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#1 posted 01-10-2012 07:07 AM

The Elu line from Dewalt is still made in Italy – the DW621, DW625 and
DW712 from what I know, and probably others. Elu was a Swiss
company B&D bought in the 1990s, mostly I reckon for their superior
router designs and tooling.

The DW610 router is a version of an earlier B&D industrial with a 1/2”
collet instead of the 1/4” usually seen on the B&D. A very good basic
workhorse of a router, but unrefined by today’s standards. I have
one of these and about 5 bases I got 4 of from a shop that went under
so I’ll never give it up due to its versatility to me with all the bases I
have. It is a rugged router in any case. I don’t recall the country of

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