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Offline FestitaMakool

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Hardware from Rutlands UK
« on: February 21, 2020, 12:23 PM »
Hi all,

Have anyone experienced hardware from Rutlands.co.uk?
They seem to have many interesting tools, jigs and accessories at a very good price point.
I’m probably gonna order a 10 piece gauge and measuring set in aluminium.
They seem to have an interesting bench model router table, and what seems like a nice router lift.
Rutlands

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Offline Roachmill

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Re: Hardware from Rutlands UK
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2020, 04:11 PM »
They've had some bad reviews in the past but I think they've picked up their game since then. I bought several planes from them recently and had no problems at all. A lot of their jigs can be had for a lot less from places like banggood and AliExpress if you're prepared to wait a few weeks longer for shipping.

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: Hardware from Rutlands UK
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2020, 02:31 PM »
Thanks, I now have 3 giving me a heads up regarding quality.

Still, I recognise my Gyokucho Japanese saws from their website. I can highly recommend them.
I have both the spun wooden handle (rip saw) and the rubberised black handle, which can be detached for carrying or in a tool box. This I have in the plunge version, and it is amazing!
I have used my 3 saws for several years, and still as new (home/hobby use that is).
I’m gonna order a couple of the set’s and a roll and carrying bag.

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: Hardware from Rutlands UK
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2020, 07:25 AM »
Lifting this again..
Rutland has a few router bits which are interesting to me.
I also wonder what you experienced router folks think of router collect extensions? - see photo.
They also have these router bits that look interesting, and I’m only held back regarding quality issues if some? A router is a very fast spinning tool, and when using it in a table I wouldn’t have bits coming apart...
Among several useful sets, that don’t include bits that never will be used..:

https://www.rutlands.co.uk/sp+7-piece-slot-router-bit-set+TR6

https://www.rutlands.co.uk/pp+power-tool-accessories-router-bit-sets-door-making-bit-sets+c08109





Offline Roseland

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Re: Hardware from Rutlands UK
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2020, 11:11 AM »
I can't comment on the Rutlands router collet extension, but I do have one from Axminster, and I find there is more runout than I would like.  As a result, I no longer use it, but keep it in case I ever cannot find a workaround.

Of course the runout could be the collet in the (Triton) router, but I have no issues with it other than when using the extension.

If you get one, I recommend you check it (ideally with a dial gauge) when you get it, so you can reject it if you deem it unacceptable.

Andrew
TS55, MFT/3, OF1400, OF1010, CT26, RS100, ETS125, CXS, MFS400, DF-500, Zobos.

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: Hardware from Rutlands UK
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2020, 05:46 PM »
Thanks.
Runout could be an issue yes, and runout accompanied with vibrations is not not something I would want in a router. Just thought it may come to the rescue the odd time one might need the extra depth.

Stig