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Rockwell 3 HP Plunge Router RK5057K

Average reader rating
4.8
out of 5
Brand:
Rockwell
Model:
RK5057K
Price:
$220

Description

The ROCKWELL 3 hp variable speed plunge router takes woodworking to a new level with high-precision features like cast aluminum base, micro-depth adjustment and ergonomic handles and easy to use triggers. Also includes high-end features like constant speed control and soft start usually found in more expensive models.
•Variable speed dial provides greater control in a variety of materials with a variety of bits

•Soft start feature delivers smooth, no-jerk start-ups

•Constant speed control feature delivers needed power to the motor to maintain routing speed under load

•Large ergonomic soft grip handles ensure better grip and reduce operator fatigue

•Micro depth adjustment for precise control and accuracy

•Plunge lock lever quickly secures bit depth for long runs or table mounted routing

•Cast aluminum base for greater stability and accuracy

•Spindle lock offers simplified bit changes

•Voltage: 120V - 60Hz

•Power input: 15 Amp

•Power output: 3 hp

•No load speed: 11500-28000/min

•Plunge depth: 2 3/16"

•Collet capacity: 1/4" and 1/2"

•Cord length: 10 ft

•Machine weight: 10 lbs
Includes:
•Precision edge guide

•Template guide

•Roller guide

•Spanner wrench

•Dust collection adapter

•Heavy-duty carrying case

Reader Reviews

Surprisingly good router

Review Summary

This router has surprised me. I thought it was going to be a backup router for the job site. Now I use it all the time free hand around the shop (I use a Triton in my router table). It is very powerful, compfortable to handle, has lots of features not found on the old standards (Porter-Cable). About the only thing I wish was better is the documentation. Rockwell is notorious for having poorly written owner's manuals and this router's proves it again.
There is even a piece in the box I still have no idea what it is for since it is not shown in the manual anywhere! But this is still a good router.

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Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

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