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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2017, 08:59 AM »
I just bought the centrotec stubby drill bits yesterday. I don't have an immediate use for them, but I know when I do they will be invaluable. For now they reside in my installers case and I will simply admire them for their cuteness!

SIDE NOTE:  What is the rationale behind a $90 USD FT centering  bit?  For that price I hope it not only drill centered holes, but also mortises the hinges and installs them!  I have 3 Vix (#5,7,9) bits that cover all my needs and I think they were $10-15 each.  Just curious.

The self center from Festool is a 5mm. I use mine for the occasional draw slide into a case that does not have holes.

It's also great for drilling near door and drawer edges for stem bumpers.

Tom

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Offline jobsworth

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2018, 12:28 AM »
I have the 2013 Installers set. It didnt come with the countersinks or 5 mm self centering bits and the standard (flat tip) screw driver bits. All that i had buy extra.It did come with the stubby drill bits.

I use the 5mm but for installing drawer slides. I like useing the blum hinges. So it comes in handy.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2018, 04:49 PM by jobsworth »

Offline Alanbach

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #32 on: April 22, 2018, 01:02 AM »
I am curious as to approximate price of these sets. I realize that they are all a little different and some of them where purchased in 2013 or before. I just saw something on Amazon that almost $1,000. Is that about right?

Offline Samo

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #33 on: April 22, 2018, 01:09 AM »
No  [eek]

Offline Alanbach

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #34 on: April 22, 2018, 01:10 AM »
What should they cost?

Offline ScotF

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2018, 01:15 AM »
What should they cost?

1/2 that price

Offline Alanbach

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Re: Festool Centrotec Installers Set(s) - Reference Thread
« Reply #36 on: April 22, 2018, 01:21 AM »
Thanks!