Suggest or recommend suitable tools for use in constructing your model railway.
So far I have just used it for cutting holes and slots in the base board and cutting track, both of which it does with remarkable ease.
I have never heard of Fein before. I have just looked them up and they seem to be only sold via specialist dealers in the UK. For serious heavy duty work I have a Makita that cost over £300 about five years ago but worth every penny. For run of the mill drilling and screwing I have a Hitachi cordless drill which is about ten years old and still going strong. The Tacklife was a bit of a gamble as I was planning to splash out on a Dremel. However, I thought that once I have the layout 'finished' it is not going to get much use.
i live in france, ands bought my fein here. There have been many long posts on tools, as several of us have fully equipped, machine workshops. Drills are a personal choice. Just as a bit of interest, look up the Dual drill, which has 2 chucks. You have your drill bit in one, and can, swing chuck round to screw. Very popular in states.
Update on this. I used it last week to cut some rectangle for point motors and it wasn't up to the job. it started stalling and the motor got VERY hot! I will stick to track cutting, drilling and polishing.
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