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Offline mlarm

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Festool kapex 120 help needed please
« on: December 07, 2007, 01:56 PM »

 Hi have just puchased a Festool kapex 120 and it sounds a bit strange when it starts. There is a slight juddering noise when it starts and when it stops the same noise but not as loud is this normal?
 many thanks

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Offline jonny round boy

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Re: Festool kapex 120 help needed please
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2007, 02:36 PM »
Yes, perfectly normal. It's something to do with the electronic speed controller - nothing to worry about!
Festoolian since February 2006

TS55R EBQ saw - CTL26 - CTL Mini - OF1400EBQ router - KS120 Kapex SCMS - ETS150/3 sander - RO90 sander - DF500 Domino - PDC18/4 drill - PSC420 jigsaw - OFK500 trimmer

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Offline mlarm

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Re: Festool kapex 120 help needed please
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2007, 02:52 PM »

 Thankyou very much jst bought it second hand and although i know the person i bought it off was still a bit natrally woried. i am very pleased with it, i think the lasers might need slightly adjusting though.  Also the person i bought it off had not filled in the warrenty form will i get the warenty on it if i do even though i dident actually purchase it myself.
 thanks for your help much appreciated
ps now for a router and a sander im hooked i finaly have enough saved up to buy all the festool tools i want believe me it was a while im doing my apprenticeship but was of the veiw that i will be better getting the best tools to start as i will only want them in future

Offline greg mann

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Re: Festool kapex 120 help needed please
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2007, 03:11 PM »

There are any number of folks here willing to troubleshoot it for you if you ship it to them. ;D
Greg Mann
Oakland, Michigan

Offline Thomas R

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Re: Festool kapex 120 help needed please
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2007, 03:21 AM »
My left side laser needed adjusting when the saw came out of the box. It is pretty straitforward and can be done in 2 minutes (after reading the manual)
You need a 2.5 mm Allen wrench (same size if you want to remove the extra high fence), surprisingly it was not included.