The CRB7 (Compact Router Base) from M-Power not only adds more versatility and precision to the already incredibly versatile router, its 7 different functions also make it a great value. You can now replace an armload of jigs with one super accessory. The CRB7 functions include an Offset Baseplate, Small Circle Compass, Large Circle Compass, Anti-Tilt Support, Adjustable Mortising, Faux (False) Panel Dado Copier, and an Adjustable Clamp Guide With Micro Adjustment
Off Set Base Plate: Increases overall router stability, reducing errors when edge molding by more than doubling the surface contact area between router and work piece. CRB7 also positions the pivot hand guiding the router toward the center of the panel, smoothing out the router pass action, reducing the chance of burn marks.
Small Circle Compass: Route precision circles and holes that are actually smaller than the base of the router. Micro Adjust the circle dimension without disturbing the set up.
Minimum Radius: 3/4" (19mm) Maximum Radius: 8-3/4" (225mm)
Minimum Diameter: 1-1/2" (38mm) Maximum Diameter: 17-1/2" (450mm)
*Measured using a 1/4" (6mm) straight router bit.
Large Circle Compass: A combination of the MK3's aluminium Compass Hub and Guide Rods. Extends the CRB7's circle cutting range from 19 inches to over 4 feet (50") in diameter (225 – 1270mm). The circle diameter can also be micro adjusted without having to remove the router or assembly from its set-up.
Two Part Anti Tilt Leg: This variable height triangulated support stabilizes the router when edge routing. The two leg sections accommodate combinations of router position and work piece thickness.
Adjustable Mortising: A unique feature that allows both Centered and Off Centered mortises. Now you can precisely control the actual dimensions of the mortise.
Adjustable False Panel Dado Copier: The CRB7 provides a simple and exceptionally quick way of accurately repeating a molded dado. Ideal for production run quality faux or false panelling, giving the appearance of tongue & groove, "V",or beaded panels.
Adjustable Clamp Guide: Run the CRB7 up against your clamp guide to accurately route parallel dado's along the length or width of your work piece. The Micro Adjuster lets you quickly and easily dial in the cut, trmendously reducing clamp guide set up time.
Attaching the CRB7 to, and removing it from, your router couldn't be easier - there are no fiddly screws or special fitting plates required. The Crank Plates and additional set of Guide Rods allow the CRB7 to be fitted to any router with through rod base holes. Select the correct sized Rods for your router and the Adjustable Crank Plates will adjust rod height and width simultaneously. The CRB7 comes with two pairs of Guide Rods - a 9/32'' (7mm) diameter set to fit routers with smaller rod drillings (ex. Porter Cable's 690 series) and a 5/16" (8mm) diameter set to fit routers with larger rod drillings (ex. DeWalt 621).
Other Features include: Guide Rod Locking Bars to help to tighten and loosen the guide rods during initial "Set Up'' and Large Compass assembly; a knurled and indexed Micro Adjuster which allows precise control over the router cutter position and ease of use. a 2" ergonomically designed Bakelite Ball Handle; an self-adhesive Fractional/Metric Indexed Rule; Magnetic Pivot Pin Storage provides a "no-lose" home that is safe and easily accessible whenever required.
The CRB7 is manufactured to the highest standards. Including hard anodized, solid aluminium bridge, laser cut 3/16" (5mm) thick acrylic base plate and precision turned steel and brass components.
Optional accessory kits for outfitting the CRB7 for Edge Trimming or use as Edge Guide are available separately. 2 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee. United Kingdom
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