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Offline GhostFist

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T-15+3 on set
« on: August 27, 2011, 07:18 AM »
 I recently purchased a T-15+3, one of the discounted ones as the newer models are about to be released. In short I have never touched a better drill. The brushless motor is creamy smooth, the electric clutch gives  you the precision to literally dial in the desired torque, the chuck attachments allow you to drill and screw precisely where you want, heck working without any attachment gives you that much more clearance and doing a minimum of 10 hour work days driving hundreds of screws, auguring, drilling with spade bits, hole saws, pilot bits and you name it I've found that I'm changing the battery every TWO DAYS. That's 20 hours of near constant work on a single battery! I mentioned before that the CXS and T-15 are an awesome team of tools to have and it really is true, I've come to love the centrotec system and find I swap bits between the two drills constantly as the keyless chucks are interchangeable. I have an old style systainer that came with my drill and there is a pantload of bit storage in the bugger.

To shorten this up a little, the T-15 allows me to be almost infinitely adaptable to any drilling/driving situation without compromising the angle at which you are driving screws or drilling holes. The motor delivers constant and smooth power and IT'S QUIET (see my various rants against impact drivers).

If you are concerned about the price of this drill versus it's competitors, IMO this drill has no competition and it's easily worth the money. Of course I have to see how well it holds up in the long run but I have good expectations based on numerous reviews on this site and others.

Next purchase will be a TS55 and an MFT 3, followeed by an OF1400 and dust collection.

The floodgates have opened.

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2011, 07:30 AM »
That's about the same impression as I got.  [smile]

Offline GhostFist

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2011, 08:05 AM »
Have to say a big part of wood working and general carpentry is learning to adapt to, I don't want to say mistakes because I don't really believe in them, let's just say situations that may arise during the course of building. The flexibility in this tool allows you to adapt pretty much effortlessly. "Never let them see you sweat" as they say, call the T-15 a good woodworker's antipersperant.

Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2011, 09:25 AM »
.....If you are concerned about the price of this drill versus it's competitors, IMO this drill has no competition and it's easily worth the money. Of course I have to see how well it holds up in the long run but I have good expectations based on numerous reviews on this site and others.

Next purchase will be a TS55 and an MFT 3, followeed by an OF1400 and dust collection.

The floodgates have opened.
I've had my two T15 drills for well over two years now and they're holding up great.  The batteries have degraded a modest amount and some cosmetic damage after some nasty spills.   Other than that the drills have preformed flawlessly.  Oh, and don't worry too much about forgetting your T15 out in a downpour, been there, done that, no problems. [big grin]
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Offline GhostFist

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2011, 04:02 PM »
Brice I believe it was your extensive review on the T-15 along with woodnerd's that got me excited for one of these bad boys.  To anyone looking to read more in depth on these drills I suggest looking up those two write ups.

I'd like to add, that while I titled this T-15 on set, i've been using it on a small remodel i'm doing as a side job. The only thing i've needed to reach for another drill for was a decent corded hammer drill for going through brick.
« Last Edit: August 27, 2011, 07:45 PM by GhostFist »

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2011, 04:24 PM »
One question.  Who's the groom?  [tongue]

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2011, 04:32 PM »
Why, Bee Bee of course.

One question.  Who's the groom?  [tongue]
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Offline GhostFist

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2011, 07:45 PM »
what are you on about?

Offline Ken Nagrod

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2011, 07:53 PM »
Ha Ha.  If Gary didn't post, I was just going to delete it after you made the correction.

GF, Freudian slip, perhaps?  [big grin]

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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2011, 11:08 PM »
Ha Ha.  If Gary didn't post, I was just going to delete it after you made the correction.

GF, Freudian slip, perhaps?  [big grin]

I thought some good might come out Irene but nope, Ken's still here. [tongue] [big grin]
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Re: T-15+3 on set
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2011, 12:17 AM »
 ;D Haven't washed away yet!