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Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit
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Makita

1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit

  • Easy-to-read depth scales
  • Double insulated
  • 1 year warranty
$144.72 /each

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Product Overview

Expect performance, versatility and precision in a compact size with Makita's 1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit (model RT0701CX7). With a full 1-1/4 maximum hp and a plunge base included in the kit, the router is engineered for a full range of precision applications. The powerful motor features a variable-speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) that enables the user to match the speed to the application. Additional performance features include electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load and a soft start design for smooth startups. The router is double-insulated with a heavy-duty aluminum motor housing for increased durability.

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  • Includes router, 1/4 in. collet (763637-1), plunge base (195563-0), straight guide (164834-6), wrench 13 (781039-9) and wrench 22 (781011-1)
  • Variable-speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) for matching speed to each application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Slim and ergonomically designed body offers comfort and control
  • Quick-release cam lock system for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Fixed base accepts industry standard template guides for convenience
  • High-visibility base design for improved handling and performance
  • Base can be removed quickly to install other bases
  • Heavy-duty aluminum motor housing is double-insulated and engineered for durability
  • Shaft lock for quick and easy bit changes
  • Durable flat top design for ease in changing bits
  • Non-marring, high-durability base insert provides increased workpiece protection
  • Uses 1/4 in. shank router bits
  • Easy-to-read depth scales for convenience
  • 1-year warranty
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Name 1-1/4 HP Compact Router 1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit 6.5 Amp Corded Electronic 1 Horse Power Variable Speed Palm Router Combination Kit 1-3/4 HP Fixed Base / Plunge Router Combo Kit
Brand Makita Makita Bosch DEWALT
Ratings (47) (19) (4) (21)
Router Base Type Fixed Fixed/Plunge Fixed/Plunge Fixed/Plunge
Collet size (in.) .25 .25 0.25 .5
Amperage (amps) 6.5 6.5 5.6 11
Reconditioned No No No No
Multiple base Yes Yes Yes Yes
Depth Adjustment Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Customer Questions & Answers

Does this router come with a case or bag?

Asked by: Egg
Neither, but bags are very cheap and easily obtainable.
Answered by: KBurns
Date published: 2016-12-13

Is there a dust collector piece a available fir this router that will work with the plunge base?

Asked by: steve
Yes Home Depot has a hood available for the plunge base, but you will have to look elsewhere for the fixed base, I ordered mine from Amazon $12.00
Answered by: KarlH
Date published: 2016-12-06

Can this router be used with a router table?

I am completely new to routers, but would like to eventually purchase a router take to go with my first router purchase. Will this one work with a table?
Asked by: Hobbyist
To determine router and router table compatibility, we recommend you reference the instruction manual for both tools to ensure the dimensions are compatible.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2016-03-15

its 139 dls now. I would like to know how much it's regular price on this router

Asked by: bear71
I believe the price to be $159 USD
Answered by: Woody
Date published: 2016-11-01
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1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I bought this compact router to do some small intricate circles and on a project I didn't want ... I bought this compact router to do some small intricate circles and on a project I didn't want to use my big router on l found it has plenty of power to go right through maple . I found to change the bases from the standard to the plunge easy and clean. I would say this compact router did all I asked it to do and I'm glad I bought it .
Date published: 2016-12-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great High Quality Router for small routing jobs...Nice size...Easy to use..Well Made.. Nice small hand held router...My first router and it does a good job with things like door hinges etc...Smooth running and nicely made...the depth adjustment could not be easier and comes with nice accessories...Just a note I am as mentioned just starting out with routing however worth pointing out you will want to buy some good router bits to go with your purchase. Comes with one small router bit and I tried using it to route out a long mortise in a piece of red oak stock a hardwood and the bit got hotter than heck...started smoking and could no longer cut before I made the length I was cutting...Luckily I had some Vermont American mortising bits and once I loaded one of those it went through the wood like butter. I will no doubt graduate to a larger router for large projects but for smaller simple jobs it cant be beat and a great price.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very good trim router. I really like the variable speed option for soft starts, it's got more ... A very good trim router. I really like the variable speed option for soft starts, it's got more than enough power, feels "just right" while you're working and depth changes can be made very easily. I've only used the plunge collar twice, but it is more than adequate for what I had expected. Overall, the best trim router I've owned and I look forward to having it for many years, knowing Makita's reputation for durability
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I received the order in a very timely fashion. It is everything I was looking for. The router i... I received the order in a very timely fashion. It is everything I was looking for. The router is powerful and fits in my hands well. It seems very well built. The reason I only gave it 4 stars is because some of the more expensive bits I have don't fit this router. I may have the added expense of buying another bit set.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use and great to learn with. This is my first router. First owned and first used. I am getting the results expected and then some. Easy to figure out but I'm sure there are some tricks and settings I'm missing that would make things better. End of the day I am satisfied with the purchase and the results.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makita trim router kit with plunge base It does everything I expected it to do . I bought it to make mortise and tenon joints and it works fine . Makita has always made a quality tool , and I am verry satisfied with it .
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use. Precise measurements. comfortable to hold. Easy to use. Precise measurements. comfortable to hold.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Compact Router I love this as I can do things without router table.
Date published: 2016-12-13
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