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post #21 of 22 Old 10-10-2014, 01:37 PM
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I would use a grinder with 50 grit sandpaper. Sand the angle before welding to make it easier. I think the paint on mine is what caused a little friction, it slides fine but without paint it would be better. I set the tracks about 1/2" wider than my router base. Keep in mind that the inside corner of the angle has a slight radius
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Flattened my first slab today with the craftsman router. It did an awesome job. I used a 3/4 bit but the piece was small so it didn't take too long. Going to get one of the bigger ones soon. My only complaint was the the plunge base got stuck and wouldn't retract. Needed a little bit of work and it was working again. Kind of frustrating since it was the first time!

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