  • Then place your thumbnail on the stick at the edge of the last piece.
  • Without moving your thumb, go to the sheet of rock and place your thumb holding the stick tight to the edge.
  • Pull your knife out with your other hand.
  • Hold the knife at the end of the stick and cut there.
  • Repeat as required.

The more things change, the more things stay the same.

LOL

- Madmark2


Not everyone knows it all like you and some would like to skin a cat differently.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#14 posted 08-12-2020 05:17 AM

^^^ That fancy measuring thing can skin a cat? Was skeptical before, now I definitely need one! :-)

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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LeeRoyMan

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#15 posted 08-12-2020 06:27 PM

Got mine today.
Should work fine for the next task at hand. It will pay for itself, just in time alone, on this first job.

-- I only know... what I know....

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