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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-31-2012, 07:22 PM Thread Starter
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Question which router for above table bit changes

I just received my new Woodpecker Phenolic table top. along with the new Woodpecker V2 SW420-350 lift. I understand that in order to change bits above the table, I must have a certain type of router that will allow me to do this. I currently have the Porter Cable 690LR and the Bosch 1617/1618EVS. I believe the motor on the Bosch is too short for above table bit changes, but I'm not certain about the Porter Cable 690LR. Can anyone help me on this matter?

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You bought the lift not knowing which router motors could be used in it? Both you have should work; advantage Bosch since it has 1/2 hp more than a 690.

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No, Mike, I bought the whole package...table top.stand and the SW lift according to specific specs, but when I read the brochure out of the box the lift came in, it didn't mention anything about the 690 or 1617,so I thought I'd see what more experienced people had to say. Looks like I'll be all right though. Thanks for the response.

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