Digital Height Gauge

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Review by Routerisstillmyname posted 06-30-2009 08:51 PM 3599 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Some indulgence on my part and to treat my self to more digital technology.
This height gauge (although by no means a requirement in the shop) sure makes height adjustment a breeze and fun for saw blades, dado stack and router bits.
The read out can display inches, mm and fractional with ABS and hold functions.
It is extremely solid built with heavy thick base that has magnets. The rest/measuring arm is also ¼ inch thick
So it rests nice on the blades and bits. Has a smooth travel with no play and a lock down.
As a bonus, It is a dead on 90 degree square.

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#1 posted 06-30-2009 11:44 PM

Thanks for the review. I’ll have to check it out. I think it looks very useful.

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#2 posted 06-30-2009 11:48 PM

Thanks for the review well done

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#3 posted 07-01-2009 12:22 AM

Thanks for FB. Yes I’m sure it will get a lot of use especially for setting up dado thickness. It will take the guesswork out of shims and of course depth of cut.
Playing with the brass setup blocks, it reads 100% on each one.
So, the next time I need to cut a dado for plywood, I would just set this up to plywood
Thickness first and then through the dado stack under it.

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