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Hello to all. I came accross this website while searching for info on the Freud Ft1700 router. I am retired and have spent numerous years working with wood but just got around to building my first router table. I am looking at a used Freud FT1700 router for my table mainly because of it ease in changing bits above the table top. Cost is a factor in buying a router for this table. Thanks in advance for any suggestions or info on this.
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Welcome to The Router Forums.

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Welcome!

Can't say much about a US. router as I live in France, but some are cheap now on amazon:

$119 for 11 Amp looks like a good deal.

Amazon.com: Porter-Cable 690LR 11-Amp Fixed-Base Router: Power & Hand Tools

Happy Todaay!

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Hello Ted

There is an excellant thread on the page called "Pics of your table" its a nice place to pick up some great ideas
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