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FESTOOL DISCUSSIONS => Ask Festool => Topic started by: JustinWG on May 24, 2017, 04:00 AM

Title: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: JustinWG on May 24, 2017, 04:00 AM
So I was trying to look at the UG cart on Festool USA and I was having troubles getting the page to properly load.  Every time I clicked on the link, it would loop me back around to the Kapex and/or the extension wings - never the cart itself.  I doubt this is the intended purpose.

Ultimately, my question is if there is a combo pricing on the Kapex + UG Cart + wings?  I saw last week that 10% off an MFT / CT when paired with a tool.  But I can't even find that now.   I'd hope there would be something similar for the cart - but that's probably wishful thinking....

Please advise.  Thanks.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: McNally Family on May 24, 2017, 07:22 AM
So I was trying to look at the UG cart on Festool USA and I was having troubles getting the page to properly load.  Every time I clicked on the link, it would loop me back around to the Kapex and/or the extension wings - never the cart itself.  I doubt this is the intended purpose.

Ultimately, my question is if there is a combo pricing on the Kapex + UG Cart + wings?  I saw last week that 10% off an MFT / CT when paired with a tool.  But I can't even find that now.   I'd hope there would be something similar for the cart - but that's probably wishful thinking....

Please advise.  Thanks.

If I understand your question correctly, I think the only discount available for a combination purchase of the Kapex, UG Cart, and both right and left wings, is to purchase all four together for $2,389.00 (as shown on Festoolproducts.com). 

Purchased separately, you would be paying $2,687.00, meaning your purchase of all four at the same time would save you $298.00.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: ear3 on May 24, 2017, 07:23 AM
Yes, it's $888: https://www.bobmarinosbesttools.com/kapex-portable-stand-ug-set-imperial-497351201187/p/201179/

EDIT: I didn't realize you meant both the Kapex and the cart.  The $888 is the package deal on the cart + wings.  There is no package deal on the cart + Kapex.

Don't ask about the Festool website.  Someone really screwed the pooch on that one.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: TylerC on May 24, 2017, 08:23 AM
There is a combo for the UG cart and extensions, but not one with the KAPEX, UG cart and extensions.

You also mentioned the CT/MFT combo. We've mostly promoted that through dealers and rarely had much public info on it. (Maybe we should add some.) With that package, if you purchase both a tool and a CT Dust Extractor or MFT, you'll save 10% on the CT or MFT.

I'm also alerting IT to the strange loop on the KAPEX accessories.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: JustinWG on May 24, 2017, 02:03 PM
Thanks for the responses.  I am still a bit confused - why are there several different pricing references?

@McNally Family - Where did you get your numbers?  Every source I've seen via Google Shopping and local vendors, price the Kapex @ $1475 and the UG+Extensions @ $915.

Edward A Reno III - Thank you for the link!  Is the $888 the bundle pricing that is being generally referred to in this thread?  Or is there a different price point?  I assume it's one in the same because of the fixed pricing...?

My local vendors are not aware of any bundle pricing in regards to the UG cart - and will only honor it if they see it in writing from Festool.  I was simply hoping to find something to avoid a wait on the shipping.  I know that problem is vendor-related, but I'm simply looking for a resolution.

@TylerC - Might I suggest you guys add the UG cart to the "Work Stations" on the website.  Also inquire about why the MFT qualifies for a discount when the UG does not, seeing as they are both work stations.

Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: TylerC on May 24, 2017, 03:00 PM
Might I suggest you guys add the UG cart to the "Work Stations" on the website.

We've never considered the UG cart to be a work station in the past, but I see your logic. Interesting suggestion. I'll ask.

Also inquire about why the MFT qualifies for a discount when the UG does not, seeing as they are both work stations.

Same answer, but I doubt this one will change.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: McNally Family on May 24, 2017, 06:44 PM
Thanks for the responses.  I am still a bit confused - why are there several different pricing references?

@McNally Family - Where did you get your numbers?  Every source I've seen via Google Shopping and local vendors, price the Kapex @ $1475 and the UG+Extensions @ $915.

Edward A Reno III - Thank you for the link!  Is the $888 the bundle pricing that is being generally referred to in this thread?  Or is there a different price point?  I assume it's one in the same because of the fixed pricing...?

My local vendors are not aware of any bundle pricing in regards to the UG cart - and will only honor it if they see it in writing from Festool.  I was simply hoping to find something to avoid a wait on the shipping.  I know that problem is vendor-related, but I'm simply looking for a resolution.

@TylerC - Might I suggest you guys add the UG cart to the "Work Stations" on the website.  Also inquire about why the MFT qualifies for a discount when the UG does not, seeing as they are both work stations.


Go to 'festoolproducts.com"

http://www.festoolproducts.com/power-tools/festool-kapex-miter-saws/festool-kapex-stand-combo-includes-kapex-stand-and-extensions-metric.html
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: Corwin on May 24, 2017, 10:13 PM
If I understand your question correctly, I think the only discount available for a combination purchase of the Kapex, UG Cart, and both right and left wings, is to purchase all four together for $2,389.00 (as shown on Festoolproducts.com). 

Purchased separately, you would be paying $2,687.00, meaning your purchase of all four at the same time would save you $298.00.

The combination set with the Kapex, Cart and Wings is priced the same as purchasing both the Kapex and the Cart/Wings Set separately. Looks to me that the only discount is in getting the Cart and Wings as a set, rather than separately. The Cart & Wings Set used to be priced at $888 -- now it's up to $914.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: Bob Marino on May 25, 2017, 09:12 AM
  Let me jump in here and say that the price of $888.00 on my website for the Imperial Kapex Stand set was incorrect and now updated to the current/correct price of $914.00. As can sometimes happen when dealing with about 1500 skews, some things get missed. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Title: Re: Festool USA website / UG Cart
Post by: ear3 on May 25, 2017, 02:28 PM
Well, at least we know the annual Festool price increase helps fund regular, gainful employment for web site managers.

  Let me jump in here and say that the price of $888.00 on my website for the Imperial Kapex Stand set was incorrect and now updated to the current/correct price of $914.00. As can sometimes happen when dealing with about 1500 skews, some things get missed. Sorry for the inconvenience.