I just bought this PC 6902 Router with a 1001 Base!

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11-11-2011 04:00 PM

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I found and bought a Made in USA PC 6902 Router of e-bay, it aint ship yet. Because it takes a few for Pay-Pal to move the funds but anyway. I am wondering how much is the case worth? I problemly pay to much $89.99 Plus shipping.

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#1 posted 11-11-2011 04:16 PM

don’t look back now
it’s new to you
and that’s a good thing

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 11-11-2011 04:23 PM

It’s a good basic router. I have two of them and that is all I have used. I think you got it at a decent price. Now to sink a bunch of money into bits! I have way more in bits than in the two routers.

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#3 posted 11-11-2011 04:27 PM

From the picture, it looks very well maintained. I mean, it’s priced a bit high but there are worse things in the world. I think you’ll enjoy it more than you paid for it. Nice score.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 11-11-2011 04:34 PM

It will be nicer when its in my hand! :)

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#5 posted 11-11-2011 05:35 PM

That’s a keeper for sure. Don’t have any idea about the case value.
That was when the PC stuff was well made.


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#6 posted 11-11-2011 05:40 PM

I bought an older version of the same router nearly 20 years ago. I was wavering on the decision while the salesman was helping me. A rough-looking fellow walked up, jammed his thumb at the router and said “That thing is F&^%$#g indestructible!” and walked off.

The salesman said “Well, I guess my job is done”

Still using it. The guy was right. Enjoy your purchase.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 11-11-2011 05:47 PM

Nice little work horse, a lot of wood worker prefer the older 690 to the newer ones. I
guess they were built better a few years ago as compared to now. I gotta 1980’s craftsman
that still works good so a lightly used PC will probably last you a long time.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#8 posted 11-11-2011 11:56 PM

Mine’s still going strong after many years. The metal storage case has to make it that much more valuable.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 11-12-2011 02:35 AM

Great deal, I think I have about 5 of them. More then I use or need. placed 2 in a garage sale for 50.00 each and got one look but the fella did not like the price and walked away. I am glad he did not buy them actually.

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#10 posted 11-12-2011 03:48 AM

I really only need one router!

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#11 posted 11-12-2011 04:12 AM

Nice score!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#12 posted 11-15-2011 01:48 PM

Now a new world will open for you!
Jigs, tables and more.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#13 posted 11-15-2011 05:14 PM

Thanks, Mads.

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#14 posted 11-15-2011 06:24 PM

I have two PC690 series routers … a 6902 (like yours) in my router table, and one of the later variable speed models with plunge and fixed base. They are workhorses … I’m betting you will be very happy with your purchase!


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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