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18V OCTANE Brushless Cordless Compact Fixed Base Router with 1/4 in. Bit, Round and Square Bases and Collet Wrench

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  • Up to 95% Dust Extraction Efficiency
  • Includes: Detachable Dust Port, Edge Guide, 1/4 in. Bit, & Wrench
  • Free Parts and Service for Life with Registration
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RIDGID introduces the 18V OCTANE Brushless Cordless Compact Router with 1/4 in. Bit, Round and Square Bases and Collet Wrench. The OCTANE Brushless Compact Router features high performance brushless motors and advanced electronics that provide best-in-class power and intelligence. While providing increased performance with all RIDGID 18V batteries, OCTANE tools provide maximum performance in high demand applications when paired with OCTANE batteries (not included). Paired with an OCTANE battery (not included), this tool delivers up to 15% more power than the previous model, making it perfect for DIY jobs around the house and for professionals. With registration, this tool is backed by the Industry's Only Lifetime Service Agreement: FREE Parts. FREE Service. For LIFE. The 18V OCTANE Brushless Cordless Compact Router includes a square and a round base, a detachable dust port, an edge guide, a 1/4 in. bit, a collet wrench and an operator's manual.
  • Up to 15% more power than previous models (R86044B, RIDGID 18V Cordless Brushless 1/4 in. Compact Router with Fixed Base and Tool Free Depth Adjustment)
  • Vacuum Dust Chute: Eliminates sawdust on work piece when properly attached to 1-1/4 in. or 1-7/8 in. sizes
  • Quick Release Lever and Micro-Adjust Dial: 2-ways for easy depth adjustments
  • SOFTStart Technology helps prevent gouges on work surface and extends motor life
  • Extended runtime compared to previous models (R86044B, RIDGID 18V Cordless Brushless 1/4 in. Compact Router with Fixed Base and Tool Free Depth Adjustment)
  • Lifetime Service Agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Includes: (1) R860443 18V OCTANE Brushless Compact Router, (1) square base, (1) round base, (1) detachable dust port, (1) edge guide, (1) 1/4 in. bit, (1) collet wrench and operator's manual
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Cordless/CordedCordlessCordlessCordedCordless
Router Base TypeFixed BasePlunge BaseFixed Base/Plunge BaseFixed Base
Amperage (amps)0 A0.011 A0 A
Horsepower (HP)0 hp0 hp2 hp0 hp
Collet Size (in.)1/4 in.1/4 in.1/2 in.1/4 in.
Power Tool FeaturesDepth Adjustment,Dust Collection,Multiple Base,Variable SpeedCompact,Cushioned Grip,Depth Adjustment,Variable SpeedDepth Adjustment,Multiple BaseCompact,Depth Adjustment,Multiple Base,Variable Speed
IncludedDust CollectionNo Additional Items IncludedDust CollectionDust Collection
PortabilityHandheldHandheldHandheldHandheld
Motor TypeBrushlessBrushless Brushless
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)5.88 inProduct Height (in.)7.25 in
Product Width (in.)3.50 in

Details

Amperage (amps)0 ABatteries IncludedNo
Battery Amp HoursNo BatteryBattery Power TypeLithium Ion
Battery Size18-voltBattery/ChargerTool Only
Battery/ChargerTool OnlyCharger IncludedCharger Not Included
Collet Size (in.)1/4 in.Color FamilyOrange
ConditionNewCordless Tool TypeRouter
Cordless/CordedCordlessHorsepower (HP)0 hp
IncludedDust CollectionMotor TypeBrushless
Number of Total Batteries Included0PortabilityHandheld
Power Tool FeaturesDepth Adjustment,Dust Collection,Multiple Base,Variable SpeedProduct Weight (lb.)2.5 lb
Returnable90-DayRouter Base TypeFixed Base
Tool Only| KitTool OnlyTools Product TypePower Tool
Voltage (volts)18 V

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Certifications and ListingsUL CertifiedManufacturer WarrantyLifetime Service Agreement with Registration within 90 days of purchase

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  • 4.5
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I think it is safer.
I think a cordless router is safer, as there is no cord to get caught as you move the router over your workpiece. This is a nice compact unit. The power switch is kind of awkward (pull to turn on) and will take some getting used to.
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This is a great all around tool. The three speeds are a must with a battery operated tool. With a...
This is a great all around tool. The three speeds are a must with a battery operated tool. With a battery operated sander it weighs a little more then I'am use to but the mobility of this tool is a plus.
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Excellent tool, I made an accessory to radius the corners on the lexan polycarbonate sheet
Excellent tool, I made an accessory to radius the corners on the lexan polycarbonate sheet
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4 found this review helpful
I planted a 3/4" auger bit in a 2x4 laminated benchtop and wanted to salvage the bit. Excuse to ...
I planted a 3/4" auger bit in a 2x4 laminated benchtop and wanted to salvage the bit. Excuse to buy a new tool. This hogged out the material efficiently. Easy to control, and the dust port was solid with a 2-1/2" hose and adaptor. The bit was easily removed from the collect after use. I am pleased with the value of this tool.
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I'm an admitted Ridgid tool fan.. But I debated on weather this sander was worth the costs since ...
I'm an admitted Ridgid tool fan.. But I debated on weather this sander was worth the costs since it's a good bit higher in price over a corded model. Currently on sale for about $70 US. But I had a lot of sheet sanding paper I recently picked up so thought might as well give it a try since the wife wanted me to sand down a item so she can refinish it. Put the 80 grit that it came with on it and a 3 AH octane battery and went to town removing a old finish and stain job. This along with the belt sander make a pretty quick job at removing the old finish. Now just remain with the areas that have to be hand sanded due to curves on the wood. Was impressed with the sander. Dust collection was outstanding as I emptied the bag full of dust in the trash instead of having to blow it all off my me and the project.
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Powerful and compact cordless router. I was using a diablo .5” rabbeting bit and it cut through p...
Powerful and compact cordless router. I was using a diablo .5” rabbeting bit and it cut through pine with ease. I didn’t get to try it with an octane battery yet but it still works great without one. Only flaw is the micro adjusting dial slips when using the router. I had to hold the dial so that it didn’t move when I was routing. Might call ridgid to see if that is a concern or if I wasn’t using it properly.
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I have been using Ridgid tools in my shop for some time now and I know the quality and innovation...
I have been using Ridgid tools in my shop for some time now and I know the quality and innovation that they bring to the table in their product line. It is great to see improvements over time as they develop their tools. I own the previous model to this one as well as some other small routers and I am pleased with this new Octane platform. The addition of the dust port adapter and the Octane efficiency is a great step ahead of the Gen5X. I was worried that the dust port would pop out easily with a hose attached but, it locks in with the router base and stays put even with a larger 2-1/2" hose attached. If you have the previous model, the ergonomics are the exact same and you cant tell the difference in a blindfold test. This is a great little router for easy one handed work and even larger hardwood jobs. I can put a 1/4" round over on maple, oak, cherry, and walnut without issue.
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    9 found this review helpful
    Same amazing CORDLESS trim router with more octane power and dust collection! I mean at the end o...
    Same amazing CORDLESS trim router with more octane power and dust collection! I mean at the end of the day, you just can't beat having a cordless router. I find that I use the cordless router all the time. I have had a lot of experience with the previous model and still love having it. It's been good to me these last couple of years, and now I am confident that this new model will be super helpful in addition to my other router for multi uses in and around my shop. Already right out of the box I can "hear" that it sounds like it has more power than my previous model. The tone is a bitter higher for sure. The dust port is nice too and worked well attaching it to my shop vac with the small hose I use for my miter saw (it is not the same diameter hose that comes with the shop vac but a smaller one I picked up at a tool show one year). I was using it with a 3ah Octane battery and with the hose attached it felt nice and balanced while using the router and even allowed my hand to sort of rest on the chute. I have smaller to medium sized hands and think it fits well; I would be interested to know if someone with large hands felt the same. Either way, its great! If I had to change anything it would be designing it to where you didn't have to remove the base plate in order to install or remove the dust chute, but I plan on leaving mine on so it doesn't matter to me. Also, knowing that the base plate sits on top of where it connects, I guess I know it is not going to pop off with the weight of the hose pulling on it. All in all, I am very pleased with it so far. I know it's a fairly new model and I haven't had a lot of time to work with it yet, but if it serves me like the previous model has, then I am confident this one is going to rock too!
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      It operates very similarly to my corded 1/4 sheet sander....
      It operates very similarly to my corded 1/4 sheet sander. This one is just cordless, so it's easy for me to use when needed on the jobsite. A little bulky, similar, imo to how the cordless random orbit sander is a bit bulky. But I've enjoyed it so far. No compaints.
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