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ECHO Incorporated
(800) 432-ECHO
400 Oakwood Road
Lake Zurich, IL
Fastenal- Mundelein
320 Washington Blvd Suite 101 Mundelein, IL, 60060
Mundelein, IL
Lowe's- Vernon Hills
1660 N. Milwaukee Avenue Vernon Hills, IL, 60061
Vernon Hills, IL
Lowe's of Gurnee, IL
7735 West Grand Avenue Gurnee, IL, 60031
Gurnee, IL
(847) 577-7185
Arlington Heights, IL
ABC Supply Co. Inc./Mundelein
930 S. Lake Street Mundelein, IL, 60060
Mundelein, IL
Fasteners Unlimited
1000 Brown Street, Unit 4 Wauconda, IL, 60084
Wauconda, IL
20254 N Rand Rd Palatine, IL, 60074
Palatine, IL
TruServ Rental Division
203 Jandus Rd. Cary, IL, 60013
Cary, IL
Fastenal- Wheeling
530 Hintz Rd Wheeling, IL, 60090
Wheeling, IL

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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