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I'm in the process of building new doors for my plain white kitcnen cabinets. The new doors have a white raized panel[MDF] with a clear pine frame. They are turning out really nice. I'm using a PC 9690 router in a homebuilt table, HF cabinet makers bit set [$19.99], and a speed control also from HF.
The instructions with bits say 8000 rpm max. But if I turn the speed control even half way down I seem to lose all the routers power. So I run allmost full speed and route the panels in 4-5 passes without any problems.
Is this just the way speed controls work. Or is there one that can reduce speed without just cutting power.

Thanks, Rusty
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