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The Makita RP2301FC 3.25 Horse Power Plunge Router

May 8, 2012

The Makita RP2301FC is a smooth running tool that incorporates and delivers tremendous power. Delivering a very capable 15.0 amp motor, it  skillfully powers through the toughest of woods, in addition to being engineered for optimum stability. It sears through maple painlessly, even when encountering grain changes. With the Makita RP2301FC 3-1/4 HP Plunge Router there is no need to worry that a wood piece may fly off because variables in the wood change.

Stability and Power

The Makita RP2301FC 3-1/4 HP Plunge Router ‘s base is solid and will not rock or move when you work , either  on your table,  or while working free style without the table, you will find a very solid and balanced experience. The bit depth is easy to change and adjust to your application needs. A solid grip greets you as you start to work with the machines ergonomic rubberized handles, Makita always tend to run a  bit heavier, due to their solid construction, with this machine it works to its advantage.

The Plunge

The plunge delivery is simple and straightforward, it has the  capacity of 0” to 2-¾” giving an excellent plunge application for any work piece. A quick release plunge depth adjustment is included, which features a micro control as well as 3 preset depth stops, providing dead accurate cuts. A built in plunge lock lever is available to assist you in utilizing the Makita RP2301FC and produces a more efficient product. The Makita RP2301FC 3-1/4 HP Plunge Router delivers 9,000 – 22,000 Maximum RPM’s for a smooth routing experience, it has a powerhouse motor running on 15 amps and will prove it on the very toughest of woods. As you start your project the electronic speed control maintains consistent speed under the workload. A variable speed option is handy as it enables the user to match the speed to the project, and includes an electric brake for faster paced work with an increased productivity time. A soft start is also included for an uncomplicated start-up, as well as  built in LED lights that will illuminate the work area nicely to aid the utilizer in visibility.

Additionally, Linear ball bearings are included for an efficient and effortless plunge action providing choice performance. Also, included with the Makita RP2301FC 3-1/4 HP Plunge Router is a “Tool-less” template guide system, a lock-on trigger switch providing non stop continuous operation, a built in fan that minimizes dust creeping into your tool and thus sustaining the tool through a longer tool life, depth scales that are easy to read, and a chip deflector that is designed to direct wood chips away from the individual utilizing it.

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