Woodcraft router bits

Woodcraft has a set of 20 router bits on sale for $99. I have heard that it is a bad idea to buy large sets and only buy what you need but, at $5 a bit, it seems like a good price. (I've heard Woodcraft bits are good, but I haven't used them).
Since individual bits seem to be about $10-15 a piece (and some of the bits in the set sell for around $20), is it really unwise to buy sets? I figure that even if I didn't use all of the bits, I would still come out ahead... or is this just newbie thinking.
I currently only have 3 bits (3/4" straight, flush trim, and roundover of some radius), and had been planing to expand my collection as my projects require something different.
Any opinions?
Thanks in advance, YJJim
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(YJJim) wrote:

Chances are that these are *not* Woodcraft's regular line of bits. This summer, they advertised ten bits at $5 each, supposedly a "discount" from their regular prices on same (ranging from $10 to $20 IIRC). Turns out that they are *not* the same bits -- Woodcraft's regular bits are made in Taiwan, and the five-buck specials are made in Communist China.
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I bought a 20 bit set before coming to New Zealand. All the "blokes" around here drool on them, because at best these bits (are green if that helps) would cost around $400 here. I use them everyday in the toyshop and with an occasional honing, they are still cutting really well.
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John
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