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Forum topic by CedarFreakCarl posted 08-07-2008 06:21 PM 679 views 1 time favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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CedarFreakCarl

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08-07-2008 06:21 PM

I just ordered the Shaker Raised Panel Cabinetmaker 5 Piece Set from MLCS. The main reason I chose this particular bit set was because it had the rail and stile bit profile that I wanted. Of course the price was a consideration also as it was only $114.95 w/ free shipping. It seems like an exceptional value because the set also included a raised panel bit w/ undercutter, a drawer lock bit and a glue joint bit, all with 1/2” shanks. Also included is an instructional DVD. I wondered if anyone else on the site has used these type of bits from MLCS. The low price makes me wary as I’m a ” you get what you pay for type of guy”. I’ve bought the 66 piece set from MLCS that was on sale a while back, and those bits have worked like a charm. Thanks in advance…........Carl.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC


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brunob

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#1 posted 08-07-2008 06:56 PM

I’ve purchased a couple of bits from them. No problems.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 08-07-2008 07:19 PM

I’ve purchased more than 100s of router bits from MLCS. since yr 2005 and using (the raised panel + rail and stile bits) frequently. No problem.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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John Gray

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#3 posted 08-07-2008 07:22 PM

I purchased my 1st bits as a set on eBay…...they are basically junk.
I’ve had great luck with MLCS bits. Now I am buying all my bits from them, the FREE SHIPPING is great.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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motthunter

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#4 posted 08-07-2008 07:49 PM

MLCS is a good quality bit.. not the best, but worth the money

-- making sawdust....

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Ben Griffith

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#5 posted 08-07-2008 08:04 PM

I’ve ordered a few bits from them… a set of carbide spiral upcut bits, a tiny spiral downcut I used for the one inlay project I’ve done (so far), and a pattern/flush bit with both top and bottom bearings. The only issue I’ve had is the dust caps popped out of the bottom bearing on that last one after just a few uses. After a couple emails back and forth to verify which bearing it was they sent me a free replacement. I think I had had the bit for about 4 or 5 months by that time.
So… good quality and good service too!

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daveintexas

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#6 posted 08-07-2008 08:28 PM

Yes- here is another satisfied customer. All tho, I will confess, if I am working harder wood like Mesquite, wenge, or woods that are prone to tearout, I will switch to a Whiteside.
You cant go wrong with the set you bought.

One thing I am wondering is how you will like the back cutter??? I got into the habit of making my raised panels 5/8 thick, so I never tried a back cutter, and was just wondering how they perform.

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