Tag: corded oscillating

Festool 563007 Vecturo OS 400 EQ Set – The Mercedes of Multi Tools

Festool may be unheard of to the average DIY type, but to the professional it is the crème de la crème of tools.  The moment you use your first Festool you will understand why they are so revered. The Vecturo has some features that Festool owners expect like a detachable cord, ergonomic handle and precise operation.  The tool has a 400 watt motor that produces up to 18,500 oscillations per minute with a 4 degree angle.   It uses a pin and latch system to hold the accessory, similar to the FEIN Multi Master. The highlight of this kit is the...

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Friday Night Tool Fight – Best Multi Oscillating Tool

We take a look at the 3 top brands of oscillating tools.  We tested both corded and cordless.  Our test was not scientific at all.  It also wasn’t consistent as we used different blades.  We just wanted to give our opinions of what we liked and what we didn’t.  Watch the video to see the tests. Here are our final results: Cordless Multi Tool 1. DeWALT DCS355 via Amazon – The DeWALT just barely edged out the Bosch in the cordless category.  We liked the ergonomics and power.  The DeWALT along with its Porter Cable sibling have the quickest accessory...

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Sonicrafter F50 RK5141K – The Ferrari of Oscillating Multi Tools?

I got a chance to use the 4 amp Sonicrafter F50 on a recent wood floor we were working on.  I really got to be familiar with the tool and like Rockwell says it really is one of the fastest oscillating tools I have ever tested.  It rips through plywood at screaming speeds, it was impressive.  It weighs 3.3 lbs, has an oscillation speed of 11000-20000 RPM and an oscillation of 5 degrees.  Speed can be set via a dial at the base of the unit.  It is the fastest cutting OMT I have seen cutting through plywood. The 10′ long cord...

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FEIN MultiMaster 350 Q Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit – Das NextGen

Fein invented the oscillating tool, it is a German engineered marvel.  Like most German companies they have always built a quality tool.  Once their patent expired other brands instantly jumped on the band wagon giving Fein some competition.  The next generation FEIN MultiMaster 350 Q has 35% more power, 70% less vibration and is 50% quieter according to Fein. In our tests we could tell right away that the all vibrations have almost disappeared.  they did a real good job of omitting the vibrations.  The speed selector is now easier to operate as it is a traditional style thumb wheel vs the old...

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DeWALT DWE315 Oscillating Multi-Tool – Better Late Than Never

DeWALT fans rejoice the multi-tool is finally here after years of waiting.  Does it blow the competition away? Was it worth the wait?  Let’s find out.  The DWE315K is the kit and it comes with 29 accessories of which 25 are sanding discs.  It also comes with a bag and a plastic case to hold the included accessories.  DeWALT added a level of control to this tool not seen before, a variable speed paddle trigger.  This gives the multi-tool a whole new level of control, one handed operation is a breeze.  The 13″ long tool weighs in at 3.1lbs.  It has...

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Rockwell Sonicrafter X2 – More choices and features!

When Multi-Tools were released they were the best thing since sliced bread.  Well now they have been around for a while and we are starting to see 2.0 versions of these tools.  Things like tool- less blade change and cross brand accessory compatibility are defining the second generation of these tools. Rockwell has recently revamped the Sonicrafter and come out with 3 models to fit most anyone’s needs.  We got to test out these bad boys and like all Rockwell tools you get a good value for the money.  The new tool has a universal fit system that allows...

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Fein MultiMaster FMM 250Q Starter Kit – Das Original!

Those crazy Germans sure can engineer some precision tools!  If you’re like me you stay up late all night and watch infomercials.  Years ago I remember drooling at the Fein Multi-Master, a tool that could do it all!  I would get so excited until they announced the price, it was astronomical. Still it was a quality tool and they had the patent until it expired in October 2008.  Now almost everyone has a multi tool even Harbor Freight! They all seem to have a proprietary accessory system, some require tools some don’t, some are interchangeable and some are not.  Well...

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Bosch Multi-X Oscillating Tool – MX30EC-21

  Not too long ago I was sitting on my couch late at night.  In fact now that I think about it, I do that a lot.  Which probably explains my three chins and why I look like I am 6 months pregnant.  I saw a tool that was the next wonder tool.  It cut through wood, sand, scraps and more.  It was an oscillating tool and it vibrated to perform these tasks.  I thought to myself what a great idea, but I wasn’t about to get burned for the 22nd time by buying junk on TV, I was...

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DIY How To Regrout Tile and Win a Dremel MultiMax MM20 Oscillating Tool

Dremel is at it again, showing you how to do a project. Then giving one lucky Tools In Action reader a Dremel MultiMax.  This month Dremel and Chip Wade are showing you how to regrout a bathroom.  So how do you win the tool?  Sign up for our newsletter, Facebook or Twitter and you are entered to win. The winner will be announced in next months newsletter. Here is the project: Regrout Shower/Bath Bathroom Tools Needed Dremel Multi-Max MM20 Oscillating Tool Accessories MM501 1/16-Inch Carbide Grout Blade MM500 1/8-Inch Carbide Grout Blade Additional Materials Painter’s tape Dust brush Grout...

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