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Thanks Bob

I would give the review 2 stars out of 5 stars... the one error that got my eye he was running the router in the climb cut way on the test board with the knot in it ,the router will not jump if you run the router the right way, plus he did not do his home work you can get bigger router plates to take on the bigger OD bits..(from Sears) with the hand router.. the VS soft start is a big deal with hand routers..



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Thanks guys and I agree on both counts. Just was good to see someone do a review once in awhile. Even thought he is no expert, he did have some things to offer.
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I had a Craftsman router that wouldn't turn on after only a few years of minimal useage. The only place that would consider repairing it wanted $40 just to look at it. The other local shops refused to repair it but had no problem with repairing Makita, Dewalt, etc. I'm not sure if this is true everywhere but it's just an FYI.
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Welcome to the forum, Ron.

The issue may be parts availability for older routers..(Esp Sears Craftsman).

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