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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2019, 06:49 PM »
No issues with the 2200 in my CMS. It's been in the plate since the day the CMS was available in the U.S. I have multiple 2200's so I don't have to pull the unit from the plate.

I do lock the 200, prior to running it, loosen to adjust.

Tom

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Offline jobsworth

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2019, 08:55 PM »
I’ve not removed my springs either.

Offline GarryMartin

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2019, 02:44 AM »
So it seems we've got more people without issues than those with.

I'll take the OF 2200 out of the CMS OF later, put the springs back in, and repeat the installation just in case there's a minor mis-alignment somewhere. Will report back... Thanks guys.

Offline rst

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #33 on: May 20, 2019, 08:47 AM »
After installing mine the first time I marked the positions of the clamps and router to make reassembling easier.  Getting everything aligned the first time was a project.

Offline joiner1970

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #34 on: May 20, 2019, 01:19 PM »
I'll have to try my 2200 out , I've only used the 1400 in the CMS so far. I'd heard the weight made the 2200 hard to raise, so I've never bothered trying it.

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Offline Phil Beckley

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #35 on: May 20, 2019, 02:08 PM »
Resurrecting this post as I'm suffering from exactly the same problem described by the original poster.

My OF 1400 has always been fine, but not so long ago I bought the OF 2200 for use in the table and have been setting it up today in anger for the first time. I *cannot* raise the height of the bit with the height adjuster, although lowering it is not a problem. As originally noted, the router simply tips and binds.

Do I really have to send the OF 2200 back to Festool under warranty as a potentially faulty unit, or are there other reasons for this sort of behaviour when using the OF 2200 in the CMS OF that I might be able to resolve myself?

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Unfortunately I don’t have a quick fix for this one
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Offline jobsworth

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #36 on: May 26, 2019, 12:09 PM »
@GarryMartin

Garry here is a thread on setting up the 2200 in the CMS. It might be worth a review. I still refer to it when I have a question about setting up the router which is why I bookmarked it.

http://festoolownersgroup.com/festool-tool-reviews/cms-ge-with-cms-of-and-of2200/

Offline GarryMartin

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #37 on: May 26, 2019, 12:54 PM »
@jobsworth Yeah, it's definitely set up correctly. I've taken it out and put it back in again to be sure, but the problem is still there.

I think I'm going to just leave the spring out for now (which solves the problem), but I've come across many people who use the OF 2200 and OF 1010 handheld for the ergonomics and awesome dust extraction, and keep the OF 1400 for use in the CMS. This is certainly an option, and I could always swap the OF 2200 in for anything that needed some extra horsepower... [scratch chin]

Offline jobsworth

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Re: OF2200 with CMS: router height adjustment
« Reply #38 on: May 26, 2019, 06:23 PM »
@GarryMartin

Id send it in for service if its still under warranty or even if it isn't.  I like my tools working as promised and designed.  Ya never know what the issue is and could end up leading to something worse or worst case cause injury .

Wouldnt want that to happen, nothing but love for ya brutha