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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
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Default Flat side of base plunge base

What is it for?

On my base, I have a sub base, and the plunge base, which are round, with a flat edge on one side.

I have the KM12VC

You can't really see it in the image there, but it's on the back side of the plunge base in the above image.

I also notice it on the PC routers, as well others.

What is this used for?
(I can dream up a few things, but wanted to check with the local experts)

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 08:31 AM
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Al ot of routers have a flat side on the base plate Noddy. My dewalts do. That's the edge to use anytime you are following a straight edge of any kind while free handing. See the bottom of the Rabbet post that we had yesterday ... kind of ended with this discussion.

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That's kind of I figured, but wanted to check around and get some add'l info.

Thanks Corey!
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