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Offline Laminator

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Re: New Dust Extractor Ends
« Reply #90 on: March 15, 2019, 02:59 PM »
Loving my new smooth hoses!  I don't have any of the new twist lock tools and actually thought that the new hose end might be ok.  That was until this morning in the shop when the hose falls off the mfk700..  I thought maybe it wasn't pushed on all the way, which it wasn't because the new connector will not allow it to. What a rediculus improvement, reminds me of "New Coke"  that no one liked.  At least Coke changed the flavor back to "Classic" .    Now I'm on the "I  hate them" train but I sure love the new smooth hose which unfortunately will leave me with many of the new worthless connectors.

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Offline Michael Kellough

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Re: New Dust Extractor Ends
« Reply #91 on: March 15, 2019, 03:27 PM »
Have not bought a soda in a decade or so but just learned that Coke has a new flavor, Orange Vanilla. Might buy one to taste it. Kinda reminds me of Dr. Pepper (which I used to like) but in the opposite direction.

Bought a new smooth hose and have no idea how to connect it to my old ATF 55 or even older AT 65, but I do like that it fits over the port of those tools it’s able to fit rather than into the port as the hose does on the old saws.

Offline Laminator

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Re: New Dust Extractor Ends
« Reply #92 on: March 15, 2019, 06:09 PM »
The new 36mm hose connector is virtually the same as before, its the 27mm  that is so whacked....  I only use the larger hose on the saws and then add a short whip (27mm on both ends) to connect to sanders and routers. 

I did find early on that the 27mm hose did not like to stay connected to the atf55 or the ts55, hence I just use the 36mm on saws, OF1400, and for floor cleaning.