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Makita 6.5 Amp 1-1/4 HP Corded Fixed Base Variable Speed Compact Router with Quick-Release
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Makita

6.5 Amp 1-1/4 HP Corded Fixed Base Variable Speed Compact Router with Quick-Release

  • Powerful 1.25HP motor delivers 6.5 Amp for improved performance
  • Leading power-to-weight ratio provides up to 30,000 rpm @ 3.9 lbs
  • Heavy duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor for durability
$9900 /each
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Feature 1

Includes router, fixed base, 1/4 in. collet, straight guide, wrench #13 and wrench 22

Feature 2

Variable-speed control dial (10,000–30,000 RPM) matches speed to application

Feature 3

Quick-release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/ installation

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Amperage

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6.5 Amps

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Peak horsepower

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1.25 hp

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Cord Length

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8.2o8 ft.

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Warranty

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1 Year

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  • Powerful 1.25HP motor delivers 6.5 Amp for improved performance
  • Leading power-to-weight ratio provides up to 30,000 rpm @ 3.9 lbs
  • Heavy duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor for durability
The Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router delivers performance and precision in a compact design that is similar in size to many laminate trimmers. It's engineered for a range of routing applications with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load and soft start for smooth start-ups. The slim, ergonomically designed body ensures increased comfort and control.
  • Includes router, fixed base, 1/4 in. collet, straight guide, wrench #13, wrench 22
  • Variable speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) to match the speed to the application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Quick-release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Accepts industry standard template guides
  • Base can be removed quickly to install other bases
  • Durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits
  • Non-marring, high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
  • Uses 1/4 in. shank routers bits
  • Heavy duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Double insulated
  • Includes: 1/4 in. collect (763637-1), straight guide (122965-7), wrench #13 (781039-9), wrench 22 (781011-1), fixed base (195560-6)
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Product Overview

The Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router delivers performance and precision in a compact design that is similar in size to many laminate trimmers. It's engineered for a range of routing applications with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load and soft start for smooth start-ups. The slim, ergonomically designed body ensures increased comfort and control.

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  • Includes router, fixed base, 1/4 in. collet, straight guide, wrench #13, wrench 22
  • Variable speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) to match the speed to the application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Quick-release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Accepts industry standard template guides
  • Base can be removed quickly to install other bases
  • Durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits
  • Non-marring, high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
  • Uses 1/4 in. shank routers bits
  • Heavy duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Double insulated
  • Includes: 1/4 in. collect (763637-1), straight guide (122965-7), wrench #13 (781039-9), wrench 22 (781011-1), fixed base (195560-6)
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Name 8.5 Amp 1-1/2 Peak HP Router 6.5 Amp 1-1/4 HP Corded Fixed Base Variable Speed Compact Router with Quick-Release 5.5 Amp Corded Compact Router 1.25 HP Variable Speed Compact Router
Brand Ryobi Makita RIDGID DEWALT
Ratings (81) (75) (333) (36)
Depth Adjustment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Router Base Type Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Multiple base No Yes Yes No
Collet size (in.) .25 .25 .25 0.25
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Specifications

Dimensions

Collet size (in.)
.25
Product Depth (in.)
3.5
Product Height (in.)
7.875
Product Width (in.)
3.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
6.5
Color Family
Teal
Cord Length (ft.)
8.208
Corded Tool Type
Router
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Depth Adjustment
Yes
Dust Collection
Yes
Multiple base
Yes
Peak Horsepower
1.25 hp
Product Weight (lb.)
3.9lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Router Base Type
Fixed
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Collet size (in.)
.25
Product Depth (in.)
3.5
Product Height (in.)
7.875
Product Width (in.)
3.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
6.5
Color Family
Teal
Cord Length (ft.)
8.208
Corded Tool Type
Router
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Depth Adjustment
Yes
Dust Collection
Yes
Multiple base
Yes
Peak Horsepower
1.25 hp
Product Weight (lb.)
3.9lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Router Base Type
Fixed
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

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Questions & Answers

does a router need a base?

Asked by: jakers
Yes this compact router requires a base. All routers used in the upright position require a base plate. A custom home made plastic tear drop shape base plate with 1 knob can be easily made for comfort. Larger stronger routers are mounted under a router table upside down without a base plate.
Answered by: Bert
Date published: 2017-01-04

Does this come with a case or bag?

Example: I have looked at the manual and can't figure out what I did wrong.
Asked by: Chief117
My compact router all alone came with the edge guide, 2 wrenches & manual. All securely packed in a cardboard box with a 1 year warranty. I purchased the 2 year protection plan for $12 more. My hardware store customer service said they will remove the black tube shaped security device from the power cord if you ask them.
Answered by: Bert
Date published: 2017-01-04

Can this router be used on a router table?

Asked by: Richard
No. It is a compact router. Use it properly within its limitations and it will last many years. There are many inexpensive tougher 1/2" shank routers designed for router table use.
Answered by: Bert
Date published: 2017-01-04

I bought the router a few days ago and now want the plunge base. Is it sold separtly as a accesssory?

Asked by: Cheedo
Yes do an internet search they are out there.
Answered by: Bert
Date published: 2017-01-04
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Customer Reviews

6.5 Amp 1-1/4 HP Corded Fixed Base Variable Speed Compact Router with Quick-Release is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 75.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome little Router Works well with soft metals. Portable and packs a lot of power for the small hobbies such as milling out a metal gun receiver. The RPMs never fluctuated when under load. The router did get warm as it was under all the work it has done the entire afternoon, and never got hot!! This tool was well worth the money spent!!
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does the job: nice and compact and powerful. Pretty... Does the job: nice and compact and powerful. Pretty easy to grip the base. Only change I would recommend is to add a push-button gear lock such that bits can be removed with only a single wrench. As designed, it requires a pair of wrenches - kind of a pain! Oh, and it did not come with a case.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I need a small hand held router for some trim... I need a small hand held router for some trim work and found this on sale. I have been very satisfied with router I have even used it on some dovetails in place of my larger router just to see how it would handle it. Very useful product and couldn't be more pleased with it.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from works great. really solid. the only thing is to make sure you tighten the clamp nut because if yo... works great. really solid. the only thing is to make sure you tighten the clamp nut because if you get a kickback from a tough area that you are routing the depth will adjust without you knowing it. once you tighten that nut you will be good to go.
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes just get it it works great, super easy to adjust and change out bits. Also makita sells tons of cool accessories for this thing which make it capable of doing anything. Definitely recommend the shop vac attachment. Worth the price for sure
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my first router and i love it. Light weight and easy to use, it has helped cut down time... This is my first router and i love it. Light weight and easy to use, it has helped cut down time in my work load. Its great for routing out door hinges and counter sinking door strikers. Highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made quick work of mortising door hinges on a new door slab and the latch plates while the new do... Made quick work of mortising door hinges on a new door slab and the latch plates while the new door was in place on the old frame
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice router. Smooth starts and adjustable speed works great. Easy to adjust depth a plus. Nothing... Nice router. Smooth starts and adjustable speed works great. Easy to adjust depth a plus. Nothing bad to say about this router.
Date published: 2017-06-07
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