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Another American Company Gone
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I just heard Delta/Porter Cable has just been purchased by a company in TAIWAN.Any more foreign purchases and KREG will be the only American company left.Just a bit of BAD news as far as I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jens Jensen Feb 15, 2011.

Router Bits
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There are so many router bits available from several different vendors. My problem is how does one determine the quality of the bits. I'm only interested in the 1/2" shank. I see some vendors show…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

 

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Jens Jensen replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Another American Company Gone'
"Gee I wonder why do you suppose it could be high costs of operation"
Feb 15, 2011
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Another American Company Gone

I just heard Delta/Porter Cable has just been purchased by a company in TAIWAN.Any more foreign purchases and KREG will be the only American company left.Just a bit of BAD news as far as I'm concerned.See More
Feb 14, 2011
kenny from Sundre replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
Jan 9, 2011
DAVID CZUPRYN replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Hi Jack, Food for thought here. i learned the hard,expensive way. I have 7 routers,and enough bits to fill a store! First and most important is your SAFETY. If a bit doesn't contain "anti-kickback design, don't buy it. In fact, if the…"
Jan 9, 2011
Jens Jensen replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"I have been reading all sorts of articles on router bits and every tom dick and harry wants to sell 100 -150 set bits for 100.00 Well for a dollor a bit you can imagine what youll get  maybe two or three passes and it is dull. So What I di is…"
Jan 8, 2011
John Schaben replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Well, congratulations - I couldn't afford it. Just for grins I tried counting them up last night and there are about 135, give or take, of various profiles and configurations. I needed to develop a way of getting reasonable quality at…"
Jan 8, 2011
Chad Robbins replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"CMT bits, best money can buy! I myself don't use router bit much, but when I do I use CMT!!!!!"
Jan 8, 2011
kenny from Sundre replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Hello Jack; The December/ January issue # 69 of the Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvment magazine featured an article about router bit comparisons. I found it very enlightening and have a better idea as what bits to purchase in the future. I…"
Jan 6, 2011
michael pope replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"honestly...in my professional opinion...Amana, Freud and above and beyond all others, Festool router bits are the best you can buy...as in all tools..you buy cheap..you usually get cheap...so depending on you skill level and need for professional…"
Jan 6, 2011
pervez f bhathena replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Hi Guys I am from Pune India, I have just ordered Neiko US router bit set from Amazon, amazon has funny shipping policy I wanted to buy, MLCS but they would not ship to India, I think almost all the router bits sold under different banner are made…"
Jan 6, 2011
John Schaben replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"I haven't used them myself but I believe they are the ones that also provide Harbor Freight bits. From the Amazon reviews most of the complaints were about the box... what that has to do with bit quality escapes me."
Jan 6, 2011
Robert P. Kahmer replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Pretty Full Collection of Molding, Rabetting & Dovetail bits"
Jan 6, 2011
Brandon Maxwell replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"anyone ever hear of a company named NEIKO that produces router bits? found them on e-bay. anyone ever use them and are they any good?"
Jan 6, 2011
John Schaben replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Here's a pretty decent cheap set, has all the basic profiles plus some you may like to try but don't want to spend a fortune to see if you like it. I have a set of roundovers from this guy I've been running over a year in plywood and…"
Jan 5, 2011
Bob Sieczkiewicz replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"When is comes to almost any purchase I make, whether it be clothing or tools I buy for the job.  It I plan on wearing it or using it once I buy for price.  If it is something that I plan to have around for a long time (like my wife) I go…"
Jan 5, 2011
Ken Darga replied to Jack Winning's discussion 'Router Bits'
"Hi Jack, Here's what I'd do--- Purchase a set of various and misc bits, in a kit form--- ex like offered by Ryobi, Craftsman, or the like. They're affordable, and made of acceptable materials. You may use some bits more than…"
Jan 5, 2011

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Kreg Jig®, Kreg Jig® Master System
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