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Has anyone elimnated the soft start module on a Porter Cable 7538 router? Any issues?

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Hi Dan

Not to sure why you would want to do that ?

Someone ask the say thing about 2 weeks ago,but he didn't come back and say if he had it done at the service center..


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Component is at least $60. It seams to run fine without it. By what I have found on the net it is used to reduce starting torque. Torque isn't bad w/o bit, but it could get hard to handle with a large bit.
The unit is a Capax model 8-34 with a heatsink assembly.
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