Very good price --- free shipping and on sale for $179
The answer I received is below...

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Thank you for your inquiry. The newer Triton router does have the winding handle. The older version did not have the handle. This is a great improvement for the 3-1/4hp.

http://www.woodcraft.com/Product/208...el-TRC001.aspx




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Sam Murner
Technical Representative