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Re: Tool Question
Original poster: "john cooper" <tesla-at-tesla-coil-dot-com>
I bought a Porter Cable router a few years ago and then found out that they
make different model #'s specific to a retailer, and that the base plate
hole pattern was 'specific' to Porter Cable. That became an issue when I
bought a router table and the plate they provided did not match up (had to
modify it). I also really wish I bought a router that had 'above table'
precision height adjustment, basically a screw driven device, didn't know
about it at the time and that's my next router, it greatly increases your
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 21:04:19 -0600
>Original poster: "Harold Weiss" <hweiss-at-new.rr-dot-com>
>Tonight, my Craftsman router puked a good sized fireball at me. As it's
>30-40 years old, I'm going to replace it. Any ideas on a good router. I'm
>thinking about Porter Cable or DeWalt.
>I have never seen a tougher job than routing UHMW. Even carbide bits have
>a tough time on it. It seems soft until you try to cut it. Routing a
>primary form into a 3/4" sheet is easier said than done. Should look cool
>when I get it done.
>David E Weiss