18v dewalt router on pre order £279

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18v dewalt router on pre order £279

Post by big-all » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:09 am

its about £100-£125 more than i think its worth so will wait till its sub £200 before i think about it :lol:

https://www.ffx.co.uk/tools/product/Dew ... xtra-Bases

priced the same as the duel base 230v it coppies
https://www.ffx.co.uk/tools/product/Dew ... mbi-Router
without the second base to make it a plunge router £170
https://www.ffx.co.uk/tools/product/Dew ... ase-Router
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Re: 18v dewalt router on pre order £279

Post by Job and Knock » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:34 pm

big-all wrote:its about £100-£125 more than i think its worth.....
You can say that again! Glad I'm on Makita (18 months earlier and £150 cheaper)
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Re: 18v dewalt router on pre order £279

Post by big-all » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:55 pm

if you go for the normal 50-60% off list price you normally get with dewalt that puts it in the more acceptable £150-185 range[£375]
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Re: 18v dewalt router on pre order £279

Post by Rorschach » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:32 pm

Job and Knock wrote:
big-all wrote:its about £100-£125 more than i think its worth.....
You can say that again! Glad I'm on Makita (18 months earlier and £150 cheaper)
It looks to be the same price as the Makita but you get an extra base with the Makita.

If you go for a basic on the makita though you can use Katsu accessories and save a good bit of money and have a corded version too.
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Re: 18v dewalt router on pre order £279

Post by big-all » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:34 pm

Rorschach wrote:
Job and Knock wrote:
big-all wrote:its about £100-£125 more than i think its worth.....
You can say that again! Glad I'm on Makita (18 months earlier and £150 cheaper)
It looks to be the same price as the Makita but you get an extra base with the Makita.

If you go for a basic on the makita though you can use Katsu accessories and save a good bit of money and have a corded version too.
not sure why they call it a trimmer with" an extra base " that means a base plus another or duel base like the matching mains one i have that has both bases a kit bag a router box and costs i think it was £225 from axminster about 7 years ago :huray:
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Re: 18v dewalt router on pre order £279

Post by Job and Knock » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:01 pm

Against that I paid just under £200 for an RT0700 with fixed base, side fence, follow bearing set, plunge base with side fence and tilting base, all in a soft carrying case. One thing about the Makita is that it is possible to take the motor out of the base and put in a 1/8in (3.2mm) collet then use it like a Dremel. Handy at times
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