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ozito ryobi or dremel rotary tool please help need advice? Answered

hi i have a few questions as the dremel 400 is $199 at bunnings, and the ozito and ryobi are more in my price bracket, please help
the ozito is $39 and comes with 42 piece the ryobi is $97 and 115 piece, my questions are
1. will the dremel bit fit both the ryobi and the ozito
2.does anyone have wither of these two and could give advice
3. i want to do wood carving etc, does the following dremel router attachment(the black round one that comes with the kit fit ozito/ryobi) http://www.google.com.au/imgres?um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1600&bih=750&tbm=isch&tbnid=zerVxupOeRyKfM:&imgrefurl=http://www.skykingrcproducts.com/accessories/perecman/perecman_router_base.html&docid=kUk1AF6uf9uEPM&imgurl=http://www.skykingrcproducts.com/accessories/perecman/router-base-bits.jpg&w=400&h=348&ei=vr4PUJ7PK6uSiQf2k4CIAQ&zoom=1
any advice would be great, i am new  to these tools and would use it for a nember of home projects, as would my kids
i really want the dremel, but for $39 is it worth it, as i would have to get dremel bits as the ozito ones are crap apparently.....

please help and pics and info would be great


I've had copies of the Dremel and found them lacking. Finally bought a real Dremel. It's worth the money. I've used both the cordless and corded and the corded is better in two ways. You never have to stop to recharge. Big plus there. The cordless doesn't have the power the corded does. A really big plus there. The cordless starts out fine on a full charge but it's all down hill from there. If you're going to do wood carving then you'll do better if your tool always runs the same power so you know what to expect.

a real dremel can last for decades. get one that has a cord, batteries wear out.
i used mine for metal, wood, stone glass and even egg shale.

i got a two speed dremel 200 series, i have had it about 8 years.
its about 50 to 60 bucks on amazon, you might be able to find it cheaper.

The tool you specifically mention fits on the end of the dremel, there is a cap that screws off and then you can attach the tool i doubt it will fit on the end of the ozito

Some kind of "dremmel" is a good tool to have.

Cheaper versions tend to last less time BUT how often will you use it. A lot get the real thing - Occasionally then save a bit a go for the look alike.


5 years ago

Here is a Dremel cordless, it uses batteries, for 10 bucks. Hard to beat. Read the description. I got one and it is the real thing.

Also you can get all kinds of accessories from Harbor freight .

And more

They are a popular tool. You might also be able to pick something up on ebay.

Buy the cheap stuff and play with it to find out if its really what you need. Then if it is look into getting a better version.  I really haven't used mine as much as I thought I would, but then there have been a few times when its hard to do a job without one.

Oh, also all the bits are interchangeable. They work just like drill bits in that if the shaft fits and can tighten up its good to go. . And there are different size collets for different size shafts.