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Default Hello new to router family

Just wanted to introduce my self and wonder if you had a choice to buy any plugs fixed base router what would it be?
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Welcome to the forum! Add your first name to your profile to clear the N/a in the side panel and so we'll know what to call you, especially since this is an introduction. Add your location, as well.

I use Bosch routers but am not understanding your question on the plugs. Maybe someone else will chime in soon.

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Could be plunge/fixed base.

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Welcome Ty. Most members will say the best package is the Bosch 1617 evspk which is a 2 plus hp fixed/ plunge kit. Bosch has the best customer service and there are so many of these out there that it makes it one of the most likely to still have parts available years down the road. I would also recommend the Hitachi M12VC kit. It’s the same size, can probably be found cheaper, and has a 5 year warranty. I have no idea what Hitavhi’s customer service is like, despite owning 3 as I have never needed them nor have I heard from anyone else needing them. For a table router I would recommend the big Triton or a Hitachi M12V2. It’s my choice for a table router but be aware that it is already a discontinued model. The VE model that replaced it isn’t as well suited to table use. I saw a V2 fairly cheap I think at CPO outlet.
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Welcome to the forum, many American members still use fixed base routers/combo kits. Personally I have never understood why this is so, other than on building sites where one bit is set and used exclusively. A PLUNGE router can do everything that a fixed base one can and MUCH, MUCH more.
As mentioned above, for table use the Triton TRA001 is superb.
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Hello and welcome to the router forum

Looking forward to your participation.
Filling out your profile to include (first name,tools and short bio is strictly (optional )but does help members to better relate to each other.
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Welcome. I have two 1617 routers, with both bases. One was used in the table, but I retired it when I put a Triton TRA001 in my table. If you lived in another country, Makita and a couple of other brands are better known. I just don't think in the U.S. you can't go wrong with the 1617 kit.

Bosch also makes a very decent entry level portable table saw, the model 4100. Very good for the money.

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Welcome to the Router Forums.

I like Bosch but it really depends on the job at hand.

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