Dewalt DW618PKB 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed/Plunge Base Router Combo Kit with Soft Case

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Dewalt DW618PKB 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed/Plunge Base Router Combo Kit with Soft Case Model: dewndw618pkb

Product Features & specs :

Dewalt DW618PKB 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed/Plunge Base Router Combo Kit with Soft Case

Details Features:
  • 2-1/4 HP (maximum motor HP), 12.0 amp electronic variable speed motor provides the power to rout smoothly through the toughest hardwoods
  • Electronic variable speed with full feedback control for constant speed under load from 8000 to 24,000 RPM
  • Soft start to reduce start-up torque and for enhanced control
  • Micro-fine depth adjustment ring provides precise depth adjustments in 1/64 in. increments and adjusts vertically for a constant switch and cord set location
  • Adjustable tool-free steel motor cam lock makes depth adjustment and base changes quick and solid locking
  • Integral, through-the-column dust collection collects 95 percent of the dust and provides superior bit visibility
  • Quick-release motor latches for fast and easy motor pack removal for bit and base changes
  • Detachable cord set offers cord set serviceability and the ability to use the same motor pack for all bases
  • Precision-machined brass bushings and case-hardened steel guide rods provide a smooth and accurate plunge stroke
  • Spindle lock to allow for one-wrench bit changes
  • Clear, LEXAN sub-base provides enhanced base durability, bit visibility and accepts standard template guide bushings
  • Rubber over-molded handles and low center of gravity design provide best-in-class comfort, balance and control
  • Dust-sealed switch provides durability and long switch life
  • Heavy-duty, precision-machined, die-cast aluminum base and motor housing for durability and low tool weight
  • Nickel-plated motor housing for a smooth, long-lasting depth adjustment
What’s Included:
  • 2-1/4 HP EVS Fixed Base & Plunge Router Combo Kit - DW(618-Pack)B
  • Motor Pack - DW618M
  • Fixed Base - DW6184
  • Plunge Base - DW6182
  • Large Hole Sub-Base
  • Vacuum Adaptor
  • 1/4 in. Collet
  • 1/2 in. Collet
  • Wrench
  • Soft Bag
10.1 lbs.
Base Dimensions
6 in x 6 in
Base Type
Bluetooth Compatibility
CSA Safety
Case Type
Case included
Collet Capacity
1/4 in, 1/2 in
Depth Adjustment System
Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
Depth Adjustment increments
1/64 in
ETL Safety
Handle Style
Dual Knob
Motor Type
No-Load Speed (RPM)
Power Source
Speed Controls
Speed Settings
Switch Type
UL Safety
Wifi compatibility

Reviews :

4.5 / 5.0
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Yes (11)
Easy To Use (11)
Powerful (10)
Best Uses
Home Repair (7)
Great reliable
Bought this a few months back couldn’t be happier with my choice and I looked into a lot of other brands
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November 4, 2019
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First one lasted one week
Im a big Dewalt fan so Im going to give them a pass for an almost out-of-box failure. I used the router once and on the second use I heard a rattle of a loose part inside the motor housing. Before I could switch the motor off, it started smoking. Done. Thanks to the retailer who honored the warranty and exchanged it right away. I'm sure this was a rare occurrence and so far so good with the new one.
October 24, 2019
Originally posted at
All around features I was looking for.
Bought this to replace a 20 year old fixed base one speed router. First use was on a new table saw wing router table. Works fine so far. Router table is in with a router lift and now making a router fence. With a good bit and the right speed it cut clean and quickly.
October 8, 2019
Originally posted at
Great so far
I bought this about a month ago and so far it has done well. I figure it'll do even better with better cutters.
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June 27, 2019
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Died on first use. Wound not restart. Do not buy.!
December 4, 2018
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Powerful and smooth
I purchased these to help with flattening this eucalyptus slab. It did just a great job and didnt bog down at all. I would highly recommend this router to flatten any slab.
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November 14, 2018
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Worth the extra money
I looked around that many different routers. there are definitely some cheaper options out there but unfortunately they are just that... cheap. it was nice to see you after spending the extra money that I got what I paid for. This is by far the best router I've ever used. It's amazing to see some of the work it does.
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November 13, 2018
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very powerful
I had mine for about 4 years, runs great, very powerfull, the only problem is the adjustment noob on the height, not very accurate. but not lot of a problem, still recommend
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November 12, 2018
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Great mid range router
I use my router for just about every project from jointing edges, profiling, inlaying, to planing slabs. It’s handled everything with pretty much no problem. I have a beefy Amana bit I use for planing slabs and it cuts like a hot knife through butter. Nice durable build!
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November 12, 2018
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Good overall, needs an Led light
I like the router overall, but I have seen other reviews commenting on the lack of a Led light. Very difficult to see what you are doing without a light.
April 18, 2018
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Will the Porter-Cable guide bushings fit/work on the sub-base?
Jimmy on Apr 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the Porter-Cable guide will be compatible.
Is it possible to bespeak this one combo kit for Euopean market? Voltage 220v?
Dominic on Jan 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You would need a voltage converter, however, we do not recommend doing this as it will void your warranty.


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