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Dewalt DW618 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router
Model#: DEWNDW618
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Dewalt DW618 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router

Model#: DEWNDW618
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Details

Features:
  • 2-1/4 HP (maximum motor HP), 12.0 amp electronic variable-speed motor provides the power to rout smoothly through the toughest hardwoods
  • Electronic variable speed with full feedback control for constant speed under load from 8000 to 24,000 RPM
  • Soft start to reduce start-up torque and for enhanced control
  • Micro-fine depth adjustment ring provides precise depth adjustments in 1/64 in. increments and adjusts vertically for a constant switch and cord set location
  • Adjustable tool-free steel motor cam lock makes depth adjustment and base changes quick and solid locking
  • Quick-release motor latches for fast and easy motor pack removal for bit and base changes
  • Detachable cord set offers cord set serviceability and the ability to use the same motor pack for all bases
  • Sub-base concentricity gauge included to ensure bit concentricity for best-in-class accuracy
  • Spindle lock to allow for one-wrench bit changes
  • Clear, LEXAN sub-base provides enhanced base durability, bit visibility and accepts standard template guide bushings
  • Rubber over-molded handles and low center of gravity design provide best-in-class comfort, balance and control
  • Dust-sealed switch provides durability and long switch life
  • Heavy-duty, precision-machined, die-cast aluminum base and motor housing for durability and low tool weight
  • Nickel-plated motor housing for a smooth, long-lasting depth adjustment
  • Right or left switch and cord set location provides the ability to have the switch in your right or left hand
  • Flat top for easy bit and depth changes
  • Self-releasing, long, eight slotted collets for better bit retention and eliminating frozen bits
  • This item may ship in the original manufacturer's packaging.
Includes:
  • 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router - DW618
  • Motor Pack - DW618M
  • Fixed Base - DW6184
  • Sub-Base Centering Gauge
  • 1/2 in. Collet
  • Wrench
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Specifications

Weight: 7.2 lbs.
Amperage: 12
Base Size: 6 in.
Base Type: Fixed
Collet Capacity: 1/4 in, 1/2 in.
Cord Construction Type: Double Insulated
Depth Adjustment: Micro-Fine Ring
Handle: Dual Knob
Horsepower: 2.25
RPM: 8,000 - 24,000
Shipping Weight: 10.15 lbs.
Speed Setting: Variable Speed Dial
Spindle Lock: Yes
Switch Type: Toggle Switch
Voltage: 120V

Reviews

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Factory Reconditioned DEWALT DW618R 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (7)
  • Good grip (6)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Good safety features (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In the workshop (8)
    • Home repair (6)
    • In the field (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (5), Professional (4)

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    4.0

    Super Producct, BUT

    By Jbert1949

    from Texas

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Store
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Safety Features

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • Home Repair
      • In The Field
      • In The Workshop
      • In The Yard

      Comments about DEWALT DW618 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router:

      This is a great Tool. the Adjustment ring could be improved, but still OK. One thing I noticed is if you turn adjustment ring until it hits either end, it is really hard to adjust the other direction. Almost feels like it is stuck. If fact my first Router did this and I thought it was defective. I sent it back for replacement, and CPO sent another ( really super service here.)

       
      4.0

      Look and feel of my 30 year old B/D.

      By Jayson

      from JAcksonville TX

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Grip

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • My Use Dovetailing

        Comments about DEWALT DW618 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router:

        Plenty of power for dovetailing but would be a good choice for any routing need. I think the weight-to-power ratio is just right. The soft start is a real nice feature to have.

         
        5.0

        Great product! I would buy it again.

        By One

        from Newhebron, Ms

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Grip
        • Good Safety Features
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Repair
          • In The Workshop

          Comments about Factory Reconditioned DEWALT DW618R 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router:

          Easy to to adjust. Plenty of power. I would recommend buying this product to a friend.

           
          5.0

          DEWALT DOES IT AGAIN

          By Sawdust PawPaw

          from Lancaster, SC

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Ease of height adjustment
          • Easy to change collets
          • Easy To Use
          • Good Grip
          • Good Safety Features
          • High quality
          • Powerful
          • Solid materails

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Repair
            • In The Field
            • In The Workshop
            • Perfect for router table

            Comments about DEWALT DW618 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router:

            This DW618 makes five dewalt routers now in my shop. I think that says it all.

             
            5.0

            Good tool .....

            By Ray

            from West Texas

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fine adjustment for depth
            • Good balance
            • Good Grip

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • In The Field
              • In The Workshop

              Comments about Factory Reconditioned DEWALT DW618R 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base Router:

              My use of the tool is in the carpentry trade. It performed well in this category of trade.

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              Questions & Answers

               

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              Most DEWALT® Tools purchased on or after January 1, 2004 come with a warranty package that includes:

              Three-Year Limited Warranty. DEWALT will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit www.dewalt.com or call 1-800-4-DEWALT (1-800-433-9258). This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

              One-Year Free Service Contract. DEWALT will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.

              90-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your DEWALT Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund - no questions asked.

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