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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2019, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
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Question Triton adjusting and setting

I am posting this as a question from another forum I read. The person was mentioning they use the plunge router lock after setting the height of there bit. I have not done this in the 10-15 times I have used my new Triton and was curious if others do this or just don't bother and the bit stays at the height set without any problems.

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I prefer to lock mine. One reason I have it is my old setup would drift down during a cut. Locking makes certain there are no surprises.
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Mine drifts down if I don't lock it. When I unlock it after a cut, the bit always falls. I think it's due to the elevation screw vibrating down during operation. I've thought of putting a lighter plunge spring in that will hold the elevation screw in place better.
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Makes sense as a backup. It's easy to do and ensures there bit stays at that height. You might see more value to it after it slips once.
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