WTB a use Porter Cable Router Made in USA Model

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Trade & Swap forum

Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 05-09-2011 12:40 PM 1808 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13345 posts in 4149 days

05-09-2011 12:40 PM

Topic tags/keywords: router

looking for a used 693PK. IIRC the old USA made 693PK’s had a 1½HP motor.

2 replies so far

View docholladay's profile


1287 posts in 3535 days

#1 posted 05-09-2011 01:22 PM


The PC 6900 routers are definitely some good wook horse routers. I have one that I bought new and one that I bought used. My recommendation is that you look out for one on sale new. My reason is that this router is a bit of a workhorse router and a used one at a good price will often be badly worn and one in good shape will often cost as much as a new one. I have seen these on sale for very reasonable prices recently and normal retail price is only approximately $150 for this router. Even if you find it with just the fixed base, then you can find the plunge base on ebay or something liike that. The one that I use most often came by buying the router new and then purchasing a separate plunge base used. Those are my thoughts.


-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13345 posts in 4149 days

#2 posted 05-09-2011 01:31 PM

I been looking on Ebay, but I dont have PayPal. I wish E-bay still took checks or money orders.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics