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Review by Routerisstillmyname posted 1944 days ago 2223 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well, it is dead on 100% accurate measured against my super square inside and out. I would give it 5 stars but falls way short in the locking department.
Good for saw blades, magnet all around, (like it’s little square brother) and nice thick blades. good visible LCD, stable reading and location(not covered by blade). But have to be very careful when using it for what it was designed for that is measuring wall angles due to incredibly lousy locking mechanism.
Get one if it’s on super sale.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.




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Routerisstillmyname

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#1 posted 1943 days ago

i have one of these two and i love it. can’t live without one now that i have one.

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#2 posted 1943 days ago

How does it lock in place ?

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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#3 posted 1943 days ago

Funny enough, Rockler sent me an email this morning and it is on sale, for $35. Hey Router, great timing, are you on the payroll? I read a few of the reviews at Rockler and they echo Router’s statements above. Here’s the link if anyone is interested.

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, you have an electrical problem.

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#4 posted 1943 days ago

How does it lock in place ?

With a very badly designed cam lock that doesn’t lock completely and you need a flat head screw to push it as far as it will go..

you on the payroll?

No, I’m the worse customer they have ;-)

http://s336.photobucket.com/albums/n328/erojo/SPKS/?action=view&current=lock.jpg

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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#5 posted 1943 days ago

Thank you for the feedback and the links : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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#6 posted 1943 days ago

I got Rocklers e-mail also Thought I’d, get one because it’s also free shipping.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Routerisstillmyname

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#7 posted 1932 days ago

fatigue due to long term use ??? ROFL
Now I’ve heard it all ;-)

read #3

http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?Offerings_ID=19670&TabSelect=Reviews

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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#8 posted 1932 days ago

Makes sense to me.
-JJ

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#9 posted 1907 days ago

Rockler has this on sale again, but the in-store price has dropped to $30 until 2-27-2009. (No, I don’t work for Rockler but I spent my lunch break drooling over stuff that I can’t afford :)

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