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Fastenal- Hyattsville
5400 A Tuxedo Rd Hyattsville, MD, 20781
Hyattsville, MD
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Cheverly
5800 Columbia Park Rd Cheverly, MD, 20785
Cheverly, MD
Grabber- Capital Heights
850 B Hampton Park Blvd Capital Heights, MD, 20743
Capital Heights, MD
(800) 886-8772
309 Ritchie Rd Capitol Heights, MD, 20743
Capitol Heights, MD
Fastenal- Forestville
7823 Parston Drive Unit C Forestville, MD, 20747
Forestville, MD
301 918-6406
Landover Hills, MD
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Washington
5788 2nd St NE Washington, DC, 20011
Washington, DC
Capital Rentals- Beltsville
6401 Ammendale Road Beltsville, MD, 20705
Beltsville, MD
Fastenal- Beltsville
11318 Old Baltimore Pike Beltsville, MD, 20705
Beltsville, MD
5244 River RD Bethesda, MD, 20816
Bethesda, MD

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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