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Forum topic by BenDupre posted 02-10-2018 04:34 PM 701 views 1 time favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BenDupre

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02-10-2018 04:34 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jessem router lift

Just ordered the jessem rout-r-lift II from woodcraft because its on sale this month. I was wondering if anyone knows the answer to this question:

I have one of those 3-1/2 in routers with the clever push button spindle lock. (Masterforce) Will this lift raise the body high enough above the table to use it? There is no spindle nut.

Thanks!

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#1 posted 02-10-2018 05:09 PM

It depends on the location of the spindle lock button. The throat opening for the lift is 3-3/4”, so if you have to lift it far, there won’t be room to get your finger in there. However, you should be able to orient the motor in the lift in such a way that you can reach it from underneath the table.

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#2 posted 02-10-2018 05:18 PM

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#3 posted 02-11-2018 08:55 PM

I have the jess em master lift and I love it,the quality is excellent and have never had an issue.cant answer your question accurately on the router you have I’m using a porter cable in mine.you should probably contact jess em and I’m sure they can inform you better.also id recommend there clear cut stock guides,also high quality and work very well.

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#4 posted 02-11-2018 09:18 PM

The lift will not lift the body above the table. You might be able to engage the spindle loc depending on its location on the body.

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#5 posted 02-24-2018 09:30 PM

Amswered. Works perfectly.

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#6 posted 02-25-2018 02:01 AM

Ben,

Did you use the router plate template from Jessem to fir lift in tour table or did you make your own template?

Thanks

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#7 posted 02-25-2018 02:27 AM



Ben,

Did you use the router plate template from Jessem to fir lift in tour table or did you make your own template?

Thanks

- BG43017

I bought a template at the woodcraft store because it was only $15. For that price it saved me a lot of work and it was worth it. It was a Woodpecker template though.

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