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Old 26-05-2018, 10:00 AM   #1
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Hello everyone. Anyone had experience of the Aldi Workzone rotary tool? Only want to use it for hobby purposes, so nothing heavy. Am I wasting my 16? Thank you.
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Old 26-05-2018, 10:16 AM   #2
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Specifically, I can't comment on that tool, but for light work mostly, their Workzone stuff is worth the money.
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Old 26-05-2018, 04:17 PM   #3
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Sounds like worth a look ...
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Old 26-05-2018, 04:53 PM   #4
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I have the LIDL version and it's fine, a little noisy but does the job.
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Old 26-05-2018, 06:01 PM   #5
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Thank you for your replies.
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Old 26-05-2018, 07:40 PM   #6
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I was in ALDI this afternoon and this item was on display. It looks like a thing which means business. If you are thinking of getting it for cutting track, I would heed C.J. Freezer's advice and not get one - this method is dangerous.
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Old 26-05-2018, 07:58 PM   #7
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Not if you are careful and wear eye protection it isn’t.
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Old 26-05-2018, 09:02 PM   #8
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I have this tool and it's not bad, but as mentioned above for light work only. It certainly isn't up to the things my Dremel will do. Only annoyance I find is that although there are 5 collect chucks with it, finding one that fits with some of the tools is a bit fiddly.

With care cutting track with a Dremel is fine. I've not tried it with this tool yet though.
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Old 26-05-2018, 09:20 PM   #9
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The collets are a pain, I replaced mine with a Dremel Chuck, now one size fits all
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Old 26-05-2018, 10:07 PM   #10
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my copy dremmel has just packed up and saw this but after my experience with the last copy (wolf brand) decided to buy a dremmel buy cheap buy twice
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