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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-27-2010, 03:20 PM Thread Starter
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I just got a router from Sears and can't figure out how to change the collet fromthe 1/2 inch to the 1/4 inch. Been looking at the book for 1/2 hour and can't figure it out. Can someone help how the bit mechanism works? Thanks. Zach
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Welcome to the Forum! The Collete on the router is 1/2 in. There should be a 1/2 in. to the 1/4 in. sleeve that installs into the 1/2 in. Colet. You should see some very small slits on the top, and on the bottom. I also have a straight collar and a Allen wrench there also! I hope this helps Zach

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Greetings Zach and welcome to the router forum. Thank you for joining us, and remember to have fun, build well and above all be safe.

Mine is a model 320.17549 and each of the colletes has it's own nut
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