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First, welcome to the Forum. I don't use that router. I wasn't impressed by the raising and lowering mechanism. Did the kit come with a plunge base, or just the regular flat base?

I just searched YouTube for a video on table mounting that router, and didn't find a single one! That is amazing to me. Other DeWalt routers were shown. I would do a search of router plate makers to find out if they have one pre drilled for the 618.

Another possibility is to use the router hand held, and buy another just for the table. A Bosch 1617, for example, can be purchased as motor only, and then add the
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Amazon's price is about $67 and it will allow you to adjust the router height easily from above the table. That is a great convenience.

Keep the DeWalt, which is a very nice hand held router, and use the 1617 only in the table. You will find many different brands of plates pre drilled for the 1617 base.
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