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Offline Cheese

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1680 on: July 17, 2020, 11:26 AM »
Does the cordless Vecturo accept the same batteries as the cordless sanders (ETSC for example)?
That would seem to make sense from the point of view of compactness and ease of handling in use - but the images I've seen show it with one of the smaller 'regular' style batteries. Or are they, in turn, another battery format of their own?

Here's a few photos of the 2 different form factors for Festool 18 volt batteries. I'm actually surprised that Festool didn't use the ETSC styled battery for the cordless Vecturo because it handles so well in the sander. Both style batteries can be charged in the same charger.





« Last Edit: July 18, 2020, 09:27 AM by Cheese »

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Offline pettyconstruction

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1681 on: July 18, 2020, 01:07 AM »
Didn’t buy anything , but received a pak from Festool .
A thank you pack.
Charlie


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Offline Euclid

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1682 on: July 18, 2020, 07:54 AM »
Thank you all for the clarification re. the batteries.

I was aware of the situation with the sanders (and the mains adapter) - I'm on the brink of buying an ETSC, to supplement my Rotex... it will be mostly used hooked up a  Midi, but I have a few tasks looming for which supplying mains power will be very inconvenient (so I'll either be emptying the bag a lot, or possibly trying my fixed-speed Bosch 18v vac which might just have too much 'suck'). For the price difference between ETSC and ETS-ES, the cordless one seems to offer (lack of a hard pad aside) a worthwhile versatility.

I had been curious as to whether I could, later, go for the Vecturo as a Basic bare unit. It seems not... apart from the CSX with its unique battery form (and KAL lights) all of my other Festools are corded ones... The compact batteries (as per the sanders) seemed to me such as obvious thing for the Vecturo, I wondered if I had missed something!
« Last Edit: July 18, 2020, 07:59 AM by Euclid »

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1683 on: July 28, 2020, 06:45 PM »
A brand new unused CTM 26 pre-owned, at a very good price.
My other newly acquired CTL 26 was sold in one day. So now this will accompany the CT Mini:


Last week was a visit to a well stacked Danish Festool dealer, and some useful bits and goodies followed me out the door. (It’s not possible to walk out empty handed  [scared])
SYS3 XXL is rather cool, but the largest was out of stock, so this was 2nd price.
“The Stig” Yes, it is true, at least some part of it..
“If you have an old Land Rover and a fit wife, you’re most likely always busy”

Offline Gregor

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1684 on: July 28, 2020, 07:16 PM »
SYS3 XXL is rather cool, but the largest was out of stock, so this was 2nd price.
You could at least have filled it up to the brim [big grin]

Just ordered a TSB/1-MW 1000 to fill an empty corner, as TID set to get some more batteries and a fine tooth blade for the TKS 80.
« Last Edit: July 28, 2020, 07:20 PM by Gregor »

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1685 on: July 28, 2020, 07:30 PM »
SYS3 XXL is rather cool, but the largest was out of stock, so this was 2nd price.
You could at least have filled it up to the brim [big grin]

Well.. ehrrrm [embarassed].. a 22mm hose, a 80x133 sanding pad AND a 1400MM holey rail with bag missed the picture (The rail wouldn’t fit after all..)
Not to forget this non Festool goodie:
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Just ordered a TSB/1-MW 1000 to fill an empty corner, as TID set to get some more batteries and a fine tooth blade for the TKS 80.
“The Stig” Yes, it is true, at least some part of it..
“If you have an old Land Rover and a fit wife, you’re most likely always busy”

Offline Gregor

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1686 on: July 28, 2020, 07:44 PM »
That are nice systainer contents, I have some of these in a SORT/3 drawer and like to pull them out whenever processing multiple pieces (which I have to clamp on an MFT/3), but I basically never use the MFT systainers that I ended up with.

Offline 05r50

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1687 on: July 28, 2020, 09:38 PM »

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Last week was a visit to a well stacked Danish Festool dealer,
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Well stacked? Is she married? :-)

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1688 on: July 29, 2020, 06:48 PM »

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Last week was a visit to a well stacked Danish Festool dealer,
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Well stacked? Is she married? :-)

To my knowledge, she’s got a harem all over Europe. I mean it’s crawling, you’d bring the whole of Festool to impress... [wink]
“The Stig” Yes, it is true, at least some part of it..
“If you have an old Land Rover and a fit wife, you’re most likely always busy”

Offline CarlsonCarpentry

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1689 on: July 29, 2020, 10:44 PM »
I finally got some of the FS quick clamps. For use in my track saw and on my Dewalt folding table (I guess not the holes though, just the slots).

My local hardware store had them for $39 (instead of $42). So where else other that FOG can you brag about spending $120 on three clamps to save $9??

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1690 on: July 30, 2020, 05:38 PM »
Well, there’s probably not many places to brag about 3 small clamps for $120..
I bought 2 screw versions and got one free with a FSK rail; those and the Bessey red handle version is the ones I use. The quick clamps that came with the MFT FX thingy is the last to be pulled out. I’ve had a Bessey quick clamp for years, but it too is last resort.
The screw version is not much cheaper, so I don’t brag about mine too much either, unless a FT lover listens [big grin]. But they do work remarkably well fastening FT stuff and with any holey bench..

It’s my most used clams, and I suppose for many others as well, so there you go!
“The Stig” Yes, it is true, at least some part of it..
“If you have an old Land Rover and a fit wife, you’re most likely always busy”

Offline Michael Kellough

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1691 on: July 30, 2020, 06:14 PM »
“The screw version is not much cheaper, so I don’t brag about mine too much either, unless a FT lover listens [big grin]. But they do work remarkably well fastening FT stuff and with any holey bench..”

They’re one of my most used clamps. The small “head”, strength, and throat depth make them the only clamp that will work in many situations.

Offline Gregor

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1692 on: July 31, 2020, 12:01 PM »
TID 18, AGC 18-125 (yes, I caved), another TSB/1-MW 1000, fine sawblade for the TKS 80.

Another kiloeuro up in green  [blink]

Offline niky1

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1693 on: July 31, 2020, 02:50 PM »

VECTURO OSC 18 HPC 4,0 EI-Set ....  [smile] [thumbs up]
TS 55 EBQ, 2 x FS 1400/2, FS 800/2, PS 420 EBQ - Plus,  OF 1010 EBQ - Set + accessories, CXS Li 1,3 - Set, CXS Li 2,6 - 90 Limited Edition, DF 500 Q-Set + SORT-SYS DOMINO, set  ZOBO system, SYS 1 CE-SORT, PDC 18/4 Li 5,2 Set, SURFIX SYS3-SET, RTS 400 REQ-Plus + SYS-STF 80x133 + HSK-A 80x130, MFT 3 + SYS-MFT fixing set + FSZ 120, FSZ 300 + Veritas Parf Dogs, CMS-TS 55 R Set + all accessories, DOMINO  KV-SYS D8, KS 120 UG-Set KAPEX + all accessories, ETS EC 150/5 EQ-Plus + D27/22 x 3,5 m AS-GQ in SYS 3 T-LOC, CMS-OF, CMS-PS, OF 2200 EB-Set, LR 32-SYS, MFS 700, FS 2424/2-LR 32, MFK 700 EQ-Set, MFS-FS, MFS-VP 200, MFS-VP 400, FS 1400/2-LR 32, VECTURO OSC 18 HPC 4,0 EI-Set, AGC 18-125 Li EB, T 18+3 HPC 4,0 I-Set, Edge sander ES-ETS 125 REQ-Plus .........

Online Coen

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1694 on: August 09, 2020, 06:06 AM »
Well, there’s probably not many places to brag about 3 small clamps for $120..
I bought 2 screw versions and got one free with a FSK rail; those and the Bessey red handle version is the ones I use. The quick clamps that came with the MFT FX thingy is the last to be pulled out. I’ve had a Bessey quick clamp for years, but it too is last resort.
The screw version is not much cheaper, so I don’t brag about mine too much either, unless a FT lover listens [big grin]. But they do work remarkably well fastening FT stuff and with any holey bench..

It’s my most used clams, and I suppose for many others as well, so there you go!

The screw clamps were cheaper... and almost never used after I bought the quick clamps. They fit in the FS-Sys btw. You can have the normal contents + 2x 160mm quick clamp and 2x 300mm screw clamp + PS guide rail adapter + Toolie in there. At least in the Classic sys version.

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1695 on: August 09, 2020, 06:55 PM »
A used Festool apron , that came in a SYS Mini.
After a wash (had to..) it looks better even, much more rugged canvas/jeans look.
It fits really nice, and the best things: No more bread crumbs on the floor when I take a brake  [wink] And the fact that one can sit down without the lower part with pockets becomes cinched.
And remarkably, it fits a 6 foot flagpole thick apprentice.
“The Stig” Yes, it is true, at least some part of it..
“If you have an old Land Rover and a fit wife, you’re most likely always busy”

Offline Rick Herrick

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1696 on: August 09, 2020, 10:47 PM »
A used Festool apron , that came in a SYS Mini.
After a wash (had to..) it looks better even, much more rugged canvas/jeans look.
It fits really nice, and the best things: No more bread crumbs on the floor when I take a brake  [wink] And the fact that one can sit down without the lower part with pockets becomes cinched.
And remarkably, it fits a 6 foot flagpole thick apprentice.


Very cool idea to put your vac remote on the apron.  Gonna steal that idea for sure.

Offline Imemiter

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1697 on: August 09, 2020, 10:59 PM »
Picked up a 32T blade for my HKC 55. The counter guy told me it was "Festool's ripping blade." Okee Duder. The ripping blade is on my list, tho'.
CSX T18+3 TID18 HKC55 OSC18 OS400 OF1010 LR32 DF700 RAS115 DTS400 ETC125 CTSys CTMidi CT-VA

Offline Rick Herrick

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1698 on: August 09, 2020, 11:01 PM »
Finally made the plunge and ordered the OF 1010 and LR-32.  As soon as I ordered it, I started coming up with some nice projects to help justify it. Wife would love a complete new closet solution.  I should have went to design school...

Offline Cheese

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1699 on: August 10, 2020, 08:53 AM »
A used Festool apron , that came in a SYS Mini.
After a wash (had to..) it looks better even, much more rugged canvas/jeans look.
It fits really nice, and the best things: No more bread crumbs on the floor when I take a brake  [wink] And the fact that one can sit down without the lower part with pockets becomes cinched.
And remarkably, it fits a 6 foot flagpole thick apprentice.

I like mine a lot as I'm not a tool belt guy and then if you sit down you have to remove the belt.  [sad]

I wear the Festool apron all the time when I'm in the shop. You really don't even notice it because it's so light yet the fabric is very heavy duty. It holds just enough of those small things you need to carry about.

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1700 on: August 10, 2020, 05:14 PM »
A used Festool apron , that came in a SYS Mini.
After a wash (had to..) it looks better even, much more rugged canvas/jeans look.
It fits really nice, and the best things: No more bread crumbs on the floor when I take a brake  [wink] And the fact that one can sit down without the lower part with pockets becomes cinched.
And remarkably, it fits a 6 foot flagpole thick apprentice.

I like mine a lot as I'm not a tool belt guy and then if you sit down you have to remove the belt.  [sad]

I wear the Festool apron all the time when I'm in the shop. You really don't even notice it because it's so light yet the fabric is very heavy duty. It holds just enough of those small things you need to carry about.

Agreed, I was not expecting much, so when I saw the local ad I thought what the heck, it has even a SYS Mini which is useful (Trying to keep small FT accessories in them to track what’s where..) This apron took me by surprise, it looked so daunting small and toyish, but I was totally wrong. As you describe Cheese, it makes very little fuss but do carry a lot without being in the way. I do most often use work trousers (almost same as a tool belt) but when I do lighter work in the evening, and don’t want to change an apron is perfect.

I have on order 2 of Katz-Moses new woodworking aprons, really looking forward receiving those as well.
“The Stig” Yes, it is true, at least some part of it..
“If you have an old Land Rover and a fit wife, you’re most likely always busy”

Offline niky1

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1701 on: August 15, 2020, 08:14 AM »
AGC 18-125 Li EB .....[thumbs up]
TS 55 EBQ, 2 x FS 1400/2, FS 800/2, PS 420 EBQ - Plus,  OF 1010 EBQ - Set + accessories, CXS Li 1,3 - Set, CXS Li 2,6 - 90 Limited Edition, DF 500 Q-Set + SORT-SYS DOMINO, set  ZOBO system, SYS 1 CE-SORT, PDC 18/4 Li 5,2 Set, SURFIX SYS3-SET, RTS 400 REQ-Plus + SYS-STF 80x133 + HSK-A 80x130, MFT 3 + SYS-MFT fixing set + FSZ 120, FSZ 300 + Veritas Parf Dogs, CMS-TS 55 R Set + all accessories, DOMINO  KV-SYS D8, KS 120 UG-Set KAPEX + all accessories, ETS EC 150/5 EQ-Plus + D27/22 x 3,5 m AS-GQ in SYS 3 T-LOC, CMS-OF, CMS-PS, OF 2200 EB-Set, LR 32-SYS, MFS 700, FS 2424/2-LR 32, MFK 700 EQ-Set, MFS-FS, MFS-VP 200, MFS-VP 400, FS 1400/2-LR 32, VECTURO OSC 18 HPC 4,0 EI-Set, AGC 18-125 Li EB, T 18+3 HPC 4,0 I-Set, Edge sander ES-ETS 125 REQ-Plus .........

Offline ChuckM

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today? -- Edge Sanding Guide
« Reply #1702 on: August 15, 2020, 10:52 AM »
I placed an order for the Edge Sanding Guide AH-ES-ETS/ETSC (my sander is a PRO5).

The main application of the guide will be for sanding engrain edges to much finer grit (e.g. 440X or higher if the surface is 220X) to achieve an even match of stain color. No exposed bevel edges planned for now, but the stain color would match better if the whole piece is sanded instead of handplaned (to remove saw marks on the bevel) and the rest sanded. If you've done edge sanding by hand on a chamfered round table top, you know how time-consuming that job could be.

The edge guide can also be used to perform this function if you don't have one of the Lippers (I have one of them, and it's highly recommended):



« Last Edit: August 15, 2020, 03:28 PM by ChuckM »

Offline Stan Tillinghast

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1703 on: August 22, 2020, 07:53 PM »
Just received and installed the remote module in my CT-36. Too bad I waited so long.
Clock counting down to 9/1 for the Kapex UG set and STM-1800.
Für uns...ist das Beste gerade gut genug!

Offline niky1

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1704 on: August 24, 2020, 02:04 PM »
T 18+3 HPC 4,0 I-Set ....  [thumbs up]
TS 55 EBQ, 2 x FS 1400/2, FS 800/2, PS 420 EBQ - Plus,  OF 1010 EBQ - Set + accessories, CXS Li 1,3 - Set, CXS Li 2,6 - 90 Limited Edition, DF 500 Q-Set + SORT-SYS DOMINO, set  ZOBO system, SYS 1 CE-SORT, PDC 18/4 Li 5,2 Set, SURFIX SYS3-SET, RTS 400 REQ-Plus + SYS-STF 80x133 + HSK-A 80x130, MFT 3 + SYS-MFT fixing set + FSZ 120, FSZ 300 + Veritas Parf Dogs, CMS-TS 55 R Set + all accessories, DOMINO  KV-SYS D8, KS 120 UG-Set KAPEX + all accessories, ETS EC 150/5 EQ-Plus + D27/22 x 3,5 m AS-GQ in SYS 3 T-LOC, CMS-OF, CMS-PS, OF 2200 EB-Set, LR 32-SYS, MFS 700, FS 2424/2-LR 32, MFK 700 EQ-Set, MFS-FS, MFS-VP 200, MFS-VP 400, FS 1400/2-LR 32, VECTURO OSC 18 HPC 4,0 EI-Set, AGC 18-125 Li EB, T 18+3 HPC 4,0 I-Set, Edge sander ES-ETS 125 REQ-Plus .........

Offline HowardH

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1705 on: August 25, 2020, 11:22 AM »
Should be ordering the Vac-sys set anytime.  After watching the videos on how to use it and seeing the Festool live on it this past Friday, it was like a light went on in my head.  Should I get both heads?  Or is one enough?  Is one ever enough? 
Howard H
The Dallas Texas Festool Fanatic!

Mark Twain:  "I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a letter approving of it." "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."

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Offline bump

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1706 on: August 26, 2020, 05:16 AM »
hmmm, i haven't been here for a few years, since i first bought my domino xl.
anyhoo, today my new ts75 arrived... minus the track. the store sent me a picture of a bit of damaged track and offered me 10 squiggleys off, either that or wait for a new bit of track to come in. i opted for the latter. i did offer them 20 for the damaged track as i figured i could probably put it right but they turned me down. so i have my new 75 and track will be here in a couple of weeks. i can probably make it by without it for now, however it will be needed in a couple of weeks as i'm using it to square off some 20 foot lengths of floorboard that have been seasoning for the past 3 years in my house.
that now puts the collection at:

domino xl
carvex 420
the big orbital sander (can't remember what it's called)
ts75
and a converter to use the small domino cutters in the xl.

should be having some fun today playing with the new toy and working out any little quirks it may have.

Offline John Huh

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1707 on: August 26, 2020, 12:41 PM »
Got a Sortainer SYS 4 TL (200119)



Offline Bert Vanderveen

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1708 on: August 26, 2020, 02:20 PM »
Slightly used MFS-700 set. Almost complete; the screwdriver was missing. But the price was right : )
Cheers, Bert Vanderveen

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Offline Alex

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1709 on: August 26, 2020, 04:07 PM »
I traded an old, dirty rotten Protool AGP 125-12 D grinder for an even older, dirtier and rottener lot of old playmobil me and my brother destroyed as kids in the early 80's. A guy drove 50 k's to deliver it to me, and I was very glad to get rid of the moldy plastic that was only fit for the bin anyway.

I'm only a bit miffed that 4 of the 5 clips are missing from the systainer, but I guess you get what you pay for.....