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Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1710 on: August 26, 2020, 05:10 PM »

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.....

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Offline SoonerFan

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1711 on: August 27, 2020, 08:58 PM »
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?

I got just a single head with mine a couple years back.  I got the accessory set to have different shapes and sizes of heads at the same time.  I don’t use it for doors or large panels so one has been great for me.  I use the extra head options in the accessories set all the time for small projects and thinner stock.  Figured I would wait until a big enough project that needed two heads came along to buy the second.  Glad I waited since have not had that need yet.

Online jobsworth

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1712 on: September 10, 2020, 01:52 PM »
Ordered the basic Impact. Already got a charger ad a couple of 18v batteries. Talking to Don at Anderson he said my 12v L-ion would work to so thats 4 batteries I can use.

looking forward to getting it and using it. got a shop to set up soon and a lot of outdoor projects to use it and the timber framing installer set I picked up in europe

Offline Michael Kellough

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1713 on: September 10, 2020, 01:56 PM »
@jobsworth   12v batteries run the 18v impact?

Offline HowardH

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1714 on: September 10, 2020, 04:17 PM »
Vacsys set and the accessory modules.  Should have never watched Sedge do the video a few weeks ago.  But seriously, I can see where this one tool is going to revolutionize how I work in my shop. It will eliminate the need, at least 90% of the time, for a traditional workbench with a vise.  His tip about using templates with weatherstripping is simply genius as I have been using double sided tape and cursing while getting the parts to separate for years.  This alone will make it worth it.
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Online jobsworth

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1715 on: September 10, 2020, 05:18 PM »
@Michael Kellough

@jobsworth   12v batteries run the 18v impact?

Thats what Don told me as long as they were L ion.

 In reality it doesnt matter as I have 2 18v that will do the trick lemme call him and double check.

Don was at lunch .

So I talked to Allan Kensley.

 Allan said yes they will work.

A 12v will work on my 18 v impact, but the 18 v battery wont work on my C12. Small volt batteries will work going up like 1v2 -18v tools but not going down 18v-12v.
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Offline niky1

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1716 on: September 10, 2020, 06:49 PM »
SYS-STF-80x133/D125/Delta Systainer3 ......
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.........

Offline notenoughcash

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1717 on: September 11, 2020, 04:57 AM »
one of these.

sys mini for a pencil case.

then a TSC!!!!!

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Offline John Legg

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1718 on: September 11, 2020, 11:38 PM »
Fortunately, my poker skills have been shining lately and my local woodworking supply is on my way home from the card room.

Today, I bought the Festool DF 500 Q Set and the ETS EC 125/3 EQ Sander, 5mm tenons and sandpaper. However, I also purchased a TS 55 REQ-F-Plus (Tool+Systainer+55" Guide Rail) two days ago.

Next decent win will have me bringing a CT Midi home.  [big grin]

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Offline mkasdin

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1719 on: September 12, 2020, 03:19 AM »
Look at the CT15. Same thing just stripped down. Less money.  👍

Offline mkasdin

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1720 on: September 12, 2020, 04:17 AM »
I  virtually window-shopped for a bandsaw mill. And lamented over the non purchase of a new of1010 or 1400... I need to get on a FT 10 step program.

Offline SRSemenza

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1721 on: September 13, 2020, 11:08 PM »
@Michael Kellough

@jobsworth   12v batteries run the 18v impact?

Thats what Don told me as long as they were L ion.

 In reality it doesnt matter as I have 2 18v that will do the trick lemme call him and double check.

Don was at lunch .

So I talked to Allan Kensley.

 Allan said yes they will work.

A 12v will work on my 18 v impact, but the 18 v battery wont work on my C12. Small volt batteries will work going up like 1v2 -18v tools but not going down 18v-12v.

Not to go too far off track in the topic but ...............  Yes, the 12v will run the impact. I tried it with 1.5aH 12v. It has noticeably less power and speed though. Still will do the job if not getting into bigger screw sizes.

There is at least one exception to the smaller battery running bigger tools thing. Doesn't work for the TSC55 (maybe HKC too).  TSC55 needs at least 4.0 aH.  Amp hour has more to do with it than voltage. I have used 15v 5.2 with no trouble. But 3.1 18v won't do it.

I don't know if this is true with the newest tools but you can / could run LiOn tools on the old NiCd batteries too. I used to have some 12v NiCd that I used on my LiOn C12.

Seth

Offline Cheese

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1722 on: September 14, 2020, 02:56 PM »
There is at least one exception to the smaller battery running bigger tools thing. Doesn't work for the TSC55 (maybe HKC too).  TSC55 needs at least 4.0 aH.  Amp hour has more to do with it than voltage. I have used 15v 5.2 with no trouble. But 3.1 18v won't do it.

I've run the HKC on a 15V 4.2 & a 3.0 battery. It's not exactly a powerhouse but in a pinch...

I've also run the TSC on a single 15V 3.0 battery. A lot of times I'll grab a 18V 5.2 and pair it with the 15V 3.0.

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1723 on: Yesterday at 07:18 PM »
There is at least one exception to the smaller battery running bigger tools thing. Doesn't work for the TSC55 (maybe HKC too).  TSC55 needs at least 4.0 aH.  Amp hour has more to do with it than voltage. I have used 15v 5.2 with no trouble. But 3.1 18v won't do it.

I've run the HKC on a 15V 4.2 & a 3.0 battery. It's not exactly a powerhouse but in a pinch...

I've also run the TSC on a single 15V 3.0 battery. A lot of times I'll grab a 18V 5.2 and pair it with the 15V 3.0.

OK, so 3.0 will do the HKC.   And at least one that is greater than 3.0 is needed for the TSC.

Good to know.

Seth

Offline shu

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1724 on: Today at 06:32 AM »
Just ordered KS 120 today. [cool]
Still deciding which table saw to go for - TKS80, TKS80, or TKS80 [embarassed]