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Forum topic by AngieO posted 09-06-2014 04:45 PM 1966 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AngieO

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09-06-2014 04:45 PM

Ok guys… It’s been a while since I posted on here. I’ve been quietly lurking checking out projects but have been so busy in the shop that I haven’t been able to get on here.

Today I’m on a mission. And I don’t know why I didn’t check here first. It would have saved so much time. I’ve called and talked to several stores locally (and not so local)... they are clueless. I think the stores menu should have the option “please let me talk to someone who knows about tools” .

Anyhow… I have a Craftsman 9.5 Amp 1 3/4 Peak HbyhvygP Fixed Base Router (model no 320.17541).

It says that it will take a 1/4” or 1/2” collet. I have the 1/4”. I’m wanting the 1/2”. I’m having a hard time finding the part that I want. I just don’t know for sure what I’m looking for. And I need some help. Even if its the link to the dang parts place. I keep searching and I keep finding bosch. Is that interchangeable?

Also… I did find this part… is this all I need? Or is there more to it? In my search I’ve found collet nuts and collet chucks. I don’t know much about the parts and stuff. I just like making stuff :)

Any help is greatly appreciated


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waho6o9

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#1 posted 09-06-2014 04:49 PM

http://www.ereplacementparts.com/

Good luck on your search AngieO

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#2 posted 09-06-2014 04:53 PM

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firefighterontheside

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#3 posted 09-06-2014 04:57 PM

I found the same items 39 and 40 at searspartsdirect.com

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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AngieO

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#4 posted 09-06-2014 05:08 PM

Awesome! I see the parts. and I see #39… in the list #40 is not there.

And THIS is one of the MANY reasons I love LJ’s.

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#5 posted 09-06-2014 05:25 PM

did you find it?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 09-06-2014 05:38 PM

Hi Angieo !
I have a skill router and mine also has a 1/4” or 1/2” collet but it came with a 1/4” collet and you just take the 1/4 collet out and put your 1/2” router bit in, the 1/4” collet is just a reducer for smaller bits you dond’t need a 1/2” reducer. I hope this helps you !!

-- Aaron bellefontaine,ohio http://www.etsy.com/people/ajayswoodworking

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#7 posted 09-06-2014 08:17 PM

You’ve got the info. Good luck!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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AngieO

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#8 posted 09-07-2014 03:24 AM

Aaron Chapman…. wow… I never thought about that. Will check that out tomorrow to see if that’s possible.

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#9 posted 09-08-2014 02:13 AM

Already said!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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AngieO

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#10 posted 09-10-2014 01:51 PM

I ordered the parts. Both 39 and 40. Can’t wait till they come in. Thanks again for helping out. Should have came here first. :)

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#11 posted 09-10-2014 02:22 PM

That’s one reason why I still buy stuff at Sears. You can find parts for older tools if you know where to look.

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AngieO

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#12 posted 09-16-2014 01:09 AM

YEAH!!! My parts came in. Can’t wait to try it out. Couldn’t get in the shop tonight. Tomorrow…. gonna happen!!!!

Part on the right is part that is to my router that I already have. The left is the new one.

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#13 posted 09-16-2014 01:21 AM

Looks good. To tomorrow.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#14 posted 09-16-2014 05:30 PM

Looks Good! Remember to be safe.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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