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Old 07-11-2013, 06:50 PM   #21
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It is not a recall. They are inspecting inventory to see if there are any more out there with the issue, that way they can take care of it, instead of having to deal with shipping stuff back and forth.

I guess they are now requesting consumers that own the saw to call Festool. If there is a problem, yo they'll solve it.
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Old 07-11-2013, 07:00 PM   #22
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My dealer said they sent all there's back too. Is it the new design? They said it happened with their demo a couple times then never again.
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My dealer said they sent all there's back too. Is it the new design? They said it happened with their demo a couple times then never again.
There was no difference between the Fast-fix and plunge mechanism on the R vs. the old 55. I don't have mine close to me, but it was literally a few thousands clearance issue that would let it hang up. Almost looked like a seam on the injection molded plastic was causing it.

After a little use, it went away. I can see why they are worried, if someone picks up the saw off the rail with the blade hanging out.
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What I find interesting is the new saw offers so little of an upgrade over the old why even buy it? I have a TS 55 that I got in 08 and it still works great. If you want to upgrade go buy a Mafell. Festool copied many of their features and tried to incorporate them into their new saw.
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What I find interesting is the new saw offers so little of an upgrade over the old why even buy it? I have a TS 55 that I got in 08 and it still works great. If you want to upgrade go buy a Mafell. Festool copied many of their features and tried to incorporate them into their new saw.
Well when you can upgrade for less than $100 it's worth it. I upgraded for the minute adjustment alone. Love the way I can go from being on the track and of the track and have very easy way to figure and what measurement I should be at. I heard a lot of people say the -1 degree adjustment is nice too but I never needed use of that but it's there if I do.
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Well when you can upgrade for less than $100 it's worth it. I upgraded for the minute adjustment alone. Love the way I can go from being on the track and of the track and have very easy way to figure and what measurement I should be at. I heard a lot of people say the -1 degree adjustment is nice too but I never needed use of that but it's there if I do.
Yeah that's a Mafell feature that you are describing. How is the upgrade only $100? Does Festool give you a credit?
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Yeah that's a Mafell feature that you are describing. How is the upgrade only $100? Does Festool give you a credit?
Nope mo credit. Your allowed to sell your old tools. My upgrade was even less than $100 as I got a great price for mine used.

I like the mafell tools but they ain't nothing without great service and I have heard nothing but bad things about the US mafell dealer.

Plus the festool is cheaper and if I have a problem I have 4 dealers within a mile radius.
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Plus the festool is cheaper and if I have a problem I have 4 dealers within a mile radius.
Wow that's great. I have only one dealer on Oahu and they suck so bad I would never buy and thing of any value from them So that leaves online buying then I have no service so this is why I don't own more Festools.
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Nope mo credit. Your allowed to sell your old tools. My upgrade was even less than $100 as I got a great price for mine used.

I like the mafell tools but they ain't nothing without great service and I have heard nothing but bad things about the US mafell dealer.

Plus the festool is cheaper and if I have a problem I have 4 dealers within a mile radius.
So the $100 upgrade price is your own experience? Then being able to go between track included depth and no track is the ultimate feature? You can't be serious. Yep the Festool is cheaper than the Mafell and its also half the tool. Do you have direct experience with Mafell USA? Can you tell me specifically what the issues where? Either someone gave you the Festool upgrade so you can talk other forum members into buying one or you are clueless? I'd like to see CT make it mandatory that any Festool tools that are given to members for free be fully disclosed. I look forward to when the Carvex is finally UL approved so all the chuckle heads that buy it under the same premiss will be right here telling us how great it is and it only cost $100 to upgrade to a junk tool. I've read some reviews about the Carvex by European craftsmen and they don't think it's a very good tool. That won't matter here.
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So the $100 upgrade price is your own experience? Then being able to go between track included depth and no track is the ultimate feature? You can't be serious. Yep the Festool is cheaper than the Mafell and its also half the tool. Do you have direct experience with Mafell USA? Can you tell me specifically what the issues where? Either someone gave you the Festool upgrade so you can talk other forum members into buying one or you are clueless? I'd like to see CT make it mandatory that any Festool tools that are given to members for free be fully disclosed. I look forward to when the Carvex is finally UL approved so all the chuckle heads that buy it under the same premiss will be right here telling us how great it is and it only cost $100 to upgrade to a junk tool. I've read some reviews about the Carvex by European craftsmen and they don't think it's a very good tool. That won't matter here.
I lived in the UK for 30 years. I have experience with a lot of european tools and I know contractors in the UK and US who own mafell and the US service sucks balls. Get on FOG and you will find many mafell user on there who also agree.

The carvex is already UL approved and yes I know people in the UK and people in the US who have the carvex and love it.

Yes all the tools I have from festool were free lmfao. But in reality you won't find a better tool that offers better customer service and numerous dealers spotted all over the place that hold their value like the festool do.
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Yes all the tools I have from festool were free lmfao.
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I lived in the UK for 30 years. I have experience with a lot of european tools and I know contractors in the UK and US who own mafell and the US service sucks balls. Get on FOG and you will find many mafell user on there who also agree.

The carvex is already UL approved and yes I know people in the UK and people in the US who have the carvex and love it.

Yes all the tools I have from festool were free lmfao. But in reality you won't find a better tool that offers better customer service and numerous dealers spotted all over the place that hold their value like the festool do.
Yeah ok BC don't answer the questions just give me a bunch of BS. You know people...yeah so what's that matter? What people? You can't and won't answer my questions.
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What do I need to answer. If you want to find the bad reviews for the mafell dealers go look your self. A good tool don't mean nothing without good customer service and that's why I won't by mafell. I like their tools don't get me wrong.

Also If mafell is so great why do you own a festool?
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The 100 buck upgrade comes from selling the old model and then buying the new one. You want to nit pick on someone for getting the new saw free (I did spend two days shooting a video for them) I am the one. Yes, I like the -1 and 47, the new outside splinter guard is nice, micro adjust depth is a real useful feature.

You know why they came out with a new plunge saw? The old patent was running out, they wsnt to stay ahead of the pack.
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The 100 buck upgrade comes from selling the old model and then buying the new one. You want to nit pick on someone for getting the new saw free (I did spend two days shooting a video for them) I am the one. Yes, I like the -1 and 47, the new outside splinter guard is nice, micro adjust depth is a real useful feature.

You know why they came out with a new plunge saw? The old patent was running out, they wsnt to stay ahead of the pack.
Hell ill shoot for 3 days for a free saw lol
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The 100 buck upgrade comes from selling the old model and then buying the new one. You want to nit pick on someone for getting the new saw free (I did spend two days shooting a video for them) I am the one. Yes, I like the -1 and 47, the new outside splinter guard is nice, micro adjust depth is a real useful feature.

You know why they came out with a new plunge saw? The old patent was running out, they wsnt to stay ahead of the pack.
They aren't at the head of the pack. That's my point. Mafell runs circled around Festool all day long. So service is soooo important? Get serious! I have in my possession ...the Domino, the TS55, the CT33, the 1010, 1400, and 2200, router, the 400 sander, MFT and I never had one of them in the shop for repairs. Hell I own a bunch of DeWalt and Makita tools that have never seen the shop either. So you are claiming the Festool service is so good? That would mean their tools are breaking which they are not.

Yeah Darcy, so you are the one? What's that really mean? That you are so much better than the rest of us that Festool gives you free tools. Could it be you are a just a sell out? If you where really interested in owning the best track saw then you would own the Mafell.

I'll put my work up against yours any time you want. What I won't do is give Festool a reach around just for yucks.
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They aren't at the head of the pack. That's my point. Mafell runs circled around Festool all day long. So service is soooo important? Get serious! I have in my possession ...the Domino, the TS55, the CT33, the 1010, 1400, and 2200, router, the 400 sander, MFT and I never had one of them in the shop for repairs. Hell I own a bunch of DeWalt and Makita tools that have never seen the shop either. So you are claiming the Festool service is so good? That would mean their tools are breaking which they are not.

Yeah Darcy, so you are the one? What's that really mean? That you are so much better than the rest of us that Festool gives you free tools. Could it be you are a just a sell out? If you where really interested in owning the best track saw then you would own the Mafell.

I'll put my work up against yours any time you want. What I won't do is give Festool a reach around just for yucks.
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Sounds like he tried to buy into festool and couldn't afford to keep buying into the system and decided to say mafell is the bestest in whole wide world and I'm gonna get my willy out to put it against yours any day of the week lol


Grow up dude.
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