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Model#: MKTRRT0701C-R

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Factory Reconditioned Makita RT0701C-R 1-1/4 HP 120V Compact Router

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Recon $79.00
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Product Overview


Buy with confidence! Our Recon items include all necessary parts and are guaranteed to function like New, backed by our 120 Day money back guarantee. Please note however that Recon units received from the manufacturer may or may not include accessories shown with this listing.
The Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router delivers performance and precision in a compact design that is similar in size to many laminate trimmers. With a full 1-1/4 maximum horsepower and variable speed control dial of 10000 to 30,000 RPM, the RT0701C is engineered to perform for a wide range of routing applications. Additional performance features include electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load, and soft start feature for smooth start-ups. The RT0701C is double-insulated with a heavy-duty aluminum motor housing for increased durability.
The RT0701C-R is engineered for precision and includes a smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system and easy-to-read depth scales for more precise settings. The quick release cam lock system is designed for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation, with a high-visibility base design for improved handling and performance. Additional features include a slim and ergonomic design that weighs only 3.9 lbs., with a durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits. The base can be removed quickly to install other bases (sold separately), and the shaft lock is engineered for quick and easy bit changes. The RT0701C-R uses 1/4 in. shank router bits.
  • Powerful 1-1/4 HP motor delivers improved performance over previous models
  • Variable speed control dial of 10,000 to 30,000 RPM enables user to match the speed to the application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Slim and ergonomically designed body for increased comfort and control
  • Base accepts industry standard template guides
  • Quick release cam lock system for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Heavy duty aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Shaft lock for quick and easy bit changes
  • Non-marring high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
  • Easy-to-read depth scales
  • 1-1/4 HP 120V Compact Router - RT0701C-R
  • 1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1
  • Straight Guide - 164834-6
  • 13mm Spanner Wrench - 781039-9
  • 22mm Spanner Wrench - 781011-1
Compliance and Restrictions
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Height: 7.875 in.
Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Amperage: 6.5
Base Type: Fixed
Collet Capacity: 1/4 in.
Depth Adjustment System: Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
Handle Style: Palm Grip
Horsepower (Peak): 1.25
No-Load Speeds (RPM): 10,000 - 30,000
Speed Controls: Dial
Speed Settings: Variable
Switch Type: Toggle
Voltage: 120V



4.9 / 5.0
44 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (31)
Easy To Use (30)
Powerful (26)
Value (4)
Lightweight (3)
Best Uses
Home Repair (12)
Small Projects (4)
Frequent Use (3)
Heavy Duty Requirements (1)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Small Projects
Very please with price, product and overall experience. The router dis exactly what Ibeeded it to do without fault. Next time I'm looking for a tool I'll search for a refurbished item and save the money for projects!
November 4, 2018
2 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
great for cabinet work
easy to handle with lots of power...great for finisha and cabinet work...CPO is always a great source for tools
September 25, 2018
My new favorite router.
Everything was perfect. Wrenches for the chuck , guide for the edge... i could not tell that it wasnt brand new. Arrived on time. Perfect. Shiny like brand new! Titally satisfied.
March 3, 2018
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Small Projects
Home Repair
Got the job done, inexpensively
Reconditioned is the only way to go, get great product with significant savings. This router looked like new and performed as well as a new one. Why pay more when you can get the same results for less.
February 17, 2018
11 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Best Uses
Heavy Duty Requirements
Small Projects
Best router I have owned
When the router arrived, I could not tell it from new. When using it, performance was like new. I use this tool primarily to mill aluminum and it does a perfect job.
February 10, 2018
11 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Beginner- Casual Do-it-Yourselfer
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Small Projects
Home Repair
Great tool. Looks and runs new. Very insufficient packing. Many other brands would not make it through shipment. Makita like a rock!
May 15, 2017
1 year ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
So far so good. Gets pretty hot when running but no issues to complain about.
April 19, 2017
Perfect tool for what I'm using it for.
I sell at art and craft shows, and needed a light weight router that I could use one handed for one of the items I make. This router fit the bill for me.
April 14, 2017
Save reconditioned!
This is a great compact router. I have purchased several reconditioned tools from CPO in the past, and I have not once been disappointed. This router looked like a brand new one, and it performed flawlessly!
April 7, 2017
Better than expected.....
I used this to make some rabbet cuts on some cabinet doors and it worked flawlessly. Doors turned out great!!! Tool is very easy to use and it runs very smooth. It is much quieter than my last router. I purchased this refurbished
and it looks and runs like it is brand new. I am thrilled with this purchase.
November 13, 2016

Questions & Answers

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What are the dimensions of the tool... Specs say it's 7.875 H, but what about the "diameter"? I wanted to select one of the Makita (or other brand) tool case. I think the small case would do it, but it may be too big... I'll eventually add more bits and/or bases.
Paul on Jan 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi, The base diameter is 3.5 inches. I have not used it yet so I can't say how it works. I bought it because it is small.
What dust accessory attachment does the trimmer router take
John on Jan 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The required dust collection accessory for the Makita RT0701C is model 195559-1
Can this router be used on a router table?
Richard on Jan 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We do not sell a router table for this router currently.
Hi does this router come with a case ?
Mike on Mar 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No,the router does not come with a case.

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 120 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 1-1/4 HP Compact Router - RT0701C,
Straight Guide - 164834-6,
13mm Wrench - 781039-9,
22mm Wrench - 781011-1,
1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1
1-1/4 HP 120V Compact Router - RT0701C-R,
1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1,
Straight Guide - 164834-6,
13mm Spanner Wrench - 781039-9,
22mm Spanner Wrench - 781011-1
Availability: In Stock In Stock
Warranty: 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
Price: $99.00 $79.00
You Save: N/A $20.00 (20%)