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    Router Questions

    Planning in buying a router that does 1.5hp. Brand = Ryobi.


    Will 1.5 hp be good enough?

    When i buy the router, what else do i need to buy to start cutting perfect circles?



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    Re: Router Questions

    probably need one of those perfect circle tracer things




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    Re: Router Questions

    your gonna need a circle jig... if you wanna countersink, your gonna need a rabbeting bit


    http://www.skilshop.com/reconditione...s/1820-rt.html

    ^^^ a reconditioned 2hp Skil plunge router... a fixed is 5 bucks cheaper

    60+ shipping pretty good price




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    Re: Router Questions

    For the Circle jig i will be purchasing a.. Jasper Circle Jig Model 200.

    wats the countersink and rabbeting bit for?


    whats the diff between the 1.5hp and 2hp?



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    Re: Router Questions

    What budget are you working with for a router?




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    Re: Router Questions

    i already found a router...

    i already found a circle jig...

    i just need to know what kind and size bits and stuff that i need to buy to cut circles.



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    Re: Router Questions

    Well that is going to depend on what router you have.




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    A Plunge Router



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    a SKIL or Ryobi



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    Re: Router Questions

    Well do both routers come with ¼” and ½” collets?

    You are going to need a ¼” spiral bit, and a flush trim bit with a guide bearing (prefer ½”). I would also recommend a rabbiting bit with a guide bearing.




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    Re: Router Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by LivinLife

    wats the countersink and rabbeting bit for?
    like lets say you wanna make kick panel baffles, with the rabbeting bit, you can make the speaker flush with the baffle, or if you wanna do some flush plexi, countersink the edges.




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    Re: Router Questions

    lol i have no clue what u just meant, im a noob with this router power tool. So i dont know what i need to get.

    Checklist:

    __ Router
    __ Jasper Circle Jig Model 400
    __ 1/4" spiral bit <<< wth does this do?
    __ Flush Trim Bit <<< what kind/size? and wth does this do?
    __ Rabbeting Bit << what kind/size? and wth does this do?


    and what's this guide bearing??



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    Re: Router Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by LivinLife
    lol i have no clue what u just meant, im a noob with this router power tool. So i dont know what i need to get.

    Checklist:

    __ Router
    __ Jasper Circle Jig Model 400
    __ 1/4" spiral bit <<< wth does this do?
    __ Flush Trim Bit <<< what kind/size? and wth does this do?
    __ Rabbeting Bit << what kind/size? and wth does this do?


    and what's this guide bearing??
    you know how when someone makes baffles for kicks, and they make it look like the tweeter and mid are flush with the wood? they use the rabbeting bit for that




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    Re: Router Questions

    Rabbeting bit



    Flush trim bit with guide bearing



    Spiral cut bit





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    Re: Router Questions

    And you want a Jasper 200, not a 400.





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