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[Amazon Canada] [EPIC] Bosch RA1171 Cabinet Style Router Table $110!!!

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surprised at the number of handymen on RFD!!

what is this used for and do I need it? XD
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vodka wrote:
Dec 3rd, 2018 6:12 pm
I would if the actual box of the router table was damaged, but it was in mint condition.
I'd still complain and say you're worried about how the interior may end up being when you assemble it given the outer box damage. It's obviously been abused on the way to you. (I mean it's well packed so it's for sure fine but still they shouldn't be shipping like this.)
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davidqbp wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 11:43 am
surprised at the number of handymen on RFD!!

what is this used for and do I need it? XD
Answering questions like this is one of the few honest to goodness useful things you can do with YouTube.
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BinaryJay wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 12:17 pm
Answering questions like this is one of the few honest to goodness useful things you can do with YouTube.
Careful with the internets, quite often you'll see the blind leading the blind...always read the comments and watch bunch of videos from different channels.
Don't trust another DIYer without knowing their history, better find a channel with an experienced carpenter/woodworker lol

Back then information wasn't as accessible, you'll find them in somewhat outdated books but at least it's reviewed before being published, now just about anyone can post a howto video and there are way too much (mis)information out there.
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Daijoubu wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 1:26 pm
Careful with the internets, quite often you'll see the blind leading the blind...always read the comments and watch bunch of videos from different channels.
Don't trust another DIYer without knowing their history, better find a channel with an experienced carpenter/woodworker lol

Back then information wasn't as accessible, you'll find them in somewhat outdated books but at least it's reviewed before being published, now just about anyone can post a howto video and there are way too much (mis)information out there.
True, but you can watch pretty much anybody using one of the things just to figure out what kinds of things you can do with it. Whether or not they're doing it correctly or not who knows. I remember when I had to cut some pavers with a small angle grinder I found videos of people doing it bare handed without eye protection or masks, holding the paver they're cutting with their foot. Common sense prevails as always.
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BinaryJay wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 2:05 pm
I remember when I had to cut some pavers with a small angle grinder I found videos of people doing it bare handed without eye protection or masks, holding the paver they're cutting with their foot. Common sense prevails as always.
Sounds like one of those PSA horror videos loool
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Daijoubu wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 4:38 pm
Sounds like one of those PSA horror videos loool


You have to watch it all the way through...
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Seen that one, haven't had the guts to watch the angle grinder one because as opposed to a fork lift, I do use such tool haha
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davidqbp wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 11:43 am
what is this used for
Irrelevant, this is a deal on RFD.
davidqbp wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 11:43 am
and do I need it? XD
Of course, see above response.

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Mine is out for delivery finally. It's coming from Brampton to Toronto by Purolator. One would hope it could make that trip in relatively one piece, assuming it left their warehouse looking fine.

Edit: Arrived. No outer box and one side of the box was opened but otherwise in fairly good condition. Thankfully the way they packed it inside made it almost impossible for anything to come out even though the side of the box was opened and a very quick check of the MDF panels and the plastic bits everything looks in fine shape.
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lint wrote:
Dec 3rd, 2018 4:11 pm
received mine today. sure doesn’t look new. amazon is sending me a replacement

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Got mine today and it looks like this too. Maybe they sent me yours?!
But it's an absolute garbage shape. What do you do to get replacement...?
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Mine came a week ago. Inside an outer box, perfect condition.

Today I got an email saying my spade bits are not available and were cancelled. So all in I was charged $126.

My invoice for the router table looked like this:

Item(s) Subtotal: CDN$ 139.10
Shipping & Handling: CDN$ 0.00
Bosch Holiday Promo: -CDN$ 27.19
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Total before tax: CDN$ 111.91
Estimated GST/HST: CDN$ 14.55
Estimated PST/RST/QST: CDN$ 0.00
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Total for this Shipment: CDN$ 126.46
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donair416 wrote:
Dec 13th, 2018 5:20 pm
Mine came a week ago. Inside an outer box, perfect condition.

Today I got an email saying my spade bits are not available and were cancelled. So all in I was charged $126.

My invoice for the router table looked like this:

Item(s) Subtotal: CDN$ 139.10
Shipping & Handling: CDN$ 0.00
Bosch Holiday Promo: -CDN$ 27.19
-----
Total before tax: CDN$ 111.91
Estimated GST/HST: CDN$ 14.55
Estimated PST/RST/QST: CDN$ 0.00
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Total for this Shipment: CDN$ 126.46
Same here, my plan worked :) even though I wouldn't have mind getting the spades
The email did say that since it had a promo, that I no longer quality but I don't think Amazon will charge me back that $30...
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Daijoubu wrote:
Dec 13th, 2018 6:02 pm
Same here, my plan worked :) even though I wouldn't have mind getting the spades
The email did say that since it had a promo, that I no longer quality but I don't think Amazon will charge me back that $30...
After I ordered the table and spade bits, I came across this set which I would have preferred. Great price and I actually needed the 1 1/8" and 1 1/4" ones and ended up buying them individually at $6.99 each at HD a couple weeks ago.

Damn these things are aggressive. Great for construction, a bit much for woodworking.

https://www.amazon.ca/Bosch-DSB5010-Dar ... B002GU6QEG
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Could someone tell me which fastener (Screws) and hole pattern they used they used to mount the maximum Canadian tire router?

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