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Old 07-02-2013, 10:28 PM   #641
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This is getting a little insane.

We loved the Kapex so much, and I felt so bad about having mine, I bought another one for my buddy as a bonus for doing this job with me. And I used to say "Who needs a $$$$ miter saw?".

I think I may take the one with the UGcart, mobility wins over table space.

Barrel jig and D-handle went back in lieu of Impending Carvex release......wasn't that blown away by them either (not that they really got "tested").

One of the Booms goes back, too cumbersome for me. One is fine for prolonged site work., I guess I assumed I would put the other on the Midi.....duh. Didn't realize how much space they took up. 40$ vac hose holder thing instead.

I can't believe how much I love the Workcenter.....biggest surprise, besides how badass the CXS is.

Haven't used the MFK yet....excited to get through tile into some trim and built-ins to try it out.



I got KoolAid all over my face and running down my shirt......
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BRG, you got any systainers?
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BRG, you got any systainers?
Sure, ....you just gotta wipe your feet on the
FestoolMat (Gangledubenshclugle) before approaching the towers of power.

My buddy assured me that he will shoot me in the face if he finds out that I redid my bedroom closet with Sortainers and SysPorts. He figures it would be a sure sign that I have completely lost my mind.
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$350 is that correct and $4something for kit?
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This is getting a little insane.

We loved the Kapex so much, and I felt so bad about having mine, I bought another one for my buddy as a bonus for doing this job with me. And I used to say "Who needs a $$$$ miter saw?".

I think I may take the one with the UGcart, mobility wins over table space.

Barrel jig and D-handle went back in lieu of Impending Carvex release......wasn't that blown away by them either (not that they really got "tested").

One of the Booms goes back, too cumbersome for me. One is fine for prolonged site work., I guess I assumed I would put the other on the Midi.....duh. Didn't realize how much space they took up. 40$ vac hose holder thing instead.

I can't believe how much I love the Workcenter.....biggest surprise, besides how badass the CXS is.

Haven't used the MFK yet....excited to get through tile into some trim and built-ins to try it out.



I got KoolAid all over my face and running down my shirt......
Do you pack your tools up every night on jobs? If not then i would def go with the MFT Kapex. But if your in and out in a day and further than 200ft to walk the kit then the UG stand will be great.

My saw has stayed setup for 5 weeks now in the same exact place. the extra work surface to stand stuff def heads. but i also have the shelf i made that connects to the MFT so i can store even more bits and pieces.

I love the work station but i cant make that work in my trailer setup. once my workshop is built sometime this century i will def be getting one of them.
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Anybody use the Oshulum blades for the Kapex. Just working with some mela. and it's not going to be often....so I was looking at the Oshulun blade for the Kapex
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Do you pack your tools up every night on jobs? If not then i would def go with the MFT Kapex. But if your in and out in a day and further than 200ft to walk the kit then the UG stand will be great.

My saw has stayed setup for 5 weeks now in the same exact place. the extra work surface to stand stuff def heads. but i also have the shelf i made that connects to the MFT so i can store even more bits and pieces.

I love the work station but i cant make that work in my trailer setup. once my workshop is built sometime this century i will def be getting one of them.
That's the tough part. I do some 3 - 5 week stuff, and some 5 month + jobs. That's why I got both. We'll switch when necessary or I'll use part of my Boom/Ti 15 credit to get myself the cart.

I am about to get a trailer and have been going over in my head how I will set it up. I have some decent ideas for storing all the guide rails, slots for the MFT's .....etc, etc.

Had a line on a barely used 6x12 (couple weeks old), but it turned out to have a ramp instead of barn doors. I'm set on the rear dividing wall with all my rolling cases (tile tools..etc.) in the back and cords and hoses hanging on the doors,

That's also why I love the Sys/Sortainers and SysCarts. Alleviates the need and weight of a bunch shelving. Seems like it will be much easier to get it all neatly and efficiently organized.

I remember seeing a partial shot of your trailer once......?
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That's the tough part. I do some 3 - 5 week stuff, and some 5 month + jobs. That's why I got both. We'll switch when necessary or I'll use part of my Boom/Ti 15 credit to get myself the cart.

I am about to get a trailer and have been going over in my head how I will set it up. I have some decent ideas for storing all the guide rails, slots for the MFT's .....etc, etc.

Had a line on a barely used 6x12 (couple weeks old), but it turned out to have a ramp instead of barn doors. I'm set on the rear dividing wall with all my rolling cases (tile tools..etc.) in the back and cords and hoses hanging on the doors,

That's also why I love the Sys/Sortainers and SysCarts. Alleviates the need and weight of a bunch shelving. Seems like it will be much easier to get it all neatly and efficiently organized.

I remember seeing a partial shot of your trailer once......?
If I was you I would def go bigger than 6x12 looks like we have about the same amount of festool kit and I'm running out of room fast. I do have a lot of other stuff in my trailer tool wise but I'm sure you will also. Hanging the MFT's of the doors works well. I have 3 of them now and they don't take up any valuable floor space.

I will get some updated pics as I arranged it a little the last couple weeks.
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Here's a quick few I took so you have an idea.




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This is getting a little insane.

We loved the Kapex so much, and I felt so bad about having mine, I bought another one for my buddy as a bonus for doing this job with me. And I used to say "Who needs a $$$$ miter saw?".

I think I may take the one with the UGcart, mobility wins over table space.

Barrel jig and D-handle went back in lieu of Impending Carvex release......wasn't that blown away by them either (not that they really got "tested").

One of the Booms goes back, too cumbersome for me. One is fine for prolonged site work., I guess I assumed I would put the other on the Midi.....duh. Didn't realize how much space they took up. 40$ vac hose holder thing instead.

I can't believe how much I love the Workcenter.....biggest surprise, besides how badass the CXS is.

Haven't used the MFK yet....excited to get through tile into some trim and built-ins to try it out.

I got KoolAid all over my face and running down my shirt......
Damn you sure your not related to BC with all those sustainers in the back round
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How do you easily get to the ones in the middle or on the bottom of the stack?
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How do you easily get to the ones in the middle or on the bottom of the stack?
The T-locs make that pretty easy. I would think Barri has his stacks organized into task specific stacks. That is what I do with mine, but I only have a few T-locs, I am old school classic systainer cool.
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The T-locs make that pretty easy. I would think Barri has his stacks organized into task specific stacks. That is what I do with mine, but I only have a few T-locs, I am old school classic systainer cool.
Like Darcy says I have them sorted into task specific systainers and the t-locs are able to be removed from the middle of a section very easily.
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So here it is. A thread especially for the koolaid drinking fanboyz.

Lets see your Festool setups and projects your using these tools on.

Here's my new toy all setup.



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Sir,

Did you ever write a review on the TS 75 CMS module. I am considering getting one.

So what you think?

How accurate a cut do you get with it?

Ease of use dust collection etc…

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The TS 55 EQ new with rail and Sys 4 is $550.00

The Sys 4 is $78.00 plus the cost of the insert.

The 1400 rail is $115.00.

Up to you if it is worth it.

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.. He figures it would be a sure sign that I have completely lost my mind.
That train already left the station, judging by those pictures.
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Browsing the local FB page that is for selling / buying stuff and I noticed a guy has a TS 55 for sale. I messaged him about it and he says it's been used a few times but mostly sat in his garage. Price is $300...

No track, no systainer, nada. Just the saw itself. Is this still a good deal? (Dependent on visual inspection of course)
No track, no systainer? Tell him you want the serial number so you can find out if it was stolen. If he's legit, he'll have no problem with that.
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No track, no systainer? Tell him you want the serial number so you can find out if it was stolen. If he's legit, he'll have no problem with that.
I saw a guy on facebook once, that had a TS 75 with systainer that was it for about $300 bucks,
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