SO3: Help request for 1/4 to 1/8 collet on Dewalt router

In addition to Carbide 3D there are two other suppliers:


I’ve used this reducer with success, albeit I’m not machining metals (yet):

The one C3D sells works very well. I actually use 1/8 tools more often than 1/4 on my XXL and have had no trouble at all.

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List of these on the wiki and a cautionary link:

I view them as a source of runout and another potential point of failure. Avoid.

The 1/8" collet in the Carbide3D store seems to be out of stock every time I look for it.
Are they expected to be restocked soon?

If you can’t wait:


+1 on the collet from Elaire Corp. That’s what I’ve been using, and so far so good. Not sure what the runout is on it, though.

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