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Old 13-06-2018, 08:15 AM   #1
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Id like to try a forced rotation DA

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Im looking to upgrade from my standard DA. As the title Id like to have a go with one of the forced rotation DAs before I buy, any brand, not bothered.
Im in Lowestoft, Suffolk and prepared to travel a few miles to do so.
Any kind offers out there?
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Hi,
Im looking to upgrade from my standard DA. As the title Id like to have a go with one of the forced rotation DAs before I buy, any brand, not bothered.
Im in Lowestoft, Suffolk and prepared to travel a few miles to do so.
Any kind offers out there?
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Couldnt be better. What do you have?
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Ok. New one on me. I will look it up and PM you. Ta
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Save yourself the time. Just buy a FLEX 3401 and move forward. I can't see someone not being truly satisfied with one after the minimal learning curve for someone that is already comfortable with a RO DA.
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Old 13-06-2018, 04:23 PM   #7
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Save yourself the time. Just buy a FLEX 3401 and move forward. I can't see someone not being truly satisfied with one after the minimal learning curve for someone that is already comfortable with a RO DA.
There are a lot of people not truly satisfied with their 3401 even thou it's a great machine. In the end it's all about personal preference.
I think TS does the right in trying one out before a purchase.
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Old 14-06-2018, 10:22 AM   #8
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There are a lot of people not truly satisfied with their 3401 even thou it's a great machine. In the end it's all about personal preference.
I think TS does the right in trying one out before a purchase.
Why wouldnt try before you buy with anything just for peace of mind?
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Old 15-06-2018, 06:36 PM   #9
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There are a lot of people not truly satisfied with their 3401 even thou it's a great machine. In the end it's all about personal preference.
I think TS does the right in trying one out before a purchase.
It's fair to say there's a margin of folks not satisfied with it. But when you consider the vocal minority is always the absolute loudest and reference folks who do own one, I think the odds are still in favor of someone finding them very pleasant and a good investment.

But you're right in that not everyone will like it. The good news is that if one doesn't like it, someone will snag it off someone at a mere 10% hit. That wouldn't be too terrible.
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Save yourself the time. Just buy a FLEX 3401 and move forward. I can't see someone not being truly satisfied with one after the minimal learning curve for someone that is already comfortable with a RO DA.
+1
I played around with multipul chinese made DA's and rotary before i made the jump to flex tools (3401+PE14) I cant pick faults with the flex tools like i would with the chinese ones, like not ergonomic enough, to much vibration, too noisy, feels cheap etc...

You will love the lambos of the polishing world

The main reason i hear people not liking the machine is because it takes them for a walk around the panel or because it spins the otherway - User preference things really

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