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Offline Brice_Arnold

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CXS Clutch Settings?
« on: September 01, 2011, 12:12 PM »
I know this is a day late for the contest but it's still a legitimate question.

On the CXS when using clutch is the torque setting independent of the high/low setting?

For example: If I set my clutch to 12 on high speed (#2) and then change the gear speed to low (#1) does the torque setting of the clutch stay the same or does is increase proportionally to the gear speed selection? I hope this makes sense.

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Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: CXS Clutch Settings?
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2011, 09:53 PM »
That's a good question and I don't know the answer because I've never tried it.  I'd assume it would stay the same since it's a mechanical device that sets the resistance independent of the gearing.

Offline WarnerConstCo.

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Re: CXS Clutch Settings?
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2011, 10:03 PM »
It stays the same, at least by my experience.

That was on accident because I rarely use the clutch on any drill.

Offline Festool USA

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Re: CXS Clutch Settings?
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2011, 10:10 PM »
Brice,

Sorry, you posted this while I was at lunch and I meant to respond when I got back to the office but got sidetracked. Yes, the clutch setting is independent of gear.