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    Default Article: The Flex WST700VV & WST700VV Plus

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    Good Article and good sander - still selling in good numbers, probably the best sander on the market at present.

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    Quote Originally Posted by belmoreboy View Post
    Good Article and good sander - still selling in good numbers, probably the best sander on the market at present.
    Had an on site demo 2day, with the Flex Giraffe , and have to say I was well impressed.
    Nice bit of kit

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    Quote Originally Posted by belmoreboy View Post
    Good Article and good sander - still selling in good numbers, probably the best sander on the market at present.
    What price can you do on the new flex sander with internal head. Thanks johny b

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    Ok, enoughs enough. We ordered the Flex Giraffe from the Speedtape hire department and its been nothing but hassle. Firstly, its as heavy as f**k, you can forget doing the full ceiling in a 1-er cos you've got to put the thing down for a rest. Secondly it keeps breaking down. Power surges from generators really f**ks them up apparently so thats no use on a site! We hired ours in November and since then we've been constantly changing either the sander or the vac. a real pain in the a**e, We now have the previous model, the flex 500, and its lighter, faster and doesnt succumb to power surges. So, I am now asking, "How can they bring out a newer model, and make it WORSE????"

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    got the giraffe also think it is ok but bit heavier than i thought although still think festool is heavier piece of kit. time will tell on reliability!!

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    Given the choice i will always prefer the original, the giraffe is just to heavy, sanding is bad enough without the addition of a hernia.

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