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Offline CADru

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T10 Centrotec Bit
« on: July 19, 2017, 06:41 PM »
Why does Festool stop at the T15 x 100 mm and not provide a T10 x 100 mm? My trim head screws are T10 and I prefer the 100 mm length bits with most of my applications. If Festool doesn't make the T10 in the 100 mm length does anyone know where I can get one?

Not a big fan of the 25 mm bits in a holder.

Hold on, while we're on the subject I'd like to suggest that Festool provide ALL Centrotec bit tip options in both 100 mm and 50 mm lengths.

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Offline Chris Wong

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2017, 12:21 AM »
I'd pose the same question for square drive bits.
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Offline SRSemenza

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2017, 12:52 AM »
So far I have not been able to find a T10 long Centrotec from any maker. Lots of adapter options but that's not really ideal.


Offline six-point socket II

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2017, 06:31 AM »

You can get 100mm T10 bits from various suppliers, just not with Centrotec shaft.

Ko-ken 121T-100-T10 (for example)

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Offline Rip Van Winkle

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2017, 07:45 AM »
PB Swiss manufactures long length 1/4" hex insert bits. These have the same small groove as the 1" long 1/4" insert bits Festool sells but are 95mm in length. The insert bits could be directly inserted into the hex recess in the Festool drill shafts, or into a centrotec insert bit adapter.

I believe the part number is C6.L-400.10-80 for the T10 long length insert bits. Current cost is just $5.24 per bit.


Not a centritec bit, but well regarded as far as quality, and will get you sort of close to what you're looking for. I presume other manufacturers might produce similar, but I didn't check, and most bits I saw on a quick search were shorter or had the longer quick change ball detent shank.

Offline Cheese

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2017, 10:50 AM »
These Apex bits are great, I've used them for the last 20+ years. However, they are not Centrotec.  [sad]


Offline CADru

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2017, 02:09 PM »
I'd pose the same question for square drive bits.
For the centrotec shaft square/Robertson tip bits I have found the AtMac brand bits to be of good lasting quality. Available in 2.5", 4" & 6" lengths. Last ones I picked up from ToolNut. Here's a link to a 6 piece set R1, R2 & R3

Offline CADru

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Re: T10 Centrotec Bit
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2017, 02:21 PM »
Thanks for the info @six-point socket II @Rip Van Winkle @Cheese
The 1/4" QC bit is readily available from many different manufactures in various tips/lengths. But, with the Festool centrotec chuck system I was wondering why we don't see more of an offer with the centrotec shaft bits from Festool in NA. Snappy offers some centrotec shaft bit options as well.