Discuss Sigma 10M9 info please in the Tiling Tools area at TilersForums.com

Doozy

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Quick one for those with this machine, how messy is it?

I mainly cut using a grinder outside, but hand on heart I'm getting bored with going up and down stairs umpteen times on some jobs. Want to add a reliable all round wet machine, but can't be doing with pools of water everywhere :closedumbrella::( :D
 

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Can't see you setting that up on a customer's landing...!

I just use a vitrex pro cutter....

Plenty of dust sheets down, plonk it on the landing, and crack on ...
 

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Quick one for those with this machine, how messy is it?

I mainly cut using a grinder outside, but hand on heart I'm getting bored with going up and down stairs umpteen times on some jobs. Want to add a reliable all round wet machine, but can't be doing with pools of water everywhere :closedumbrella::( :D
A good machine sold mine a few years back :(:)
 

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They're quite large, very heavy and very accurate and powerful.
They need catchment for run-off too.

I was going to get one, but plumped for a little (but also very heavy) Raimondi GS86. It's the best of both worlds for me. Portable and yet capable of anything you can physically get on it.
Basically a grinder blade wet saw which can be used dry if needed.
 
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The size (to a degree) isn't an issue. Looking at something that can go from say 1.2m straight cuts, to mitring 600s, to wet room envelope cuts all in one go.
 
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No, not really. More refurb/new build scenarios.

Like I said, cutting down the stair runs if poss. The Sigma ticks a few boxes, but I don't want to be sheeting up half the floor if it's throwing lots of water about
 

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They don't throw water about really but it will run off the edges of large tiles and especially if mitering.
One big advantage is you can pretty accurately rip down 1600 planks easily even though the carriage will stop before halfway, you just keep sliding along.
For what you're describing I would suggest it's perfect.
I do a lot of similar properties where I have room to work and to a degree, make a bit of mess.
I just tend to use my grinder and large sigma rail cutters for 95% of everything and just occasionally a wet saw. But that's just the pattern I've got into I suppose.

Plus, if you decide it's not really for you, the resale value is brilliant and you'll sell it easily.
 
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That's a great answer, but interestingly throws up another thing I was looking at, maybe getting a good rail saw instead, but there seems to be limitations on that. Dust/water being one and I'm not convinced about the mitring results
 

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That's a great answer, but interestingly throws up another thing I was looking at, maybe getting a good rail saw instead, but there seems to be limitations on that. Dust/water being one and I'm not convinced about the mitring results
He means a sigma rail cutter like this

https://www.(temp block)/product/sigma-8ae-kera-cut-ext--rail-tile-cutter-3320mm-8ae?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgYX27I3E4QIVyrvtCh0DgA9-EAQYASABEgJQU_D_BwE

or this

https://www.tiling tools/product/sigma-3e4m-max-professional-tile-cutter-127cm

All wet saws create spray - some more than others and wet rail saws are probably the messiest of them all but they have advantages too.
 

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I use to find with my bridge saw that if I put a board behind it that used to stop the water getting flung of the cutting disc into the distance however obviously used to get water run of the tile but that would happen with any wet saw
 

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A drip tray from protilers and a few dust sheets will take care of the water for the 10m but if you do a lot of that type of work in properties like that then a large sheet of heavy gauge dpc (4x3m) etc and cardboard packaging sorts the water run off.
My 10m’s have never let me down and can cope with constant use. Great machine imo.
 

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View attachment 106159 This is how I used to use my 10m9. Was a great saw, but used a dewalt and grinder more. So sold it to someone on this forum. .
Catchment was a 1200mm plastic plant growing tub that i got online. Still used to this day
 

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Not sure if mentioned yet,, you can buy a wendy house tent they sell them online.
You put saw inside and the spray is contained inside the tent
 
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