The Makita 1.25 horsepower compact router kit is $189.13 on Amazon. Normally this kit sits around $220 on Amazon and the next best price is $200 over at Home Depot.

This kit is loaded with everything you need. It includes a quarter inch router collet, a plunge base, tilt base set, offset base set, trimmer guide, dust nozzle, dust extracting nozzle, straight guide, and two wrenches. Other features:

  • Variable speed control dial (10,000 - 30,000 RPM) to match the speed to the application. Maintains constant speed under load
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Slim and ergonomically designed body for increased comfort and control
  • Quick release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Accepts industry standard template guides
  • Soft start feature for smooth start ups
  • High visibility base design for improved handling and performance
  • Base can be removed quickly to install other bases (plunge, tilt and offset)
  • Heavy duty aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Shaft lock for quick and easy bit changes

100% of customers at Home Depot recommend this product (based on 23 user reviews), and Amazon reviewers give it 4.6 stars based on 215 write-ups.

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