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Found a Makita 3612 and some great buys on bits at Amazon this AM..
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I've bought a lot of stuff from Amazon over the yrs. always got what I ordered and as far as I can remember was always timely. The 5/32 down spiral I ordered Sunday came in this aft.

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I tried to buy my Makita 3612C from Amazon but they repeatedly were out of stock, so I do not consider Amazon.com to be a reliable source for tools. I did have much better luck with accessories for my Dremel rotary tool. The are good for books however.

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Hi George,

I got both of mine through Amazon. It took about 2 weeks for them to arrive. I've been very satisfied with them.

I'm not 100% sure about this but, there was something awhile back about Makita changing the switch style. They were moving the switch from the body to one of the hand grips, either a push button or trigger style. I haven't kept up with them on that since, I haven't encountered any problems with either of mine. Well, only 1, they aren't making sawdust right now.... too blasted cold to work in the shop.

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Yes there is a new Makita coming on line as well as a new redesigned Bosch...which usually means the old models are reduced to lower inventory..I'm still shoot-in for a 3+ hp router for the new table to be built..I just thought tose router bits on Amazon were a good deal..

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Hi George,

I really answer for the bits, never purchased any from Amazon. I would think though, they would be no different than if you purchased from a normal retailer such as Rocklers, Woodcraft, just to name a few. I did purchase both of my Makita 3812C's through Amazon, and no issues with them. I do share one in the my OP table with 1 of my craftsmen routers too.

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