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Offline grobkuschelig

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #240 on: January 18, 2019, 02:04 PM »
In the past new products were announced end of January/beginning of Feb.
Or June or in autumn.

I hope they also pull the cordless grinder out of their hats.
Maybe with the new BOSCH „starlock“ for grinders, as someone showed pictures... [emoji1307]

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Offline Otakar Svojše

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #241 on: January 19, 2019, 05:41 AM »
Looks like pages for the old corded Vecturo have been pulled from festool.de (and my local .dk) - there are still Vecturo plus and set search suggestions but they result in page errors. Corded Vecturo is still up on festool.com, though.

The old corded Vecturo is no longer produced. Only stock of sellers is sold.  ;)

Offline wleingang

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #242 on: January 19, 2019, 08:25 PM »
Perhaps wanting to support an ethically-produced tool (over the sweatshop-produced equivalent) means more to more people than I thought. If so, that is a pleasant surprise.

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Offline mrB

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #243 on: January 20, 2019, 07:57 AM »
I'm curious to see the angle grinder. I wonder weather there will be anything unusual about it given Festool's rhetoric about not producing tools unless they bring something new to the game. . .
there's nothing like the right tool for the job

Offline harry_

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #244 on: January 20, 2019, 05:32 PM »
I'm curious to see the angle grinder. I wonder weather there will be anything unusual about it given Festool's rhetoric about not producing tools unless they bring something new to the game. . .

Put dust collection on a sawzall. That would be new to the game!
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Offline Dave_B

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #245 on: January 28, 2019, 01:01 PM »
Is there any way of knowing when these items are scheduled for release in the US?  I’ve emailed/called a few retail outlets about the Midi, but they either don’t know or they have no idea what I’m talking about.  [smile]

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #246 on: January 28, 2019, 01:03 PM »
Is there any way of knowing when these items are scheduled for release in the US?  I’ve emailed/called a few retail outlets about the Midi, but they either don’t know or they have no idea what I’m talking about.  [smile]

@Dave_B, I know what you're talking about. You're just calling the wrong dealers, ha.  [tongue]

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No official word from Festool USA on when or if we will see the updated versions of the MINI / MIDI. If I had to take a guess, I would say we might see them closer to mid-year.

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Offline Dave_B

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« Reply #247 on: January 28, 2019, 11:50 PM »
Oof.  Thanks Shane.  I'm a master at procrastination, but I may have to pull the trigger if it takes that long.  Thanks for the heads up!



Offline andy412

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #250 on: February 10, 2019, 06:39 AM »
Does anyone know if they made any improvements electrical wise to the Kapex 120 REB?

Offline ceddy

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #251 on: February 11, 2019, 10:29 AM »
Oh that CS looks nice. Hopefully the fence is good as that was the crappy part of the CMC table set up and the reason I sold it...

Offline parrish74

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #252 on: February 11, 2019, 11:00 AM »
@andy412

I'm curious of this myself. Ready to pull the trigger on a new Kapex, but if a new/updated one is coming out I will hold off...

Offline andy412

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Re: New tools for 2019 including CTM Midi and Kapex updates among others
« Reply #253 on: February 12, 2019, 06:15 AM »
@parrish74

Same, but willing to hold off if another one isn’t far away, it’s quite a lot of money so I’d want it too last a far while. Waiting for reviews on the new model  :)