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LOWE'S OF APEX, NC
919 303-4200
1101 BEAVER CREEK COMMONS DR APEX, NC, 27502
Apex, NC
 
Fastenal- Morrisville
919-465-2399
424 Airport Blvd Morrisville, NC, 27560
Morrisville, NC
 
Southern Fastening Systems- Raleigh
919-557-5950
9400-18 Ransdell Road Raleigh, NC, 27603
Raleigh, NC
 
LOWE'S OF GARNER, N.C.
919 772-4466
1575 US HWY 70 WEST GARNER, NC, 27529
Garner, NC
 
Paynes/Durham
919-544-9134
5010 Hwy 55 Durham, NC, 27713
Durham, NC
 
LOWE'S OF CARY, N. C.
919 233-7000
2000 WALNUT ST CARY, NC, 27511
Cary, NC
 
Fastenal- Raleigh
919-832-2008
1636-1638 South Saunders Street Raleigh, NC, 27603
Raleigh, NC
 
LOWE'S OF CLAYTON, N.C.
919 661-6440
101 CLEVELAND CROSSING DRIVE GARNER, NC, 27529
Garner, NC
 
LOWE'S OF W. RALEIGH, N. C.
919 510-9667
4831 GROVE BARTON RD RALEIGH, NC, 27613
Raleigh, NC
 
Lowe's of South Durham
919-206-4800
4402 Fayetteville Rd Durham, NC, 27713
Durham, NC
 

Digital Plunge Router

 

     

Digital readout has finally arrived on a mainstream router. This new 10-amp plunge router from Craftsman has an integrated LED screen that allows you to precisely set the depth of cut, in fractions of an inch or millimeters, without using a scale or ruler. Adjusting the depth of cut on many plunge routers can be a real hassle, but not on this machine. The Craftsman system is easy to use because it's so intuitive. As with all plunge routers, the first step is to lower the bit until it touches your workbench and engage the plunge lock lever to hold the bit in position. Next, rotate a depth-of-cut knob to lower a stop rod until it contacts the router's base. Standard procedure so far, but now comes the new, digital part. Press a zeroing button, then dial up the stop rod. As you turn this knob, the readout screen clearly indicates how deep the bit will cut, to the nearest 1/64-in. A simple twist of another knob locks the stop rod in place, and you're ready to go.
Other good features on this router include 1/4-in. and 1/2-in. collets, variable speed, soft start, a conveniently located on/off switch, and a dust shield and dust port. This router would work well in a router table, but it lacks a couple of user-friendly features. Although you get a long extension knob for setting the height of a bit from underneath the table, you can't raise the collet high enough to cha...

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