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To move to within an inch or so and to the datum point just has to be a LOT easier and faster with the Laser Pointer.
I am liking that.
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vip-klaus wrote:@FixitMike: this laser center finder sounds good to me. Can you tell us something about the pecision? How width is the spot? If you rotate the router 180°: does the spot move around?
Thank you very much.
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The size of the spot can be adjusted. I would guess I have mine at about .005" diameter. The small size is dim. It gets brighter if I make it larger. The spot does not move when I rotate the router. There are screws to adjust it if it gets out of adjustment. Of course this assumes the router chuck itself is free from significant runnout. (I say "significant", because no machine is absolutely perfect.)
Thank you Mike! I will add such a laser to my equipment
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