Festool vs Bosch 125mm eccentric sander comparison

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Blog entry by Greedo posted 03-26-2011 07:20 PM 5475 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

been using this Bosch GEX 125 sander for a year and have been happy with it, since everybody is raving about Festool i decided to buy their 125mm version, the RO 125.
i put both to the test in my daily type of work, and it turns out the Bosch IN MY CASE is more productive.
all that matters to me is doing rapid and comfortable work.

usully with these kind of tool tests or comparisons you will see someone showing you how fast their Rotex can sand smooth a piece of rough milled hardwood (planer anyone?) or testing it for speed against a 20 year old cheap orbital sander.

i hope this test where 2 professional brands are competing will help you make the best decision.

thank you for watching!

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#1 posted 03-26-2011 11:27 PM

Thanks for the report.

Never thought the outcoming.

-- Back home. Fernando

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#2 posted 03-27-2011 11:01 PM

good review/ test I think that festool is kinda overrated


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#3 posted 03-28-2011 12:14 AM

thank´s for the dubble rewiew :-)

take care

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#4 posted 04-01-2011 11:48 AM

Nice and very interesting! Thx for the review.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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