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Offline jcrowe1950

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Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« on: November 03, 2019, 02:28 PM »
Hi Folks, [cool]

    I have read Jerry Work's docs for years as I believe he had wonderful insights into how to use numerous tools effectively. He mentions extended (2 meter) side rails (also called table profile) for the MFT as part number 488 555 in the document "Getting the Most out of the Festool Multifunction Table". Is that still available? Also, there was a Festool folding tool that contained hex keys, screwdriver bits and possibly torx bits. Probably long gone but if anybody has info, I'd love to hear it.

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J. Crowe
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Offline RustE

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2019, 02:42 PM »
The second item is the "Toolie", part no. 498863.  I am not sure about the current availability.  Mine came from a dealer in the United Kingdom a few years ago with some router bits (8mm shank).


Offline GarryMartin

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2019, 03:11 PM »
The "Toolie" (Festool 498863 Toolie multi-function tool) is definitely still available in the UK.

I had heard the 2m extensions (Festool 496824 Table profile - MFT/3-TP 2000 LA) had been discontinued, but FFX in the UK are showing 5 in stock (on their eBay site), so perhaps they are available again?

https://www.ffx.co.uk/tools/product/Festool-496824-4014549132067-Table-Profile--Mft-3-Tp-2000-

FFX also have the Toolie available.

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Offline Gregor

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2019, 06:36 PM »
https://www.ffx.co.uk/tools/product/Festool-496824-4014549132067-Table-Profile--Mft-3-Tp-2000-
Which is, at least according to the photos on every site I have seen when researching this, not the profile used on the MFT/3.

Will call Festool tomorrow to find out what is wrong with it, the picture or the desription?


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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2019, 07:17 PM »
Please do call.  I suspect that the image is upside down.

Peter

Offline Gregor

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2019, 07:54 PM »
Please do call.  I suspect that the image is upside down.
The problem I see (or, to be precise, that I don't see)... is the V-grove:

This looks like a profile for the old tables.
« Last Edit: November 03, 2019, 07:57 PM by Gregor »

Offline Bohdan

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2019, 08:00 PM »
To me it looks like the profile from the older MFT1080 upsidedown.

Offline GarryMartin

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2019, 04:14 AM »
I can 100% guarantee that part number is for the MFT/3 profile despite what the photo may show.

See https://www.festoolownersgroup.com/festool-jigs-tool-enhancements/modified-mft3-table/

Offline Bert Vanderveen

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2019, 08:26 AM »
That Toolie is a rebranded Wera article. The Wera is cheaper and may have some different hex/screw parts.
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Offline Gregor

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2019, 09:20 AM »
I can 100% guarantee that part number is for the MFT/3 profile despite what the photo may show.

See https://www.festoolownersgroup.com/festool-jigs-tool-enhancements/modified-mft3-table/
I'll put that to the realworld test as accidently stumbled over a shop that sells them (2x 2m) for 210€ incl. VAT and shipping - couldn't resist. Will take a week for delivery though, update then.

Offline Len Kuffert

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2019, 11:00 AM »
Hi folks,

Does anyone have a link for these documents? I've done a search and some of the posted links come up ok but others are so old that they are dead.

thanks,

Len

Hi Folks, [cool]

    I have read Jerry Work's docs for years as I believe he had wonderful insights into how to use numerous tools effectively. He mentions extended (2 meter) side rails (also called table profile) for the MFT as part number 488 555 in the document "Getting the Most out of the Festool Multifunction Table". Is that still available? Also, there was a Festool folding tool that contained hex keys, screwdriver bits and possibly torx bits. Probably long gone but if anybody has info, I'd love to hear it.

Respectfully,
J. Crowe

TS55 REQ, MFT/3, CT26, OF1400, DF700, ETS EC 150/3, C18, and a bunch of non-Festool stuff I also like.

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Offline Gregor

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Re: Old parts availability from Jerry Work's documents.
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2019, 06:06 PM »
I can 100% guarantee that part number is for the MFT/3 profile despite what the photo may show.

See https://www.festoolownersgroup.com/festool-jigs-tool-enhancements/modified-mft3-table/
I'll put that to the realworld test as accidently stumbled over a shop that sells them (2x 2m) for 210€ incl. VAT and shipping - couldn't resist. Will take a week for delivery though, update then.
Here's the promised update, this is the profile I got delivered:
306990-0
It's the MFT/3 profile.

But sub-par packaging resulted in the destruction of both the ends of both profiles, so I was offered a price reduction which brought the bottom line to below 190€ incl. VAT and shipping - for two profiles with 1.99m useable on each.