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What Router/ Spindle to use with C-Beam Plate Maker?

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by Tyler Harris, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. Tyler Harris

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    Hi everyone, new here.

    I've just ordered the C-Beam machine and am now sourcing out the rest of the parts required to complete the build. I cant seem to find any info on which router/spindle to get other that the Bosch colt. is the Bosch Colt the only spindle that can be used? are there other spindles with collets up to half inch i should know about? Thanks in advance for any help that is provided :)
     
  2. Rick 2.0

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    Many use the Dewalt DWP611. That's a 1/4" router. (1/8" and 3/16" collets are available from 3rd party vendors.) I'm not aware of any 1/2" routers that are small enough for this system.
     

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