1) Submitted by
Shane, from Utica , MI
I use this router with a homemade CNC milling machine. It is a great little router. Not too loud but plenty of power. It can be taken apart to be serviced (i.e. replace bushes and bearings). I use it with 1/8" shank carbide bits, a collet adapter, and a speed controller. It still has plenty of torque at lower speeds.
2) Submitted by
Jim Lehn, from Hillsboro, OH
I keep this router fitted with a 1/8" round-over bit. Easy to control and perfect for knocking off the sharp edges and giving them a little ease.
3) Submitted by
Fred Ariail, from Flowery Branch, GA
Never thought I would use a 1/4 inch router, but the size of this one gives me much more control when doing close work. It is also ideal for flush trimming edges. I have two 1/2 inch routers (both attached to tables) but this one works great for hand held work. The micro adjustment allows precise height with little trouble.
4) Submitted by
Steve Sudhoff, from Sarsaw, IN
Used the laminate trimmer with a 1/4" carbide straight bit to set different field levels for a relief carving. It was much easier to handle for this purpose than my full size plunge router. Worked great.
5) Submitted by
Steve W, from Santa Barbara, CA
Bought the kit with all the different bases. Have only used the basic base. Pretty disappointed with the engineering design. I know Porter-Cable can do better. There is a height-adjusting thumb wheel and a locking knob on the back of the base. Locking the height with this knob changes the height setting every time. It becomes a cat-and-mouse game to set the height precisely. This is not a precision tool. My expectation was that it perform with the accuracy of my Porter-Cable or Festool router. It cannot.
6) Submitted by
Warren Jones, from Swansea, MA
Great laminate trimmer and a great deal for [price]. I bought 4 for the price of 2.
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