Dremel Tool
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Dremel Tool

Posted in Custom Workstation

There's actually a few questions I have but this one I wanted to ask first since I'm looking to get one real soon. Does any dremel tool work fine on action figures or is there some specific one/brand that's best for this kinda hobby? I was looking through the ones they had at Home Depot and saw one that was $20 but was mostly just for etching. Am thinking this one won't do but the next cheapest one was $50. Would the $50 one do or is there a big difference between that and say the $100 one when it comes to working on figures?

Posted by knightfall
on Friday, March 21, 2014
User Comments
Darththomas -
Monday, March 24, 2014
Dremmels are the best. I've had loads of cheap ones just die on me and I've had my trusty dremmel 300 for over 3 years now and it's still going strong. Personally I prefer the corded ones, there's nothing more frustrating than a battery dying half way through a job.
Truwe 316 -
Monday, March 24, 2014
+1 to what Pock said.

I have had both Dremel and off brands. I like Dremel more but that could just be a figure of luck. Once you do purchase one, you can pretty much by any attachment that you want, doesn't matter the company, it usually fits.
pock63 -
Saturday, March 22, 2014
All of the dremels I've had have come with all of the basic attachments you would need.
knightfall -
Friday, March 21, 2014
Alright, sounds good, thanks. Is there any particular attachments/interchangeable tops I should definitely have on hand? Any I really shouldn't use 'cause they'd just hinder instead of help?
pock63 -
Friday, March 21, 2014
I doupt it would make a big difference on working on figures between the $50 and $100 models. I think the main difference in prices is based on how powerful of a motor you have and it shouldn't make a big difference for customs. I'd suggest a cordless dremel because not having a cord in the way makes for very easy and convenient work on figures and small details.
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