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LOWE'S OF SHAWNEE, KAN.
913 631-3003
16300 WEST 65TH STREET SHAWNEE, KS, 66217
Shawnee, KS
 
OVERLAND TOOL, INC.
(888) 850-8665
7905 Nieman Road Lenexa, KS, 66214
Lenexa, KS
 
Fastenal- Shawnee Mission
913-248-0495
10611 Shawnee Mission Parkway Shawnee Mission, KS, 66203
Shawnee Mission, KS
 
Lowe's of Roeland Park, KS
913-261-1040
4960 Roe Boulevard Roeland Park, KS, 66205
Roeland Park, KS
 
ABC Supply Co. Inc./Kansas City
913-722-4747
1262 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, KS, 66103
Kansas City, KS
 
Fastenal- Lenexa
913-492-0350
15207 West 99th Street Lenexa, KS, 66219
Lenexa, KS
 
Carlson Systems- Shawnee
(913) 441-3371
23704 W. 83rd Terrace Shawnee, KS, 66227
Shawnee, KS
 
Fastenal- Kansas City
913-281-0292
4234 Kansas Ave Kansas City, KS, 66106
Kansas City, KS
 
LOWE'S OF KANSAS CITY, KS
913 328-7170
6920 STATE AVENUE KANSAS CITY, KS, 66102
Kansas City, KS
 
Fastenal- Olathe
913-390-0889
19888 W 156th Street Olathe, KS, 66062
Olathe, KS
 

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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