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Re: Tool Question
Original poster: "Harold Weiss" <hweiss-at-new.rr-dot-com>
Of the four Porter Cable models i had to choose from, none had the handgrip
switch. I like that, as it makes you keep your hands securely on the router
and not fumbling for a switch. That's why I went with the DeWalt. If I get
a router table I would definatly go with the $350 Porter Cable.
David E Weiss
> > Original poster: "Harold Weiss" <hweiss-at-new.rr-dot-com>
> > Hi All,
> > Tonight, my Craftsman router puked a good sized fireball at me. As
> > 30-40 years old, I'm going to replace it. Any ideas on a good router.
> > thinking about Porter Cable or DeWalt.
> As one who owns a woodshop and who has gone thru several routers I would
> with the Porter Cable for sure! The new ones with "finger tightening " for
> depth are nice.(the 690 LR heavy duty with a 1001-T2 base is a nice little
> router.) I still use my old 100-M with a 100-B base.I think they are
> a new version of this.(If you want that retro look). I also still have,
> use, 2 old Craftsman 315 series routers.Most of the Dewalt stuff I've
> hasn't held up real well.Especially stuff like drills and sanders.This is
> just my experience. Im sure there are plenty of people that have no
> with their Dewalt/Black and Decker stuff.
> Bill Mck.