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  • Rocky 30 Trim Router

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SAVE $52! FREE Round Over and Flush Trim router bits!

NEW! Includes improved sub-base that accepts Porter‑Cable type template guides.

Sale ends 12/31/15.

Works great with most 1/4" shank router bits! This heavy duty, variable speed compact laminate trimmer/palm router has a durable, 2‑1/2" diameter, machined aluminum housing.

  • High Performance Motor!
  • Heavy Duty yet compact
  • Rack and pinion height adjustment
  • Compact, Easy to Operate
  • The 1-HP motor speed is adjustable from 10,000 rpm to 30,000 rpm via a speed control dial on the top of the motor housing. Etched into the aluminum housing is a 1" long rule marked in 1/16" and 1mm increments. The double insulated motor features a spindle-locking button to facilitate single wrench bit changes. The metal base uses a rack and pinion system to adjust the height of the motor and a flip lever to lock the motor at the desired height. In addition, a rubber pad partially wraps the base to provide a positive gripping surface when holding the router in your palm.

    Rocky 30 Instruction Manual (PDF)

  • Includes these accessories:
  • Snap in dust extraction port (1-1/2" outlet)
  • Flush trimming attachment
  • Edge guide
  • Spare set of motor brushes
  • 1/4" router bit collet and a collet wrench
  • Rocky 30 Trim Router with
    FREE Flush Trim and Round Over bits

    SAVE $52! List price $121.95. (9056). Includes sub-baseplate #9057 for Porter-Cable style template guides.

    #1278...........................SALE $69.95

    Replacement Sub-Baseplate for
    Porter-Cable style template guides (for older Rocky 30"s)

    This replacement sub-baseplate is for owners of the old style Rocky 30 who would like to use 1‑3/16" Porter-Cable style template guides.


    MLCS Rocky 30 Trim Router

  • The 1-HP motor speed is adjustable from 10,000 rpm to 30,000 rpm.
  • 1" long rule etched into the aluminum housing marked in 1/16" and 1mm increments.
  • Double insulated motor features a spindle-locking button to facilitate single wrench bit changes
  • Rack and pinion height adjustment system to adjust the height of the motor
  • The 15 Piece Router Bit Set works well with the Rocky 30 Trim Router!


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    Solid tool (5/5), Oct 28, 2015

    By Herb Stoops (Auburn WA US)

    This is a solid little tool. I have 3 other trim routers and this one is just as good as the big name routers and a fraction of the price. Very handy tool, right now I have it set up in the pantograph and I use it to do freehand engraving in wood.
    I like the height adjustment as one of the best and easiest to use of all the routers I own. the cam lock is the best that I have seen and really a smooth running motor with lots of power. It is a solid bargain for the price I expect it to last a long time.

    Good trim router-forget inlays or patterns (3/5), Aug 19, 2015

    By McGann Saphir (Ruther Glen VA US)

    I got this trim router from MLCS with an inlay kit. It works well as a simple trim router, but forget inlays or patterns. In order to do inlays properly you need a plunge base so you can orient the router and then plunge the bit into the work piece. This cannot be done with the base that comes with the Rocky 30 router, and there is no plunge base available as an accessory. Trying to freehand plunge with a standard router base is a recipe for disaster. Can't be done with any accuracy. So they get points for making a decent trim router, but negative for not offering a plunge base for inlays. I was hoping to use it for this purpose. They need to offer a plunge base.**********************************M.S.************

    MLCS NOTE: We appreciate feedback from customers and take it seriously. You ask, we listen. As of mid-2015, the Rocky 30 Router now includes an IMPROVED BASE Design that does accept PC-Style Template Guide Bushings, making it a great choice for inlay work.

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