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Fastenal- St. Cloud
320-252-3655
2803 Clearwater Rd St. Cloud, MN, 56301
St. Cloud, MN
 
Fastenal- Sauk Rapids
320-253-4544
1000 Benton Drive S Suite 411 Sauk Rapids, MN, 56379
Sauk Rapids, MN
 
Polar Sport
(763) 231-4120
600 Clydesdale Trail
Medina, MN
 
BOBCAT OF OTTER TAIL COUNTY
(218) 739-4505
3327 EAST FIR AVE
FERGUS FALLS, MN
 
Lowe's of Maple Grove
763-488-2001
11201 Fountains Drive N Maple Grove, MN, 55369
Maple Grove, MN
 
Thomas Tool- St. Cloud
(320) 253-4526
1201 Lincoln Avenue NE St Cloud, MN, 56302
St Cloud, MN
 
Fastenal- Ramsey
763-421-2743
6937 Hwy 10 Suite 120 Ramsey, MN, 55303
Ramsey, MN
 
Polaris Industries
(763) 542-0500
2100 Highway 55
Medina, MN
 
Fastenal- Red Wing
651-267-0716
1603 Old West Main Red Wing, MN, 55066
Red Wing, MN
 
Fastenal- Eagan
651-452-7600
1949 Shawnee Rd Eagan, MN, 55122
Eagan, MN
 

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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