Router Speed Control Problem

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Forum topic by Brat700 posted 03-28-2009 08:05 AM 850 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-28-2009 08:05 AM

I have a Craftsman router and I have tried two speed control on it and neither one works. Do you have any ideals

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#1 posted 03-28-2009 02:27 PM

What is the model number?

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#2 posted 03-28-2009 03:20 PM

Probably has soft start. Does it try to jump out of your hands when you start it, or does it just pull a little? The latter is soft start (a slow start speed ramped to full speed, easier to control by hand). This causes issues with the external speed controllers.

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