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thumbs

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1687 days ago

Oscillating tool
Need to remove large amt of 1/8” inch grout. Have been reading about the various brands of tools—Dremel-through Fein. Large price difference, but would rather pay and get something that would do job than save some $ andnot. Was surprised that some aren’t designed to cut metal. Would appreciate any advice. The grout is the priority right now, but would want it for the multi-use later. Also if anybody has another suggestion it would be most welcome

-- Mitakuya Oyasin


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1687 days ago

I have a Fein Multi master that will do the job and many others now they make copies as low as $39.99 at HF. If you like this tool you might try the HF tool first and then up grade to the $339 Fein If you like the way the HF works.

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papadan

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#2 posted 1687 days ago

I second the Fein! The copies just can’t match it.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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ahock

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#3 posted 1687 days ago

I third the MultiMaster (the newer one with the star on the head to lock the blades down)

-- Andy, PA ~Finding satisfaction in creation

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Vicki

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#4 posted 1687 days ago

I have the dremel multi-max. It’s a good solid tool. Only used it for sanding thus far. I know I would like the Fein’s range of attachments better. I could get the rubber sanding shapes. If all you need to do is remove grout, the Dremel hand held used to have an attachment for that. Also, I think the tip of getting the HF cheapie first is good. I’ve done that with many tools and it’s worked for me. If you do a LOT of ww and home repair then go for the Fein.
Vicki

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 1687 days ago

Any heavy use—Go Fein, no doubt. Home use only, maybe some of the others, but I personaly would still buy Fein.
Well actually I did. It’s great!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#6 posted 1687 days ago

Does anybody have any experience w/the Rockwell Sonic Crafter? If so how would you compare and rate it?
Thumbs

-- Mitakuya Oyasin

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