Do these parts go to my PC router, and if so, what are they for?

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Forum topic by opalko posted 02-18-2010 05:00 PM 1699 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-18-2010 05:00 PM

I purchased a used Porter Cable 693 fixed & plunge base router combo recently. In the box (no manual), I found these 2 elongated screws, with a red “2” printed on the top of them. Do they go with the plunge base somewhere? I looked at the parts diagram on the Delta/PC website for this router but don’t see these on there, or at least don’t recognize them in the line drawing. Any ideas what they are for if they even go with this router?


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#1 posted 02-18-2010 05:26 PM

Just a guess … they might screw into the side of the router base in order to attach an adjustable edge guide.

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#2 posted 02-18-2010 06:02 PM

I have that same combo kit and those parts didn’t come with mine.

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#3 posted 02-18-2010 06:21 PM

I think Peter is correct.

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#4 posted 02-18-2010 06:30 PM

Those are the part of the porter cable edge guide. I have one on a router right now. They screw into holes on the edge guide.

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#5 posted 02-18-2010 06:31 PM

Excellent – do you have a picture of how the edge guide looks/goes together?

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#6 posted 02-18-2010 06:54 PM

Thanks DaveR for taking the time to post the link. There are 2 edge guides listed, so I wasn’t sure which one these went to. I didn’t receive the guide in the purchase.

Each time I visited Delta’s website I received an “Unexpected error” message when I tried to download the parts diagram. Their website is flakey, at best. Thought a quick camera snap would help. No worries.


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#7 posted 02-18-2010 07:08 PM

This is now my favorite topic line ever!

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