You know when you screw a piece of wood into another piece without pre-drilling, and it starts jacking up - so you back off the screw a few turns and start again and it pulls in tight - when you do this really fast - it sticks...it's clicky.
At the same point the battery died, so I picked up the A10M and it keeps up - you can change direction so fast no problems!
I have the Metabo LTX quick - there is already slop between the chuck and body. Pretty fed up with Metabo cordless, always happy to start with, but they seem to be throw away tools.
Recently got one of the Fein 4 speeds, max 2500rpm so not the super fast. Can use if light with a 12v, or powerful with an 18v - for now I'd say it's better than a Metabo; certainly the multitool and grinders are better.
The ASCM18 QSW has the same ratings as the ASCM 12. The only difference is the electronic and the chuck. I recently converted my older ASCM12 to accept 18 V batts. The motor is ramping up noticeably faster and the speed is a little higher as well. I wanted to do a torque test but have not yet. Most likely there is not much more power with 18 V because the electronic will protect the motor.
I have the Fien as I enjoy their multitool for not shaking my teeth out.
I have however not been very impressed or happy with the drill.
I find the chuck is very hard to put bits in correctly. The slightest tiniest bit off and the drill bit (Fisch Pro's) wobble all over the place. You get better at it but it's still not great. I actually returned a few Fisch bits thinking they were bent but soon realised it was the chuck on the Fein.
The amount of movement between the attached heads and the body is quite a lot so when you have a heavier bit on, it seems to wobble at the end, even when inserted correctly in the chuck.
I also find the hex adapter to not really grab on to hex shanks that well. Perhaps it could be a bit deeper? They feel it's a bit losey goosy and have the accordingly wobbling tip.
I was expecting better and I have to send it in under warranty repair because introduced to the slightest bit of plaster dust, the forward and reverse switch has become incredibly stiff and makes a very nasty, plastic on plastic scraping noise, when being toggled.
If I had to buy another drill would I buy the same one?
Hmm well it fits my hand like a glove, it's nice and light and it stands to attention when you're talking to it. Very big positives.
The chuck and over-all fragility of the model though, is disappointing.
Oh and the right angle attachment head is £80 and £30 on the mafell and almost all other brands.
Come on Fein, have a word with yourself. Customer loyalty should be rewarded not taken advantage of.
I'm sorry about your experience. If there is an issue with the chuck, it's not Fein to blame. These Röhm chucks are used widely and are very good in my experience. By the way Metabo makes they're own chucks which look very much like the Röhm ones. Also by the way, Fein offers a self tightening chuck which is awesome (not listed on the US site): fein.com/de_de/zubehoer/bohrfutter-64203006010/
Regarding the Bit holder, are you talking about this one?: fein.com/en_us/accessories/bit-holder-60510222010/ That one is, in my experience, the best. Most likely made a Wiha CentroFix (https://www.wiha.com/de/de/werkzeuge/bits/wiha-bithalter-und-verbindungsteile/bithalter-fuer-elektrowerkzeuge/schnellwechselhalter/595/bithalter-centrofix-mechanisch-verriegelbar?c=8914)
Regarding dust, I'm with you. Fein is strong in the metal but they seem to have an issue with plaster particles and the like.
Makita seems to not have an issue with this use case. But I've seen chucks wobbling mm around.
For a hand held tool, I don't see an issue if there is a little play. But as a toolnut it's not really satisfying and does not speak quality.
Guest: Can anyone mill a corian piece that will fit into the mafell rail for use with the mft3?
Aug 17, 2019 14:17:06 GMT -5
jimmyford: Can anyone mill a corian piece that will fit into the mafell rail for use with the mft3?
Aug 17, 2019 14:18:58 GMT -5
bengt: Oh please the ks60 is better in every way. 60 degree miter in both directions. Bevels past 45(essential in a saw that must cut on the flat) Bigger blade more capacity. The Metabo hpt has 57 degree miter max and 45 bevel max.
Sept 9, 2019 20:02:24 GMT -5
abdon: I stand corrected , the angle fence is only attaches with F -Tracks , what confused me was , that the Timberwolf site mentioned it will work with the NFU machine, yes it will work but only I guess when you use the Ftrack , with other tracks Like the KSS L.
Nov 28, 2020 22:52:01 GMT -5
glynnco: Did you order from GereedschapPro? I see them as in stock but I'm located in the US and am not sure if they ship here. I sent them an email asking about shipping but it was returned undeliverable...
Dec 10, 2020 7:37:40 GMT -5
jonathan: I've purchased a lot of stuff from our neighbours @ GereedschapPro.nl As far as I know they are one of the larger Mafell dealers in the EU. I can recommend them, they usually respond quickly.
Dec 11, 2020 13:58:36 GMT -5
NFU 50 Transportation?: Hi Guys, is there some Systainer for the NFU 50?
Dec 11, 2020 14:30:12 GMT -5
frezik24: Hello everyone
Dec 13, 2020 9:20:00 GMT -5
lasse: Thanks for the tip! I have own a mafell rail which is 160 cm and one that is 80 cm. Will it work just as well or will I need to buy rail that is 110 cm?
Mar 18, 2021 15:35:15 GMT -5