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Offline SoonerFan

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MFS "Hockey Puck" Bolt
« on: March 26, 2018, 12:08 PM »
Does anyone know what type/length of bolt is needed to connect the "hockey puck" that came with the MFS to an OF1400?  I cannot seem to find it.  I am hoping I can just get one at the local hardware store since the MFS is discontinued here in the US.

Thanks.

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Offline jobsworth

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Re: MFS "Hockey Puck" Bolt
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2018, 12:22 PM »
Have u checked EKAT? Though the MFS has been discontinued they still should have parts for it.
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Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: MFS "Hockey Puck" Bolt
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2018, 12:54 PM »
BY hockey puck do you mean the black plastic part that is used to prevent the router from tipping?  If so, it doesn't bolt on. You use it with copy rings.
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Offline Dongar

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Re: MFS "Hockey Puck" Bolt
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2018, 01:01 PM »
If you are talking about the attachment that keeps the router from tipping when the mfs is set wider then the router base it is not bolted on . you use a festool guide ring (bushing) that matches one of the 4 radii that are cast into the puck. The ring goes into the slot and drags the puck around. I use the 30mm because it is the same size that is needed to use the mfs to make circles

Offline SoonerFan

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Re: MFS "Hockey Puck" Bolt
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2018, 03:34 PM »
Thanks for the clarification.  I somehow remembered that it needed a bolt but now that Brice showed the picture with the coping ring it makes perfect sense.  Thanks all.
« Last Edit: March 26, 2018, 03:52 PM by Peter Halle »