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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-30-2012, 05:29 AM Thread Starter
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Hi all....my name is vaughn am an amateur wood worker/hobbyist actually I don't have a router yet but looking for my first one as I look to try more complex jobs and get better finishes. Still confused about what to get as a first router ..... Right now the coice is black and decker rp250 plunge or dewalt dw616 fixed budget is limited right now as I am still trying to get my feet wet.....I hope the info I get will help with the decision and make me a better woodworker...I look forward to sharing my experiences and maybe help someone as i gain more experience
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-30-2012, 09:12 AM
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Equipment will make the lab work easier but not a routermeister make.
Skill in woodworking is a result of homework, lots of it, but not equipment, necessarily.
I agree, the 616 is a good starter router; moreover, it does not have the VS problems of the 618, a good choice.
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Welcome to the forum, Vaughn.

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I don't profess to know everything, and I may learn something new.

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