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Old 09-21-2009, 08:22 AM   #21
 
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I cut out a receptacle in my own home when I first bought a Rotozip. I actually bought the Dewalt version of a Rotozip since it's beefier and came highly recommended. I used a Rotozip brand 1/8" tile cutting bit since that is what Rotozip recommended for plaster.

That one single gang cut in my kitchen wall put a layer of dust on EVERYTHING in my house, even 3 rooms away. It was unbelievable, definitely the last time I used a Rotozip in a finished house.
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My exact reason I don't care of the Rotozip also is that the dust it makes. Also if you use it to cut in boxes in a siding blocks they take off like a bat out of Hell. I may buy the Craftsman and let you guys know how it is.$100 isn't too bad. Everyone made fun of me when I bought my little Bosch 10v pistol drill for plugging and switching now I see alot of people using them.
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To say Multimaster blades are expensive is a huge understatement. I thought Rotozip bits were pricey until I saw those things.
Here is a link to an alternate supplier that is less and seems to work according to some people I have talked to. I can not vouch for the blades, I do not own a Fein.
http://www.imperialblades.com/store....des&navt1=7444
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Old 09-21-2009, 08:37 PM   #24
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I use the Roto-zip for most tasks but i also bought the Dremel multi tool. I dont use the Dremel very often but when i do use it the Dremel seems to be the only option for what i am doing so it does have its place. For the few times i use it dragging around the cord is no big deal, hell the Roto-zip has a cord too.
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To say Multimaster blades are expensive is a huge understatement. I thought Rotozip bits were pricey until I saw those things.
The Dremel Mulit-Max and Bosch blades will fit some of the Fein's. They're much less pricey than the Fein brand.
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I have the Dremel Multi-Max. It works great as long as you keep it within it's limitations. I'm personally a Rotozip person myself, but as others have said, the dust can be a problem sometimes.
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I think MD is on the right track, the Rotozip is the way to go most often. I tried the Fein vibrator and found out the hard way that on plaster with wood lathe it will shake the plaster loose at the opposite end of the lathe and cause other problems for you.
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bosch is also making a cordless 12v multi tool
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