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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-01-2011, 11:50 AM Thread Starter
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Guys,
I saw a local Craigslist ad for a Milwaukee 5616-20 router for $75. Is this a good price and will it be suitable for table routing?
Thanks in advance for your advice.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-01-2011, 12:41 PM
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Good tool if it wasn't abused. Price good too but with freight maybe not such a good deal compared to new.
Table routing ok if the cuts are <~3/8 x 3/8 max/pass.
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That's what I use for table purposes. The power is adequate. I never use the humongous panel raiser bits. For that you might want a 3hp unit. The soft start feature really helps.
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