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BCS America
(800) 543-1040
8111 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR
 
Fastenal- Milwaukie
503-353-0983
5811 SE International Way Milwaukie, OR, 97222
Milwaukie, OR
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Portland
503-239-6543
3610 S E 29th Ave Portland, OR, 97202
Portland, OR
 
Fastenal- Portland
503-736-3278
308 SE Taylor Portland, OR, 97214
Portland, OR
 
Fastenal- Portland
503-253-7160
14325 NE Airport Way #105 Portland, OR, 97230
Portland, OR
 
Fastenal- Clackamas
503-723-9448
12360 SE Hwy 212 Clackamas, OR, 97015
Clackamas, OR
 
Fastenal- Oregon City
503-656-0639
275 S. Beavercreek Rd S-A102 Oregon City, OR, 97045
Oregon City, OR
 
Fastenal- Gresham
503-674-5035
861 E Powell Blvd Gresham, OR, 97030
Gresham, OR
 
Western Tool Supply- Portland
503-255-7331
12518 NE Airport Way Portland, OR, 97230
Portland, OR
 
OREGON ROOFERS SUPPLY INC
(503) 234-0528
1810 SE 10th Ave Portland, OR, 97214
Portland, OR
 

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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