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Offline frehouseremdlin

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My brand new CT mini wont work!
« on: February 09, 2010, 07:44 PM »
I just got my new ct mini home and tried it out! Im so impressed. But i took it to show my father and i plugged it in and hooked up my ts55 and  the vaccum tried to come on for a sec, then nothing at all. The saw worked fine while plugged into the vac and it was turned to Auto. I unhooked the Ts55 and tried it on manual.... still nothing! ANy body got any ideas? Im kinda frustrated because i havent even owned it for 3hrs !


Thanks Brett

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Offline justinmcf

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  • Queensland Builder
Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2010, 07:52 PM »
i would call the dealer that you purchased from. you should have no worries getting it replaced with a new one.

regards, justin.

Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2010, 09:07 PM »
Brett, sorry to hear about the problem. I know you were excited to get into Festool products for the first time. I'd take this back to the dealer and get new one. 
Check out my new blog, The Green and Dark Blue Blog.

Offline frehouseremdlin

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2010, 09:29 PM »
yeah Brice, I was, and still am! i have already been using the t15 and the ts55 . To say the least , im very happy already! I just wish the CT would work so i would not have to deal with all the dust!  Hopefully itll be resolved tomarrow!

Brett

Offline lym

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2010, 02:05 AM »
i would recommend that you take this opportunity to return it and get a ct 22.  having both, the mini is great if ease of transporting is important.  however, the ct 22 has much better suction and a larger bag.

Offline frehouseremdlin

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2010, 02:33 PM »
I would love a CT22, but seeing as how i will be transporting it in my truck day in and out the mini will prob serve me better. But in the future, absolulty!

Offline JohnDistai

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2010, 09:45 PM »
I thought the CT-22 looked relatively small at my local Woodcraft.  Then I ordered one and got it home.  It was larger and much heavier than my Rigid shop vac.  When I consider replacing my shop vac, I'll consider getting the MIDI or MINI.  I wouldn't want to haul the CT 22 anywhere.

Offline WarnerConstCo.

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2010, 10:54 PM »
I tote my ct 22 with me almost daily.  Sometimes I wheel
it in my trailer, sometimes I put it in the back of the suburban.

Offline JohnDistai

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2010, 10:03 AM »
But you're stronger than I am.

Offline L2theP

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2010, 01:42 AM »
i would hold out for the ct26 and ct36, which should be out relatively soon, much larger capacity and smaller size!!! redefined motor and bag compartments
proud owner of  FESTOOL TS55 saw, ROTEX RO125 FEQ sander, OF 1400 router, Trion PS 300 EQ jigsaw, DOMINO DF 500 Q SET, CT22, ETS 125,  MFT/3, EHL65-plus planer, Kapex miter saw, T15-3 set along with a load of overpriced accessories!!

Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2010, 01:18 PM »
i would hold out for the ct26 and ct36, which should be out relatively soon, much larger capacity and smaller size!!! redefined motor and bag compartments

I don't know if we can expect the CT26/36 in the near future based on Christian' comments in November:

Hello,

We don't have an ETA yet, since it depends on UL. My personal opinion based on the UL approval process in the past: We won't
see the Cleantex vacuums in the US in the next 12 months.

Christian

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Offline woodguy7

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Re: My brand new CT mini wont work!
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2010, 03:35 PM »
Hopefully you guys will get the Cleantex soon.  I have the 26 & love it.  Such a well engineered piece of kit.  Just wish the longlife bag wasn't so expensive  [unsure]

Woodguy
If its made of wood, i can make it smaller.
Shirt size medium
p.s- ive started reading these too