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LOWE'S OF CLOVIS, NM
505 742-4000
3601 NORTH PRINCE STREET CLOVIS, NM, 88101
Clovis, NM
 
Fastenal- Clovis
505-763-9335
1306 State Rd. 209 Clovis, NM, 88101
Clovis, NM
 
WEST ALBUQUERQUE WINNELSON
(505) 823-2625
4525 ANAHEIM AVENUE NE ALBUQUERQUE, NM, 87113
Albuquerque, NM
 
Fastenal- Albuquerque
505-880-1124
2923 Girard Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM, 87107
Albuquerque, NM
 
LOWE'S OF NE ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
505 797-4666
6200 PASEO DEL-NORTE ALBUQUERQUE, NM, 87113
Albuquerque, NM
 
PGP, Inc.
505-762-6654
1729 W. 21st Clovis, NM, 88101
Clovis, NM
 
Bobcat Tractors/Santa Fe Motor Sports
(505) 438-1888
2594 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM
 
Copper State Bolt & Nut- Albuquerque
505-797-3100
8401 Washington NE Albuquerque, NM, 87113
Albuquerque, NM
 
LOWE'S OF CLOVIS, NM
505 742-4000
3601 NORTH PRINCE STREET CLOVIS, NM, 88101
Clovis, NM
 
Lowe's- Rio Rancho
505-349-2840
3805 Northern Boulevard NE Rio Ranch, NM, 87124
Rio Ranch, NM
 

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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