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Porter-Cable 7518 Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router
Model#: PCBN7518
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Porter-Cable 7518 Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router

Model#: PCBN7518
Retail:
$409.99
Our Price:
$379.99
Sale Price:
$349.00
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$60.99 (15%)
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Details

Features:
  • 15 Amps, AC only
  • Electronic five-speed with soft start (10000, 13000, 16000, 19000, 21,000 RPM)
  • Maintains constant speed under load
  • 1/2 in. collet
  • Auto-release collet system ends -infrozen-in bits
  • Unique design puts bottom bearing closer to work for minimum bit run-out and vibration
  • Precision machined aluminum motor housing & base
  • 100% sealed ball bearings
Includes:
  • Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router - 7518
  • Base - 75361
  • 1/2 in. Collet - 42950
  • Collet Wrenches - 42596
  • Operating Manual

Specifications

Height: 11 in.
Weight: 14.5 lbs.
Amperage: 15
Base Dimensions (Fixed): 7 in. x 7 in.
Base Type: Fixed
Collet Capacity: 1/2 in.
Depth Adjustment System: Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
Handle Style: D-Handle
Horsepower (Peak): 3.25
No-Load Speeds (RPM): 10,000 - 21,000
Speed Settings: 5
Switch Type: Toggle
Voltage: 120V

Reviews

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Porter-CableSpeedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router
 
4.7

(based on 15 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (13)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Good grip (4)
  • Good safety features (4)
  • Easy to store (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • In the workshop (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (7), Professional (7)

Reviewed by 15 customers

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4.0

Trusted durabilithy and quality

By Cool Movie Guy

from Boston, MA

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Grip
  • Great For Patterning
  • Performs Well In Table
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In The Field
    • In The Workshop
    • Millshop

    Comments about Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router:

    Tried and true, PC has been putting out quality routers for a long time.

     
    4.0

    ok

    By jaja

    from texas

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • In The Workshop

        Comments about Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router:

        Any tool made without a blade lock button is just worth less.how ever they do provide high-quality wrenches to change bit with...haven't owned it long enough to say it's great...but it is still running for now....

         
        5.0

        Tough Tough Router

        By Kit Et

        from Framingham ma

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • In The Workshop

          Comments about Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router:

          This is a tool that is used in a commercial shop. Lasts for years, no better product to repace it. If tried them all

           
          5.0

          The only way to go

          By Bassmd

          from Syracuse

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router:

                Very powerful, good price. Well built router and really the only way to go when you need a dedicated router for a table. This is a little much to handle on its own. Most all of the table manufacturers design their tables to be used with this machine. Cpo is the best, fast shipping good communication and reasonable prices.

                 
                4.0

                A nice heavy duty router

                By Warren

                from Jackson NJ

                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • In The Workshop

                  Comments about Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router:

                  I am using this tool as a heavy duty router in my table and I am cutting crown face molding. So safety and power are most important to me.

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                  • Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router

                    Q:

                    Will this router work with the 690 base that is attached to my table saw now?
                    Asked on 5/10/2015 by pete from San Jose CA 95112

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      No, the 690 base will only fit model #'s 6902 & 6902VS according to Porter-Cable.

                      Answered on 6/3/2015 by Sonny from Lawrencville, GA
                  • Speedmatic 3 1/4 Peak HP Five-Speed Router

                    Q:

                    Where is this made?
                    Asked on 10/11/2014 by Michael from Ohio

                    2 answers

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      It is made in Mexico

                      Answered on 4/3/2015 by Anonymous
                    • A:

                      It is made in Mexico.

                      Answered on 10/11/2014 by Community Answer from None
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                  Warranty

                  Standard Warranty - PORTER-CABLE LIMITED THREE YEAR WARRANTY (1 year for reconditioned products

                  PORTER-CABLE 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.deltaportercable.com or call (888) 848-5175. 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.

                  In addition to the warranty, PORTER-CABLE tools are covered by our:

                  • 1 YEAR FREE SERVICE: PORTER-CABLE 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 PORTER-CABLE 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.
                  • LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, see country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see website for warranty information.

                  To register your tool for warranty service visit our website at www.deltaportercable.com.

                  To obtain information on warranty performance, please write to: PORTER-CABLE CORPORATION, 4825 Highway 45 North, Jackson, Tennessee 38305; Attention: Product Service. THE FOREGOING OBLIGATION IS PORTER-CABLE'S SOLE LIABILITY UNDER THIS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PORTER-CABLE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

                  This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.