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Title: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on April 09, 2021, 11:51 AM
I'm looking at replacing my 36mm hose on my CT26 with a newer braided style hose.  My question for anyone that has the newer 36mm(non-tapered) is whether it's any more flexible or less unwieldy than the 36mm anti static I have now?  I'm constantly frustrated with ribs catching on material and how stiff it is and hard to keep out of my way.
Normally, I'd go try one out locally for myself, but this has been a weird 12+ months...

I really like the new braided, tapered hose that came with the new style MIDI I purchased last year.  Makes me realize how much of a PITA my ribbed hose is on the CT26.  I'll cut the old 36 down for a Kapex hose and whatever extensions I might need for other things.
I'd consider another tapered hose for the 26, but I'm thinking the straight 36mm hose might be a bit better for routers and track saw.

Thanks!
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: guybo on April 09, 2021, 12:13 PM
Hi, the new hose flexibilty is unknown to me, however the new is just a sleeved rib hose. this is a option, I would also suggest item 768135 for the 36mm hose either way. guy[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on April 09, 2021, 12:25 PM
I actually have the Tekflex and tried that out way before braided Festool hoses were a thing.  It made the 36mm hose even stiffer and harder to work with.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: rst on April 09, 2021, 12:30 PM
The new braided hoses are much more flexible.  I have couple Techflexed hoses and they are miles less flexible
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: elfick on April 09, 2021, 12:40 PM
I agree with others. I think the new hoses are a huge improvement. IMHO, they also have less "memory" than the previous hoses. I'd suggest looking at one of the larger cleaning kits that will get you a hose, a large systainer, and some nice attachments for not a whole lot more than just the cost of the hose.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: SRSemenza on April 09, 2021, 12:41 PM
I have both the old style ribbed AS D36 and the new style D36. The new is waaaaaaaaaay more flexible than the old. Also incredibly resistant to shape / curve memory. You can bend it anyway you want and it will pretty much stay. The new type D36 is actually more flexible than the old D27.

Seth
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Peter_C on April 09, 2021, 01:44 PM
I would recommend the 5 meter version for a D36 hose. The extra length is very nice to have. I call mine an anaconda as it slithers around it is so flexible.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Cheese on April 09, 2021, 02:32 PM
I recently purchased the 7 meter version to use for general basement/shop cleanup...it’s really nice.
I Techflexed the original hose and it stiffened it up to the point where it’s not very nice to use.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jonnyrocket on April 09, 2021, 02:35 PM
I too have both the old ribbed style and new woven version of the 36mm hoses. As Seth mentioned, the new woven one is miles and miles better than the ribbed style. Probably the only advantage of the old style is if you plan to cut it down and make a short custom hose for a Kapex (or something of that sort). Otherwise, the woven hose will be the winner in all other comparisons. Definitely worth the money.

Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Crazyraceguy on April 09, 2021, 02:42 PM
I agree with others. I think the new hoses are a huge improvement. IMHO, they also have less "memory" than the previous hoses. I'd suggest looking at one of the larger cleaning kits that will get you a hose, a large systainer, and some nice attachments for not a whole lot more than just the cost of the hose.

That's what I did, sort of by accident though. I got the cleaning kit to be able to clean up, especially on the carpet, in the new offices. I lot of cabinets, counter tops, and other built-ins were installed during the move. I much as you try to keep clean while working, a good way to finish it up after is better. I only happened onto the idea of the bigger hose with the tools came one day when the OF1400 was putting out more than the smaller 27mm tool hose could handle.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on April 09, 2021, 03:20 PM
Not to forget the non antistatic grey hose. It is really light, much more flexible than the old ribbed antistatic and is a great all rounder when you do not need AS, and it’s cheaper.

If you buy the 7m version, and you want a meter for the Kapex, there’s still 6m left very useful:

https://www.festoolusa.com/accessory/452885---d-36x7m#Overview
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Samo on April 09, 2021, 03:22 PM
I'm looking at updating also.  I do wish Festool would make a Plug-it hose that integrates the cord with the hose.

Good info but I wish I hadn't read this thread $$
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Blues on April 09, 2021, 05:33 PM
The planex hose is absolutely fantastic..its light..super flexible but is ribbed and does catch on the edges. Maybe the Gorilla sleeve on top could be the best of all worlds?  [big grin]
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on April 09, 2021, 05:41 PM
Thanks for all the replies!  My wallet won’t thank you, though. Lol
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on April 09, 2021, 05:42 PM
I agree with others. I think the new hoses are a huge improvement. IMHO, they also have less "memory" than the previous hoses. I'd suggest looking at one of the larger cleaning kits that will get you a hose, a large systainer, and some nice attachments for not a whole lot more than just the cost of the hose.

True, the cleaning sets offers much improved value, especially if you’d fancy a large systainer too.
After som long and hard consideration I have two sets sitting in a UPS warehouse at the moment, one of the universal D36 cleaning set and a professional set with the braided hose, steel floor nozzle and tubes. Both in a SYS3. I plan to sell off my old steel nozzle and tubes, as the “handle’s” hose attachment is just annoying, and just keeping the old AS hose on the boom arm.
Too bad the sets exists only with 3,5m hoses.. I’d like to see at least one cleaning set with 5 or 7m hose.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: binettea on April 09, 2021, 06:06 PM
Really like my braided 5m D36 and 3.5m D27.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Crazyraceguy on April 09, 2021, 06:18 PM
Not to forget the non antistatic grey hose. It is really light, much more flexible than the old ribbed antistatic and is a great all rounder when you do not need AS, and it’s cheaper.

If you buy the 7m version, and you want a meter for the Kapex, there’s still 6m left very useful:

https://www.festoolusa.com/accessory/452885---d-36x7m#Overview

That's what I use on my router table, the standard short version.
I'm still undecided on the longer hoses. Sometimes it would be great, others just in the way.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on April 10, 2021, 10:50 AM
I was eyeballing the workshop kit with the metal nozzle.  I currently have the tradesman set from buying the set to get the ribbed 36mm hose. The plastic floor nozzle is ok, but not great.
And, I can sell off the Systainer that I don’t need which keeps my investment lower.

Still not sure whether I will invest in the boom arm set. I have non plug it tools that I use frequently so the boom arm wouldn’t be as convenient as just getting a snag free, flexible hose.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on April 10, 2021, 01:10 PM
I was eyeballing the workshop kit with the metal nozzle.  I currently have the tradesman set from buying the set to get the ribbed 36mm hose. The plastic floor nozzle is ok, but not great.
And, I can sell off the Systainer that I don’t need which keeps my investment lower.

Still not sure whether I will invest in the boom arm set. I have non plug it tools that I use frequently so the boom arm wouldn’t be as convenient as just getting a snag free, flexible hose.

I think the tradesman set is with the cheapish floor nozzle? I have the same, came at a “bargain” buy from my dealer. It’s floor nozzle is narrow and very plasticy. It’s ok for clean up on non concrete floor, or at least a floor that’s gentle.. otherwise it will wear, fast.

The universal cleaning set contains the much more to like and substantially better floor nozzle WITH wheels and tough thick plastic housing. In Europe we call it “Parquet nozzle” because of the wheels that let the brush hoover over the floor. It’s the same with the “professional” metal nozzle. Only this has adjustable height on the wheels. It’s not so gentle with furniture as it’s plastic sibling, and the most suitable for untreated/raw concrete floor.

I’ve placed my boom arm centrally in my very small shop.. it can reach all stations easily, and I’m working around the abilities and ease of dust extraction it can provide. I’m soon finishing dc from my drill press - I’ll post as soon as I’m ready  [smile]

Se photo from Festool USA below.
(The metal 50mm nozzle is a viable option with a 50mm hose  [cool])
The red X is the “included but not so durable” from the tradesman kit I believe.
The D36 BD 300 is noticeable wider with its 30mm extra from the D36 BD 270. The BD 270 feels like a upholstery nozzle in comparison... [huh]

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Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 08, 2021, 09:13 AM
Thought I’d add comparison images of 3 of Festool’s most common nozzles.
The with measured is 260, 300 and 370mm
The 300mm nozzle is substantially better in all departments compared to the smallest, which do also is missing wheels.

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Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Michael Kellough on May 08, 2021, 10:37 AM
Made by Wessel-Werk.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 09, 2021, 05:48 PM
Made by Wessel-Werk.

Yup, and all these can be found on Nilfisk’s vacs too. Could be way cheaper to buy Nilfisk (they don’t print their name on them)
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 09, 2021, 06:53 PM
the new is just a sleeved rib hose

It actually isn't...

It really is way better than a 'sleeved rib hose'.

Thought I’d add comparison images of 3 of Festool’s most common nozzles.
The with measured is 260, 300 and 370mm
The 300mm nozzle is substantially better in all departments compared to the smallest, which do also is missing wheels.

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Very nice comparison. Isn't the smallest one 270 instead of 260?
The 370 being the #452908
The 300 being the #452907
The 270 being the #452906

I own the 370 and the 270, but from some family members that use my stuff I always get the complaint that the 270 "is much better" [sad]

The 270' lower side can be changed between bristles, rubber flaps and a hard thingy for carpet.

I think a few  years ago the choice in the metal ones was bigger??

For 50mm there is also the 450 wide #452910

Also note that the 50mm cleaning set D 50 GS-RS #454770 contains the D 50 QD and the D 50 BD 370 (comparable to the D 36 BD 300), neither being available separately (except throught EKAT ofcourse). I guess they don't sell that much 50mm stuff.

I have some 50mm stuff, but am missing the hose. For years already. Can't really justify spending 200 bucks on a 4m 50mm AS hose...

There is a conical 51-38mm hose from Airbo, but no idea how that connects...
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on May 10, 2021, 01:31 PM
Thanks to all who gave positive feedback on the new 36mm hose I ordered the Workshop kit.
Funny as it sounds, this is the most excited I've been about a tool accessory.  LOL

I was pleasantly surprised to see all the changes that Festool has implemented with the new kit.
The new hose also has a suble, twist lock type fitting which corresponds to the twist lock on the handle attachment.
I also like that the handle has a slider to open up airflow.  I imagine this will come in handy if I get any blockage.

The new kit also comes in a Sys version 3.  Not sure if I'll keep that since I don't store the hose/tools in it.  And the Systainer 4/5, whatever the new size is, makes for a bulky box to store other items.

The part I'm also super excited about is the Workshop wand.  Man!  That thing works so much better than the plastic one that came with the Tradesman kit.  The plastic head just pushed dirt around my shop and was constantly getting clogged.
The metal head glides above with the wheels and grabs the dust/debris with a pass or two.

Also, the new hose is most definitely more flexible/easy to use as mentioned by other posters.  I was always swearing at the ribbed 36mm.  The new hose just goes where I want, no fuss, no muss.
It's funny how those seemingly expensive accessories end up making a simple task much easier and/or more enjoyable.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 10, 2021, 06:13 PM
It is, an excellent kit, the new edition makes all the difference. I’ve compared to some of the quality kit that for central vacuums, and considering that it comes in a useful box, a nozzle that’s probably the only which can survive a rough concrete floor, the price isn’t bad.

I did some light sanding on top of my MFT today, and it stroke me how stiff and rigid the old ribbed AS hose is. It’s just bearable since it’s on the boom arm, but still.. after getting used to either the grey plastic hose or the new AS hose it’s a world of difference.

I jumped the wagon and did order the other kit too with the ordinary grey hose with plastic tubes and the 300mm nozzle + the brush and furniture nozzle. I really needed a dedicated kit for my home as I’m without a regular household vac for the moment, and are using my CT MIDI and CT SYS as it suits. It too is perfect for lighter duty.

@Coen I did measure the “270” with a tape measure, but it was with the brush attachment, I think with the carpet attachment it could be easily 10mm wider...
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 11, 2021, 09:10 AM
The part I'm also super excited about is the Workshop wand.  Man!  That thing works so much better than the plastic one that came with the Tradesman kit.  The plastic head just pushed dirt around my shop and was constantly getting clogged.
The metal head glides above with the wheels and grabs the dust/debris with a pass or two.

@jarbroen Thats good to hear.  I had the Tradesman kit but the plastic wand pieces kept separating during operation, so it went back.  You don't see anything like that with the metal version? 
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: cpw on May 11, 2021, 10:28 AM
I have the older version with the ridged hose, and all metal wand (not the plastic curved wand).  The straight metal sections stay together very well, and can actually sometimes be difficult to get apart to go back in the Systainer.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on May 11, 2021, 10:30 AM
The part I'm also super excited about is the Workshop wand.  Man!  That thing works so much better than the plastic one that came with the Tradesman kit.  The plastic head just pushed dirt around my shop and was constantly getting clogged.
The metal head glides above with the wheels and grabs the dust/debris with a pass or two.

@jarbroen Thats good to hear.  I had the Tradesman kit but the plastic wand pieces kept separating during operation, so it went back.  You don't see anything like that with the metal version?

@Rick Herrick  The metal tubes lock together really well, I don't see them coming apart.  Even the tradesman kit I had a hard time pulling the metal sections apart when I wanted to.  I did have a problem where the hose wouldn't stay on the wand with the Tradesman kit.  Any kind of tension and it popped off.  The new locking profile seems like it will prevent that from happening on the wand.  I also like that the twist lock style isn't quite as aggressive as the version used on the 27mm ends.  That one can be kind of a PITA because it's so stiff.  The 36mm version seems like it's functional, but much more flexible and easy to connect.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 11, 2021, 01:09 PM
Thank you for the info.  I think the wand is more important to me than any of it.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 11, 2021, 01:18 PM
I have the older version with the ridged hose, and all metal wand (not the plastic curved wand).  The straight metal sections stay together very well, and can actually sometimes be difficult to get apart to go back in the Systainer.

Same, but the negative is that the curved metal part doesn't have the valve in order to 'release' stuff that is being sucked up but can't get in / isn't supposed to be sucked up... like towels, curtains, etc.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Cheese on May 11, 2021, 01:42 PM
I'm going to attach this previous thread because there was some discussion about the new 36 mm hose and the new Festool/Wessel turbo floor tool.

https://www.festoolownersgroup.com/festool-tools-accessories/what-festool-did-you-buy-today/msg639850/#msg639850
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 11, 2021, 05:28 PM
Rick Herrick;
- I have a completely different experience with the plastic wands.. they stick well together, and are by far the best quality and most rigid wands I’ve ever used.
I do actually prefer the plastic ones as they don’t mar things and are super light.

Though, I’d like a one-piece rigid plastic wand to go with the 3 piece set which can be put away for more mobile use.
I’m on the lookout for a compatible telescopic metal (preferably aluminium) wand that will stay in the shop.

Festool has a full length wand in metal for the 50mm hose; tempting..
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 11, 2021, 05:43 PM
Does the 50mm one-lenght one have a bleeder valve? I was tempted by it too because of rigidity.

I think the telescopic part won't work that well with the kind of dust the CTL's are used for...
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 11, 2021, 06:34 PM
Rick Herrick;
- I have a completely different experience with the plastic wands.. they stick well together, and are by far the best quality and most rigid wands I’ve ever used.
I do actually prefer the plastic ones as they don’t mar things and are super light.

Though, I’d like a one-piece rigid plastic wand to go with the 3 piece set which can be put away for more mobile use.
I’m on the lookout for a compatible telescopic metal (preferably aluminium) wand that will stay in the shop.

Festool has a full length wand in metal for the 50mm hose; tempting..
Thats interesting.  When I am on concrete, it did ok but I have a few small rugs in the garage to clean feet before going in the house and when I used it there, it took lots of patience to not have to start to bend and separate.  I did not know about a 1 piece wand.  I think I would really like that better anyway.  I will check that out.  Thanks @FestitaMakool
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 11, 2021, 07:16 PM
Your welcome, Rick. It may have to do with very fine concrete dust getting in between, have you tried cleaning inside/outside where the ends meet? I do very rarely do concrete dust, so..
I have to pull hard to separate the tubes.

And no, I don’t think the 50mm wand has a bleed valve, but I have not seen it in person.

So far I have seen some wands that has 34mm outside diameter from other manufacturers of telescopic or full length wands. I suspect Nilfisk does the same - I actually have two floor nozzles on the way that is Festool compatible (one is identical to the 300mm parquet nozzle but for Nilfisk)
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Chainring on May 11, 2021, 08:12 PM
Does anyone have a part number for the Workshop kit referenced in post # 23? I looked all around on Festool US and didn't find it. I did find the metal vac head though.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 11, 2021, 08:22 PM
Does anyone have a part number for the Workshop kit referenced in post # 23? I looked all around on Festool US and didn't find it. I did find the metal vac head though.
I am hoping its this one.

Festool Workshop Cleaning Set with Sleeved Hose (576838)
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 12, 2021, 12:22 PM
And no, I don’t think the 50mm wand has a bleed valve, but I have not seen it in person.

In some photo's there is some black ring around it;
(https://spectool.pl/pol_pl_FESTOOL-RURA-PRZEDLUZAJACA-D-50-VR-M-447599-56001_1.jpg)
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 12, 2021, 12:26 PM
Festool has a full length wand in metal for the 50mm hose; tempting..
@FestitaMakool Do you have a number for this wand?  I could not find it.  I wonder if its one of those NAINA..
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Cheese on May 12, 2021, 12:32 PM
Festool part number 447599...$150
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 12, 2021, 01:01 PM
I see <100 € including shipping.

Yes, it's an expensive piece of pipe....
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 12, 2021, 01:11 PM
But that is pieces/sections.  I was looking for a 1-piece wand.  Maybe I misunderstood.  I don't need it break down and fit into a systainer.  I should check the local vacuum store, maybe I could get lucky there.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 12, 2021, 01:53 PM
Huh no. 447599 is one piece. According to the catalog... 1100mm long.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 12, 2021, 01:57 PM
Cheese and Coen to the rescue..

Yes, it’s expensive, local to USD is $172.
It is made of aluminium, anodised.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Rick Herrick on May 12, 2021, 02:20 PM
I guess this picture is misleading a bit.  It does say 1100mm but that picture doesn't really look like that.

Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 12, 2021, 02:24 PM
I guess this picture is misleading a bit.  It does say 1100mm but that picture doesn't really look like that.

Yeah that pic seems to be #440412
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 12, 2021, 02:34 PM
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Those are in plastic and are 970mm combined.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 12, 2021, 02:42 PM
Yeah, and there is no plastic curved part in D50 to go with those.

For household use I have a 3-part telescopic Miele tube. Really nice. 1157 fully extended, just the telescopic tube. 568mm at the shortest. Compared to the 2-part one... at full length 13 cm longer... at shortest 4 cm shorter.

But they don't longer sell it... so hoping it will last...

When they bring in the news that 'long people get higher pay'.... that is all lost on things like longer vacuum cleaner tubes, longer mattress, bigger bicycle...
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Cheese on May 12, 2021, 03:51 PM
Festool 447599
https://www.festoolusa.com/accessory/447599---d-50-vr-m#Overview

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Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 12, 2021, 04:14 PM
Yeah, and there is no plastic curved part in D50 to go with those.

When they bring in the news that 'long people get higher pay'.... that is all lost on things like longer vacuum cleaner tubes, longer mattress, bigger bicycle...

Exactly, and it’s why I too want one of those longer telescopic wands.. Once experienced that there is actually long enough wands that allows me to stand upright there’s an instant relief  [smile]

I too forgot to mention not seeing a curved 50mm part, not even in the 50mm hose and attachments set. I find it oddly, as I purchased a CT 26 lightly used a while back, with a lot of accessories in the hose and attachment department - and in this systainer where all the loose  parts were I found a curved 50mm plastic piece. There’s no stamp or print on it, but it fits perfect to Festool’s 50mm inside and outside (depending on which way you use it) I am pretty sure it’s a Festool item, but later I have never found one.
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: Coen on May 13, 2021, 10:11 AM
Maybe dig through ekat?

I can't remeber a curved 50mm part and I've a pretty good knowledge of the Festool catalog since about 2003

Although I recently put most of the paper catalogs in de paper bin  [sad]
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: guybo on May 13, 2021, 11:06 AM
Hi, bought this in 2009,all accessories for 27,36 and 50 listed.guy[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: FestitaMakool on May 13, 2021, 06:47 PM
Guys, I was wrong - I did find a part no’ - It’s a Bosch part:
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Beware: It is the narrow end that fits inside the vac side of the hose - as I do only have a couple of 50mm hoses, I haven’t had the opportunity to try it on the wands. That said, there’s a chance it won’t fit the wand (without heating or sanding)
It has the same appearance as Festool’s and Nilfisk..
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: SRSemenza on May 15, 2021, 09:55 AM
This  CRAFTSMAN CMXZVBE38639 (or clone) bent tube fits the D50 hose end.  On my D50 hose it is a bit loose, but a couple wraps of electrical tape around the D50 connector (to fatin' it up) should do the trick. Mine is plenty tight with one wrap. Not AS. It does have a suction reducer.

Pull the tape tight. Keep it back from the end so that it doesn't catch. Trim off any wrinkled ends.



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Seth
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: rst on May 15, 2021, 10:00 AM
I use Rocklers bent attachment with a handle and old CraCraftsman tubes with my Fein and Festool 58mm hoses
Title: Re: Festool 36mm(straight) braided hose
Post by: jarbroen on May 18, 2021, 11:40 AM
Does anyone have a part number for the Workshop kit referenced in post # 23? I looked all around on Festool US and didn't find it. I did find the metal vac head though.

Didn’t see your question earlier.  The part number I ordered for that kit is 576838.