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Posted on Tell me this is a bad idea - shortening too long router bit

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#1 posted 12-03-2018 07:39 PM

You can cut it off (at the collet end) if you leave enough material to still get a good grip on the shaft and actually have a way to cut carbide cleanly. Using a diamond cut off disc comes to mind, but keep the metal cool if you use some kind of abrasive cutter.

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