Anyone have any experience with the Festool shop dust extractors?
Particularly the CT-Mini or CT-11.
One of a series of questions in preparation to setting up a small home shop.
I'm very happy with my Festool CT 22.
Very quiet operation, auto on/off, variable suction, flat top which
holds systainers, wet and dry extraction, antistatic equipment, lots
of accessories available.
I was thinking whether I should get the CT 11 or the CT 22 and ended
up with the CT 22. The main reason was that it costed only slightly
more than the CT 11 (about 400 Euro in Austria where I live) but had
more accessories available and more capacity. In the USA both vacs are
cheaper but there's a bigger difference between the CT 11 and the CT
I use my vac primarily hooked up to my Festool tools (saw, router,
ROS) and can definitely recommend it. Yesterday I had to trim door. As
the saw was hooked up to the CT there was hardly any dust which was
quite important because I cut indoor.
You might also like to read comments and reviews from other Festool
Currently, Festool USA runs a special offer which might be interesting
I'd also check out the package deals if I were in the process of
setting up a new shop.
Feel free to email me for any specifics.
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