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Old 06-01-2013, 02:15 PM   #241
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Got word today that Festool is releasing some of their reconditioned tools for 10-30% off.
I got my Kapex that way... haven't ever been sorry!
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Old 06-01-2013, 03:00 PM   #242
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Yeah each CT member sends back their first three.
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Where do they sell them?
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Any dealer of your choice should be able to take care of it for you.

I stopped by Festool HQ on Friday, found out some juicy secrets.
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:18 PM   #245
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Any dealer of your choice should be able to take care of it for you.

I stopped by Festool HQ on Friday, found out some juicy secrets.
We want the juice Over in the card mat thread
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Where's the card mat thread
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Mavis, is that you?
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Yeah each CT member sends back their first three.
I sent back my 1st two. 3rd was a charm.....
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Yeah each CT member sends back their first three.
Nope, not me I still got my first kapex... but I did send it in for service twice
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I'm about to order a large quantity of abrasives and I haven't tried all of their options.

What do you guys like on the RO125? Looking to focus on the most versatile (mostly bare wood) in many grits, and then add a couple more specific performers (old paint removal) in smaller quantities and limited grits.

I have a bunch of Brilliant2 in my cart, then I read about the Rubin2 and it sounds like it was engineered for what we mostly do.

I'm also buying the Planex and was wondering what grits you would stock up on?

Thanks in advance.
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The Granat is a very good paper.

I have all the grits for the Planex.

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I'm about to order a large quantity of abrasives and I haven't tried all of their options.

What do you guys like on the RO125? Looking to focus on the most versatile (mostly bare wood) in many grits, and then add a couple more specific performers (old paint removal) in smaller quantities and limited grits.

I have a bunch of Brilliant2 in my cart, then I read about the Rubin2 and it sounds like it was engineered for what we mostly do.

I'm also buying the Planex and was wondering what grits you would stock up on?

Thanks in advance.
I use granat a lot since it come out. Also use rubin and brilliant 2 as well. On me planex I use 80, 100, 150 and 220. This does everything I need it to.
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I'm about to order a large quantity of abrasives and I haven't tried all of their options.

What do you guys like on the RO125? Looking to focus on the most versatile (mostly bare wood) in many grits, and then add a couple more specific performers (old paint removal) in smaller quantities and limited grits.

I have a bunch of Brilliant2 in my cart, then I read about the Rubin2 and it sounds like it was engineered for what we mostly do.

I'm also buying the Planex and was wondering what grits you would stock up on?

Thanks in advance.
I switch back and forth on the Brilliant and the Rubin. I buy 180 and 220 x the hundreds.
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I use granat a lot since it come out. Also use rubin and brilliant 2 as well. On me planex I use 80, 100, 150 and 220. This does everything I need it to.
I did buy a box of the Granat 180 a couple weeks ago I like it a lot
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Still a little unsure.....but I guess I can't go wrong between the Granat,Brilliant and Rubin.

As long as you guys are around.

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my new Kapex.

Decided to go MFT instead of the UGcart based on what I've been reading here.

Was going to get the UG wings, but then I saw the Kapex Extension Set.

Any thoughts? I like the idea of lighter weight and portability a little more than a rock solid, carry a battleship frame. I was set on the UG wings until I saw the other set.
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Still a little unsure.....but I guess I can't go wrong between the Granat,Brilliant and Rubin.

As long as you guys are around.

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my new Kapex.

Decided to go MFT instead of the UGcart based on what I've been reading here.

Was going to get the UG wings, but then I saw the Kapex Extension Set.

Any thoughts? I like the idea of lighter weight and portability a little more than a rock solid, carry a battleship frame. I was set on the UG wings until I saw the other set.

What do you mean by the extension set? Do you mean the crown stop ones? I sold them and bought the UG wings. Didn't really use the crown stops. I just spin my UG's around now or use a clamp to hold the crown in place.
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The Granat does not plug as quickly, especially on the newer finishes.

I've used both wings, the UG wings are faster to set up, the other are more stable. See if a local dealer has both, give them a try. If no dealer has them, you're welcome to come by here to road test both.

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