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Offline Michel

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Festool Edge Sander
« on: July 01, 2020, 04:44 PM »
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Offline StanB

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2020, 10:25 PM »
This is really cool. Need it for the 150. Don’t want to buy new paper.
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Offline fuzzy logic

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2020, 12:35 AM »
Just curious - can that battery be used in any other Festool products?

Edit: Duh! It's the filter?
« Last Edit: July 02, 2020, 12:57 AM by fuzzy logic »
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Offline rmhinden

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2020, 12:45 AM »
Did I read that correctly that it is an add-on for the ETS 125 REQ and ETSC 125.   That is, it is not a new sander.

Bob

Offline aloysius

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2020, 12:53 AM »
Just curious - can that battery be used in any other Festool products?

It's unique to the 3 sanders.  However, there's also an accessory/kitpriced AC adapter that can be fitted as an alternative.
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Offline fuzzy logic

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2020, 01:04 AM »
Just curious - can that battery be used in any other Festool products?

Edit: Duh! It's the filter?
Edit2: Double duh!  [crying] It is a battery...  Sorry guys - it's early in the morning & just 'glanced' at the video - thought it was a completely new sander - perhaps I should just go back to bed!
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Offline Bob D.

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2020, 06:07 AM »
Did I read that correctly that it is an add-on for the ETS 125 REQ and ETSC 125.   That is, it is not a new sander.

Bob

I hope it is, as I will definitely pick one up for use with my ETS125.
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Offline jimbo51

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2020, 06:36 AM »
Of course it is an attachment for one of the few sanders I do not have already. Lucky me.

Offline TwelvebyTwenty

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2020, 08:10 AM »
Of course it is an attachment for one of the few sanders I do not have already. Lucky me.

Exactly my thoughts. I have the R090, RO150 and ETS-EC 150. Why on earth this isn't compatible with the ETS-EC - their flagship sander - I do not know.
« Last Edit: July 02, 2020, 01:12 PM by TwelvebyTwenty »

Offline Getmaverick

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2020, 12:48 PM »
Hopefully we can get specifics soon. I would prefer not to have to buy another sander.

Offline Richard/RMW

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2020, 01:04 PM »
Zero interest in this from Festool however it's got me intrigued as an add-on adapter for my cordless Dewalt RO. Sanding edges is an area that needs improvement in the shop.

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Offline Getmaverick

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2020, 01:07 PM »
https://www.festool.co.uk/accessory/205316---ah-es-etsetsc#Overview
Found this. Looks like Christmas for us Americans.

Offline Cheese

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2020, 01:14 PM »
https://www.festool.co.uk/accessory/205316---ah-es-etsetsc#Overview
Found this. Looks like Christmas for us Americans.

As long as you can find a retailer to ship it from Europe.

Offline rvieceli

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2020, 02:31 PM »
@Richard/RMW

Richard I’m interested in your ideas on a DIY adaptation of this. Please keep us informed.

At the least you’d need some sort of clamping system to keep the sander attached and something to raise it up a bit to hit a sweet spot on the pad. Then something to slide along the workpiece.

I can live without it being adjustable as far the angle. 90 degrees would be ok.

Thanks

Ron

Offline Richard/RMW

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2020, 10:30 PM »
@Richard/RMW

Richard I’m interested in your ideas on a DIY adaptation of this. Please keep us informed.

At the least you’d need some sort of clamping system to keep the sander attached and something to raise it up a bit to hit a sweet spot on the pad. Then something to slide along the workpiece.

I can live without it being adjustable as far the angle. 90 degrees would be ok.

Thanks

Ron

Ron I'm going to take a whack at this. There's an Ender 3 moseying this way and I promised myself I'd take on some shop jiggy stuff to justify it. Seems like this is a good place to start.

Stay tuned.

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Offline DeformedTree

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2020, 11:02 PM »
https://www.festool.co.uk/accessory/205316---ah-es-etsetsc#Overview
Found this. Looks like Christmas for us Americans.

As long as you can find a retailer to ship it from Europe.

And risk compatibility issues!  It needs to be modified to work in the N.American market. Needs to be redesigned for 110VAC/60hz, add safety stickers, warning stickers, converted to inches so it works on 5" sanders.

Just not worth the risk   :P

Offline Cheese

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2020, 11:21 PM »
And risk compatibility issues!  It needs to be modified to work in the N. American market. Needs to be redesigned for 110VAC/60hz, add safety stickers, warning stickers, converted to inches so it works on 5" sanders.

Just not worth the risk   :P

I'll take the risk... [poke]... I've been searching for an exporter today but it's obviously too new of an option as all the usual wells are dry.  [crying]
I was going to off load my Pro 5 but this now becomes a game changer. I'd just park this attachment on the Pro 5 and go forth.

I could have used it yesterday as I cut some mahogany at a 15º angle and needed to sand the angled surface which I did and then after a closer look, there was a slight radiusing done to the edge, not a deal breaker but still an annoyance. I like edges to be crisp and sharp.
« Last Edit: July 02, 2020, 11:23 PM by Cheese »

Offline DeformedTree

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2020, 11:50 PM »
At least it's something that should show up in time so if smuggling doesn't work out, you will get it in time.  I've been looking for some German festool again, ugh, such a pain. At least festool saves me money thru their actions, all the stuff I would have bought if they just made it easy.

Offline Cheese

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2020, 12:28 AM »
I've been looking for some German festool again, ugh, such a pain. At least festool saves me money thru their actions, all the stuff I would have bought if they just made it easy.

I'll give you an amen on that and throw in an extra hallelujah. [big grin]  I'd think that after all these years Festool would be tired of continuously running themselves through the "Spanking Machine". But yet...they persist, must be part of the German work ethic.  [eek]

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Offline ScotF

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #19 on: July 03, 2020, 01:00 AM »
My guess is that they want it to work with the cordless options and so that means it also works with that same form factor in the corded sander.

Offline tazcubed

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #20 on: July 03, 2020, 07:34 AM »
One I'll consider. Looking at Festool's international website, it looks like you can buy the positioning aid separately (Part # 205316) coming in September, if it's not available in the US/NA. Fits the ETS-125.

Offline aloysius

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Re: Festool Edge Sander
« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2020, 11:23 PM »
To be more accurate as an edge sander, I think it also needs some sort of depth-adjustable parallel fence fitted ('a la their Router range), otherwise it's likely to produce a wavy/waney edge with a perfect 90 degree bisecting angle with injudicious use.

A standard, old-school orbital sander carefully held at a perpendicular incidence angle will gently help to maintain edge straightness.  Rotary sanders are often too aggressive to do so unless used with the finest grits.
« Last Edit: July 10, 2020, 11:29 PM by aloysius »
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