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    Ran across an ad in Model Railroader for this and picked one up. This thing has been a God send building that trestle. Always struggled with getting square ends when I scratch built things...a little on the expensive side but consider the amount of styrene and wood I have managed to ruin in the past, it probably paid for itself. Shipping from Canada, even during C-19 was smooth.

    Not affiliated with them whatsoever, just a handy little tool that I would pass along to the group especially if you do a lot of scratch building. Highly recommend getting the Repeater too. I didn't order it initially and found I needed it. Cutting angles of 41 and 49 degrees on pieces that were only 7mm long for roofing that had to be exact the same each time would have been impossible. The sander is really built for HO or O scale builders for sure, but still found a lot of use for N scale pieces, just requires a little more patience.

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    COOL! I was looking at that for sanding the ends of the ties when I got fished with a turn out. So def infidelity get the repeater? Thanks for the review.

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    Looks practical. The "jig" is definitely unique to me. Sometimes the extra money is worth it. Interesting concept with the hand crank too.

    I have a similar old Jarmac sander that serves me well. But runs on a motor.
    (Added a variable speed footpedal that help adjust speeds for various materials. For what its worth, it makes a difference for small objects not to run at top speed.)
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    Definitely get the repeater it you need to reproduce pieces exactly. It works really slick. Glad I got it.

    For n scale size wood, I found I used the finger control on the wheel a lot more than the hand crank.

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    That thing looks pretty sweet.

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