genius invention - crazy portability with the precision cut of a table saw
genius invention - crazy portability with the precision cut of a table saw. This saw rocks, gets me out of trouble on site when it really counts. it saves driving back to the factory and recutting feature panels, as well as amazing for cutting down painted doors without marking the surface
Purchased in April 2021 at Total Tools VIC, Sunbury for $1,349.00.
The best tool I have ever bought
I wish I purchased this track saw a long time ago average cuts have become perfect cuts with minimal set up fast accurate efficient and dust free love this saw
Purchased in February 2021 at Sydney Tools NSW, Dulwich Hill for $1,169.00.
Can't believe I waited for so long
This track saw and extractor work so well. Perfect straight dustless cut every time. Cuts so much faster than the traditional fibro cutters and beats using a grinder due to the great suction of the extractor.
Purchased in January 2021 at Total Tools.
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Wish I'd saved my money - very expensive lesson.
I bought this recently as an addition to a large amount of festool gear we already own. We already had the CT48h vacuum cleaner which cost a fortune we have the 75mm track saw we have the concrete grinders, concrete cutters, all the sanders, multi-tool and I couldn't even tell you what else off hand let's just say we spent up big at festool and expected this to be a decent tool.
The thing I do the absolute most is trim doors with this and in most cases they are pine between 35 and 40 mm thick. Occasionally we get a nice door and that might hap...pen to be hardwood but it's less common. We do occasionally use this to rip treated pine or standard pine in your standard 35mm and 45 mm width. Essentially this has not been bought for heavy duty use it's been bought for light jobs at homes without power. Now here's the issue this thing is gutless like I mean really bad. When we are trying to cut pine with this at 35mm thick you have to push a millimetre at a time otherwise it will bog and stall - it's painful. When cutting this kind of material the battery life is even more woeful than its performance, the twin 5.2ah battery's will trim 3 sides of a door and at that point one of the two batteries has only one of the three charge lights remaining and the other battery has two of the three charge lights remaining. This is this is ridiculous it translates to only 5 or 6 metres of cutting before one of the batteries is down to 30 percent approximately. In its defence if you're cutting 12-18mm chipboard or even MDF it seems to be pretty reasonable but if you're buying this to cut anything anywhere near the 55mm that claims to do I think you might be disappointed this is probably best left for cabinet makers and people cutting chipboard and not for anyone cutting actual timber. This afternoon I've scheduled a demonstration with Makita and their track saw to investigate it's performance in comparison to this as I'm ready to sell this after just 5 or so uses for whatever I can get and move to Makita as I already own a very significant amount of their battery tools and performance has not been an issue with any of those including the 6 inch saw. Seriously disappointed the sales guy up sold me on this instead of the Makita which I originally look at because this thing's performance is pretty poor but the price is not.
Purchased in June 2020 at Sydney Tools for $1,367.00.
Amazing quality and perfect cuts.
It all starts when you open the Systainer, the smell of quality embraces over you as you pull the saw out and feel it fit perfectly into ones hands, you play with all the functions and settings which is all so easy to adjust. You gently slide it onto the track, careful not to scratch anything, you pull the trigger and it fires up for that first time. The smell of a brand new tool overwhelms you and it starts slicing through the material with no effort, powerful enough that it doesn’t even know it’s cutting. Once finished running through the mat...erial it stops and you realise how much you like the saw, then you turn around and feel how smooth the cut is, and the perfection of its cut. At that very moment, I realised that I no longer liked the saw but now, I’m in love with it. Amazing quality Festool keep it up.
Purchased in September 2020 at Sydney Tools ACT, Fyshwick for $1,350.00.
Festool rail saws are always the bench mark. Happy as with my investment. Use it all the time. Being a battery tool it is so easy to use. Love it. The boys are always borrowing it.
Purchased in June 2020 for $1,349.00.
Perfect tool together with my jigsaw.
After buying this plunge saw im use it constantly . And thanks to it i have the d handle jigsaw. I really appreciate the quality of the tools. And the most important is that the time for doing the job is quick.
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