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    Makita   1-1/4 HP Compact Router

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    • Description
      • Soft start provides for a smoother start-up
      • Compact and well-designed for user comfort and control
      • Highly rated router for overall performance
      Model
      RT0701C
      Internet/Catalog:
      204247210
      Store SKU:
      590466

      The Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router delivers performance and precision in a compact design that is similar in size to many laminate trimmers. It's engineered for a range of routing applications with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load and soft start for smooth start-ups. The slim, ergonomically designed body ensures increased comfort and control.

      • Includes router, fixed base, 1/4 in. collet, straight guide, wrench #13, wrench 22
      • Variable speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) to match the speed to the application
      • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
      • Quick-release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/installation
      • Accepts industry standard template guides
      • Base can be removed quickly to install other bases
      • Durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits
      • Non-marring, high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
      • Uses 1/4 in. shank routers bits
      • Heavy duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
      • Double insulated
      • Includes: 1/4 in. collect (763637-1), straight guide (122965-7), wrench #13 (781039-9), wrench 22 (781011-1), fixed base (195560-6)
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    • Specifications
      Amperage (amps) :
      6.5
      Collet size (in.) :
      .25
      Color Family :
      Teal
      Cord Length (ft.) :
      8.208
      Corded Tool Type :
      Router
      Cordless/ Corded :
      Corded
      Depth Adjustment :
      Yes
      Dust Collection :
      Yes
      Multiple base :
      Yes
      Peak Horsepower :
      1.25 hp
      Product Depth (in.) :
      3.5
      Product Height (in.) :
      7.875
      Product Weight (lb.) :
      3.9
      Product Width (in.) :
      3.5
      Reconditioned :
      No
      Returnable :
      90-Day
      Router Base Type :
      Fixed
      Tools Product Type :
      Power Tool
      Variable Speed :
      Yes
    • Reviews
      (34)

      Ratings & Reviews

      94% of customers recommend this product
      4.6
      Out of 5:
      5
      [25]
      4
      [7]
      3
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      VALUE:
      4.8
      4.6
      Customer Images (1)
      • Great power but can't use wide bits
      • October 24, 2014
      • Recommended Product

      This is much more powerful than a standard trim router and very useful for doing edge treatments like small roundovers, beading, and trimming from a template using a flush trim bit. However there is one big issue - the plastic base has a 1-3/8" diameter hole so you can only use bits that are 1-1/4" in diameter or less. This limitation prevents you from using this router many standard bits, most notably a 45 degree chamfer bit. I found it also could not use most rabbeting bits, cove bits, ogee bits, and roundovers that are larger than 3/8". Makita does not include the dust chute attachment with this router, but Home Depot sells it online for just a few dollars - it is Makita model #195559-1. The website says it is made for the RT700 but it will also fit the RT701 perfectly.

      Pros Durable, Powerful, Easy to Use, Light Weight Cons many bits won't fit
      • DIY

      DoctorD

      Maine
      35 to 44, Male
      15 out of 15 people found this helpful
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      By: DoctorD
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