Fein Multimaster Multi-Tool

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
4.5
out of 5
Brand:
Fein
Model:
FMM 250Q
Price:
$330

Description

The Fein MultiMaster FMM 250Q Top is a multi-purpose tool system for interior fitting and renovation projects. Armed with this powerful tool and the included accessories, you’ll have everything you need to take on a wide range of hobbies, interior fittings, and renovation jobs. The Fein MultiMaster FMM 250Q excels at so many jobs and features the convenient QuickIN rapid clamping system, letting you quickly change out accessories while on the job. The powerful 250-watt motor with electronic speed control and lightweight, ergonomic design make this the perfect tool for sanding in tight corners and other tough to reach areas.

* The universal system for interior construction and renovation with a comprehensive range of accessories, including extensive sanding and dust extraction accessories, for outstanding versatility
* Highest quality and stability due to metal gear case, consistent use of ball or needle bearings and a motor designed for continuous use
* Convenient, tool-free accessory change, using the QuickIN fast change system
* 8-point tool mounting for outstanding torque transfer
* Electronic speed control
* Wide selection of accessories available for all applications
* High quality case and full range of accessories for (almost) all applications are included in the price
* Integrated interface for mounting additional system accessories
* High performance 250 Watt motor
* Softgrip zone provides optimal handling
* Oscillations: 11,000-20,000 RPM
* Weight: 3.1 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Heavy-duty and built to last

Review Summary

Fein created the first oscillating multi-tool and dominated the category until its patent expired a few years ago. So those German engineers know a thing or two about making these tools. This model has the most robust motor and body, weighing in at just over 4 lbs—nearly double that of most competitors. It's got a 16' cord to give you lots of flexibility, and it packs away easily in the nice plastic case (as does the tool, which can keep an attachment in place).
This is the most comprehensively equipped sanding tool in the test: It comes with triangular sanding pads with and without dust collection holes, a round sanding pad, and a set of linear profile sanding contour pads, as well as lots of sanding sheets. Dust collection was great when hooked to a shop vacuum. Its tool-changing system is tool-free, the first to achieve that; it's a little stiff, but works aptly. But this is the loudest tool in the category by far, topping out at an ear-splitting 106 dB.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

Reader Reviews

You've got a tiger by the tail with this tool

Review Summary

As said above, prepare to need hearing protection with this tool. At 106dB it was four times louder than its nearest competitor. I performed the head-to-head tests in the recent WOOD magazine shootout of these tools. It is beefy and heavy. You are going to need two hands to control this tool - especially if you're doing something delicate like grinding out a grout line in tile.
It's extremely easy to get off track without a two-handed grip on this monster. It does sand more aggressively than does its competition. Lingering in one spot too long can create divots. Practice first before committing to any delicate work. It is very good at what it does. Just be aware that you will have a tiger by the tail when you use it.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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