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Offline crustacean

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mystery bolt
« on: July 13, 2020, 10:35 PM »

I found bolt and washer under my MFT today. They look like standard Festool items, like the ones on the hinged side of the MFT -- a picture is attached below. However, I cannot find any missing bolts on the hinge or anywhere else on the MFT. I think I looked everywhere, but maybe I missed a spot?

The only tool I have used on or around the MFT lately are the TS55 EQ (2010 version) and a new Carvex.

Any idea where this bolt might have come from? Is there any such bolt on the tools mentioned above, or did it come from the MFT somewhere?

Thanks in advance,


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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: mystery bolt
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2020, 10:51 PM »
Holds the top down.

Look down at the corners of the top, you'll find a corner with the bolt missing.

Reach up under the the top, start bolt, tighten with TS blade bolt allen key (5mm).


Offline jobsworth

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Re: mystery bolt
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2020, 10:17 AM »
what Tom said

Offline crustacean

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Re: mystery bolt
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2020, 11:28 AM »
Thank you for your help.

Offline Bert Vanderveen

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Re: mystery bolt
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2020, 12:24 PM »
The bolts that attach the braces to the MFT also look like this.
Cheers, Bert Vanderveen

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