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Forum topic by Jerry posted 02-08-2014 02:23 AM 754 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jerry

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02-08-2014 02:23 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question router table

Okay, I’m mystified. I just got a Kreg router table insert pretty much like this one. I cannot for the life of me figure out what that brass post over to the right is for. It screws on to a set screw that screws into the insert top. It is clearly supposed to be on top of the insert, but what in creation could it possibly be for? It’s not mentioned anywhere in the installation manual or on their website. It’s as if they just assume you will know what it’s for. GAAAHHHHH!!!

-- I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.


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#1 posted 02-08-2014 02:26 AM

Starter pin: http://www.newwoodworker.com/usestrtpin.html

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#2 posted 02-08-2014 02:27 AM

yup starter pin.

CharlesA got to the send button before I did lol

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#3 posted 02-08-2014 02:54 AM

Brilliant, Thank you so much, I was just sitting there staring at that thing going What the !@#$%^& COULD THAT POSSIBLY BE FOR?!!

-- I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.

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#4 posted 02-08-2014 03:43 AM

What Charles said…starter pin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sDHctfXS1M

-- paxorion

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