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Offline AtomicRyan

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Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« on: October 09, 2019, 06:34 PM »
So... dumb question. I have one of the limited edition Festool blue sys-2s. Does tanos make a sys-1 in the same color? Is “saphire blue” close? Anyone know?

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 06:43 PM »
Hi @AtomicRyan -

I've not seen the Festool Limited Edition Blue in person, so bear that in mind with what I'm about to write.
I looked at the picture on line.  To me it doesn't look like Sapphire Blue or the Blue Tanos systainers I have seen in person.  This Festool blue looks more dark grey blue to me.

Anyone else seen both in person?

Offline PeterJJames13

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2019, 07:30 PM »
I just got a sapphire blue from Systainer store. It's REAL close in color.... Here are some pics I just took because I happened to have both in front of me....

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2019, 07:32 PM »
@PeterJJames13 Nice job!

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2019, 07:34 PM »
@PeterJJames13 Nice job!
Thanks! It houses my Bosch 12 volt flexi click nicely with the kaizen foam! Literally just out the drill in ten minutes before I saw this thread so it was right there lol. Convenient!

Offline AtomicRyan

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2019, 08:54 PM »
I just got a sapphire blue from Systainer store. It's REAL close in color.... Here are some pics I just took because I happened to have both in front of me....


Oh man. Thank you so much.

Offline PeterJJames13

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2019, 08:58 PM »
@AtomicRyan my pleasure. Like I said I happened to have both in front of me so the timing couldn't have been better.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2019, 09:06 PM »
To me they look so close that  the difference could simply be a different batch or maybe the Sys - I has had some fading (display unit?) .

Seth

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2019, 09:08 PM »
@SRSemenza could be. The sys1 was from Tim's scratch and dent sale. That's definitely a possibility. The top does have a small. Wear spot where it's a bit lighter.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2019, 09:16 PM »
@SRSemenza could be. The sys1 was from Tim's scratch and dent sale. That's definitely a possibility. The top does have a small. Wear spot where it's a bit lighter.

How do they compare on the bottom, inside, or under the handles?


Seth

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2019, 09:18 PM »
Looks the same iirc, but I'll snap more pics to compare in the am.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2019, 10:57 PM »
Great discussion.

I thought (erronously) that these would be really dark navy like the last special editions :  the cooltainer and pro5.    [sad]

Offline PeterJJames13

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2019, 09:31 AM »
I took some more pics as @SRSemenza asked. Minor differences in the shade of blue, but could be because the Sys 1 was a floor model from Systainer Store and the Sys 2 was new from Tool Nut.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2019, 10:17 AM »
Wow - these are closer than I thought.
I don't think the floor model has any fading of sort.  That is, they were rotated inventory versus left outside.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2019, 10:21 AM »
Wow - these are closer than I thought.
I don't think the floor model has any fading of sort.  That is, they were rotated inventory versus left outside.

Yeah they're almost identical. Maybe SOME fading. I had two more pics, but I think they were too large when I posted. Let me try posting from Tapatalk vs my computer. Maybe Tapatalk can shrink these pics down automatically....

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2019, 10:22 AM »
Trying again

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2019, 11:26 AM »
Hi guys - I just talked with Tanos USA.  The word from Germany is that the colors are similar, but not the same.  I didn't get exact color formulas to say how similar.  The pics say a lot and I'm glad @PeterJJames13 posted them.

Offline Svar

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #17 on: October 10, 2019, 12:31 PM »
There must have been two kinds of limited edition systainers. The one PRO 5 came in was almost black. I don't have it any more, but there is plenty of pics on the web.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2019, 11:17 PM »
There must have been two kinds of limited edition systainers. The one PRO 5 came in was almost black. I don't have it any more, but there is plenty of pics on the web.

For your inspection Svar...a Pro 5 Systainer and a "Special" Systainer from TN. The Pro 5 Systainer is definitely black.



Here's another shot of the guard for the Pro 5 sitting on the Pro 5 Systainer. If you look closely you'll notice a difference in color, it's tough to point it out because the shades are subtle.



However, in this shot it becomes obvious that the original Pro 5 Systainer was indeed black. Here it's compared to a black Systainer for an Origin.



Offline bearpaw

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2019, 07:57 PM »
Woodcraft online carries all the colors and all the inserts. I have red, green, yellow,light blue, black. Easy to find the tools I need.

Offline Kevin C.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2019, 09:13 AM »
Tanos should have a build your own systainer option where you can order the systainer, handle and tloc whatever colors you like. They already have all the parts.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2019, 10:08 AM »
There have been experiments of this in Europe.  I've done some custom orders.  At the moment I've not scaled out because it requires a bit of a larger inventory investment and updates in logistics/fulfillment.  If there is a color scheme you are interested in, feel free to hit me with an email or PM and we can see what we can work out.  Doing smaller, custom orders helps me to judge the economics and business decision.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #22 on: October 19, 2019, 02:02 PM »
Tanos should have a build your own systainer option where you can order the systainer, handle and tloc whatever colors you like. They already have all the parts.

And they used to have exactly that on their website, a systainer configurator. Can't find it anymore now so they probably canned it. But just like Systainer.store above offered, there are online dealers that can get you any configuration you want.



Just lovely, isn't it?


Offline PeterJJames13

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2019, 08:32 PM »
@Alex I saw that on their web page. Interesting, if nothing else.

Offline mrB

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2019, 06:46 AM »
Did Tanos have their own configurator? Don't think I ever saw that. The one I've used is . . .

https://www.systemcontainers.co.uk
there's nothing like the right tool for the job

Offline Kevin C.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #26 on: October 20, 2019, 09:06 PM »
That particular color combination is awful! There are some other good looking combinations for sure on that thread though.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #27 on: October 20, 2019, 09:36 PM »
Did Tanos have their own configurator? Don't think I ever saw that. The one I've used is . . .

https://www.systemcontainers.co.uk

Wish a US dealer had a color configuration. 

Offline Cheese

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #28 on: October 20, 2019, 09:44 PM »
Wish a US dealer had a color configuration.

Just go to

https://www.woodcraft.com/categories/systainers 

and order the parts you want. Colored Systainers, colored handles and colored T-Locs.

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Re: Stupid question about limited edition blue systainers
« Reply #29 on: October 21, 2019, 06:10 AM »
@ColossusX I don't have a color configurator on my site, but I have put together and delivered orders with non-standard color schemes.  I'm doing this as a custom order right now rather than a full offering through Systainer.Store as there is a bit to learn about choice, logistics, and stock before it could be a standard offering.  Just drop an email (hello@Systainer.Store) and let me know what you are interested in.

-Tim

Did Tanos have their own configurator? Don't think I ever saw that. The one I've used is . . .

https://www.systemcontainers.co.uk

Wish a US dealer had a color configuration.