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Forum topic by JackDuren posted 03-12-2020 01:58 PM 407 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JackDuren

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03-12-2020 01:58 PM

Did they ever come up wih a simple router raiser for the 690 router. My routers may be too old. Maybe a DW 625?
Thx…..


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CaptainKlutz

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#1 posted 03-12-2020 07:06 PM

Router Raizer only worked on plunge router bases.
They make one for PC 693 base, and DW625.
http://routertechnologies.com/fitpage.htm

Cheers!

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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JackDuren

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#2 posted 03-12-2020 07:53 PM

Have plenty of pc plunge routers. Doesn’t look too complicated.start looking at the routers…

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Walker

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#3 posted 03-12-2020 09:58 PM

Is this what your looking for? Works with PC690 or DW625. You just need the motor, no base.

https://www.woodcraft.com/products/jessem-rout-r-lift-ii-router-lift-for-3-1-2-diameter-motors-jessem-02310

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 03-12-2020 10:10 PM

The 690 has been around so long there are lifts that can carry them, as well as a number of heavier, stronger, more capable motors for router table use. PC themselves don’t talk about through the table adjustment until you get to the 890’s. A lift without a winder, is not much of a help to you.

Where a 690 excells is hand held, for most of the smaller sized trim bits with a 1/2” shank. It’s what the Doctor ordered. Either a D handle, or a plunge base, it rocks.

Probably the most current, and upgrade move is to marry it to a MPower CRB7 base, use the plunge base, and just keep going.

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JackDuren

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#5 posted 03-12-2020 10:24 PM

Sorry not looking for a lift just a simple adjustment. They changed the adjustments for the newer ones which resulted in easier manipulation.I may have to move up to a current router.

I’m trying to trade some Cherry for a newer Bosch . Maybe I can use it…

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HokieKen

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#6 posted 03-13-2020 12:25 AM

I use this on my PC 7539 router in my router table and I’ve been happy enough with it that I decided against buying a better lift. It fits several models of PC and other brand routers. It does have to be a plunge base though. I’ve have it installed for 2+ years and never had an issue with it. And I can do bit changes above the table without using any kind of extension. I did have to bend a crook in one of my wrenches though.

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