Just wondering if any of you have the F-WA angle rail attachment and how it's been working out for you? I'm particularly interested in it's accuracy at the 90° angele & how much deviation there is on this thing? I put in an order for one just now, but it'll be a while before delivery, so I thought why not start a discussion about it already I look forward to everyone's input.
Last Edit: May 24, 2013 15:36:39 GMT -5 by jonathan
I have a slightly older version of what's currently being sold. I believe the only difference is that mine is slightly longer and cannot fir in the MT55 box. I Haven't really put mine through the paces yet to be honest, not because it's not worth it, just because I haven't had the need to. Calibration couldn't be easier if you have a trustworthy square already set it to that and tighten the thumb screw. it locks very well and there is no play while set. If you're worried about movement on a critical cut (any angle) you can throw a clamp in at the end of the arm and on the other end of your F-track. Fool proof. Oh and welcome aboard!
Thank you Ghostfist. Great initiative by the way to start a Mafell user experiences forum not unlike the FOG. Hopefully this place will over time turn out to be an equal treasure trove of information en knowledge.
Obviously we don't have the Traffic FOG gets, nor have we been around anywhere near as long but hopefully we can create a friendly environment to exchange tips reviews projects and recommendations. We have the advantage of being completely independent of Mafell so our opinions can be uncensored and honest. The FOG is a great forum for Festool products, I'm a member there as well, but they're trying to promote Festool not Mafell so we made this place.
Post by wrightwoodwork on May 24, 2013 17:42:33 GMT -5
I've got the angle attachment well worth it. If u use the 1.1 track at 90 degrees give a cut length over 1200mm at 90 there is a little indent for the pointer if you keep it pushed in you will be 99% accurate maybe a mill out over 1200mm. Plus when any sheet goods are manufactured , they are allowed to have a tollerance of + or - 2mm I also use mine for cutting the sheets at the valleys of the roofs
My experience is similar to GhostFist. I havent put it through its paces but have found that attaching it to the F160 rail its hard to get accurate cuts. It might be my technique so I need to play more to be sure.
Post by wrightwoodwork on May 25, 2013 3:48:22 GMT -5
Using the 1.6 rails for 90 degree cuts is too long for 1200 sheets. That's why I got the 1.1 track. I've found if I keep the pointer pushed in the indent at 90 degrees gives best results at worst it might be 1mm off over 1200mm I use the 1.6 rails if cutting angle cuts when positioning the rail use the same way as a sliding beval keep a little pressure on the rail so it lifts in the middle and slide along to the mark keeping the angle setting pushed firmly against the side.
Post by wrightwoodwork on Feb 20, 2014 5:23:23 GMT -5
I use it all the time and only ever put one mark on. I can get to plus or minus a mill over 1200 mm at worst I have checked cuts before with a large square and they have being spot on. The way I find best for myself is at 90 there is an indent is push the pointer in and tighten. Then when place on the sheet is to hold the rail slightly up so the anti slip part of the track is not providing any friction then with the stock part of the fence hold it tight to the side and slide to the mark. Then let the rail just gently fall to the sheet. When sheet goods are manufactured they are not always 100% they are allowed to be off the square by plus or minus 2mm. Just this week at work I've being putting fire board on the wall meant to be 1200mm actual size 1195. Do never belief sheet goods are 100%
Post by wrightwoodwork on Aug 3, 2014 3:17:50 GMT -5
Yeah the attachment is for the f rails. If I'm cross cutting a sheet using the 1100 and angle attachment covers the 1200 cutting length. Then if want to do angle cut on the sheets I just easily change to the 1600 rail and it covers my cut length
Post by Abdon Valladares on Oct 18, 2020 18:28:52 GMT -5
No the angle fence, is not only for F Guide rails , the video shows it in use on another track , that is the M track I guess , but definitely not the F track , it works on almost Mafell tracks , if you check the Mafell site , you will find the angle fence working for most tracks , check the timber wolf site, as to where it will work , is quite a long list!
Please do not state , it works for the F track only , commenting like that , will deny a user of a great accessories. Make Sure before posting
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