Festool ETS EC 150/5 and ETS EC 150/3 Sanders

I had to think long and hard about whether the Festool ETS EC 150 variations were worth the hefty price tag. Let’s face it — they are expensive any way you look at it. I’ve now used the 150/3 and the 150/5 extensively in my shop. They are hands-down superior sanders. On paper you might might ask what all the hoopla is about? Yes, it has a lower centre of gravity. Yes, it has better ergonomics than the non EC version of the Festool ETS. Yes it has some fancy electrical features regarding vibration and vacuum efficiency. Yes it weighs less. But for half again more money? Hmmm. Any single feature of this machine justifies the increase in price, and [...]

By | 2016-03-14T18:26:14+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Categories: Reviews, Power Tools|Tags: , |