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Offline jonny round boy

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Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« on: September 11, 2014, 07:29 AM »
I decided to get a couple of these so I could have a closer look at them & do a review. The review will (hopefully) follow in a few days, but in the meantime thought I'd just share a few pictures.

Thanks to FFX for the quick delivery - I ordered them on Monday evening on a 5 day lead time, and they arrived this morning:



Each drawer is packed in a brown cardboard box:







The drawer has the option of fitting a lock:



The latch mechanism is not built in to the runners, it's basically just a plastic flap that engages in an additional plastic piece that fits under the runner on the left hand side. The lock simply stops that tab being lifted:





The runners are good quality, full extension, and finished in dark brown. The drawer simply attaches to the runners with 2 metal tabs on either side:



My initial impressions are that they feel just slightly flimsy, but once installed I can see that being rectified. I'm disappointed that the latching mechanism isn't built in to the runners, it's just a very basic plastic latch. It will stop the drawer coming open when moving a sysport around, but it isn't overly strong. The lock (which I haven't got) seems like it would have limited use - it'd be useful to stop small kids prying, but it wouldn't keep a thief out - it's nowhere near as secure as the locking mechanism on the full metal sysports, but then again I guess that on a plastic drawer it's not going to be.

I like that it has the same card/label holder in the front as the T-locs have, I hadn't noticed that in the pictures.

At the full UK retail of £36.72 inc. VAT per drawer I thing they're a little pricey, but if you shop around you can get £10 off that price which makes them not too bad.

As I said at the beginning I'm planning to do a full review in a few days time, including mounting them into a cabinet. If anyone has any questions about these, or has anything they'd like me to address in the full review, then please let me know here.


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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2014, 08:04 AM »
So ... what are your thoughts if you dropped an OF2200 systainer from 150mm into the drawer? ... Would it survive? They certainly look less solid in your shots - the press shots were possibly a bit "kind".

Good of you to take the plunge to trial them - I appreciate that. [thumbs up] [big grin]

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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2014, 08:15 AM »
So ... what are your thoughts if you dropped an OF2200 systainer from 150mm into the drawer? ... Would it survive?

Why would you want to drop a systainer in from that height? I can try it if you want - I don't have an OF2200 though, but please feel free to send me one. On second thoughts that'd take too long - just order one from a UK dealer & have them ship it to me.  [big grin]
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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2014, 09:23 AM »
They look okay for the FFX price, watching this one.

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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2014, 03:48 AM »
So ... what are your thoughts if you dropped an OF2200 systainer from 150mm into the drawer? ... Would it survive?

Why would you want to drop a systainer in from that height? I can try it if you want - I don't have an OF2200 though, but please feel free to send me one. On second thoughts that'd take too long - just order one from a UK dealer & have them ship it to me.  [big grin]

OF2200's in the mail [big grin]

I wouldn't do it on purpose, just thinking of a worst case kinda mishap ... possibly misjudging whee your draw was .. [sad]

A sysport would cope with that, plastic .. I doubt. Wood, you could just repair. (Yeh, you can always just but another drawer too I suppose).

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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2014, 06:45 AM »
Also interested to see your full review on these.

They do look a lot more flimsy in your pics like you say.

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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2014, 03:20 PM »
At the full UK retail of £36.72 inc. VAT per drawer I thing they're a little pricey, but if you shop around you can get £10 off that price which makes them not too bad.

They are sold as a single drawer (500692) or in packs of five (500767). The latter is £173.28 inc. VAT at retail, but again shopping around gives quite a saving over that, with the additional pack saving too. Depending on where you get them from, that makes them around the £23 each price for the packs which isn't *too* bad.

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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2014, 04:21 PM »
Seems like it would have made more sense to package them in an even number like four or six instead of five.

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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2014, 04:32 PM »
Seems like it would have made more sense to package them in an even number like four or six instead of five.

I suspect it's because the SysPort 1000 is sold with five drawers.

No matter what size the made the package, there would be people who want more, less, an even number, etc. That's why they're available in singles.  [wink]

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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2014, 04:50 PM »
Seems like it would have made more sense to package them in an even number like four or six instead of five.

Five for the multipack is just fine but I need like 25 of the them to even cover my current systainers much less to plan for the future [scared]  [doh]

I wonder are they strong enough to have two sys1-sorts on top on each other on one shelf loaded with screws? Haven't weighed them, but I highly doubt they would be more than 10kg each.
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« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2014, 05:38 PM »
Seems like it would have made more sense to package them in an even number like four or six instead of five.

I suspect it's because the SysPort 1000 is sold with five drawers.

No matter what size the made the package, there would be people who want more, less, an even number, etc. That's why they're available in singles.  [wink]

Are the drawers supplied with the Sys-Port 1000 also sold as singles? (Telescopic drawer
SYS-PORT/TA/2) and if so how much are they?

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« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2014, 06:05 PM »
491923 Telescopic Drawer, SYS-PORT/TA/2 

Yes, at $125 each USD (ouch!)

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« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2014, 07:00 PM »
491923 Telescopic Drawer, SYS-PORT/TA/2 

Yes, at $125 each USD (ouch!)

OK so now I'm more interested in the SYS-AZ Drawers, when are we getting them in North America?

Jack

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« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2014, 02:55 AM »
how far do they extend and is it enough for the lid to fully swing open?
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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2014, 11:24 AM »
JRB, yer gonna have to write a review of them once ya get them all set up

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« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2014, 10:45 AM »
I can't seem to wrap my head around why these are NAINA?   [dead horse]
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« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2014, 03:33 PM »
I can't seem to wrap my head around why these are NAINA?   [dead horse]
They've only just been released here mate, have a little patience [emoji6]

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« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2014, 08:57 PM »
I can't seem to wrap my head around why these are NAINA?   [dead horse]

It's 'cause Festool doesn't like us. Perhaps something dating back to the 1940's?

 [popcorn]
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« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2014, 11:23 PM »
I can't seem to wrap my head around why these are NAINA?   [dead horse]

It's 'cause Festool doesn't like us. Perhaps something dating back to the 1940's?

 [popcorn]

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« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2014, 02:27 AM »
They can't hold that one against us......they started it. ;D

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« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2014, 03:32 AM »
Gentlemen,

Let's move back into the 2014's please.  It is normal for the US to get new Festool product offerings later than the rest of the world.

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« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2014, 04:19 AM »
They are not available anywhere outside Europe as yet.



I have to ask, if some members cannot move past the 1940s and their disastrous  affect on so many countries (not just the USA) and including Germany, why do you use Festool products?
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« Reply #22 on: September 25, 2014, 04:36 AM »
Bad taste guys ... particularly in the current world climate.

I can't wait to see a build with these, extra credit if done with 80/20 profiles [smile]

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« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2014, 04:42 AM »
Gentlemen,

It is normal for the US to get new Festool product offerings later than the rest of the world.

Peter

True - but we don't have to LIKE it. Heck, I'll keep fighting to not even ACCEPT it!!!

But it is one of the main things we have to complain about. If they ever get on a reasonable timely release schedule for the US, it would eliminate half of my posts!!!

[wink] [big grin] [thumbs up]

(In case the humor didn't come through, a more timely release schedule would be a GOOD thing for everyone! As for eliminating half of my posts...well, if those posts are all complaints about NAINA stuff, then I think that would be a good thing, too! Win-Win!)
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« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2014, 04:48 AM »
Gentlemen,

It is normal for the US to get new Festool product offerings later than the rest of the world.

Peter

True - but we don't have to LIKE it. Heck, I'll keep fighting to not even ACCEPT it!!!

But it is one of the main things we have to complain about. If they ever get on a reasonable timely release schedule for the US, it would eliminate half of my posts!!!

[wink] [big grin] [thumbs up]

(In case the humor didn't come through, a more timely release schedule would be a GOOD thing for everyone! As for eliminating half of my posts...well, if those posts are all complaints about NAINA stuff, then I think that would be a good thing, too! Win-Win!)

Oh crap - now we get the Dr Covey rationale ...  [ban] [ban] [ban]

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« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2014, 05:03 AM »


Oh crap - now we get the Dr Covey rationale ...  [ban] [ban] [ban]
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« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2014, 05:04 AM »
Bad taste guys ... particularly in the current world climate.

My apologies. That was indeed in poor taste, and certainly qualifies as a political comment which has no place here and which I TRY to avoid becoming involved with. I am genuinely sorry for posting that. Since it's been quoted I can't remove it, but I guess I can once again serve as a bad example...

 [embarassed]

In case it wasn't already obvious, I am not particularly 'politically correct'. I tend to say what I think regardless of whether it is 'popular' or not. I *DO* try not to be offensive, as that serves no purpose.

My frustration over all the NAINA stuff got the best of me and I let my judgement lapse. Although it does sometimes seem that NA is being ignored or put in last place for product releases, I will endeavor to be more sensitive in the future...

but I will still continue to be a very vocal thorn in Festool's side over why so much stuff is NAINA and why it takes so #&*@% long to get here!!!

 [big grin]

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« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2014, 07:43 AM »
but I will still continue to be a very vocal thorn in Festool's side over why so much stuff is NAINA and why it takes so #&*@% long to get here!!!

 [big grin]

You get the stuff late but at half the price of anywhere else, I know which one I would take.  [smile]

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« Reply #28 on: September 25, 2014, 11:57 AM »
This is really no different than Apple releasing their latest i<something> in the US market first. Festool is a German company and will release their products in the Vaterland first, then as production catches up with demand release the products in other places. Even though Festool is a global company, they do not have the capacity to scale a new product from nothing to a number high enough to fulfill worldwide demand in a very short period of time.

Remember it is not only production capacity, but also certifications that is required in the various countries. It would be fantastic if a TUV certification was good for the US, but we all know that it is not and Festool now has to get UL certification for the US and whatever other regulatory hurdles they have to jump through.

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« Reply #29 on: September 25, 2014, 12:36 PM »

but I will still continue to be a very vocal thorn in Festool's side over why so much stuff is NAINA and why it takes so #&*@% long to get here!!!

 [big grin]

That's not bad at all, but please, just don't act too much like the boy who can't wait for his christmas presents. As hilld said, it has to do with production capacity and Festool is not big enough to cater to the entire world at once.

Wanna help them? Buy all their stuff, lots of it. And get all your friends to buy it too. Then Festool can expand and add a production facility in the States. They would love to have one.

Despite what you think about the NAINA issue, Festool is dying to conquer the American market, and if I have learned anything the past few years I was here on this forum, is that America gets a VERY preferential treatment from Festool. Prices are kept a lot lower for you compared to the rest of the world, and that fabled service you get from Festool, well, wait until you find out how it is here in Europe. You wouldn't be so pleased anymore. There's no Shane here who responds in milliseconds after you posted on the FOG. Get used to sending 4 emails before you get an answer and still have a 50% chance it's the wrong one.
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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2014, 04:50 PM »
I think the wait for the Festool tools in the US is also very unfortunate, it would be so great if we all could get on stream at the same time with new tools as the knowledge base would increase exponentially, it' seems there are so many creative people in the US that really stretch the capabilities of the tools and love to tell about it, so yes I have access to the new Festools sooner than the N.Americas but I'm not smug about it no no no...
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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2014, 05:32 PM »
491923 Telescopic Drawer, SYS-PORT/TA/2 

Yes, at $125 each USD (ouch!)

There's also an in-between solution: the metal drawer for the tanos tresor: link

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« Reply #32 on: November 06, 2014, 06:51 PM »
Jonny, have you had a chance to install these yet?  Do you have an updated impression?
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« Reply #33 on: November 07, 2014, 01:44 AM »
I got these drawers with the intention of doing a review, as I had a couple of spare days at the time. Unfortunately something came up & I never got the review done. The drawers are still sitting in the boxes...

Now it's been announced that these will be available in the US on 1st December, I'm going to try and find an opportunity to do a full review before then. I've had a couple of PM's asking for more info too.
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« Reply #34 on: November 08, 2014, 10:05 PM »
Johnny can you tell us the exact dimension of the drawers?  I don't believe what I see on the web sites.
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« Reply #35 on: November 09, 2014, 02:31 AM »
The drawers sizes are spot on - 426mm wide x 373mm deep x 57 mm high. The SYSTAINER drops into an approximately 400mm x 300mm "hole". The manual is available online - https://www.festoolusa.com/media/pdf/706994_002_MonAnl_SYS-AZ_Auszug%20.pdf and contains details for building cabinets to house them.

Which measurement did you think was wrong? If it's the depth, it's probably because the 350mm slides extend beyond the outer dimensions of the plastic tray.

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« Reply #36 on: November 09, 2014, 12:07 PM »
Thanks Garry, the sites here in the US that have them available for pre-sale state them as 396mm x 396mm.  I knew that had to be wrong.
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« Reply #37 on: November 09, 2014, 12:18 PM »
What I dislike about the drawers, and also the metal sysports, is that the slides don't pull out far enough to fully have the lid of a systainer open.
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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #38 on: November 09, 2014, 12:55 PM »
What I dislike about the drawers, and also the metal sysports, is that the slides don't pull out far enough to fully have the lid of a systainer open.


Mine do.

Classic:




T-Loc





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« Reply #39 on: November 09, 2014, 01:52 PM »
To clarify what I mean is that the lid and or locking knob still "slam" for lack of a better word, against other systainers/sysport. It would've been nicer if they pulled out further for a few more cm so that doesn't happen.
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Offline Birdhunter

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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #40 on: November 09, 2014, 02:39 PM »
I built a set of pull out drawers into two frames to provide quick access to my most used Festool products. I used 16" over-extension slides I bought from my local Rockler store.

The drawers pull out far enough to have the Systainer tops fully open and even back over 90 degrees so they stay open without me holding them.

I think the load rating on the slides was well over 50 pounds.

The whole thing is mud ugly, but inexpensive and very functional.

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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #41 on: November 09, 2014, 02:56 PM »
To clarify what I mean is that the lid and or locking knob still "slam" for lack of a better word, against other systainers/sysport. It would've been nicer if they pulled out further for a few more cm so that doesn't happen.


I still don't understand the issue you're having, Jonathan. My SYS-Ports work perfectly with either Classic or T-Loc Sytainers. I pull out the drawer, open the lid, and everything stays just as I opened it all day or, sometimes, for days.

I also commonly use a SYS-UNI for screws, etc. and though it's lid stays open fine, the hard plastic content lid won't stay open on its own. I don't consider it a big deal because while I'm fishing for screws, I seem to always have the other hand free if need be to hold that internal lid up.

Incidentally, I consider Antwerp one of the coolest places on Earth.


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Offline jonathan-m

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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #42 on: November 09, 2014, 03:03 PM »
Thanks Tom :) I do realize it's nitpicking
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Offline jonny round boy

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Re: Just Arrived At My Door - SYS-AZ Drawers 500692
« Reply #43 on: December 19, 2014, 10:59 AM »
I've now (finally!) done my video review of the drawers! [big grin]
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