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Hi everyone,
I'm new to forum. I'm looking to buy a new router. My last router just died and it was about 20 years old. I used a router for general woodworking use. The router also needs to be able to mount on my table. I have been looking at Dewalt DW618, Porter Cable 893 and Craftsman 17543. I read in woodmagazine that the Craftsman router was rated top value but I have as read some mixed reviews on this item. If people could help with some suggestions it would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi Jon

Well the 17453 should last 20 years also, that would make it 5.50 per. year to own and use, that's hard to beat for any router that comes with all the bells and whistles

At that rate I should have a router that's in good shape until I'm 170 years old.
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Hi everyone,
I'm new to forum. I'm looking to buy a new router. My last router just died and it was about 20 years old. I used a router for general woodworking use. The router also needs to be able to mount on my table. I have been looking at Dewalt DW618, Porter Cable 893 and Craftsman 17543. I read in woodmagazine that the Craftsman router was rated top value but I have as read some mixed reviews on this item. If people could help with some suggestions it would be greatly appreciated.



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