Mounting a Skil 1810 router :help:
I bought a Skil 1810 a long time ago but only my son has used it so far. I went to the new Toolbox/Woodcraft store in Chattanooga and bought a Kreg benchtop router table. I got it together and am getting ready to install the router on the insert. I don't want to mess it up. Here goes: Do I mount the router on the insert without the black baseplate? Or do I mount the router on the baseplate and then mount the router directly to the insert? Here's the dilemma- one of the screws holding the baseplate on had the Phillips slots messed up and I had to take the three screws out and turn the baseplate to loosen it. It is an odd metric size. If I have to mount the baseplate on the router, I am up the creek as I am short one screw. I did find a place in California that stocks them- 4 cents per screw and six bucks for S&H.
Router folks, your advice is most welcome. Thanks in advance. Looking forward to making lots of noise, chips, and sawdust.
FWIW, the screw is metric- DIN 965 M4-10X4.8H!
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