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Old March 17th, 2011, 09:24 AM   #1
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Which notcher is preferred? I'm ready to order a quality one, as I am sick of carting tubing back and forth from the shop to my mill just to cut a simple notch.

I usually buy good grade stuff, so I have been looking at the JD2 Notchmaster and the Pro tools HSN501i. The Notchmaster is in the lead now due to both It being cheaper, does up to 3", and Swag Offroad has the "Reach around" bracket.

Are there other notchers that I am forgetting in the 200-300 dollar price range that are as good or better with different features?
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Old March 18th, 2011, 08:53 AM   #2
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i really like the notch master from jd2
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i really like the notch master from jd2
the notchmaster is what i use and i really like it too. its real stout and really easy to use
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Mine was $50 on ebay, just a basic holesaw notched. Done hundreds of notches with it and no problems.
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Mine was $50 on ebay, just a basic holesaw notched. Done hundreds of notches with it and no problems.
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Old March 18th, 2011, 09:20 PM   #6
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i have the beast notcher and have been happy with it, havent used any of the other ones so i cant compare there.
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I ordered the notchmaster due to a few advantages. I'm looking forward to it and my new dies showing up soon.
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