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Carbide Insert Flush-Trim Bit Prescott AZ

CMT's new carbide insert bits, $85, solve this problem, plus a few others. “Whoa!” you say. “85 bucks for a flush-trim bit?” You're right; it's a lot of dough. A comparable noninsert flush-trim bit with a 1/2-in. shank and 1-in. cut length costs around $35.

The Home Depot
(928)771-8467
1941 E Highway 69
Prescott, AZ
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Gateway Mall
(928) 777-7700
3400 Gateway Blvd
Prescott, AZ
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-20
Tue:10-20
Wed:10-20
Thu:10-20
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-21
Sun:11-18
Store Features
Mon:10-20
Tue:10-20
Wed:10-20
Thu:10-20
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-21
Sun:11-18

Foxworth Galbraith- Prescott
928-445-2525
430 North 6th Street Prescott, AZ, 86301
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Valley Ace Hardware
(928) 772-8111
7211 E 1st St
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Hunt's Do it Best Lumber
(928) 636-2333
1204 N Hwy 89
Chino Valley, AZ
 
The Home Depot
(928)777-2400
5500 E State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(928) 541-8640
2300 East State Route 69
Prescott, AZ
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Fastenal- Prescott Valley
928-772-6325
9551 E. Lorna Lane, Suite E/F Prescott Valley, AZ, 86314
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Kmart 4880 / Cross Merch
(928) 772-0017
7550 E State Hwy 69
Prescott Vall, AZ
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Arizona General Ace Hardware
(928) 636-4401
1395 S Hwy 89-
Chino Valley, AZ
 

Carbide Insert Flush-Trim Bit

Carbide Insert Flush-Trim Bit



I use a flush-trim bit a lot, particularly for trimming face frames to cabinet sides and parts flush with templates. Unfortunately, after a few sharpenings, it's not a flush-trim bit any more. It's an almost-flush-trim bit, because of the cutter's reduced diameter. CMT's new carbide insert bits, $85, solve this problem, plus a few others. “Whoa!” you say. “85 bucks for a flush-trim bit?” You're right; it's a lot of dough. A comparable noninsert flush-trim bit with a 1/2-in. shank and 1-in. cut length costs around $35. But let's do a little math. The carbide inserts are double-edged, so you automatically get two bits for the price of one. That eliminates one $10 sharpening. After you've worn out the second edge, replacement cutters are only $6 per pair, which is like getting two flush-trim bits, because they're double-edged. So the inexpensive replacement knives save you another $20 worth of sharpening. Finally, the carbide used on CMT's insert cutters, as on almost all insert cutters, is higher quality than on noninsert cutters, so it lasts longer. Insert router bits aren't for everyone. They're obviously more expensive than their noninsert counterparts. But if you're a heavy user of router bits, especially if you do lots of work in abrasive material, such as particleboard, MDF or plastic laminate, they pay off in no time.

Source:
CMT, (888) 268-2487, www.cmtusa.com, Double Flute flush-trim bit, 657.692.11, $85, Replacement knives, 790.300.300, $6.

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