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  1. Porter Cable
    Hello to everyone. I’m new to the forum. I looking at buying an old but little usage, model 6902. Is this model similar to 690 series? I’m seeking a manual but can’t find one and the service.net link doesn’t show a manual. Thank you!
  2. New Member Introductions
    I have several routers, mostly PC and Bosch. Primary use today is a PC on a Legacy Ornamental Mill (LOM) used for turning fence post, telephone posts and making barley twist and rope pillar type things Presently using set up with the LOM for flattening large dimension flat stock 3" x 40" x...
  3. Table-mounted Routing
    Hi, Everything is started by making a large canvas frame. Now I have got poisoned with the joy of woodworking. It is time to build my first router table: I just wanted to get your opinion on which brand i should go for router table setup. I am very new to woodworking and have no experience...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I've been lurking on the forum here for a looooong time and decided it's about time I actually posted something! I'm a cabinetmaker by trade and I also build mobile/home audio speaker cabinets/components online as well as design/build/install mobile audio systems (not the "boom boom"...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm new to the forum, but not new to woodworking. Just bought a PC 4216 jig and was trying to get help in learning how to go about setting it up. Instructions are very lacking. Found some videos that have helped me out, but if anyone has any pointers that will help out a newbie, I'd...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I recently purchased an Omnijig 24, Model 7116. I am looking for either an owners manual or a copy of the Instructional Tape that originally came with it. The Instructional Tape was VCR format but I would like to get a DVD if available. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Another a new member to the forum! I have a Porter Cable Model 890 router that I purchased in 2008 as part of the 893PK set. I have the fixed base mounted upside down in my router table. I'm right in the middle of my most recent project and the router has started to slip in the fixed base...
  8. Woodworking Classifieds
    BRAND NEW! Includes all original packaging. Perfect new router for a router table. 3 1/4hp, 5 fixed speeds. Price does not include shipping (from Colorado). If interested, I am also selling a Jointech SL-P1 SmartLift PRO router lift, and will sell both for $400 (not including shpping).
  9. Jigs and Fixtures
    Hi all, I'm a novice woodworker and want to start dovetailing. I saw on eBay a PC 4210 & a 4212 for about the same price. which one would you guys recommend? I'm leaning towards the 4212, but would appreciate your expert opinions. Thank you!
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  11. General Routing
    I recently obtained a PC 890 router that had a mild vibration - nothing serious, but not what I expected. Turns out, the early 890 routers have a recall - they say that vibration can cause insulation abrasion that leads to a electrical shock potential. Here's what I think is going on - when I...
  12. General Routing
    Here's how I replaced the bearings on a Porter Cable 890 router. There's also a video on youtube, but I've added a few tricks for people who don't have an impact wrench nor press. 1. Remove top housing (two phillips screws) 2. Remove brushes (two Torx screws) 3. Remove two screws...
  13. Sign Making
    Hello All. I hope that someone can help answer a question concerning guide bushings and the Milescraft sign kits. I have a Milescraft 1212 kit (Sears branded) and a DeWalt DWP611 plunge router. I haven't used either yet. I would prefer to use standard DeWalt/Porter Cable guide bushings rather...
  14. Jigs and Fixtures
    Hello All, I am considering buying a dovetail jig, either the Porter Cable 24" Omnijig 77240 or the Leigh D4R. I want to route 1/2" stock for drawers and boxes 3/4" stock for cases. Does anyone own the Porter Cable 77240? How well does it work? How much work do you have to go...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi. My name is Nancy and I have just signed up for this forum because I am hoping to get good advice and tips from everyone. I am not new to woodworking exactly, but I am new to woodworking with the ability to actually get some good tools. I had an addition put on my house 2 years ago and now...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Howdy, my first post here. I am stuck and need your assistance. I am trying to replace the power cord to my Porter Cable 5182 router. In order to finish the process, I have to remove the housing around the armature. Can't figure out how this is done. Thanks.
  17. Porter Cable Manuals
    Porter Cable L3100 Laser Level Manual Company: Porter Cable Company URL: http://www.portercable.com Format: PDF (Portable Document Format) Note: If you are unable to open PDF documents, please download Adobe Reader for free! Download link: http://get.adobe.com/reader/
  18. New Member Introductions
    Joined the forum because I am a new router user and having some difficulty setting up my router for use with a Porter Cable 4210 Dovetail jig. I have a Bosch 1617EVSPK router. Apparently I need some sort of adapter to use the PC guides that came with the jig. Any suggestions? Thanks, Ken
  19. New Member Introductions
    Good afternoon everyone! I have almost completed making my own router table and am looking for some good advice on a router. I've narrowed it down to the bosch 2 1/4 hp and the corresponding PC. Both have the above the table adjustment and a soft start and are close to the same price so I was...
  20. Woodworking Classifieds
    I'm selling my Porter Cable edge guide, model 4260. This is the micro-adjustable edge guide. Fits PC 100, 690 series, and 890 series routers. It's new. The package is sealed. Its yours for $35 including shipping (contiguous U.S. only). I prefer to use PayPal. Please pm me if interested...
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