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    Ditch the FESTOOL system and go for BOSCH. I did...

    Ditch the FESTOOL system and go for BOSCH.
    I did and have never looked back.
    The BOSCH track system is FAR superior.
    You will NEVER have that problem again.
    METABO and MAFELL saws will also work...
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    If you want a really top notch jigsaw buy this...

    If you want a really top notch jigsaw buy this one:

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAFELL-917121-P1cc-Orbital-Jigsaw-230v/382637019901?hash=item5916f192fd:g:cMMAAOSwkvtb8tNb:rk:2:pf:0

    Check out...
  3. Hi Big G, I have a SKIL 77 240volt worn drive...

    Hi Big G,
    I have a SKIL 77 240volt worn drive saw for sale.
    It's in very good condition.
    PM me if your interested.

    Cheers
    Thomas.
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    Festool is another stand alone company. Mafell...

    Festool is another stand alone company.
    Mafell has affiliations with Metabo and Rothenberger.They share battery platforms.
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    I was going to purchase my saw rails from Just...

    I was going to purchase my saw rails from Just Tools but they discounted there Bosch tools by 20% when they had the dealership taken off them and they sold out straight away.Went to Bunnings and...
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    I've gone from Festool to the Bosch guide rail...

    I've gone from Festool to the Bosch guide rail system and use Mafell cordless saws which are compatible.
    The Bosch guide rails are cheaper, lighter and the system for joining takes seconds and is...
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    Mafell Power tools

    Hi All

    just want to give a thumbs up to Mafell Tools.

    I purchased a KSS40 cordless power saw and have to say it's one of the nicest power tools I've ever owned.

    Superbly made,Super light...
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    Don't they already have that with their OZITO...

    Don't they already have that with their OZITO brand?

    The problem with being a BOSCH dealer is that BUNNIES will always beat you on price.

    I was told by my local tool shop that they are going to...
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    Hi John I read your post with interest. I be...

    Hi John
    I read your post with interest.
    I be interested to know the brand of thicknesser/jointer you have.

    Most German companies are pretty good to deal with.

    With regards to your Festool...
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    I found some of the imformation in this video...

    I found some of the imformation in this video clip very useful.
    scroll through to the clip titled "How to choose a new circular saw"
    Circular Saws: Sidewinder vs Worm-Drive - Fine Homebuilding
    ...
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    it's not that I don't like the video I just can't...

    it's not that I don't like the video I just can't see the point your trying to make.
    Most good quality drills do exactly the same that your MAKITA does.
    In fact I'd even say that my 18 volt Protool...
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    ?????????? yea I also don't see the point of...

    ??????????

    yea I also don't see the point of this post.

    Also the lighting could be better because I cant actually see the settings on the drill when you point it toward the camera to show us.
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    I was told by my local tool shop that the Festool...

    I was told by my local tool shop that the Festool belt sanders are actually made for Festool by another german company but can't recall the company's name.
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    "I can confirm, however, that the DeWalt "300??"...

    "I can confirm, however, that the DeWalt "300??" 36v saw is actually Right Handed. "

    I had another look on the Dewalt website and the 36v saw is definitely not Right Handed
    DC300K 7-1/4" (186mm)...
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    Do you have a link for that tool. Couldn't find...

    Do you have a link for that tool.
    Couldn't find it on the Australian or US website.

    Cheers
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    Hilti 36 volt circular saw

    I'm thinking of purchasing a used Hilti 36 volt saw.
    The reason for my choice is because I've heard it's the only saw on the market configured the same way as a 240volt saw (motor on the left side...
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    As far as I know the Paslode IM90i gas gun takes...

    As far as I know the Paslode IM90i gas gun takes a full round head nail and these are available at most tool shops
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    Frank your absolutely right. I'll have to read...

    Frank your absolutely right.
    I'll have to read those specials lists more carefully.

    BTW those Festool levels(made by STABILA) are not available in VIC.
    Apparently FESTOOL Aust. only had 8 and...
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    I get their newsletter emailed to me. ...

    I get their newsletter emailed to me.

    http://www.tooltechnicsystems.com.au/files/emails/eofy2012/eofy-brochure-web-2012.pdf
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    Protool PDC 18-4

    Festool currently have the Protool PDC18-4 on special with and extra battery and bonus torch.
    Have heard good things about thses drills but was wondering how well they work in impact mode, that is...
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    The obvious answer. Take it back and ask for a...

    The obvious answer.
    Take it back and ask for a refund.
    Buy a good quality S/H saw.
  22. A 23 gauge bradder is only really useful if your...

    A 23 gauge bradder is only really useful if your doing really fine woodwork.
    An 18 gauge cordless Paslode bradder is more than adequate for most small moulding work.
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    HI Gerhard, I'm interested to hear your views on...

    HI Gerhard,
    I'm interested to hear your views on why you think Festool are overpriced.
    I'm a Festool user myself and I agree they are expensive but do get a lot of pleasure using them.
    Also I feel...
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    festool T55 R plunge cut saw

    Hi Festool users,
    just saw this on Youtube

    Circular saw TS 55 R - YouTube
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    I need to clarify my other post. Specialist is...

    I need to clarify my other post.

    Specialist is right.Most coil guns don't need a special compressor.They will operate on any 100-120 psi unit.
    However most coil guns can't be used for framing...
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    You can purhase a coil framer that will also do...

    You can purhase a coil framer that will also do decking, weatherboards, braceply and fasten blue board,ceramic tile underlay etc but it is very expensive and requires a special compressor (Max...
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    I use a Max coil nailer all the time for naling...

    I use a Max coil nailer all the time for naling down 6mm cement sheet.it's very fast doing it this way
    This particular nailer is also a framer.The shortest clout it will take is 32mm
    It doesn't...
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    There's a 91/4" Dewalt on ebay at the moment.

    There's a 91/4" Dewalt on ebay at the moment.
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    Buy a second hand Festool plunge cut saw. You...

    Buy a second hand Festool plunge cut saw.
    You won't regret it.
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    Hi Richard, I contacted Dealsdirect and asked...

    Hi Richard,

    I contacted Dealsdirect and asked them about replacement blades and they told me to contact :info@globalpowerbrands.com which I haven't had a chance to do yet.

    I would have thought...
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    Just realised they only made the one model. ...

    Just realised they only made the one model.

    I've been thinking of purchasing one of these from Deals Direct but the only thing thats held me back is wondering if spare blades are available.
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    What model GMC planer do you have?

    What model GMC planer do you have?
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    Hi Jtads, I enquired about this gun in Melbourne...

    Hi Jtads,
    I enquired about this gun in Melbourne and as far as I'm aware these fuel cells cannot be purchased seperately.
    You could always contact the Paslode rep in your state and ask the...
  34. Be careful when buying BLUE AEG tools. As far as...

    Be careful when buying BLUE AEG tools.
    As far as I know the blue range are now also out of China.
    It might say "Germany "on the tool but this does not mean it is made IN Germany.
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    Hi Garageman, I don't mean to be offensive but...

    Hi Garageman,
    I don't mean to be offensive but your post is very hard to follow.
    Some fullstops and capital letters when you start a new sentence would make it easier to read.

    Can't offer you...
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    With slide on batteries the battery contacts get...

    With slide on batteries the battery contacts get cleaned every time the battery slides on and off.
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    Haven't checked whether it's available in...

    Haven't checked whether it's available in Australia yet but this new Bosch 12" mitre saw seem pretty nifty.
    YouTube - GCM12SD Glide Miter Saw Video.wmv
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    Hilti are the only other brand I know that make...

    Hilti are the only other brand I know that make right handed saws in 24volt and 36 volt.
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    I was under the impression that with "DUOFAST"...

    I was under the impression that with "DUOFAST" you have to use their nails whereas with MAKITA,HITACHI, MAX you have a wider choice of nails.
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    They are both out of China. Very few Makita...

    They are both out of China.
    Very few Makita tools are made in Japan these days.
    The LS 1018 seems to have a cheaper build quality i.e. more plastic whereas the LS1016 has 4 sliding rails as...
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    Ring Default in Sydney and ask for the number of...

    Ring Default in Sydney and ask for the number of the Default rep.
    Then ring the rep and speak to him.The rep can usually tell you which store has one in stock or will find out for you.
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    You can buy a coil nailer that does both fencing,...

    You can buy a coil nailer that does both fencing, decking and framing.
    MAX model CN890 will fire nails from 40-90mm in length.
    They are made in Japan and have set THE standard for nail guns.
    Just...
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    I have the MAX POWERLITE compressor which is...

    I have the MAX POWERLITE compressor which is lightweight and oilless and will run up to 2 framing guns.
    After reading Gerhard's post I'm hoping it is a very high quality oilless compressor as it...
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    Is Festool on The Level?

    Festool and Stabila have combined to come up with a with some new features on your standard level.
    Not as sexy as a new powertool but still interesting.
    Gary Katz Online: Festool 4-ft Level
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    Hi Grechy, I'm using the HN75 which is part of...

    Hi Grechy,
    I'm using the HN75 which is part of the high pressure system.
    I'm not familiar with the CN80F.It must just be an older model.
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    If you can afford it I could recommend the MAX...

    If you can afford it I could recommend the MAX CN890 coil nailer.
    It takes wire and plastic collated nails from 45-90mm so can also be used for framing which makes it very versatile.
    MAX nailers...
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    Bought the 500X 1 month ago and absolutely love...

    Bought the 500X 1 month ago and absolutely love it! It's quick and easy once you get the hang of it which doesn't take long.
    Wish I'd bought it 3 years earlier.Paid $400.00.
    I was always buying new...
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    I have some 112mm bits that your welcome to. I...

    I have some 112mm bits that your welcome to.
    I live in Black Rock
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    I'd highly recommend the MAX construction coil...

    I'd highly recommend the MAX construction coil nailer.It will take up to 90mm wire collated nails.The big advantage is you don't have to constantly reload and it's one of THE top brands.There high...
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    The Uber Saw Bench

    Check out this Saw Bench
    For people who don't know how to use a tape measure.
    http://haincompany.com/?fmea
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