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Thread: New Router!!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    New Router!!

    Last month was my birthday, and my elder sister gave me some money to spend on tools.
    After hesitating and checking what was available here and what I was going to need in short I decided to get this Dewalt 621 router.

    According to Pat Warner it is a good one and I've been using it during this weekend. There are things that I have to get used to, but I'm quite happy with it so far.

    Funny enough, the Dewalt distributor here doesn't carry all the Dewalt range of tools and only a few of the router models.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Congrats on the new toy, Toni. I've seen a lot of good comments about that model.

    An a belated happy birthday, too.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Congratulations Toni!!!
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Kea'au Hawaii. Just down the road from Hilo town!
    Congratulations Toni, I've had a 621 for several years now. No complaints so far I've got it's big brother mounted in the router table too. Both are great work horses.

    What goes around, comes around.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    good lookun new toy there toni and sorry for missun your birthday..and now i know when it is if i can remeber it. if pat thought it was good tool i would say your safe he doesnt mince words much
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Congrats Toni!

  7. #7
    Congrats on the new router Toni. Any chance on some updated pictures on the project in the background?

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Tony, that is one good router for sure, and I understand the the dust collection on it is VERY good, one thing that ALL of my routers lack. For me, my hand held routers are the worst tools in the shop for making a mess, worse than my lathes, because of the very fine dust the router create.

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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    That is terrific Toni. You are going to love that router. Each router I have has a little different personality. Once you two become friends, it will be great.
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    - Arthur C. Clarke

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Quote Originally Posted by glenn bradley View Post
    ...Once you two become friends, it will be great.
    I can see it now...Toni and his router, riding down the road together having a grand time sharing shop stories, then stopping by the pub for a pint and some pretzels. Maybe even shoot a game of pool or two. Good times.

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