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When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

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What happened? --dave

"foggytown" wrote in message
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When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

FoggyTown



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foggytown wrote:
When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

FoggyTown

Exactly why medieval chain mail and later full armor were invented.
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foggytown wrote:

When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!


I'm put in mind of the cartoon that appeared in Aviation Leak many years
ago--two astronauts are in a Gemini spacecraft in orbit and one says to the
other "I just realized that every part of this thing was made by the lowest
bidder."

FoggyTown


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Dave Jackson wrote:
What happened? --dave

"foggytown" wrote in message
oups.com...
When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be

standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy

the
house brand!

FoggyTown


Nothing in particular. I was just thinking of buying a light-weight
1/4" router for light trim, etc. and there are some really cheap ones
out there. But the thought hit me. Do I want to trust Bosch or Makita
or something imported from Thailand with a crooked label showing a
brand name of "Busy Bee" or somesuch?

FoggyTown



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There was a great Herman cartoon where he had his arm around what looked
like a 30 inch saw blade. He was trying to loosen the nut and had it wedged
under his arm. The caption read "Get away from that switch!"
max
foggytown wrote:

When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!


I'm put in mind of the cartoon that appeared in Aviation Leak many years
ago--two astronauts are in a Gemini spacecraft in orbit and one says to the
other "I just realized that every part of this thing was made by the lowest
bidder."

FoggyTown


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On 25 Mar 2005 06:54:22 -0800, "foggytown" wrote:

When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

FoggyTown



experience talking?
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"foggytown" wrote in message
oups.com...
When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

I wouldn't use a Homier power tool (even if the didn't break in the first 5
minutes), but I doubt any tool sold by a normal store is going to fail
catastrophically. The law suits would quickly put them out of business.

Your house brand router is going have significant run out, the bearing will
wear out pretty quickly. and they might be poorly designed. It will not
explode. If bad run out and short life aren't problems for you, they can be
good buys.


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jo4hn wrote:

foggytown wrote:
When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

FoggyTown

Exactly why medieval chain mail and later full armor were invented.


Chain mail dates back to the Romans.

j4


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J. Clarke wrote:
jo4hn wrote:


foggytown wrote:

When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

FoggyTown


Exactly why medieval chain mail and later full armor were invented.



Chain mail dates back to the Romans.

Recent research has the first powered routers being made by Aeolipile,
Inc. Run by a chap by name of Hermington Wesley Hero. Little known
drips of wisdom from jo4hn's john.
j4


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In article et,
jo4hn wrote:
J. Clarke wrote:
jo4hn wrote:


foggytown wrote:

When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy the
house brand!

FoggyTown


Exactly why medieval chain mail and later full armor were invented.



Chain mail dates back to the Romans.

Recent research has the first powered routers being made by Aeolipile,
Inc. Run by a chap by name of Hermington Wesley Hero. Little known
drips of wisdom from jo4hn's john.


No ****??!!


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On 25 Mar 2005 10:33:02 -0800, "foggytown" wrote:


Dave Jackson wrote:
What happened? --dave

"foggytown" wrote in message
oups.com...
When you need a machine that uses electricity to make something as
sharp as a razor travel several thousand RPMs and you will be

standing
less than a foot away from it during the process . . . DON'T buy

the
house brand!

FoggyTown


Nothing in particular. I was just thinking of buying a light-weight
1/4" router for light trim, etc. and there are some really cheap ones
out there. But the thought hit me. Do I want to trust Bosch or Makita
or something imported from Thailand with a crooked label showing a
brand name of "Busy Bee" or somesuch?


Good thinking. The wife got me an el cheapo router, and it nearly
took my palm off. Now there's a nice PC 691 in it's place. OTOH,
there are some good uses for cheap tools- my dad got me a "tool shop"
(dirty words in my household) reciprocating saw last X-mas, and so far
it's worked just fine- all I use it for is roughly chopping holes in
drywall and lopping a bit off the occasional piece of angle iron or
rebar, so cheap is all I need.



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