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Offline grainhaus

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CXS Right angle clearance?
« on: August 16, 2018, 07:52 PM »
Hey guys, does anyone know how tight of an area you can use the right angle attachment in, wondering the dimensions for the right angle chuck with only a screw bit installed, not a chuck. I commonly have like around 2" area to install a screw and am curious to see if this would work .

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Offline neilc

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Re: CXS Right angle clearance?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2018, 08:10 PM »
These might help with your question...









Offline gunnyr

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Re: CXS Right angle clearance?
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2018, 08:17 PM »
Maybe this will help as well.  Looks to me like the best you can get is 2 3/4" plus the length of the screw.
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Online Cheese

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Re: CXS Right angle clearance?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2018, 09:51 PM »
Here’s a photo of the Festool right angle drive, a SK ratchet and a SnapOn ratchet. The lengths are 2.9”, 2.6” and 1.2” respectively. When I run into tight spaces like this, I’ll start the screw with the SK or SnapOn first and once I have the room, I’ll drive it home with the CXS right angle.

If this is doable or not all depends upon the length of the screw.

Offline grainhaus

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Re: CXS Right angle clearance?
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2018, 10:10 PM »
Awesome, this is perfect, thanks guys for the pics and help!