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tonyH

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Dremel Stylo or.....?
« on: May 26, 2020, 06:04:22 PM »

My Aldi Special rotary tool has now died after sterling service for several years. It was one with a transformer so the cable from there to the tool was lightweight and flexible. The current crop seem to be either rechargeable or have a heavy cable straight from a 13amp plug. I've been given one of these by a mate and I just can't get on with it!Has anyone used a Dremel Stylo or has come across an alternative. Not worried about collet type but it must be multi speed.Any ideas?
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Re: Dremel Stylo or.....?
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2020, 07:31:10 PM »

Hi Tony I also find the current crop of dremels very bulky mainly due to the rechargeable batteries. I now use the driven extension shaft on mine and I find it very manageable and light. The nice thing is you can put any dremel on it that you like.

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Re: Dremel Stylo or.....?
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2020, 11:40:26 AM »

Thanks Mark for the idea of using the extension. I'll try that properly with the biggy I have but I always manage to find the need to drill a 2mm hole somewhere in the innards of the hull and......well I'm sure you know {:-{
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Re: Dremel Stylo or.....?
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2020, 12:01:46 PM »

I treated myself to one of these last year. It's an excellent bit of kit https://www.axminstertools.com/dremel-8220-2-45-cordless-multi-tool-plus-accessories-10-8v-104619
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Re: Dremel Stylo or.....?
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2020, 01:13:19 PM »

Thanks Dave but I'd been looking at this as an option but from the dimensions on the Dremel site it's still a bulky bit of kit for those important little places! Supposedly 10" long and even Dremel only give it a 2 star rating (out of 5) for compactness.
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