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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-27-2005, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
 
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I have the router workshop table with a phenolic baseplate for the hitachi m12v. My problem is the base-plate is "too large" to fit in the opening in the table. (I can get it to fit if I 'force' it.) I measured the lip that the base plate sits in and found it to be a 'tad' (measurement with rubber ruler!!) under the 3/8 with the 3/8 setup bar on 2 sides. Should this opening be exactly 3/8? I am trying to determine if the baseplate is a little oversize or the opening in the table is a little 'under-size'? If it is the table, should I run around the opening with a 3/8 rabbit bit to try to make it fit or what would you suggest?

I don't want to make mod's to the table and finds other accessories will not work right if the problem is the baseplate.

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Wayne, the mounting plates are designed to be a very snug fit. You can lightly sand the edges to make it fit correctly. Keep in mind that with use the table opening will wear in a bit, so dont go overboard in making your plate fit. Keep it snug for accuracy.

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Thanks for the help, I will give that a try. Have a good day
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