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LOWE'S OF WESTMINSTER, MD.
410 857-7445
777 MARKET STREET WESTMINSTER, MD, 21157
Westminster, MD
 
LOWE'S OF HANOVER, PA.
717 630-8700
310 EISENHOWER DR. HANOVER, PA, 17331
Hanover, PA
 
Fastenal- Eldersburg
410-795-3304
1430 Progress Way Ste 113 Eldersburg, MD, 21784
Eldersburg, MD
 
Capital Rentals- Beltsville
301-931-1445
6401 Ammendale Road Beltsville, MD, 20705
Beltsville, MD
 
Mid Atlantic Fasteners- Frederick
301-293-6162
95 Monocracy Boulevard, Suite B4 Frederick, MD, 21701
Frederick, MD
 
Fastenal- Westminster
410-871-2211
1280 Landing Road, Unit #2 Westminster, MD, 21157
Westminster, MD
 
Fastenal- Hanover
717-632-4771
1100 Eichelberger St Unit 928B Hanover, PA, 17331
Hanover, PA
 
Fastenal- Columbia
410-381-6471
7190 Oakland Mills Rd, Bay 2 Columbia, MD, 21046
Columbia, MD
 
Mid Atlantic Fasteners- Salisbury
410-860-2000
2231 Northwood Drive Salisbury, MD, 21801
Salisbury, MD
 
Lowe's of La Plata, MD
301-539-7960
300 Rosewick Road La Plata, MD, 20646
La Plata, MD
 

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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