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Offline DiscoStu

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #30 on: October 14, 2015, 04:45 AM »
Well I'm going to try turning it off and on again later and see if that fixes it.

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Offline Kev

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #31 on: October 14, 2015, 04:45 AM »
The corner of my sticker came slightly unpeeled. The cat saw the opportunity, ripped it off and tore it to shreds. I'm still pretty gutted and not sure if I'll buy Festool again.

I could teach you how to make your cat go "woof", but the cat lovers here would probably complain [wink]

Offline VW MICK

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #32 on: October 14, 2015, 05:09 AM »
Also when I set up my sticker it never comes out square.

You need to get the Woodpeckers One Time Tool ... The StickerPecker ... Pefectly square stickers every time - comes with 20 different shim sets for different size stickers.

(All shims are imperial)


Ha kev you beat me too it

But I was going to go with the " stickerpecker pro"

But to be sensible (I know unlike me )

To answer the op,s question it is normally very difficult to stick any thing self adhesive to raw M.D.F as its a very dusty surface especially on the edges

We have problems with masking tape. Protection tape .sometimes self adhesive Velcro (we had to staple it as well to make it stay put)

A coat of sealer first would help

Then you could salvage the sticker with some spray adhesive

P.s can't believe my longest post in about a year is about a festool fan sticker lol
Maybe that says a lot

Offline fuzzy logic

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #33 on: October 14, 2015, 06:32 AM »
Oh no - not another 'let's slag off' Festool thread! 

Believe many of the points made are covered in the:
"Sticky Label Supplementary Manual" written by you know who. 
Seem to remember there are three versions of these labels:
Concave, Convex and Flat. 
Also mentioned, I'm sure, are such important parameters as
ambient temperature / humidity; and, the importance of
acclimatisation - not sure nine months is enough. 

Would also suggest need to gain lots of experience of the appropriate
techniques needed with the different labels. 

Richard (UK)
Decent people do the right thing - always?

Offline TylerC

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #34 on: October 14, 2015, 08:28 AM »
@DiscoStu Message me w/ your address, and I'll get you some new stickers.

Offline DiscoStu

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #35 on: October 14, 2015, 06:13 PM »
Message sent! Fantastic thanks

Offline Timtool

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #36 on: October 17, 2015, 06:55 AM »
They should use the same adhesive on this as the one used on the stickers they slap on your systainer when it comes back after being serviced. Those are impossible to remove and leave all the glue on the systainer, cleaning it of with solvent makes the green paint dissolve and melts the ABS :(

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Offline charley1968

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #37 on: November 03, 2015, 06:42 AM »
Jeeeesus, you guys call yourself carpenters? Now here's how i fix my stickers.
I take my Paslode nail gun , in with some 90mm nails : 2 into the upper left corner of the sticker, 2 into upper right and Bob' s your uncle..
Just for today..

Offline DiscoStu

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Re: Festool Failure
« Reply #38 on: February 26, 2017, 01:28 PM »
Message sent! Fantastic thanks

I think the post must be really slow these days.

Since this time I've bought quite a lot of Festool tools and I've only ever had one sticker.

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