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Mainiac Matt

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698 days ago

click here

Their blue aluminum router table plates are on sale for $29 with free shipping…

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!


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NiteWalker

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#1 posted 698 days ago

Thanks for that. :)
I was planning on splurging on an incra magnalock plate but for $30 I had to get in on that.
For what they want for the extra inserts though, I can make my own out of plexi.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Mainiac Matt

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#2 posted 698 days ago

I’m switching over to using a TS extension table to save space….

and since I got a Bosch 1617evs with the second fixed base for router table use….

How could I resist?

It’s not ever day or even every 100 days that they get my attention with their daily sales e-mails.. but today it paid off for them (and me)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#3 posted 698 days ago

I had to go for this one too… I’m currently just using a piece of 3/4” plywood with the router mounted on that (countersunk screw holes) and a piece of masonite on top. Been wanting to build a new one, maybe now I’ll start doing that slowly

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NiteWalker

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#4 posted 698 days ago

Yeah my current table is a scrap of formica laminated MDF with the router screwed to it.
I’d like to build a nice top; been on my to-do list for a long time now…

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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GMman

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#5 posted 698 days ago

This one is only rated at 60% ?

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knotscott

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#6 posted 698 days ago

Ha…I looked at those earlier today, and thought it was probably just for insert trim rings! Nice deal, especially if you can get free s/h.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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jmartel

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#7 posted 697 days ago

Thanks. I ordered one along with their T-track/jig fixtures package that’s on sale. Unfortunately mine is backordered, so hopefully it will come soon.

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NiteWalker

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#8 posted 692 days ago

Got mine in today.

Initial impressions are very positive. It’s flat enough for me (flatter than what I’m using now), the insert is flat too and fits flush, it’s not swiss cheesed and it’s blue!

Seriously, this may be one of 2012’s best sales where everyone who grabs one can claim a gloat.

A bummer the leveling hardware isn’t included, but it’s only $6.49 more for the pack.

I’m grabbing two more; one for a table saw extension wing router table that I can keep a flush trim bit chucked in (an operation I do a lot) and the other just because they’re on sale. :D

BTW, there’s no need to buy a template for this if you have a 3/4” pattern bit, like the whiteside 3010 or mlcs 8806. The corners of the plates have a 3/8” radius, which a 3/4” bit leaves when routing, so all you need to do is put the router plate in place, cut 4 strips, use carpet tape to stick the strips to your router table you’ll be installing the plate in, making sure to but them up against the plate (maybe use a piece of paper on each side to shim the strips out a bit for a tiny bit of room), remove the plate and rout away with one of the above mentioned bits. You get a perfect fit.

Even if you don’t have one of the bits, ibuying one is than buying a template you’ll use only a few times at most.

Thanks to the op for posting. :)

Oh, they’re back in stock too.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Ripthorn

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#9 posted 692 days ago

I picked up one of these a few weeks ago when they first went on sale. Talk about a steal. Good info on the bit, I have a 3/4” pattern bit, so rest assured it will get used here.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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NiteWalker

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#10 posted 692 days ago

They have their stand on sale too for $99.99 but it includes the casters for free. I think I might jump on that too since It will be quite a while before I can put the time aside to build a cabinet style router table (one day…).

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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DS

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#11 posted 692 days ago

What sucks it that I just bought one of these in July and paid full price ($64.99) plus shipping.
I picked up the table top today from CL for $40—new in the box.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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Mainiac Matt

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#12 posted 691 days ago

Now them incra V120 ia on sale on Amazon for $59 + free S&H

I’m gonna save so much money I’ll be broke :^)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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NiteWalker

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#13 posted 691 days ago

“I’m gonna save so much money I’ll be broke :^)”
Lol that gave me a good laugh. :D

I saw the v120 on sale too, but my regular miter gauge works well enough for me. Also there’s a few reviews mentioning the angle notch points bending.

If I upgraded I’d probably go for the V27. I know somewhere it’s on sale, I just can’t remember where.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Jim Finn

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#14 posted 691 days ago

I ordered two of these and they are on the way to me now.

-- In God We Trust

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NiteWalker

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#15 posted 691 days ago

I knew it was on sale!

I found the Incra V27; it’s on sale at peach tree (scroll down) for $45.47 with coupon code LDAY12R. I might grab one…

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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