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LOWE'S OF NEW HAVEN, CONN.
203 468-3068
115 FOXON BLVD. NEW HAVEN, CT, 06513
New Haven, CT
 
Harvey Industries
(800) 882-8959
260 Bradley St East Haven, CT, 06512
East Haven, CT
 
MAMSCO CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY
(203) 481-9833
9 Tipping Drive BRANFORD, CT, 06405
Branford, CT
 
RIDGEFIELD SUPPLY CO
(203) 438-2626
29 PROSPECT STREET RIDGEFIELD, CT, 06877
Ridgefield, CT
 
Ring's End Lumber/New Milford
(860) 355-5566
Rte 7 140 Danbury Road New Milford, CT, 06776
New Milford, CT
 
Colony Hardware- New Haven
(203) 466-5252
15 Stiles Street New Haven, CT, 06511
New Haven, CT
 
Rings End
203-488-3551
25 East Industrial Rd Branford, CT, 06405
Branford, CT
 
Fastenal- Branford
203-488-7095
1 Commercial St Branford, CT, 06405
Branford, CT
 
Ring's End Lumber/Bethel
(203) 797-1212
9 Taylor Ave Bethel, CT, 06801
Bethel, CT
 
Harvey Industries
(800) 241-2446
260 Dr Martin L King Dr Norwalk, CT, 06854
Norwalk, CT
 

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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