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LOWE'S OF TACOMA, WA.
253 460-0471
2701 SOUTH ORCHARD STREET TACOMA, WA, 98466
Tacoma, WA
 
Lowe's of Port Orchard, WA
360-329-3000
150 Sedgwick Road Port Orchard, WA, 98366
Port Orchard, WA
 
Fastenal- Tacon
253-572-0509
2940 M St Suite C Tacon, WA, 98409
Tacon, WA
 
Lowe's of South Tacoma, WA
253-985-9066
7905 South Hosmer Street Tacoma, WA, 98408
Tacoma, WA
 
LOWE'S OF FEDERAL WAY, WA.
253 838-2233
35205 16TH AVENUE SOUTH FEDERAL WAY, WA, 98003
Federal Way, WA
 
Lowe's of Port Orchard
360-329-3000
150 Sedgewick Road Port Orchard, WA, 98366
Port Orchard, WA
 
White Cap- Tacoma
253-779-4100
3037 Center Street Tacoma, WA, 98409
Tacoma, WA
 
LOWE'S OF LAKEWOOD, WA.
253 581-6444
5115 100TH STREET S.W. LAKE LAKEWOOD, WA, 98499
Lakewood, WA
 
Lowe's of Fereral Way
206-651-9219
35425 Enchanted Parkway South Federal Way, WA, 98003
Federal Way, WA
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Tacoma
253-535-1322
10801 A St. South Bldg O. Tacoma, WA, 98444
Tacoma, WA
 

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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