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Old 07-23-2014, 05:53 PM   #2281
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Surely there's some kind of green clip to keep the cord on the hose...
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Old 07-23-2014, 05:55 PM   #2282
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Good call!

I guess I looked in the wrong catalog! Thanks for the help
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BCC -

Wanna play enabler so I checkout the shopping cart

I like the *dry cooler* premise.
The size in which it both fits the bottom panels, sides and tops (IMO, top is more important than bottom, as cold air flows). I can acheive this better than with regular ice cubes.

In testing, they did not last any longer than I needed , that what I already have on hand. However, I don't have enough for my new 120qt chest and am looking for options to fill up the 120qt on thermal cooling mass...
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Hey guys,

So I've been working on this master bathroom all week - sanding drywall patches with my Ets125.

The thing is great but my biggest problem with it is the hose and cord from the sander get tangled and separated and annoy me constantly.

Does anyone know if they make some sort of cord wrap or sleeve that will keep the hose and cord together? I really don't want to just wrap electrical tape around it and most of the Velcro in the store doesn't seem to be right..
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BCC - Wanna play enabler so I checkout the shopping cart I like the *dry cooler* premise. The size in which it both fits the bottom panels, sides and tops (IMO, top is more important than bottom, as cold air flows). I can acheive this better than with regular ice cubes. In testing, they did not last any longer than I needed , that what I already have on hand. However, I don't have enough for my new 120qt chest and am looking for options to fill up the 120qt on thermal cooling mass...
What are the ones your looking at now?

I should say all them ones I have that expand out in spots have never ever split and they have been used daily froze and defrosted about 200+ times easy.
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Most likely Nu-Gel. Not a fan of the pakaging (questionable longevity).
I did like the Artic Handles / overall packaging

I have tones of Blue ice. Not one of them expand out (different freeze rates) like the new batch. I dunno, but I would think that Plastic is not going to like the expansion/contraction..it's not like it's just a mosquite sized bulge. It's pretty huge..on some packs, some not so huge, but nontheless, bulges..
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Hey guys,

So I've been working on this master bathroom all week - sanding drywall patches with my Ets125.

The thing is great but my biggest problem with it is the hose and cord from the sander get tangled and separated and annoy me constantly.

Does anyone know if they make some sort of cord wrap or sleeve that will keep the hose and cord together? I really don't want to just wrap electrical tape around it and most of the Velcro in the store doesn't seem to be right..
Techflex Sleeve.

http://www.techflex.com/prod_pet.asp

1.50 for the 27 mm-2.0 for the 36 mm.

Get the heat shrink tubing for the ends.

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You guys are awesome!!! Those sleeves are perfect!

Tom - can I order from the link you posted? I can't see where to add to cart
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You guys are awesome!!! Those sleeves are perfect!

Tom - can I order from the link you posted? I can't see where to add to cart
Click "online dealers" and it gives you a few sites you can order from.
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Techflex Sleeve.

http://www.techflex.com/prod_pet.asp

1.50 for the 27 mm-2.0 for the 36 mm.

Get the heat shrink tubing for the ends.

Tom
So do you just get that for the entire length of your hose and go ahead and put a plug it cord in the hose and heat shrink it and use it/store it that way?
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So do you just get that for the entire length of your hose and go ahead and put a plug it cord in the hose and heat shrink it and use it/store it that way?
2.75 to 3 meters per hose.

Plug it cord is placed next to the hose, the sleeve is placed around the cord and hose. You may need yo remove the tool end cuff. Use the heavier gauge cord in this assembly so it fits all the tools. It is the cord without the nub on the tool side.

You can use either the the shrinkable tubing or cable ties to secure the ends.

It does come in green.

Make sure you place the sleeve so the cord ends reach the tool and CT receptacle.

Tom

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http://www.thisiscarpentry.com/2014/...tool-ct-wings/

Ill probably get these. Seems useful
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Just got my cxs drill and haven't had a chance to use it yet, any suggestions on driver and drill kits, any aftermarket. Am I missing something or does festool not really offer smaller driver kits for there drills. This will be my dedicated cabinet install and punch list drill. Was thinking of ordering the installers kit, found a company selling them for 375.
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I have the installer set and like having everything in one place.

Snappy makes Centrotec Vix bits and drivers. Atlas Machine out of Canada if you want Robertson Screwlox bits.

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Some pics of my new extensions. Multiblades brackets and Kreg Fence.


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Some pics of my new extensions. Multiblades brackets and Kreg Fence.
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I could pack at least 12 tons of iron in that vacant floor space, and a bunch of festools too.
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I could pack at least 12 tons of iron in that vacant floor space, and a bunch of festools too.
Lol! Yeah we have great shop space. I want to add a small jointer to our shop and have been checking CL. That will take up some space...lol.
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What is the best vacuum for the Ts 55 Req .Ct midi , Ct 26 the bigger ones say they have better suction . Went to a dealer and the guy really did not give much info .

Did really know the product . Said saw comes with a 55" rail .

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What is the best vacuum for the Ts 55 Req .Ct midi , Ct 26 the bigger ones say they have better suction .
I don't know about the suction, but I kind of wish I would've gotten a midi instead of my 26. Just to save space on the truck, and the 26 gets heavy when the bag starts too get full.

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