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Old 27-12-2010, 01:14 PM   #1
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flex 3401 or the cyclo

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iam sure that you have been read this question many many times.I have a cyclo and a find someone to trade with him for his flex 3401.I am not very familiar with this machine .I never tried

what do you think ?and how you polished the tight arreas with flex 3401 ?i have this problem with the cyclo .
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Old 27-12-2010, 01:29 PM   #2
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I've had a spin out with a 3401 and I liked it to be fair, cross between a rotary and a RO, you use it same style as a rotaty but its got the properties of a RO.
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Old 28-12-2010, 01:27 PM   #3
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i dont have many expierience with machine polishing thats why i am thinking of change it .I have read that cyclo is an idiot proof.I Have used it only 5-6 times but i always wanted the flex
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Old 28-12-2010, 01:50 PM   #4
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i dont have many expierience with machine polishing thats why i am thinking of change it .I have read that cyclo is an idiot proof.I Have used it only 5-6 times but i always wanted the flex
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:05 PM   #5
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hello guys

iam sure that you have been read this question many many times.i have a cyclo and a find someone to trade with him for his flex 3401.i am not very familiar with this machine .i never tried

what do you think ?and how you polished the tight arreas with flex 3401 ?i have this problem with the cyclo .
any other opinions please
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:45 PM   #6
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Old 12-01-2011, 03:13 PM   #7
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3403 is a rotary which explains the price.

3401 is an awesome piece of kit albeit an expensive one. Stunning to work with and produces excellent results with little effort. Snap the guy's hand off.
You have to take care in tight spots 'cos of the standard back plate size BUT if it is good enough for Audi, BMW and Mercedes for 'on the line' remedials it is good enough for me................................................ ......
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I would also include the Festool Rotex RO150 in this debate. It's a great machine, and it can do both Random Orbital and Forced Orbital.

The newer Flex 3401's backing plates are 140mm, which will exclude quite a few polishing pads, the backingplate for polishing with the RO150 is 130mm.

Get a machine like the G220 with a small backingplate if you want a DA for tighter areas.


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Old 12-01-2011, 03:32 PM   #9
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i read somewhere that you can put smaller pads in flex with an adaptor thats why i want to trade the cyclo .I Believe that if you compare those 2 the flex is more powerful and more faster
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Old 13-01-2011, 07:48 AM   #10
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i finally trade the cyclo with flex 3401 vrg .I HOPE i dont regred it
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