April 21, 2017

Some info about 557 7 (PORTER-CABLE)


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  • Fence tilts from 0 degrees to 135 degrees with positive adjustable stop at 90 degrees
  • Four-inch blade makes standard-size cuts
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  • Industry-leading, super powerful 7-amp motor rotates blade at 10,000 RPM
  • Comes with 4-inch blade, centering plate, spanner wrench, dust bag, and chip deflector
  • Plate joiner kit handles a variety of wood and offers seven different cutting settings
Other Info for this deal:

Warranty: standard manufacturer’s warranty
S&H: Free shipping if ordered online
Dimensions and weight: check our reviews
Coupon/Sale: n/a

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