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Offline Jimmo

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Festool Sword saw
« on: December 18, 2013, 10:06 AM »
Wondering when we can expect to see the Sword saw in the USA for sell looks great of timber framing.

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2013, 10:10 AM »
Wondering when we can expect to see the Sword saw in the USA for sell looks great of timber framing.

I wouldn't expect to see it any time soon.

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Shane

Offline Kev

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2013, 05:11 PM »
The rotten thing is on special in Oz at the moment ... I have absolutely no need for it ... but it's going at a substantial discount [sad] [unsure]

Offline Paul G

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2013, 05:16 PM »
About how much of Festools tool line is NAINA?
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Offline Alex

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2013, 05:35 PM »
About how much of Festools tool line is NAINA?

Never counted it, but I visit the Festool websites of NL, DE, UK and USA regularly and I think you guys miss out on at least 40%, perhaps even a bit more.

Offline Kev

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2013, 06:02 PM »
About how much of Festools tool line is NAINA?

Never counted it, but I visit the Festool websites of NL, DE, UK and USA regularly and I think you guys miss out on at least 40%, perhaps even a bit more.

It'll be an interesting ratio after all of the Protool -> Festool changes. We get a good spread in Oz, but I'm guessing it's about 80% of the full Euro range.

Offline Kev

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2013, 08:17 PM »
Oh well - think I'll call this my Christmas present to myself ...

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Today was the last day I could get it at the discounted price and with prices rises potentially hitting before my dealer opens in the new year, what was I to do? [embarassed]

Now I need to buy some large bits of wood!

Offline Tom Bellemare

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2013, 10:10 PM »
I'd say a timber frame palapa is in order, Kev...


Tom

Offline Kev

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2013, 11:17 PM »
I'd say a timber frame palapa is in order, Kev...


Tom

I had to look up "palapa" ... not a common use word down under [smile]

Cool idea [cool]

Offline Locky

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2013, 04:04 PM »
Jeez Kev you must have everything now

Offline Alex

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2013, 04:46 PM »
Jeez Kev you must have everything now

Still no CS70, I've got the drop on him there.  [tongue]

Offline greg mann

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2013, 04:50 PM »
Jeez Kev you must have everything now

Still no CS70, I've got the drop on him there.  [tongue]

+1  [big grin]
Greg Mann
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Offline Kev

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Re: Festool Sword saw
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2013, 05:16 PM »
Jeez Kev you must have everything now

Still no CS70, I've got the drop on him there.  [tongue]

+1  [big grin]

 [embarassed] [sad] [crying]

This is the thing that's holding me back ...
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The full CS70 set takes up a lot of space fully deployed and a CMS/GE housing the OF2200 even more. I don't know how cumbersome switching from sawing to moulding would be on the Hammer. I wouldn't get it with integrated planer and thicknesser ... I think that would drive me crazy.

If I had to move the saw from place to place I think I would have already gone with the CS70. As things stand, I don't have space for the Hammer or the space to leave the CS70 deployed in full (set) configuration.

For reference, in Oz the Hammer B3 Winner Saw/spindle moulder costs about the same as a CS70 set and an OF2200 in a CMS/GE ... this is why I keep going full circle and back to thinking I should just throw a TS75 in a CMS module and put the decision into the future.