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RIDGID 2 HP 1/2 in. Corded Fixed Base Router
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RIDGID

2 HP 1/2 in. Corded Fixed Base Router

$159.00 /each

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The RIDGID 2 HP Fixed Base Router is durably built from precision-milled magnesium and features an 11 Amp motor that delivers enough power for dense materials. Easy-access, soft, hex-grip handles give you comfort and minimize vibration. Soft start ensures controlled, smooth starts. Dual LED lights on the router help illuminate your work area for improved visibility.

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  • Includes motor, fixed base router, 1/2 in. collet, 1/4 in. collet adaptor, collet wrench, router table attachment screws, centering tool and pin, T-handle wrench, vacuum attachment, 1-1/4 in. vacuum adaptor for 2-1/2 in. hose and contractor's bag
  • 11 Amp, 2-peak horsepower motor provides the power needed for dense material
  • Electronic variable speed with feedback helps maintain speed under load
  • Micro-depth adjustment for precise depth control
  • Soft start for gradual start-up and extended life of motor
  • Spindle lock for easy bit changes
  • 3-point over mold design prevents accidental marring of surfaces
  • Brushes are accessible and can be serviced quickly for minimum downtime
  • No-mar flat top: router sits upside down for easier bit changes
  • 3-year warranty and lifetime service agreement with tool registration
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Brand RIDGID RIDGID Porter-Cable Bosch
Ratings (213) (41) (25) (5)
Router Base Type Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Collet size (in.) .25 .5 0.50 0.5
Amperage (amps) 5.5 11 12 15
Reconditioned No No No No
Multiple base Yes No No No
Depth Adjustment Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Can an external speed control be used as in a router table?

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New Orleans
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August 10, 2016
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No, it has a built in speed control. An outside speed control can't be used because this router
Comes with a soft start.
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July 28, 2014
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a good variable frequency drive would do the job but they are quite expensive. a standard rheostat would work, but even a 2 hp router would probably burn out because of the low voltage applied. the best solution is to buy a router with speed control already. that would be the least expensive in the long run
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April 14, 2014
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Hi Timbo266, if you're asking if you can use the variable speed of the router with the router installed in a table, then the answer is yes.
If you're asking if you can remove the circuit board from the router and wire it to the router table and control speed that way, the answer is no.
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Hi Timbo266, if you're asking if you can use the variable speed of the router with the router installed in a table, then the answer is yes.
If you're asking if you can remove the circuit board from the router and wire it to the router table and control speed that way, the answer is no.
If that didn't answer your question, please give me additional information and I will get right on it and get you an answer. Read Less
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On ridgid router, what kind of bushing it can fit beside ridgid bushing brand? Any suggestions?

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lee valley sells a brass bushing set that will fit. I believe that the frued set available at home depot will also work, but haven't tried it.
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February 27, 2013
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There is not a different or other brand router template guide kit to advise of as being compatible with RIDGID routers, other than the RIDGID RBK1032 template guide kit.
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Hi Joey,
Thanks for your question and interest in this item. More information is needed to accurately answer your question. Please contact our Online Customer Service Department at 800-430-3376 to get more assistance with this item. Our hours of operation are between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Eastern Time daily.
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what size bits does this chuck take?

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New Orleans
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June 23, 2016
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It comes with a 1/2" collet and a 1/4" Bushing. So you can use both 1/4 and 1/2"
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July 10, 2013
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The Ridgid Router has both a 1/2 and 1/4 inch collet.
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The RIDGID R2200 router accepts 1/2” router bits, and come with a ¼” adaptor so that it can also use ¼” router bits.
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Does this router have LED?

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August 31, 2016
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Hi, Wintergreen! Yes, this unit does have LED work lights​!
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Hi Wintergreen, yes this router has LED's. Scroll all the way down to page 16. You will see a display showing the LED's. LED worklights (lampes à DEL, luces de
trabajo de diodo luminiscente)
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http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/51/51ecb73b-a99c-486b-bf14-4373aab99aba.pdf
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 41 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Power to spare and easy to adjust I bought this to replace an older Rockwell router. I love the easy adjustment and quick detachable base. It's very easy to attach to a router table. I wish it came with 2 bases as I would leave one permanently fixed to the router table. July 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by like the router easy to set up and use, like the compact power it produces August 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Can't use template guide bushings This router doesn't accept standard template guide bushings. Looked for the Ridgid version online and they are nowhere to be found. No adapter available either. No go for me. July 19, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good hard working router Easy to set up, is doing what I need it to do. Not as powerful as I could use, but good price for the product. June 14, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Can't believe they discontinued the plunge router attachment! This would be an excellent option if you intend to only use it under a router table or any application that does not require or which is made more efficient with a plunge router. July 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Correcting incorrect reviews. OK, every one has their own opinion, But, one reviewer states that changing bits while in the base is impossible. Really ? I have no problem at all. Actually easier than the Porter Cable I had before. Did he read the instructions? And the hight adjustment, again, way better than P.C. Another review stated spare parts (collets) can't be found. So just for the heck of it I looked for 1/4 adapter collets, and had two ordered in ten minutes, to be shipped in two days. Just saying. I have no affiliation with Ridgid, but this is a great router, and I wish I hadn't wasted my money and time on the Porter Cable which turned out to be an over rated piece of trash. February 25, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by hard to change bits I bought the Rigid router to replace my Dewalt 2 1/2 hp router. The bit changing is comber some. It is hard to get it out of the router and takes to much effort to put a new one in. Going from 1/2 inch shank to 1/4 shank is a horrible design. This is a great router if you never have to change bits, but if you do it will try your patience. My advice spend a little more and get a Bocsh. May 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1 day in.. great router so far I just purchased this router yesterday to replace a similar ryobi i have attached to the bottom of the ryobi router table HD carries. It bolted right on, no problem, and is literally worlds above that ryobi. It's quieter, smoother, and really easy to adjust when attached to the table. It has a micro adjust lever that is easy to access from the bottom, and once i get a moment, i'll drill a hole in the mounting plate that allows adjustment from the top using a supplied T handle allen wrench. I almost pulled the trigger on a $300 Porter router at rockler for that feature alone. At about $150, id say this is a great router, worth the extra paid compared to ryobi or harbor freight, and great for a table setup. (i rarely use a router outside of that). We'll see how it holds up long term, but with a lifetime warranty, i'd be willing to bet Ridgid banks on this thing lasting. January 25, 2016
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