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Measure the "collet" that you have. If you only have one "collet" it's probably measures for a 1/4" shaft. The 1/2" Collet should be the same tread size as the 1/4" collet. If the shaft coming out of the motor, is hollow enough to fit a 1/2" shaft of a router bit. Then you can also use a 1/2" Collet. That would be the only reason a 1/2" shaft would not work. That router should be able to handle any router bit with 1/4" shaft. Just take light passes.

My next door neighbor was selling a smaller Craftsman router (from the 80's) that only had a 1/4" Collet. And the motors shaft was hollow enough to fit a 1/2" router bit shaft. All it would have needed would have been a 1/2" Collet. I didn't buy it from him cause I didn't like the way it did fine depth adjustment.
 
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