Woodpeckers Quick-Lift Router Lift

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Woodpeckers
Model:
QL420
Price:
$230

Description

Plates are available in both popular sizes – 9-1/4" by 11-3/4" or 8-1/4" by 11-3/4." The motor mount bosses are machined from aluminum and are 1-1/2"-thick.

WOOD magazine review

Woodpeckers Quick-Lift Router Lift

Review Summary

High points: The best and fastest bit-changing in the test: Slip a rod through the insert plate and twist it to release the carriage from the lead screw, and then instantly lift the router to full height. Lower the bit to approximate cutting height, lock the carriage, and then dial in the precise bit height with the crank. Has the same plate-fitting system as other Woodpeckers lifts.
More points: Options abound on this lift, with two different plate materials (aluminum or phenolic) in two sizes. We tested the QL420 ($230) for the P-C 7518. Model QL350A ($200) fits 2-hp router motors. The fast height adjustments and affordable price make the large version of this lift (QL420) our Top Value for the Porter-Cable 7518 motor.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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