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PostSubject: trio   Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:50 pm

Got started on the first of a lot of routing jobs today...

#1 make a pearloid black pickguard for the attitude bass.

I just got finished cutting the basic shape and my Dremel 300 took a dump. I've had to repair this once already ... brush melted into the housing. Its only 3 years old. While I was waiting for new brushes to come in, I bought a 300 cordless ... the main shaft snapped in a month.

Now ... Dremel tools aren't the best for routing. They are easier to handle because they are smaller than a full sized plunge router, but routing is ruff on them. Then Dremel shouldn't sell the tools to do that with the roto tool. That's 2 I killed in 3 years with moderate use.

I went out to buy a craftsman router.

The chuck was .25-.5 ... doesn't fit the bits I have. With the router and a set of bits I was up to almost $200.

I bought a new model Dremel trio for $100. It fits .25-.125 bits with the chucks I have already ... and this thing is designed for routing. Also comes with a straightedge stop and a circle cutting guide.

Downside ... there is no cuff for routing with a template. I got a shure hand ... I can make due.

I finished the pickguard this afternoon. It looks almost identical to a factory cut pickguard.

Then I installed a kahler on my new project custom bass in 2 hours tonight. Piece of cake. Ill post that bass soon.
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PostSubject: Re: trio   Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:01 pm

Sounds awesome all the way around! Wink

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PostSubject: Re: trio   Sat Feb 12, 2011 6:37 am

not really ...............

i diddnt wanna hafta stop what i was doing and go out and spend another $105. i expected the dremel that i had to get the job done.

and the trio not having the cuff to use as a guida for templates ... i will probably go out and buy another router at some time or another.

.... but a plus .... this is better than the router i had.
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PostSubject: Re: trio   Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:18 am

madmike wrote:
.... but a plus .... this is better than the router i had.

Exactly. Cool

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