Precision collett versus sleeve adapter

Precision collett versus sleeve adapter

Postby jfdotcom » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:57 pm

What is the difference between the precision collett sold by C3D and using the stock DWP611 collett nut with a quality 1/8" adapter sleeve (such as Amana)?

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Re: Precision collett versus sleeve adapter

Postby WillAdams » Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:31 pm

The precision collet is one part, and should:

- have less runout --- this and the below should also be true comparing the precision collet to the stock one
- have better balance
- have fewer possibilities of problems / difficulties

Many folks use the reducing sleeves w/o problem, while some folks have problems. It's just easier to my mind to get the better collet and be done with it. Precision has to start somewhere.
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Re: Precision collett versus sleeve adapter

Postby barcroft » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:28 pm

Does anyone know of a source for a 1/8th colett for the Makita RT0701C 1.25 HP Compact Router?
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Re: Precision collett versus sleeve adapter

Postby WillAdams » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:08 am

Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/Makita RT0701 Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Elaire precision collets
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