65mm trim router options

Finally added this to the wiki:

Clone available (in black) as MLCS Rocky 30[http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?252099-Makita-amp-Rocky-(MLCS)-Compact-Trim-Routers] and (in green) as Grizzly T27139 - Laminate Trim Router — controls vary slightly.[http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?252099-Makita-amp-Rocky-(MLCS)-Compact-Trim-Routers&p=2661136#post2661136]


I will note that since the above was posted, a few more clones became available, then went off the market, and moreover, we have introduced our own Carbide Compact Router in two versions:

As regards which should be used — the typical reasons folks get an ER-11 unit are:

  • compatibility w/ a Nomad or other CNC which has an ER-11 collet
  • use of endmills in diameters other than the 1/8" and 1/4" which we provide precision collets for (but note that additional sizes are available from Elaire Corp.)
  • need a collet system which draws the collet out as the nut is removed — note that this shouldn’t be an issue, and the collet in the standard should not get stuck — if it does, contact support@carbide3d.com