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I can’t imagine how to cut a channel to the narrow side of a  bar which is 38mm (about 1,5 inch).
Edge guide! It really is that easy...watch this video, and just don't make the cuts as deep. Your OF1010 will do a 15mm-16mm cut no problem. They won't need to be very deep, as the LED strips are pretty thin. If you do not have the bit of perfect width, you can use a narrower bit and just make two passes to widen it.



Now you want to buy a CMS or whatever, just go buy one.

Here is another option which is to drill some small holes in your MFT and mount the router, then use the fence you already have.



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I slide two swivel casters on - works fine for me.  Yes, there's more of a chance of the bottom of the table wanting to move towards or away from me, but since I'm in a very cramped shop the benefits of being able to maneuver it in any direction without wide turns far outweighs the table trying to get away from me.
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Festool Tools & Accessories / Re: Bessey and Festool clamp options
« Last post by Coen on Today at 07:30 PM »
One Amazon reviewer sussed out the only difference between the Fester and the Bessey versions:  The Bessey has a molded extension to the release trigger which better covers the ratcheting mechanism, and this helps better prevent pinches.  I compared the Amazon picts of both, side-by-side, and could see this.

Ah yes, I see. But it makes me wonder... I never got pinched by the Festool clamps... what did I do right?
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I actually just tilt it up as in the pic and maneuver via the legs.  So far I am very happy with the design.
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Have you looked at Fusion 360 from Autodesk?  Free license for makers who earn less than $100K annually from what they make.  It's very robust for design, CAM, sheet metal, rendering and even sculpting.  Huge following and a wealth of youtube videos from Autodesk as well as others.

It will easily do what you want to do.
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@Gregor - I assume that you are referring to either 492388 or the current iteration. If the former, given the rubber hold-down straps (seems like planned obsolescence at it's finest) and the smaller diameter wheels, I'd have to say that I'd never considered it a viable alternative. If the latter then, sadly, on its own shipping plus the cart ends up being more than the unit retails for in N.A.

Which brings me back to the Hitachi. After some further research, I now see that this cart (along with the latest iteration of Hitachi containers) is not a Tanos product but, instead, a proprietary design that makes use of the Tanos standard. I've written Hitachi U.K. and will post the outcome of that correspondence. The most crucial piece of info that I'm curious about is where these are being produced.

Stay tuned. 
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Ok, FOG friends, it's that time when I change this thing to red.

We're down to just 7 days left for you to get your next Festool score before prices increases. Just a note that vacs and 6" round pad sanders are not getting increases but there are updated versions coming soon that will see increases up to $40.

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So given that the MX doesn't come in a systainer, are we to assume it wouldn't fit in one?

@live4ever the head unit / motor only will fit in a SYS 5. But it's a no-go on the paddles, of course.

Thanks Shane.  What, no telescoping paddles?  C'mon Festool!   [tongue]
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Yes I have enough rails from both, Mafel and Festool but I can’t imagine how to cut a channel to the narrow side of a bar which is 38mm (about 1,5 inch).
A drawing of the workpiece might help us understand the exact problem. Creative clamping (set the workpiece flush with other stuff to create a surface big enough for work with the rail, in this case) often is a good solution.
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So given that the MX doesn't come in a systainer, are we to assume it wouldn't fit in one?

@live4ever the head unit / motor only will fit in a SYS 5. But it's a no-go on the paddles, of course.
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