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  1. Table-mounted Routing
    Still trying to decide on a fixed-base router for table use (I already have a Craftsman table, #25483.) Today, at my local HD, I was impressed by the 2HP Ridgid R2200 - it does include above-table adj wrench, which fits over the adj shaft, not into it - so the shaft itself cannot fill up with...
  2. Table-mounted Routing
    I am ready to buy a fixed-base router for use in my Craftsman "Professional" router table - which has a 1/4" thick metal adapter plate for mounting non-C'man routers. The heaviest bit I expect to use puts a bullnose (semicircle) profile onto 3/4" thick stock; I will use that on oak. I may...