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12-21-2017 12:28 PM
Dwain Lambrigger
Here are my routers...

...My routers as follows:

Hitachi M12v2 (in the router table)
Mitachi M12v2 (Yep, two, this one is for my router planing jig)
Bosch 1617 Combo Kit (Primary hand held router)
Bosch Colt (Can't say how much fun I have with this thing!)
DeWalt DW 621 (Garage sale find $50.00 couldn't pass it up)
Craftsman 315-25031 (Antique, Dad's old router)
HF trim router (Round over bit chucked...permanantly)
HF trim router (Chamfer bit chucked...permanently)
HF trim router (Flush Trim but chucked...permanently)

I know, HARBOR FREIGHT! At less than $20.00 a unit, it makes sense to me to keep them with the specific bit, then grab and go when necessary. I have had them for over two years now and they are still running.
07-16-2017 09:23 AM
197761 Have to admit, I was about 35 going on 80 and 40's going on 90...been going backwards the last 6 months...wondering if I can catch back up with 35?? hahaha
07-12-2017 08:20 PM
RainMan 2.0
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Originally Posted by DerSchuhmacher View Post

Well, come on Rick! Let's get this little project going; maybe you can get Arrrnold to help? lol
Cindy , I only wish I had the energy I once had . Heck , I'd love to have half the energy MT Stringer has . I'm 56 going on 90 lol
07-12-2017 06:50 PM
CharlesWebster
Two routers

I have a Triton MF001 in a shop built table (pictures in the "Show us your table" thread) and a 25 year old 1/2 hp Makita that is OK but is a giant PITA to set up.

I am thinking of buying another Triton for above the table use. I got the Makita for free, so haven't been in a hurry to abandon it.
07-12-2017 06:27 PM
197761 Definitely Charles! I mean, anything I needed to route, I always used this big boy. I like it, don't get me wrong, but with health issues, if I can do something a little easier, then it can help me be ready for the bigger jobs. :-)

Oh the reason I thought I goofed up was from the post called: Should polls be closed after 1 year, because they are all saying that older posts are no longer relevant...

But I am glad someone is happy to see the old posts come up for nostalgic reasons. :-)

And I even like the idea of having 2 of each, like Stick is talking about. I do that with my 2 drills sometimes. One has a drill bit and the other has a screw driver bit or whatever combo comes about.

Your updates have been duly noted Tom! haha

Well, come on Rick! Let's get this little project going; maybe you can get Arrrnold to help? lol
07-12-2017 06:16 PM
Stick486 still holding at 51...
07-12-2017 06:05 PM
RainMan 2.0 5 so far . FesTool 1400 for plunging etc , 2-PC 7518-2 ( motor only) , was going to build a double router table with a lifting system to change heights . I say was ,cause I haven't gotten to it yet .
I have my original Makita plunge router permanently secured to my circle jig , and I have a PC 690 that I wanted to mount in my table saws wing someday
07-12-2017 12:41 PM
Stick486
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Originally Posted by TWheels View Post
I have sort of adopted the philosophy expressed by @Stick486 ; l.
life got easier and your accuracy skyrocketed didn't it...
07-12-2017 12:18 PM
TWheels I wish there were a way to change my vote. I have sort of adopted the philosophy expressed by @Stick486 ; I now have 2 routers rated at 3 1/4 hp, 2 each with fixed and plunge bases, and a trim router. I am not certain when I voted in the poll.
07-12-2017 06:49 AM
Stick486
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Originally Posted by DerSchuhmacher View Post
If I could, I would have 2; I would add a smaller palm/finish router.

Oh sure! After I voted on a few polls, I see you guys voted to close polls. I disagree with that since you have had new members, but I respect it.

Sorry for starting these up again.
have enough routers so that you don't have to change profiles during a project ...
some times it's one...
other times it can be easily a half dozen or more....
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