Short version; get it, you'll love it, you'll never be sorry.
I've had it for a couple years or there-abouts. I couldn't wish for a better router for the table. Soft start, VS, electronic feedback, I have to remember my feed rates and depth of cut because it doesn't care. I had gone in too hard on an oak stile once and wouldn't have realized it if a big chunk of material hadn't blown out.
The above the table adjustment is not as nice as some routers designed that way. The tools with the more refined lift functions (Triton 2-14 for one) don't have the raw power of the 5625 and its ilk (don't get me wrong the Triton is very nice). I have been happy with the adjustments but soon gave up on the above the table option (even though I had a plate machined with a crank hole and all that).
I picked up a PRL that I will work into my router table right after the bulk of the current project gets behind me. You don't need a lift with the 5625 but, (now watch my rationalization engine kick in) if I would have saved some pocket change each day since the day I got the 5625, I can pay or the PRL ;-) Seriously though; great router, very happy every time I use it.
Last edited by glenn bradley; 08-07-2008 at 04:40 AM.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
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