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Offline pantherjoe

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1770 on: January 01, 2021, 08:39 AM »
First Festool purchase so I jumped in full bore,buy once cry once! DF 500 kit, ES/etc 150/5,ROTEX 150,(all out of stock [mad])
CT26,OF1400 and edge guide.
Awesome!  There will be more in the future.
I'll have to hit to lotto first!

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Offline Don T

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1771 on: January 01, 2021, 11:07 AM »
First Festool purchase so I jumped in full bore,buy once cry once! DF 500 kit, ES/etc 150/5,ROTEX 150,(all out of stock [mad])
CT26,OF1400 and edge guide.
Awesome!  There will be more in the future.
I'll have to hit to lotto first!
I understand.
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Offline jobsworth

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1772 on: January 02, 2021, 09:39 AM »
Nothing big, I bought the 36mm-27mm hose adapter. Looks like it will work quite well and is built to last a while

I wonder where you would ever use that? You mean 498528, right? Use the D36 hose on your sander / jigsaw / OF 1010??

@Coen

Yup used it with my domino yesterday. I also used it with my TS55 yesterday to. I gave pretty good extraction just like using the 36mm hose

??

My TS55 takes the 36mm hose without adapter.

Can u use that hose w yer 700 then switch it to your domino then switch it to a sander of your choice then back to your TS? I just put the adapter in and leave it. I think the adapter w the 36mm hose does just as good of extraction as the 36mm hose does w/o the adapter

Offline SoonerFan

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1773 on: January 02, 2021, 08:22 PM »
Last purchase for me was new universal blades for my TS55 and Kapex.  And I got a Stablia made Festool folding ruler.

Offline pettyconstruction

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1774 on: January 05, 2021, 08:48 PM »

I picked up some things today.
New UG stand and the vacuum hose adapter .
Interesting thing about the hose thing, it is lacking the annoying locking ring of the newer hoses.
Charlie


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Offline Jim_in_PA

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1775 on: January 19, 2021, 04:25 PM »
I bought another CXS...I can be a "two fisted" CSX-er now which will be very handy for assembly work where drill/countersink and screws are in play. Using one of my heavier Festool drill/drivers for one function has worked fine, but it will be nice not having the extra weight. A fellow won it in a raffle, didn't need it and sold it to me. It arrives tomorrow.
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Offline Coen

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1776 on: January 20, 2021, 09:29 AM »
Nothing big, I bought the 36mm-27mm hose adapter. Looks like it will work quite well and is built to last a while

I wonder where you would ever use that? You mean 498528, right? Use the D36 hose on your sander / jigsaw / OF 1010??

@Coen

Yup used it with my domino yesterday. I also used it with my TS55 yesterday to. I gave pretty good extraction just like using the 36mm hose

??

My TS55 takes the 36mm hose without adapter.

Can u use that hose w yer 700 then switch it to your domino then switch it to a sander of your choice then back to your TS? I just put the adapter in and leave it. I think the adapter w the 36mm hose does just as good of extraction as the 36mm hose does w/o the adapter

Aah that way.

If you use the planar; no, you want the D36 hose-end.

Offline Imemiter

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1777 on: January 20, 2021, 11:43 AM »
I have to do this awkward bullnosing job on some stair treads I didn't install. There was a bunch of tearout that nobody noticed until the painter stained them. Anyway, I already have a Fastcap little lipper mounted to my cordless trim router, but I thought this might be a good job for the OF 1010, so I bought the Edging Plate and Angle Arm. I'll do a mock-up pass or two first and try whichever tool/method seems to work best. Wish me luck! 
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Offline nobdyspecial

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1778 on: January 20, 2021, 11:17 PM »
I picked up a Conturo set, MFT Conturo table, and MFK 700 EQ the other day. Setup and calibration of the components is complete. It works like a charm and is very easy to use. I'm not doing anything fancy at this point, just applying 1mm banding to slab doors made from a nice Panolam premium laminate. But WOW it works well, and very easy to use!
Jonathan

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Offline kmickey

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1779 on: January 22, 2021, 01:06 AM »
Just pulled the trigger on the vecturo in the old Systainer for $100 off.

Offline shed9

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1780 on: January 24, 2021, 09:28 AM »
Just took delivery of an OF2200 router & accessory set and pushed the button on ordering a CS70 Precisio saw.

My bank balance is not on speaking terms with me anymore.....

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1781 on: January 24, 2021, 10:18 AM »
Hi @shed9

Well that would make my credit card melt !

The OF2200 is one of the 3 best machines that Festool have ever conceived (alongside the Domino and Centuro). At one point, having sold a lot of my old (pre Festool era) kit, I only had the OF2200 and no other router. Despite its size the machine is so gentle and easy to handle. My wife had an old travelling clock movement without a case and so I turned it a baby mantelpiece clock doing all of the work with the router hand-held.



The hole for the clock face was made with the router using a home made mini trammel. Te tray next to the clock also had some OF2200 input and is just big enough for 2 small mugs of tea.

Peter
« Last Edit: January 24, 2021, 10:20 AM by Peter Parfitt »

Offline shed9

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1782 on: January 24, 2021, 10:48 AM »
Hi @shed9

Well that would make my credit card melt !

The OF2200 is one of the 3 best machines that Festool have ever conceived (alongside the Domino and Centuro). At one point, having sold a lot of my old (pre Festool era) kit, I only had the OF2200 and no other router.

Peter

Have to say, I was hesitant in getting the 2200 and put it off for a while, I already have the 1010 and the 1400 so thought that would do me but I have recently started to tool up my spindle moulder and started to appreciate the heft of more power in terms of cutters so went for a 2200. I got a really good deal on it, Nuts & Bolt in the UK have them at a decent price at the moment. First impressions are it's a well built machine, hefty but very controllable given its weight - no regrets yet.

Nice work as always Peter, good to see what the machine is capable of.
« Last Edit: January 24, 2021, 11:48 AM by shed9 »

Offline Crazyraceguy

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1783 on: January 24, 2021, 11:16 AM »
New UG stand and the vacuum hose adapter .
Interesting thing about the hose thing, it is lacking the annoying locking ring of the newer hoses.
Charlie

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Where did you find that? I would love to get my hands on a couple of those!
CSX
DF500 + assortment set
PS420 + Base kit
OF1010
OF1400
MFK700 (2)
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CT26E + Workshop cleaning set
RO90
RO125
ETS EC 125
RAS115
ETS 125 (2)
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Offline Crazyraceguy

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1784 on: January 24, 2021, 11:23 AM »
Hi @shed9

Well that would make my credit card melt !

The OF2200 is one of the 3 best machines that Festool have ever conceived (alongside the Domino and Centuro). At one point, having sold a lot of my old (pre Festool era) kit, I only had the OF2200 and no other router.

Peter

Have to say, I was hesitant in getting the 2200 and put it off for a while, I already have the 1010 and the 1400 so thought that would do me but I have recently started to tool up my spindle moulder and starter to appreciate the heft of more power in terms of cutters so went for a 2200. I got a really good deal on it, Nuts & Bolt in the UK have them at a decent price at the moment. First impressions are it's a well built machine, hefty but very controllable given its weight - no regrets yet.

Nice work as always Peter, good to see what the machine is capable of.

How do you get "deals"? I thought Festool had fixed prices everywhere? Is that just a US thing? I was under the impression that dealers would lose their selling ability for discounting.
CSX
DF500 + assortment set
PS420 + Base kit
OF1010
OF1400
MFK700 (2)
TS55, FS1080, FS1400 holey, FS1900, FS3000
CT26E + Workshop cleaning set
RO90
RO125
ETS EC 125
RAS115
ETS 125 (2)
TS75

Offline Crazyraceguy

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1785 on: January 24, 2021, 11:35 AM »



Only in the US they sell for the same price. Here the FS 1400/-LR32 (496939) is ~€25 more expensive (including 21% VAT) than the normal FS 1400/2 (491498). Online about €115 vs €90

That's wild. I wonder why? Do you have the 2424 available to you (491622)?
Maybe that explains the reasoning behind the 2424 costing more than the 2700 here? It also seems odd that it is only available holey
« Last Edit: January 24, 2021, 01:22 PM by Crazyraceguy »
CSX
DF500 + assortment set
PS420 + Base kit
OF1010
OF1400
MFK700 (2)
TS55, FS1080, FS1400 holey, FS1900, FS3000
CT26E + Workshop cleaning set
RO90
RO125
ETS EC 125
RAS115
ETS 125 (2)
TS75

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1786 on: January 24, 2021, 11:45 AM »


Have to say, I was hesitant in getting the 2200 and put it off for a while, I already have the 1010 and the 1400 so thought that would do me but I have recently started to tool up my spindle moulder and starter to appreciate the heft of more power in terms of cutters so went for a 2200. I got a really good deal on it, Nuts & Bolt in the UK have them at a decent price at the moment. First impressions are it's a well built machine, hefty but very controllable given its weight - no regrets yet.

Nice work as always Peter, good to see what the machine is capable of.

Funny enough I sold my heavy spindle moulder and got more for the tooling than the machine. It all went on Festool kit of course.

Peter

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1787 on: January 24, 2021, 11:49 AM »
How do you get "deals"? I thought Festool had fixed prices everywhere? Is that just a US thing? I was under the impression that dealers would lose their selling ability for discounting.

It used to be a fixed price system here in Europe but Festool were invited to stop doing that a few years ago. Even before the fixed price system was abandoned I was able to get deals because the price fixing was only on tools and not accessories. So, when I bought my first Domino I managed to get a good discount on the domino assortment and the Trim Stop. I also got an extra hose at about half price when I bought my CTL26.

If you have fixed prices in the US try for a deal on the extras.

Peter

Offline shed9

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1788 on: January 24, 2021, 11:58 AM »
How do you get "deals"? I thought Festool had fixed prices everywhere? Is that just a US thing? I was under the impression that dealers would lose their selling ability for discounting.
As Peter says, no fixed pricing here in the UK. Seems strange and uncomfortable not saying 'in the EU' anymore. The prices are not that far out from each other and you have to mix and match suppliers if you are getting a few tools as the deals are sporadic across dealers. That said I don't mind paying a little more sometimes as some dealers are better than others, Nuts & Bolts mentioned up there for instance are not always the best price but they are one of the better dealers, not to say there aren't others as well like everywhere else.

Funny enough I sold my heavy spindle moulder and got more for the tooling than the machine. It all went on Festool kit of course.
Yup, eye watering prices for spindle tooling, I've built up quite a lot of tooling to date (mostly CMT and Omas) but I'm going to invest in a decent Maggi-Steff power feed and do another of Peter Sefton's superb refresher courses before I start using it in anger and in full operation. I know I have bad habits and a refresher will be on the cards.

Offline Crazyraceguy

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1789 on: January 24, 2021, 12:27 PM »
If they are not "fixed" does that mean you can work one dealer against another? Or get discounts based on volume? Like buying multiple tools or tools and a CT at once?

Here that gets you nothing. The price in the printed catalog is the same no matter where you buy it. Not even Amazon sells lower than that fixed price.
With local dealers, if you buy enough at one time, you can get some discounts on "other brands" in the same purchase. But that tends to be a wallet draining thing.
In my particular case, I got quite a deal on the big Bessey Clamps that show in my pics because I spent 10k at one shot. That only happens once in a lifetime and only because of insurance from a total loss.
It was almost all Festool and Bessey with a few other things like a Triton router for table mounting and a Kreg stop/measuring system for my mitersaw station. I have added more since that one-day purchase, but that was the core stuff to get me going again.

Peter, what does "invited to stop" mean? A nice way to say that the legislature told them to stop
« Last Edit: January 24, 2021, 12:30 PM by Crazyraceguy »
CSX
DF500 + assortment set
PS420 + Base kit
OF1010
OF1400
MFK700 (2)
TS55, FS1080, FS1400 holey, FS1900, FS3000
CT26E + Workshop cleaning set
RO90
RO125
ETS EC 125
RAS115
ETS 125 (2)
TS75

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1790 on: January 24, 2021, 04:50 PM »
@shed9

Peter Sefton is a wonderful guy and his woodworking courses are second to none. Please remember me to him when you see him.

Good luck.

Peter

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1791 on: January 24, 2021, 04:51 PM »

Peter, what does "invited to stop" mean? A nice way to say that the legislature told them to stop

They got fined Euro 8m - so I read here on the FOG.

Peter

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What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1792 on: January 24, 2021, 06:14 PM »
New UG stand and the vacuum hose adapter .
Interesting thing about the hose thing, it is lacking the annoying locking ring of the newer hoses.
Charlie

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Where did you find that? I would love to get my hands on a couple of those!
The hose adapter is under the “New” for 2020 online and in the catalog .
Mine was purchased at Apex Saw and Tools in Reno Nevada.
Number 768235
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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1793 on: January 24, 2021, 08:08 PM »

Peter, what does "invited to stop" mean? A nice way to say that the legislature told them to stop

They got fined Euro 8m - so I read here on the FOG.

Peter
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Hi Peter - as you can see price fixing is alive and well still in Australia, [but accessories can be discounted]. eg. Domino 700 $Aust 2445-00 in Sydney and same in Melbourne.   https://www.justtools.com.au/festool-domino-joining-system-574423-df700eq-plus
https://sydneytools.com.au/product/festool-df-700-eq-plus-720w-domino-joining-biscuit-machine
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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1794 on: January 25, 2021, 03:40 AM »
got my holdiday work money cashed in.  and the it went straight out to @toolfest.co.uk  for a tsc55. cant wait to get my mits on it. [big grin] [big grin] [tongue]
turns out that woodworking is 1% making things you'll use, 4% making bespoke high end firewood, 15% cleaning, and 80% looking for the bl**dy thing you just put down
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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1795 on: January 25, 2021, 05:43 AM »
got my holdiday work money cashed in.  and the it went straight out to @toolfest.co.uk  for a tsc55. cant wait to get my mits on it. [big grin] [big grin] [tongue]

Warren at Toolfest is one of the nicest guys you can imagine and his company is a great place to go for Festool kit as long as you have an idea what you want (as the web site is quite Spartan).

Peter

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1796 on: January 25, 2021, 07:47 AM »
New UG stand and the vacuum hose adapter .
Interesting thing about the hose thing, it is lacking the annoying locking ring of the newer hoses.
Charlie

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Where did you find that? I would love to get my hands on a couple of those!
The hose adapter is under the “New” for 2020 online and in the catalog .
Mine was purchased at Apex Saw and Tools in Reno Nevada.
Number 768235
Charlie


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That looks an awful lot like this one made by Nilfisk:



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Offline notenoughcash

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1797 on: January 25, 2021, 08:24 AM »
got my holdiday work money cashed in.  and the it went straight out to @toolfest.co.uk  for a tsc55. cant wait to get my mits on it. [big grin] [big grin] [tongue]

Warren at Toolfest is one of the nicest guys you can imagine and his company is a great place to go for Festool kit as long as you have an idea what you want (as the web site is quite Spartan).

Peter

yep.  i had picked up on that, but was just wondering where it had got to, as i placed the order on Friday before 5 and still no order confirmation so just about to call up.

i have called up before and the lady on the phone was very helpful, even though i asked a very dumb qestion [embarassed]
turns out that woodworking is 1% making things you'll use, 4% making bespoke high end firewood, 15% cleaning, and 80% looking for the bl**dy thing you just put down
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Offline notenoughcash

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1798 on: January 25, 2021, 09:03 AM »
very helpful as usual.  turn out it was out of stock so they got onto festool the same day and ordered one.  the folks at wendligen are saying 5 to 7 days till it arives, sooooo..............  i'll just have to wait.

but i cant think of another company that would place an order just for one coustumer (afik) when they have a product out of stock.

@toolfest.co.uk you have my unending respect.
turns out that woodworking is 1% making things you'll use, 4% making bespoke high end firewood, 15% cleaning, and 80% looking for the bl**dy thing you just put down
PSC 420 EB, TSC 55 REB, CTL MIDI I

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Re: What Festool Did You buy Today?
« Reply #1799 on: January 25, 2021, 09:50 AM »
@notenoughcash

Warren is a great guy. Ive met him when I lived in the UK. He is really customer focused and gives (the best he can ) US style customer service.

Is Linda still the one taking orders for him?

 She is a sweetheart to.