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I have a rotozip rotosaw + and I would like to use it like a router. I knkw it has the power to do so because I have tested it out. The only problem is, is that rotozip does not make base plates, tables or any atta hments for this tool really at all except for a circle temple. If they have I havent seen it. Any body have any information about this? I made a custom base plate to use for now but would like to find a plunge base for it. If this does not exist does anyone have any pictures or ideas of what I could do to.make one?
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Hey; BMW; welcome!
How do you accomplish accurate height adjustments, 'bmwalker'?
Seems like a hell of a lot of trouble to go to when you can buy a trim router for a $100.
Are the RotoZip bits the same shank size (exactly) as 1/4" router bits?
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I tend to agree with Dan. Sometimes it needs the right tool for the job...

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It will take 1/4" bits but routing is not what it was designed to do and I suspect it will do it poorly.

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If there is a Harbor Freight near you, you can usually pick up their trim router for around $25 with coupon (almost always a 20% off coupon in their mailer or website). I'd do that before going to the trouble to try and make your roto-zip work for routing. Jim.

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