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ABC Supply Co. Inc./Stanton
302-994-1166
1550 First State Blvd. Stanton, DE, 19804
Stanton, DE
 
LOWE'S OF N. WILMINGTON, DEL.
302 479-7799
3100 BRANDYWINE PKWY 1ST FLOOR WILMINGTON, DE, 19803
Wilmington, DE
 
EAGLE NAIL & TOOL SUPPLY
(302) 328-4888
325 S Dupont Hwy New Castle, DE, 19720
New Castle, DE
 
Fastenal- New Castle
302-323-1171
2 King Court New Castle, DE, 19720
New Castle, DE
 
Fastenal- Claymont
302-793-1410
203-6 Naamans Rd Claymont, DE, 19703
Claymont, DE
 
Fastenal- Wilmington
302-654-1986
15 Germany Drive Wilmington, DE, 19804
Wilmington, DE
 
Mechanics Paradise
(302) 652-8863
2335 N. Dupont Hwy New Castle, DE, 19720
New Castle, DE
 
Lowe's of Wilmington, DE
302-442-9084
2225 Hessler Blvd New Castle, DE, 19720
New Castle, DE
 
Auxiliary Service- New Castle
302-322-8450
4 Bellecor Drive New Castle, DE, 19720
New Castle, DE
 
Fastenal- Newark
302-733-0777
500 Interchange Blvd Suite 509 Newark, DE, 19711
Newark, DE
 

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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