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    I was wondering if anyone has bought and uses one of these dremels from the hobby range. Im thinking of buying one to use with resin but I was looking for some reviews first....

    http://www.dremeleurope.com/gb/en/hobby/overview.html
    Snowf1975

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/1039948...polished-beads

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    Only my personal opinion but I believe you pay a premium for the 'Dremel' name. I burnt one out, my fault asking it to do a bit too much, but I don't think they are robust enough for prolonged hard work.

    I looked about and found this one and this one I bought the Axminster as from reports it seems the more robust, and their after sale service if anything goes wrong is second to none.

    I've had mine for 7 months now and it hasn't lost a beat. Mine was bought mainly for the carving head, but have since found more and more uses for the drill head as time goes on.

    If your use is fairly light, I think the Clarke one could be a serious contender if only for the price. IMO
    regards

    Tam "now a hobby woodturner"


    There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey. (John Ruskin 1819-1900)

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    • #3
      Thanks Tam! Iv put the Clarke one on my Xmas list ! It looks good! Iv put the accessory kit on my list too! hehe.
      Snowf1975

      https://www.etsy.com/listing/1039948...polished-beads

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      • #4
        Yeah i bought a dremel and it is good but i dont think it will last much longer. Very handy though!
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