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Polar Sport
(763) 231-4120
600 Clydesdale Trail
Medina, MN
 
Fastenal- Hopkins
952-926-2174
8600 Excelsior Blvd Hopkins, MN, 55343
Hopkins, MN
 
Fastenal- Plymouth
763-559-2890
2530 Xenium Ln N. Suite100 Plymouth, MN, 55441
Plymouth, MN
 
Fastenal- Edina
952-941-9566
7521 Washington Ave S Edina, MN, 55439
Edina, MN
 
Fastenal- Chaska
952-448-7057
968 Hwy 212 East Chaska, MN, 55318
Chaska, MN
 
Polaris Industries
(763) 542-0500
2100 Highway 55
Medina, MN
 
Acme Tools- Plymouth
763-559-8665
4150 Berkshire Lane N. Plymouth, MN, 55446
Plymouth, MN
 
Top Line Tool
(952) 224-5045
9855 W. 74th Street Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Eden Prairie, MN
 
Fastenal- New Hope
763-560-2645
5717 International Parkway New Hope, MN, 55428
New Hope, MN
 
Lowe's of Maple Grove
763-488-2001
11201 Fountains Drive N Maple Grove, MN, 55369
Maple Grove, 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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