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Author Topic: T18 not fitting systainer with battery bumper fitted  (Read 2477 times)

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Offline Mrdisin

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T18 not fitting systainer with battery bumper fitted
« on: June 12, 2016, 04:16 AM »
Just bought a basic T18 and all was going well until i tried to shut the systainer lid after fitting one of my batteries to the drill, it didnt fit!  After a bit of cursing I worked out that if i removed the protective frames from the battery it would fit.
These protectors came included with all my other battery kits and it will be a pain to remove them every time i put the drill away.
Anyone else have this problem?

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Offline Dangermouse

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Re: T18 not fitting systainer with battery bumper fitted
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2016, 06:39 PM »
the spare battery in a C18 case won't fit with the battery bumper either

Offline skids

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Re: T18 not fitting systainer with battery bumper fitted
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2017, 05:07 PM »
Yep I have the same issue..Crappy design by Festool on this one. I got it to work by modifying the part of the systainer that was hitting the bumper and by pushing really hard on the drill while it was seated in the insert. after doing that I was able to get it to seat enough that I can close the systainer relatively easily. Still no perfect since you have to put a bit of pressure on the lid to get it engage the lock.
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