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Offline LoftyDave

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Broken Part Identification
« on: March 31, 2017, 09:25 AM »
Hi all,

I am fairly sure that this broken part is off my Festool equipment but have had no luck in identifying [eek] where it came from.  Can anyone point me in the right direction.

Many thanks.

I have the following DF 500, TS55, OF1400, PD 20/4, MFT/3 and a RO 150 and all types of the clamps.

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Offline ThePoplarShop

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Re: Broken Part Identification
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2017, 10:03 AM »
Picture isn't all that clear, for me.  But.....
Check the top of your DF500.  Two black pieces with a dovetail prevent the fence from coming completely off. 
That's the first place I would look.


Offline LoftyDave

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Re: Broken Part Identification
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2017, 10:20 AM »
Many thanks for the quick response.  I've checked the DF 500 and the right hand dovetail piece is indeed missing which I will replace.

However, this is not the missing piece I can't identify.  I have taken another photo which hopefully is clearer.


Offline LoftyDave

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Re: Broken Part Identification - Solved
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2017, 03:10 PM »
Hi Eric,

I've trawled through my other tools and found the broken part was from a non-Festool clamp!  Feeling very foolish now!

However, on the good side, I have found following your advice that my DF 500 is missing a part.  The joys of Ekat await!

Many thanks,