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Lowe's of Mechanicsville, VA
804-417-8000
6425 Mechanicsville Turnpike Mechanicsville, VA, 23111
Mechanicsville, VA
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Richmond
804-329-0045
4700 Vawter Ave Richmond, VA, 23222
Richmond, VA
 
The Staley Co.
804-321-6595
1000 W. Roberts St. Richmond, VA, 23220
Richmond, VA
 
Marco Supply- Richmond
804-358-3331
1908 North Hamilton Street Richmond, VA, 23230
Richmond, VA
 
LOWE'S OF WEST RICHMOND, VA.
804 270-9277
9490 WEST BROAD ST. RICHMOND, VA, 23294
Richmond, VA
 
LOWE'S OF N. RICHMOND, VA.
804 261-4501
8001 BROOK RD. RICHMOND, VA, 23227
Richmond, VA
 
Harper Hardware
804-643-9007
1712 East Broad St. Richmond, VA, 23223
Richmond, VA
 
LOWE'S OF CENTRAL RICHMOND, VA
804 219-0640
1640 WEST BROAD STREET RICHMOND, VA, 23220
Richmond, VA
 
LOWE'S OF SHORT PUMP, VA.
804 364-5975
4401 POUNCEY TRACT ROAD GLEN ALLEN, VA, 23060
Glen Allen, VA
 
Bradco Supply/Richmond
804-230-1740
3250 Coastal Blvd. Richmond, VA, 23224
Richmond, VA
 

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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