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Re: Tool Question

Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance-at-jvlnet-dot-com> 


Look into a Makita --- it will last a long time.

Dr. Resonance

 >  >
 >  > 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.
 > I'm
 >  > thinking about Porter Cable or DeWalt.
 > Hello,
 > 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.