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Online Bob D.

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1020 on: June 27, 2017, 08:41 AM »
"That does not stop people from complaining."

Is complaining the correct term? Maybe desire
or want or request would better describe their
request for such a tool compatible with the
power available in their country or region.
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Offline Holmz

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1021 on: June 27, 2017, 07:49 PM »
"That does not stop people from complaining."

Is complaining the correct term? Maybe desire
or want or request would better describe their
request for such a tool compatible with the
power available in their country or region.

Well I suppose it is in the ears of the beholder.

When NAINA is mentioned the tone is often toward frustration rather than hope.

If they were actually complaining, then their countenance could be made glowing with a transformer.

While that is a good solution to fix the issue of power, it is not the solution that they want, and often results in a further sourness upon their countenance.

The obvious long term solution is to head to DC brushless motors. Either batteries or a transformer that goes into a DC slot from the wall.

If they can buy a similar tool that does the required task, but do it like the colour or cost, then they are truly complaining.

Offline Naildrivingman

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1022 on: August 13, 2017, 08:41 AM »
Nothing new!  I'm going broke!
Dance with who brung ya...

Offline Woodwork Wizard

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1023 on: August 13, 2017, 12:53 PM »
I wish Festool made splinter guard tape that stayed stuck to the guide rail. Makita can.

Online pettyconstruction

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1024 on: August 13, 2017, 02:13 PM »
I , like a lot of people here,went with the  Makita splinter guard. Works better
Charlie


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Offline Dovetail65

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1025 on: August 13, 2017, 10:28 PM »
I wish Festool made upgraded routers.

It's time to update the complete line of routers. They all need LED rings, Festool should come out with the best LED lighting system made for routers with no shadow and pure white light, even dimmable on/off switching.

The turret system on OF1010 and OF 1400 leave some to be desired. The OF 1010 can use some more power too. My little DeWalt in use seems truly more powerful.

The OF 2200 plastic shroud plastic over the years became very difficult to see through, change the plastic type. Make the 2 point contact clamp a 4 point system for the attachment rods.

Heck, I prefer the OF 1010 and OF 1400 design be scrapped altogether and just make them look identical to the OF 2200. Shrunken down small OF 2200 style routers would be awesome.

« Last Edit: August 13, 2017, 10:32 PM by Dovetail65 »
The one who says it can't be done should avoid interrupting the person doing it.

Offline WilliamO

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1026 on: August 27, 2017, 03:40 AM »
4.5 inch (114 mm) trim saw

Online jobsworth

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1027 on: August 27, 2017, 09:05 AM »
I wish they made a sawmill but then it would cost 3xs the cost of a milwaukie
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Offline dastueve

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1028 on: September 22, 2017, 08:34 AM »
I would like Festool to make a drill attachment to emulate a drill press in a portable way.  This would provide a straight drill platform with repeatable drilling.  I use my router regularly, but would like a simple mobile solution.

Offline Euclid

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1029 on: September 22, 2017, 05:36 PM »
I would like Festool to make a drill attachment to emulate a drill press in a portable way.  This would provide a straight drill platform with repeatable drilling.  I use my router regularly, but would like a simple mobile solution.

Do you mean something like this…?
https://www.festool.co.uk/products/timber-construction/drilling-guide-systems/768768---gd-320#Overview
I think they are intended, principally, for long holes in timber construction work; though there are much smaller (and less expensive) items (from Wolfcraft, for example) which work in the same way.
Or are you thinking of something different?

Offline rst

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1030 on: September 22, 2017, 08:46 PM »
Not Festool but very interesting...youtube.com/watch?v=LDa2bSWLvcE.

Offline Al-Breit

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I posted this on our Facebook fan page recently and there were a lot of responses. 

Obviously, we've had many threads here with various "wishes" but in a word or two, let's hear what you wish Festool would offer that it currently doesn't.



PS - Please keep it clean.  [embarassed]

Offline abt

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1032 on: October 28, 2017, 03:50 PM »
On the MFT tables, the same registered stops in place on the long sides, put in on the short sides.  I currently use a combo square (and longer track of course) to align the track supports, but built in stops would be quicker.

Like others on the FOG group, registration jigs (short and long) and matching head for the Domino's like the other German 'Brand X' has (ya know, the guys with the red colored logo), which would make working with wider boards a lot easier.

Offline Peter Halle

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Re: Fill in the blank: I wish Festool made a ______!
« Reply #1033 on: October 28, 2017, 04:01 PM »
On the MFT tables, the same registered stops in place on the long sides, put in on the short sides.  I currently use a combo square (and longer track of course) to align the track supports, but built in stops would be quicker.

Like others on the FOG group, registration jigs (short and long) and matching head for the Domino's like the other German 'Brand X' has (ya know, the guys with the red colored logo), which would make working with wider boards a lot easier.

You can order extra Festool Feather keys for the MFT/3 extrusions.  That is what the part is called.

Peter
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Offline woodbear

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a taller hose garage for the CT SYS vacuum. is anyone else with me on this? it could have been 1-2"  taller so the hose will fit easily instead OF SHOVING IT INTO THE CORNERS TO GET IT ALL TO FIT. I am seriously thinking of getting a systainer 2 to handle the hose and on board accessories ( which you have to unplug the hose to get access to)

Offline Gregor

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a taller hose garage for the CT SYS vacuum. is anyone else with me on this? it could have been 1-2"  taller so the hose will fit easily instead OF SHOVING IT INTO THE CORNERS TO GET IT ALL TO FIT. I am seriously thinking of getting a systainer 2 to handle the hose and on board accessories ( which you have to unplug the hose to get access to)
Yes, a SYS2 sized hose garage would be nice, as an option.