wot was the best router ever made?

Discussion in 'Carpenters' Talk' started by bodget&scarpers, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. bodget&scarpers

    bodget&scarpers New Member

    i look 4 ward 2 ur replies ;)
    1/4 or 1/2 inch any brand.
  2. bonnie the botch

    bonnie the botch New Member

    I quite liked the 1/4 elu for light work and triming nice little machine.

    WJOHNM New Member

    holzher 1/4 inch
    got and still have from 6 years ago
    tried to buy another and can't find a supplier.:(
    anyone know?i'll take ten!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    SLIMBOY New Member

    still using my old elu MOF-177e..new bearings needed a few times but what a great bit of precision kit.
  5. ban-all-sheds

    ban-all-sheds New Member

    So I should be quite happy with my ¼" MOF 96/02 & ½" MOF 177/02?
  6. mj

    mj Guest

    slimboy is spot on the mof177e is in a league of it's own
    Durable, reliable & accurate what more can you ask for?
  7. slimx

    slimx New Member

  8. Dewy

    Dewy New Member

    I swear by my Perles 808.
    It's over 6 years old and never given any bother.
    Swiss made and as good as a Swiss watch.
    It must be good, Trend copied it exactly as their T5.

    I'd love to try the Festool.
    It's pricey at £350 but can be safely used with one hand.
  9. big all

    big all Screwfix Select

    complaint dewy

    couldnt press the next button cos youd answerd tis post l o l
  10. Dewy

    Dewy New Member

    lmao BA
  11. deckart

    deckart New Member

    mof177e but now using festool of1o1o it's a close thing!!
  12. cabbie

    cabbie Member

    got to be makita had it 13 yrs works really hard dont know how much they are know but it was 230 quid then
  13. Riley

    Riley New Member

    Of my 6 routers, the CMT 1850 is the one I would keep if I had to get rid of the rest. I use it for everything from making cabinet doors in the router table, worktops and light moulding tasks. I also really like the old Elu routers.

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