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Forum topic by gfadvm posted 02-17-2011 05:50 AM 885 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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gfadvm

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02-17-2011 05:50 AM

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Do any of you have one of these? Do you consider it a good investment?What can you do with it that you cant do with a pattern bit?I would like more info before I drop 50 bucks on one.Thanks as always.

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#1 posted 02-17-2011 06:02 AM

Honestly… I picked up one of these on sale about a year ago, and I’ve never used it. Worst impulse buy of all time. Then again, like I said….. I’ve never tried it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 02-17-2011 07:44 AM

The cool thing about an inverted pin router or an overarm router is the
foot-operated depth control. Without the foot plunge, pin routing is
no fun, though still useful for cutting out some partsl.

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#3 posted 02-17-2011 02:31 PM

Mine’s an overarm and I use it for duplicates. Thinking about using it with the bowl/tray set up I got for Christmas.
It does things that would be hard to do without it. But, I’m not sure I’d buy it again. Maybe someone with more ingenuity/creativity would find it more useful.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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