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In This Issue of SysNotes

01 Festool Launches Three Micro Websites For New Spring 2008 Tool Introductions
02

Introducing The Revolutionary New MFK 700 Modular Router

03

Introducing The New & Improved OF 2200 Router

04 Introducing The New & Improved MFT/3 Multi-Function Table
05 Important Announcement: Festool USA Suspends Direct Product Sales Effective 4/1/08
06 Free Complimentary Pass For JLC Live To Preview The Festool MFK 700, OF 2200 & MFT/3
07 Festool User Communities & Events
 

New Festool Micro-Websites

Festool Launches New Product Micro-Websites!

We have taken an entirely new and exciting approach to providing you with information on our new products this year. We are excited to announce the launch of three new product focused micro websites dedicated to each of the tools we will be adding to our offerings in Spring 2008. These micro websites give you the most detailed information we've ever offered on our products.

What are you waiting for? Scroll down to learn how to visit them!

 

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The New MFK 700 Modular Router

Visit the MFK 700 Modular Router micro-site to view the unique versatility of this new router. The features of the MFK 700 make it the most revolutionary new product for edge routing.

Features At A Glance

  • 720 Watt Motor
  • Tool-Less Base System - Quick, Easy Base Changes From Horizontal to Vertical Applications
  • One Motor, Two Bases- Takes Full Advantage of Modular Design
  • Super Fine Micro-Adjustments in 1/256" (1/10mm) Increments
  • Multiple Dust Extraction Options
  • 1.5° Horizontal Base Incline Provides Perfect Results With Edge Routing

 

FASTER. EASIER. SMARTER.

 

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The New OF 2200 Router

Visit the OF 2200 Router micro-site to learn about the nearly 40 unique features of the monster router and the extremely versatile Base Accessory Kit.

Features At A Glance

  • 2200 Watt Motor
  • Super Fine Micro-Adjustments in 1/256" (1/10mm) Increments
  • Ergonomic Handle Design with 30° Offset
  • Tool-Less Base System - Quick, Easy Base & Template Guide Changes
  • 360° Lever-Actuated, Spring-Loaded Dust Shroud
  • Four-Position Stop Turret w/ Integrated 5/64" (2mm) Offset For Finishing Pass

 

FASTER. EASIER. SMARTER.

 

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The New MFT/3

Visit the MFT/3 Multi-Function Table micro-site to learn about the improvements and new features of the MFT/3 versus the discontinued MFT 800 and 1080.

Features At A Glance
  • Greatly Improved 180° Angle Unit & Fence
  • 3" Additional Cross-Cut Capacity Over Previous Models
  • Improved Stability and Anti-Skid Feet
  • 35½" Work Surface Height (90cm)
  • New V-Groove Profile For Adapting Future Accessories
  • Lighter Weight For Improved Portability, 11 Lbs. Less Than MFT 1080
  • Optional Support Cross Members For Additional Stability
  • 85% More Work Surface Than The MFT 800
  • 15% Lighter Than The MFT 1080
Specifications Comparison

  MFT/3 MFT 1080 MFT 800
Dimensions 45" x 30" 48" x 31" 31" x 26"
Work Surface 43" x 28" 45" x 28" 28" x 23"
Weight 61 Lbs. 73 Lbs. 44 Lbs.
Cross-Cut Capacity 27" 24" 20"

 

FASTER. EASIER. SMARTER.

 

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Festool Suspends Direct Sales

For nearly ten years, Festool has been selling tools directly to the public in the U.S.  Now that we have developed a strong and capable dealer base across the country, we have made the decision to stop selling in this manner, effective April 1, 2008.  We feel confident that our dealer network will be able to provide the high quality service that you have come to expect from us, and that you will be quite satisfied doing business with the Festool dealer of your choice.  A complete listing of these dealers may be found on our website at http://www.festoolusa.com.

We are planning in the near future to offer an option to shop online at the Festool USA website and check out through your preferred dealer's website. There will be more information regarding this new purchasing option as we near its launch.

We will continue to offer spare parts and repair service to our customers directly to guarantee our commitment to provide the best service in the industry.

Thank you for your business, and for your continuing loyalty to the Festool Brand.

 

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Festool @ JLC Live

JLC Live Invitation

What's JLC Live?

With over 200 exhibitors covering every major product category, live educational demonstrations, tool giveaways and networking opportunities, it is sure to be the residential construction event you won't want to miss. Festool USA will be debuting three innovative new products this year at the JLC Live New England event.

Visit the JLC Live website for more information.

When And Where?

Rhode Island Convention Center
Providence, RI
Exhibits: March 28 - 29, 2008

How Do I Attend For Free?

This invitation gives you complimentary Exhibit Hall admission (a $15 value now, a $35 value after 3/6/08) to attend JLC LIVE New England!

Register online to receive your complimentary pass.

There is a fee to attend this year's Exhibit Hall, so make sure to take advantage of this great opportunity. To avoid long registration lines, pre-register online by March 6.

 

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Festool Events

 

Community Link Search the Festool Dealer Directory
Community Link The Wood Whisperer FesCool Giveaway - Win A Free Festool Power Tool!
Community Link Wood Shop Demos by John Lucas
Community Link Google Sketch-Up 3D Warehouse: Festool Systainers & More
 
Join Festool Representatives at these upcoming industry events:
Event Link View Upcoming Festool 'Demo Days' hosted by various Festool Dealers.
Event Link The Woodworking Show @ Twin Cities, MN on Feb. 29 - Mar. 2
Event Link Capitol Industrial Woodworking Expo @ Fredericksburg, VA on Mar. 13 - 14
Event Link NWFA @ Fort Lauderdale, FL on Mar. 26 - Mar. 28
   
  Know of a great Festool resource on the web? Email us and let us know about it!

 

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