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LOWE'S OF S. LANSING, MI
517 699-2940
6821 SOUTH CEDAR STREET LANSING, MI, 48911
Lansing, MI
 
Fastenal- Lansing
517-482-2300
1115 South Pennsylvania Ave Lansing, MI, 48912
Lansing, MI
 
Fastenal- Lansing
517-322-3066
4212 S. Creyts Rd Lansing, MI, 48917
Lansing, MI
 
Fastenal- Battle Creek
269-968-3133
1004 Upton Ave Battle Creek, MI, 49015
Battle Creek, MI
 
LOWE'S OF SOUTHGATE, MI
734 284-6843
16410 TRENTON SOUTHGATE, MI, 48195
Southgate, MI
 
Fasteners Inc- Lansing
517-485-5858
1211 Haco Drive Lansing, MI, 48912
Lansing, MI
 
LOWE'S OF W. LANSING, MICH.
517 622-5755
320 MARKETPLACE BLVD LANSING, MI, 48917
Lansing, MI
 
ABC Supply Co. Inc./Muskegon
231-733-1264
123 W. Sherman Blvd. Muskegon Hts., MI, 49444
Muskegon Hts., MI
 
Fastenal- Flint
810-789-9426
3491 West Pierson Rd Flint, MI, 48504
Flint, MI
 
ABC Supply Co. Inc./Grand Rapids
616-241-4848
2601 S. Division Ave. Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
Grand Rapids, MI
 

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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