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Fastenal- Lemoyne
717-730-9015
219 S 10th St Lemoyne, PA, 17043
Lemoyne, PA
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Harrisburg
717-232-5620
1000 Wister Street Harrisburg, PA, 17104
Harrisburg, PA
 
LOWE'S OF HARRISBURG, PA.
717 540-0660
4000 UNION DEPOSIT RD. HARRISBURG, PA, 17109
Harrisburg, PA
 
Fastenal- Carlisle
717-241-3050
1412 Trindle Road Carlisle, PA, 17013
Carlisle, PA
 
LOWE'S OF WASHINGTON, PA.
724 223-7700
STRABANE SQ 355 WASHINGTON RD WASHINGTON, PA, 15301
Washington, PA
 
LOWE'S OF MECHANICSBURG, PA.
717 766-8562
6520 CARLISLE PIKE, SUITE 350 MECHANICSBURG, PA, 17050
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Fastenal- Harrisburg
717-561-1333
7561-A Derry Street Harrisburg, PA, 17111
Harrisburg, PA
 
LOWE'S OF CARLISLE, PA
717 258-7700
850 EAST HIGH STREET CARLISLE, PA, 17013
Carlisle, PA
 
Harvey Industries/Lancaster
197-F Greenfield Rd Lancaster, PA, 17601
Lancaster, PA
 
Fastenal- West Chester
610-430-0605
429 South Bolmar Street West Chester, PA, 19382
West Chester, PA
 

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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