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I broke the fence on my dewalt 625, it has 10mm rods spaced at 100mm centres, the makita 193312-9 fence looks a lot better quality, does any one know the dimensions of the rods & centres of the makita, or a website that gives the dimensions, from jonathan
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Hi Jonathan

There are two different fences available for the DW625. The all-alloy one doesn't take too kindly to being dropped (when attached to the router, that is - I doubt that any ally fence does), but other than that it is pretty durable in my experience. I've still got an Elu MOF177e from the mid-1980s with the original ally fence. The DW steel and alloy composite fences (identical to that sold with the DW621/DW622 over here) is more durable, but I don't think it's such a good fence. I have broken only one DW625/MOF177e fence in 30-odd years and that was after several trips to a concrete floor (the joy of site work!)

I know that the cast alloy fences from the Bosch GOF2000ce and GOF1300ce are compatible with the DW621/DW622/DW624/DW625/DW626, but I can't say for the Makita fences. Looking at the Mak fence in photos it doesn't really seem any better/stronger than the DW one (of which it is seemingly a copy), and it seems to be a lot more expensive than a replacement DW part (at circa £25 - although you can sometimes get the full fence with rods for little more o eBay). The only Makita replacement I can find in the UK under the part number you quote is the steel type which is comparible with the DW steel type - but a lot more expensive - so if you do go Makita I'd be careful to check what you're getting.

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Thanks Phil, i will check them out
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I glued the fence together with gorilla glue & glued a formica top on the fence & it worked
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