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Offline GoingMyWay

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #30 on: August 14, 2018, 07:40 PM »
I never thought to correlate the request to take a picture of our track saw with the tool giveaway being a track saw accessory, but it makes perfect sense. That's brilliant!

I was thinking it was going to be more along the lines of some kind of trinket - like a little pocket tape measure or something like that.
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Offline Dick Mahany

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2018, 07:49 PM »
Let’s have a contest to guess what it is Rob is giving away.

We had to post pictures of our track saws.  So it must be an accessory for a track saw.

I am going to guess Veritas has a new track saw square. 

Anyone else ?

Rob Lee did a similar post on another WW forum, except that it included circular saws and track saws.........the suspense builds  [big grin]

Offline Svar

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2018, 07:54 PM »
Let’s have a contest to guess what it is Rob is giving away.
We had to post pictures of our track saws.  So it must be an accessory for a track saw.
Veritas beer stein?  [unsure]

Offline blaszcsj

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2018, 08:59 PM »
Giving it a go!
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Offline RKA

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #34 on: August 14, 2018, 09:16 PM »
And it’s specific to Festool track saws (or tracks)!  Hmmmm.  Looking forward to the intro.
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Offline Wooden Skye

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #35 on: August 14, 2018, 11:26 PM »
Maybe this is the beginning of the annual Lee Valley April Fools Day joke!   [eek]
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Offline live4ever

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #36 on: August 15, 2018, 12:05 AM »
Maybe this is the beginning of the annual Lee Valley April Fools Day joke!   [eek]

When it comes to pranks, it's all about the long game for maximum satisfaction.  [tongue]
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Offline Peter Parfitt

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #37 on: August 15, 2018, 02:09 AM »
Perhaps Lee Valley have finally conquered the bendy track challenge that allows the saw to go around corners !

Peter

Offline Kevin D.

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #38 on: August 15, 2018, 05:45 PM »
OK -

We have more than enough.....!

Cheers -

Rob

Ah poop.  I'm on vacation.  Merde!  (No, I'm not in Quebec with their exigent contest rules - took marketing years ago and learned all about that consumer protectorism nonsense they have there).

Lol!


I have all the Festool doodads I think I'd ever want/need, but I am curious what this mysterious prize/gift turns out to be.

Nice to see you do this Rob.  You're a retailer angel in my books!

Hi Kevin -

When you see it (and its friends) you'll want one (or more)!

Really..... !  [eek]

And.... it's already spawned another product, which should be very desirable too....

I gotta do more projects! [wink] [big grin]

Cheers -

Rob

I am indeed now dyin' to see what this is, and also what it has spawned. 

I assume anything you do, especially as a Festool retailer, cannot simply be your own version of an accessory of something Festool themselves already make.

And with Peter Parfitt innocently treading into this thread, it makes me think that maybe he's involved somehow....hmmmm.... ah!  I'm just reading too much into this.
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Offline Brian Livingstone

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #39 on: August 15, 2018, 07:51 PM »

Lee Valley has a number of metric display models that are of no real use to anyone now that Festool NA has switched to imperial.

Since no one wants a metric tool, Rob is trying his best to give them away.

You can take that to the bank.

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Offline Rob Lee

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #40 on: August 16, 2018, 10:01 AM »
And it’s specific to Festool track saws (or tracks)!  Hmmmm.  Looking forward to the intro.

Well.... in this forum it's specific to track saws.... in other forums (I did 4) it was track and circular....

I could have added various hand and power tools though.

It IS best for saws though....

Cheers -

Rob

(parcels will ship Monday!)

Offline DynaGlide

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #41 on: August 16, 2018, 11:39 AM »
And it’s specific to Festool track saws (or tracks)!  Hmmmm.  Looking forward to the intro.

Well.... in this forum it's specific to track saws.... in other forums (I did 4) it was track and circular....

I could have added various hand and power tools though.

It IS best for saws though....

Cheers -

Rob

(parcels will ship Monday!)

Such a tease. I guess I will know next week when mine arrives.

Offline Cheese

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2018, 12:28 PM »

Since no one wants a metric tool, Rob is trying his best to give them away.


 [big grin]  I'll take a metric HKC...matches my metric TSC 55 & TS 55.  [big grin]

Offline Dick Mahany

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #43 on: Yesterday at 09:28 PM »
All this time, I thought Mr Rob Lee was just having fun with us.................until I saw this little gem inside the 1986 Lee valley catalog from Leonard Lee.  Obviously over 30 years of taunting us  [big grin]


Offline NL-mikkla

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Re: Free Tools - really!
« Reply #44 on: Today at 10:09 AM »
So far all saws pictured seem to be in pristine condition.   [big grin] [poke]
Come on! Show few scars, throw some dust around!

Just saw this thread for the first time, exactly my thoughts Svar.
I take good care of my machines but this is insane, most of them look brand new!
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