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my Ryobi R163 has a 1/4" collet, is there any way to change it to a 1/2"
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Hi Scott,

In short, nope. If a router is only a 1/4", there's no way to convert it to take on 1/2" bits. This is why it's always best to look for routers that have both collet sizes or a 1/4 sleeve adaptor.

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Hi Ken,
thanks for the reply, thats what I thought but wanted to make sure so thanks again.

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Hi Scott,

In short, nope. If a router is only a 1/4", there's no way to convert it to take on 1/2" bits. This is why it's always best to look for routers that have both collet sizes or a 1/4 sleeve adaptor.
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