MasterGage Classic

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
MasterGage
Model:
Classic
Price:
$260

Description

* CONTROL- Correct invisible and dangerous misalignment in your machinery, to machine shop tolerances!
* INCLUDES: MasterGage/Classic, a precision dial indicator, 78 page illustrated Manual, Carrying Case
* 1.0" & 2.0" dial indicator extensions, a .30" diameter flat indicator tip, a Dial Indicator Adapter
* A 1/4" & 1/2" diameter precision rods, a Magnetic Miter Cradle Bar
* Lifetime warranty on entire unit, including the dial indicator.

WOOD magazine review

MasterGage Classic

Review Summary

What it does: Every alignment task we tested,but some alignments require a 45°angle block (such as the head of a combination square) that you supply. High points: Perpendicular “knife edge” proved perfectly square whether referenced from the top or bottom edge. The expand-to-fit miter-slot guide dismounts quickly for nonslotted tabletops,such as those on a mitersaw, jointer, planer, and drill press.
Dial indicator raises,lowers,and easily switches from horizontal to vertical for measurements such as blade height. Low points: 45°angle block,required for setting bevel stops, doesn’t come with gauge. More points: The upscale MasterGage Pro ($460,not tested) sets bevel angles without a conversion table.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

3

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