Overview Dewalt DWP611PK
In the list of the 1.25 hp trim router (laminate trimmer) class, the Dewalt DWP611PK can be described as a fantastic router combo kit among the products from Dewalt. The majority of the router companies provide a fixed-base trim router in thier line up, whereas in this class, only Dewalt has been involved as a member product producer in it. In this class, it gives you a fixed base + a plunge base in just one package. As a matter of fact, the Dewalt DWP611PK is the only one which is strictly called plunge router and vailable in the power bracket, which denotes that if you need a small, and not so heavy plunge router, the Dewalt DWP611PK is the the right one.
The term laminate trimmer is not the strict meaning for small routers as they are versatile and easy to use and also, they are not limited to only trimming laminate as the early models as they were to be, whereas they can be used in many furniture-making tasks like rounding over edges, trimming veneer, routing hinge mortises, and many other same tasks.
Being small in size and light in weight for the Dewalt DWP611PK denotes it is agile and very much easy to control. If you turn the fixed-base mode on, it can even be used with only one hand, which means you can have enough free space and more convenience holding other workpieces. In this way, it can save you a lot of time, and there’s no need for you to continually clamp and re-clamp the workpiece when routing.
It is very annoying for you to find that it deserves nothing to get out and set up your full-size router when facing a lot of small tasks, and that’s where the Dewalt DWP 611PK can offer you a quick fix solution, for it provides you a nice balance of power, control, precision, and if you are right to star routing, you will find yourself more compatible dealing with exceeding jobs. It will become your go-to router kit.
The Dewalt DWP611PL has full advantage of combining two trends which are very popular lately in the router market. Namely, a lightweight, versatile design for all those jobs that don’t need a full-size router, in a router combo kit. That’s to say, you can have two routers for the price of actually one.
Horsepower Rating of the motor
When choosing a router, there is an important feature to be noticed, that is the horsepower rating of the motor. Dewalt DWP 611PK has a 1.5 hp motor and it may not sound much, but in use it provides plenty of power, especially under the circumstance that it just uses 1/4-inch shank cutters.
Router Bit Size
The Dewalt DWP611PK has a 1/4″ collet which is the ideal size for a palm router which are not made for heavy duty work that requires large cutters. In general, this router will be bought by woodworkers who already purchased a larger, heavy duty router and are looking for a smaller and lightweight one which is versatile and easy to handle.
The DWP611pk provides a large, low-pressure spindle lock button where by to be use in a more comfortable way for its single wrench bit changes.
Accurate Depth Adjustment
Up to 1.5″ of depth travel with standard base and 2″ with plunge base
Adjustment ring enables controlled bit depth changes to within 1/64″ (fixed base)
Plunge base incorporates fine-tune adjustment rod for precise depth setting
5-step adjustable turret stop