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Just noticed this on ToolNut
« on: July 15, 2016, 03:42 PM »
Just noticed this when I was on ToolNut.com

Not trying to start any battles but I think this is gonna be great to have a market of tool options! 

https://www.toolnut.com/Mafell_Track_Saws_s/3708.htm
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Offline Kev

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2016, 04:10 PM »
It'll be interesting to see if they expand the range to the table saws, etc.

I'm having second thoughts regarding Mafell (like the tools, don't like the company). The DD40 combined with its template system is pretty cool. Festool are missing out by not offering a decent way to use the Domino accurately across the face of a board.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2016, 04:27 PM »
The boss promised me an Erika for Christmas if I am good all year long, hopefully they will stock them by then.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2016, 04:31 PM »
I'd love to see the Erika. Time will tell...
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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2016, 04:39 PM »
That's great news!
There is never a situation where it can't be done with the right hand tool - even though it may be a lot more work.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2016, 04:40 PM »
@Shane Holland

Erika Erika Erika Erika

I don't know why I'm getting so carried away, I'm on the other side of the planet [blink] [huh]

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2016, 04:49 PM »
@Shane Holland

Erika Erika Erika Erika

I don't know why I'm getting so carried away, I'm on the other side of the planet [blink] [huh]

Heck, I don't know why I am either, I have to be "good" to qualify...

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2016, 05:02 PM »
Awesome!

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2016, 05:16 PM »
Snowballs chance Richard!

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« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2016, 05:19 PM »
Very impressed by the range of accessories you guys rock! I was hoping another US supplier would drive down price but if I were to carry the line as the second us distributor I'd be hard pressed to undercut too. It's a big step in the right direction though because now we know timberwolf doesn't have sold rights to distribute anymore.

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« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2016, 05:39 PM »
Very impressed by the range of accessories you guys rock! I was hoping another US supplier would drive down price but if I were to carry the line as the second us distributor I'd be hard pressed to undercut too. It's a big step in the right direction though because now we know timberwolf doesn't have sold rights to distribute anymore.

@rizzoa13 if I read between the lines a little, I'm guessing Mafell must have woken up recently in terms of the market outside of Europe. Years ago, when I enquired about Mafell tools for use in Australia, I was given a blunt response and told to deal with Timberwolf US. Not a positive interaction. Mafell today actually acknowledge that Australia exists as a country on their website .. not that they actually have a reseller/distributor. Maybe it's time to simply assume the person I had dealt with at Mafell back then was a fool and give them another try. I really do like a few of their tools.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2016, 05:59 PM »
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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2016, 06:01 PM »
They seem to be old school in their dealings with the public but having tool it be the distributor is huge for me as their customer service is phenomenal. It could really work out.

My issue with Timberwolf was they don't stock much and get a delivery from mafell every month or so. I had to wait 6 weeks to order some new sliding table brackets for my Erika. I could've learned to smelt in that time frame and mined my own ore...
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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2016, 06:13 PM »
Wow, I heard about this directly this afternoon and here it is plastered on the FOG already.

Guess I shouldn't worry about keeping a secret now.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2016, 06:16 PM »
By the way, based on my conversation with Shane they will be ramping up in time after initially stocking the most popular items.

Sounds kinda weird to be mentioning Shane in a Mafell thread but I guess I'll get over it.  [scared]

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2016, 06:24 PM »
This is such incredible news. This has made my day. Love a lot of my festool tools but the dd40 is one of my favorite tools. Looking to add a few more Mafell in the coming months so this timing could be perfect.

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« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2016, 07:08 PM »
Awesome!!  Way to go Tool Nut!  More options = good.  More good options = bestest!   :)
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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2016, 07:15 PM »
Awesome!!  Way to go Tool Nut!  More options = good.  More good options = bestest!   :)

@RKA What sort of advanced lingual algebra is that? [eek] [huh]

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« Reply #18 on: July 15, 2016, 08:00 PM »
I resemble my dog...when I get happy I get loopy!  :)
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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2016, 08:03 PM »
It'll be interesting to see if they expand the range to the table saws, etc.

I'm having second thoughts regarding Mafell (like the tools, don't like the company). The DD40 combined with its template system is pretty cool. Festool are missing out by not offering a decent way to use the Domino accurately across the face of a board.

Kev as a company they are not to like or dislike, it is not like you are bedding down with them and eventually splitting the house. Same with lamello. Their tools are top shelf, but I do not know what they are like a people, nor do I care. I do not want to try their customer service and the tools I get have a lower rate of failure.

Shipping is cheaper for 2 or 3 Erikas... Let me know when you're ready.
They need to go to a port to be reasonable, or the shipping ratchets up. I was going Adelaide, maybe I'll select Perth, and do another drive.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2016, 08:55 PM »
Don't understand why a company can't be liked or disliked.  Obviously there are those here who like or dislike companies.

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« Reply #21 on: July 15, 2016, 09:13 PM »
Years ago, when I enquired about Mafell tools for use in Australia, I was given a blunt response and told to deal with Timberwolf US. Not a positive interaction. Mafell today actually acknowledge that Australia exists as a country on their website .. not that they actually have a reseller/distributor. Maybe it's time to simply assume the person I had dealt with at Mafell back then was a fool and give them another try. I really do like a few of their tools.

Not all companies are global. You can't dislike a company for not having presence in Australia. I'm sure there are plenty of wonderful Australian companies without presence in Germany. Should we dislike them?

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #22 on: July 15, 2016, 09:31 PM »
Hey Kev, you and Holmz have a special relationship.  Maybe you can convince Holmz to set up a distribution network there.  He has knowledge of the brand, obviously highly intelligent and is certainly a believer in their products.

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« Reply #23 on: July 15, 2016, 09:33 PM »
Years ago, when I enquired about Mafell tools for use in Australia, I was given a blunt response and told to deal with Timberwolf US. Not a positive interaction. Mafell today actually acknowledge that Australia exists as a country on their website .. not that they actually have a reseller/distributor. Maybe it's time to simply assume the person I had dealt with at Mafell back then was a fool and give them another try. I really do like a few of their tools.

Not all companies are global. You can't dislike a company for not having presence in Australia. I'm sure there are plenty of wonderful Australian companies without presence in Germany. Should we dislike them?

@Svar I didn't say I didn't like them because they didn't have a presence in Australia. I'm not a complete idiot.

The way they handled the response was my issue, as I very clearly explained in the very same paragraph you quoted.

Not all companies are global ... you don't say, I never realised that [wink] [big grin]

... and just for the record though - I can dislike a company for absolutely any reason I choose. In fact I think I'll hate any organisation who's CEO is named Roger ... TAKE THAT!!!

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« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2016, 09:35 PM »
Hey Kev, you and Holmz have a special relationship.  Maybe you can convince Holmz to set up a distribution network there.  He has knowledge of the brand, obviously highly intelligent and is certainly a believer in their products.

 [big grin] [big grin] [big grin] [big grin]

I've had exchanges with him via PM .. I know is sources [wink]


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« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2016, 10:35 PM »
Hey Kev, you and Holmz have a special relationship.  Maybe you can convince Holmz to set up a distribution network there.  He has knowledge of the brand, obviously highly intelligent and is certainly a believer in their products.

I am not sure @Kev and my relationship that special, but he seems to tolerate me, and I can be difficult... So I guess that makes it somewhat special  [embarassed]

I see your subtly and sarckiness (Aussy for sarcasm) is getting better.  [wink]
As a brand I have not personally found anything that is not first rate, but I skipped their 150-mm RO sander and got a Mirka.
But that said I do not have access to tools to do my own comparisons easily, so I have to rely on a lot web searches and they all can have bias. Then you add in my own confirmation bias and it makes doing accurate assessments somewhat of a challenge.

However in Australia, like the rest of the world (except Japan and a few smaller countries) the voltage is 230v/50-Hz; and this really becomes a game changer in terms of what tools one can choose from. Basically one either uses an Au-Eu cheater or some other method for getting the wall power into the tools, and you're done.

In the US it is a more difficult with 110v and the good Festool distribution, so it is takes a lot more chin-scratching. And it is not apparent that Mafell is always the correct answer, especially when one already has Festool rails.

Tool Nut must believe that they have a market, and they are not dummies there.

Lastly we could also go down a rabbit hole on whether the DD40 or the Lamello Zeta-P2 is better than a Domino...
They all have some overlap, but they also have distinct niche areas where they excel. (32-mm holes, sheet-goods, and joinery respectively). It doesn't take a great deal of intelligence to see this, and it also is reasonable to use a Domino for Zeta stuff when one has a Domino and only few joints to make.
So one basically needs to think long-n-hard about what they are doing and what is ideal, weighted up with what they have and what they are doing. Starting from scratch can be a lot easier.

All that said the DX93, MFT, and Dominos are unique.
The ETS EC is very good (probably Mirka inspired).
After that it is preference between FT and other manufacturers offerings.
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« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2016, 11:01 PM »
I've had exchanges with him via PM .. I know his sources [wink]

Is he stable? Does he need to be put on the no fly list? These are serious questions from a Norton owner to a Triumph restorer.

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« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2016, 11:21 PM »

Is he stable? Does he need to be put on the no fly list? These are serious questions from a Norton owner to a Triumph restorer.

Stable? Not at all - he lives in the middle of Australia and is mostly timid unless you try and forcibly remove his aluminium foil hat or take away his 1974 Staedtler clutch pencil ...

... but his only a danger to himself [wink] [big grin]

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« Reply #28 on: July 16, 2016, 03:06 AM »
That is awesome news. I love Mafell tools...expensive, but the saws I have are just amazing!

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2016, 03:24 AM »
More choices. The erica is nice.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #30 on: July 17, 2016, 08:48 PM »
Shane sure has been mum on this. I wonder if Toolnut is going to carry there full line of tools the only thing that has kept me buying any Mafell is having only one dealer here in the US. May be time to rethink that.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #31 on: July 17, 2016, 08:54 PM »
Shane sure has been mum on this. I wonder if Toolnut is going to carry there full line of tools the only thing that has kept me buying any Mafell is having only one dealer here in the US. May be time to rethink that.

Out of respect for Festool, I don't think it's appropriate for me to discuss other brands here on the forum. Plus, it's against the rules (that I wrote) for the forum.

We do plan to expand our offerings in the coming months.

Feel free to hit me up if you want more information.

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« Reply #32 on: July 17, 2016, 09:02 PM »
Thanks didn't mean to put on the spot there.

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« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2016, 05:08 PM »
Good night nurse!   :o :o  My Festool is positively cheap compared to this stuff.  I'll stick with my Festool, thank you...
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« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2016, 11:08 PM »
Call me crazy but I do not believe this hurts Festool at all. Mafell is even more expensive, but more importantly, their presence is another example of high value products in the marketplace. Festool is often described as an anomaly, a company that over-estimates the value of their products versus the commodity offerings so widely available. It is more difficult to disparage a premium car brand when there are a half-dozen of them as opposed to only one.
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« Reply #35 on: July 19, 2016, 02:20 AM »
Call me crazy but I do not believe this hurts Festool at all. Mafell is even more expensive, but more importantly, their presence is another example of high value products in the marketplace. Festool is often described as an anomaly, a company that over-estimates the value of their products versus the commodity offerings so widely available. It is more difficult to disparage a premium car brand when there are a half-dozen of them as opposed to only one.

@greg mann

Funny isn't it ...

People that aren't elite athletes will drop $10K on a bike, buy a Ferrari and drive it at the same speeds as a Golf, buy a Rolex that tells the same time as a Seiko ...

You'd think the concept of buying a tool that actually does a job better (maybe 10% better) at a higher cost would make sense when your REAL cost is labour and a more efficient tool makes a massive difference to your profits (once you've covered the cost of the tool).

I suppose I can understand some people look at a situation simplistically and ask themselves "Why should I spend $1,000 on a tool that's only 10% better than a $200 tool?" rather than comprehend that if they use the tool for just 90 minutes a day instead of 100 minutes and extrapolate to 250 days at $50 per hour ... they're looking at a benefit of over $2K in the first year alone!

What we need is an industry benchmark for task execution to perform a specified complete job with a tool (including setup, execution and cleanup, etc). Something performed independently - @Shane Holland isn't busy, perfect project for him [big grin] [big grin] [big grin]

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #36 on: July 19, 2016, 07:04 PM »
OK now somebody please put up an "Erika" link

Sincerely
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« Reply #37 on: July 19, 2016, 07:40 PM »
Doesn't seem like tool it's carrying it yet but contact Shane. He said on the mafell forum to get in touch with him with any tool inquiries and they MAY be able to get it.

Btw my Erika is pretty much my favorite thing.

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« Reply #38 on: July 20, 2016, 03:46 AM »
OK now somebody please put up an "Erika" link

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« Reply #39 on: July 20, 2016, 04:32 AM »
Funny isn't it ... in all reality the FOG is morphing into the de facto "Premium Woodworking Tools Forum".

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« Reply #40 on: July 20, 2016, 04:59 AM »
Funny isn't it ... in all reality the FOG is morphing into the de facto "Premium Woodworking Tools Forum".

Really I think it is a benefit, as people that gravitate towards Festool probably also gravitate to other brands which provide use like Mirka, Lamello, etc.

And if one is trying to compare and contrast high end tools they have to do that somewhere.

Lastly there are a lot of people here that do some nice work... like today's Audio thread. So you get some neat insight into design ideas. That benefits myself, and probably others... So there are also some aspects of "Premium Woodworking" to add to the premium tools.

ToolNut is probably wise to carry more than 1 set of premium tool, and it flows over from Festool through KnewConcepts, WoodPeckers, etc. So they are moving into a niche of "Premium Woodworking Tools Supplier", which somewhat mirrors the forum's population/demographic trends.

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« Reply #41 on: July 20, 2016, 05:27 AM »
Funny isn't it ... in all reality the FOG is morphing into the de facto "Premium Woodworking Tools Forum".

Really I think it is a benefit, as people that gravitate towards Festool probably also gravitate to other brands which provide use like Mirka, Lamello, etc.

And if one is trying to compare and contrast high end tools they have to do that somewhere.

Lastly there are a lot of people here that do some nice work... like today's Audio thread. So you get some neat insight into design ideas. That benefits myself, and probably others... So there are also some aspects of "Premium Woodworking" to add to the premium tools.

ToolNut is probably wise to carry more than 1 set of premium tool, and it flows over from Festool through KnewConcepts, WoodPeckers, etc. So they are moving into a niche of "Premium Woodworking Tools Supplier", which somewhat mirrors the forum's population/demographic trends.

@Holmz .. well said !!

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« Reply #42 on: July 20, 2016, 05:03 PM »
Funny isn't it ... in all reality the FOG is morphing into the de facto "Premium Woodworking Tools Forum".

or a tool collector's forum...

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« Reply #43 on: July 20, 2016, 05:13 PM »
The Duo-Dowel Joiner is where it is at for joining and for shelf-pin holes. I've moved over to Mafell's tracksaw, jigsaw, and joiner. Toolnut has a limited stock now, so take a look at the Mafell site to see the crazy tools they have come up with. The dado cutting saw (MF26-cc) is an outstanding idea.

Not sure how service/warranty will work at Toolnut though. Timberwolf cuts the warranty period from 3 years to 1 year. I've never had problems so I have not been affected. A little competition for Timberwolf will be good.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #44 on: July 20, 2016, 05:28 PM »
Call me crazy but I do not believe this hurts Festool at all. Mafell is even more expensive, but more importantly, their presence is another example of high value products in the marketplace. Festool is often described as an anomaly, a company that over-estimates the value of their products versus the commodity offerings so widely available. It is more difficult to disparage a premium car brand when there are a half-dozen of them as opposed to only one.

100% agree. We welcome the competition. Furthermore, if another company is encouraging craftsmen to consider investing in high quality, premium tools, that's ultimately a good thing for us.

Now having said that ... buy Festool and buy often!  [wink]

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« Reply #45 on: July 20, 2016, 05:54 PM »
I wonder if the folks at Mafell ever plan to introduce imperial sized bits for the dowel joiner. It might make the machine more palatable for North American customers. I have not seen any third party imperial sized bits though they may exist.

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« Reply #46 on: July 20, 2016, 06:58 PM »
Thanks Homz
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« Reply #47 on: July 21, 2016, 02:08 AM »
I wonder if the folks at Mafell ever plan to introduce imperial sized bits for the dowel joiner. It might make the machine more palatable for North American customers. I have not seen any third party imperial sized bits though they may exist.

If they did CMT may be the place to start.

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« Reply #48 on: July 21, 2016, 04:24 AM »
Call me crazy but I do not believe this hurts Festool at all. Mafell is even more expensive, but more importantly, their presence is another example of high value products in the marketplace. Festool is often described as an anomaly, a company that over-estimates the value of their products versus the commodity offerings so widely available. It is more difficult to disparage a premium car brand when there are a half-dozen of them as opposed to only one.

100% agree. We welcome the competition. Furthermore, if another company is encouraging craftsmen to consider investing in high quality, premium tools, that's ultimately a good thing for us.

Now having said that ... buy Festool and buy often!  [wink]

Agree Gentleman. The best thing that ever happened to an Art a Gallery once owned by a friend, was another Gallery opening nearby.

And yes, the FOG has been one of the Premium Woodworking Sites for some time, however there could be more on design.

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Re: Just noticed this on ToolNut
« Reply #49 on: July 21, 2016, 07:05 PM »
What is the procedure with Mafell repairs and warranty claims?  How hard is it to get spare parts?  Anyone in the States that will repair them once they are out of warranty?

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« Reply #50 on: July 21, 2016, 09:01 PM »
What is the procedure with Mafell repairs and warranty claims?  How hard is it to get spare parts?  Anyone in the States that will repair them once they are out of warranty?
Tyler, spare parts are available in the states.  Not hard to get whatsoever (few days) and we'll stock'em soon enough once we identify high wear components, etc.  Our understanding from current Mafell customer's and Timberwolf's experience is that minimal, if any tools, experience issues even well after the warranty period.  And yes, just as there is support for warranty repair, there are repair services available once the tools are out of warranty... but again this seems to be quite a rarity.
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« Reply #51 on: December 23, 2017, 12:06 AM »
Did ToolNut stop selling Mafell? I was looking on their website today and could not find the Mafell line.
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« Reply #52 on: December 23, 2017, 12:21 AM »
Did ToolNut stop selling Mafell? I was looking on their website today and could not find the Mafell line.

It looks that way...@Shane Holland?

The Timberwolf site looks to be vastly improved over what I saw a year or so ago...

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« Reply #53 on: December 23, 2017, 02:11 AM »
Did ToolNut stop selling Mafell? I was looking on their website today and could not find the Mafell line.

It looks that way...@Shane Holland?

The Timberwolf site looks to be vastly improved over what I saw a year or so ago...


The Timberwolf site is new, and a huge improvement over the old.  They also started free shipping on the more common tools and related accessory orders over $100.00 (probably to match Tool nut free shipping).

If it is true that Tool Nut has stopped selling Mafell products, I wonder if they will have a clearance sale, or simply return their inventory to Timberwolf, who I think supplied their product to them.

The next question is, if Tool Nut is no longer a Mafell retailer, will Timberwolf continue their free shipping policy on the tools that had also been sold by Tool Nut?

Stay tuned for these and many other answers as to why Tool Nut has dropped Mafell, if they even have.  After all, it might just be an oversight and Mafell products might pop back up tomorrow.......
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« Reply #54 on: December 23, 2017, 01:16 PM »
I can confirm that we have stopped offering Mafell tools as of the end of this month. There will not be an inventory clearance.

We appreciate everyone who ordered Mafell from us over the past year and a half, and for Mafell giving us the opportunity to represent their brand.

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« Reply #55 on: January 04, 2018, 11:13 PM »
I can confirm that we have stopped offering Mafell tools as of the end of this month. There will not be an inventory clearance.

We appreciate everyone who ordered Mafell from us over the past year and a half, and for Mafell giving us the opportunity to represent their brand.

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« Reply #56 on: January 05, 2018, 09:42 AM »
I never understood the whole thing
To be able to sell only a few tools and if you wanted
an other tool than you had to go back to the company
Who didn’t want me as a costumer
Mafell quality is unquestionable their distribution company is  .....
Tool nut is on an other level of costumer service
That they couldn’t make it work is just not a surprise me
To bad it would have been nice to have a Mafell distributor near by

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« Reply #57 on: January 06, 2018, 07:34 PM »
Mafell is a great company with fantastic tools but I do not understand the Erika!!!!!
I am sure it is a great saw but looking at the dimensions and what it does, why not hammer k3 winner 800mm which is cost the same?

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« Reply #58 on: January 06, 2018, 07:38 PM »
Mafell is a great company with fantastic tools but I do not understand the Erika!!!!!
I am sure it is a great saw but looking at the dimensions and what it does, why not hammer k3 winner 800mm which is cost the same?


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« Reply #59 on: January 06, 2018, 08:53 PM »
It look like Tool Nuts stop selling Mirka sander too .

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« Reply #60 on: January 06, 2018, 09:04 PM »
It look like Tool Nuts stop selling Mirka sander too .

We stopped selling Mirka over a year ago. Sorry if you were going to order from us and we no longer have them.
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« Reply #61 on: January 06, 2018, 09:50 PM »
It look like Tool Nuts stop selling Mirka sander too .

@ishmerc

Here is a link for Mirka products from Beaver Tools, in St. Louis:

https://mirka-online.com

They ship using FedEx (which I love), and for delivery to my area here in middle Tennessee, items ordered early in the day, arrive the next day using FedEx Ground......
GREEN: In order of purchase = | CT26 w/Installer Cleaning Set | C18 5.2 Set w/Centrotec Installer's Set | RS 2 E | Hose w/ Sleeve 3.5m | 115mm X 226mm Hand Sanding Block | 80mm X 133mm Hand Sanding Block | HSK D21.5 5m hose | CT Boom Arm Bundle Set |  Won the CXS Li 2.6 90 Limited Edition on 06/20/2016 | Metric Parallel Guide Set | 1080 Plate for custom MFT | OF 1400 EQ Router (metric) w/accessories | FS1400/2-LR 32 Guide Rail (x1) |  SYS-Rock BR10 | Cordless Sanders RTSC 400 Set, DTSC 400 Basic, ETSC 125 Basic  | Linear Sander LS 130 | Next  Purchase: TBD

RED: // Mafell P1cc  //  MT55cc  // Next purchase: TBD