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rather than use and thin strip on the edge, can the same be accomplished sequentially trimming a piece first with a 1/8 , then 1/4, and finally a 3/8 roundover bit for example?

Also, I purchased my Makita cordless brushless router at Home Depot for $130. (I could have done a Home Depot promotion kit hack and purchased a 4maH Makita for $65 had I returned the promotional Makita multitool that came free with the battery).

I own a new corded DWP611 Dewalt Palm router, but once you hear the sweet purring of the Makita cordless brushless router, you won’t used the Dewalt. I bought the corded Dewalt palm router to make wood signs tho. as long as I use double hearing protection, I should be OK. But yes, I highly recommend the Makita cordless. It has a plunge base option that feels professional quality.

This Makita cordless kit I put together includes a plunge base, tilt base, sign making base and bit depth gage - both from Eric Rhoten, and a bushing adapter for the plunge base. Finally a large Makita systainer case and Kaizen foam custom insert. About $400 altogether.

I call it “Retail Therapy”. Cheaper than a few sessions with a therapist - and MUCH more productive.

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This is to Eph 610 about your tool shown in the picture, hi I live in the UK and I'm a bit curious, I have Trend T11 1/2" router(we don't really go by HP here) a 2000w router(not really relevant), and I have a router from a manufacturer going by the name of Katsu, I have the corded version but it is possible to buy the cordless version, your picture shows a cordless Makita router which looks exactly the same as the Katsu model, well in the UK anyway, apart from the name, my point is I probably paid less than a quarter of the price you did for something that I think came out of the same factory albeit under a different name, the instruction manual says that all Makita accessories will fit the router, might be an idea for you guys in the states to check out this brand name, it could save you money
 

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Yes, I was vaguely aware of that Katsu (Makita clone) router and accessories. It is possible they were made during “the night shift” of the same plant the Makita are made during the day. The Katsu accessories look good.
I think it may be either a separate division within Makita or possibly "testing the water" in launching a new range or company, certainly in the UK there is a company which supplies these tools and they are sold on Amazon UK, I have been tempted to buy the cordless tool, the price is around £100 roughly $125, there are a couple of different battery capacities 2.0ah and 4.0ah but never having used a battery router I wonder what they're like, is it worth it, how much usage do you get out of a battery, as I said I have a 1/2" router which I use most of the time, a cordless one is more of an indulgence
 
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