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Ball Bearing Router Bits Router bit, 3/8" dia.

Router bit, 3/8" dia.

Item # 0583
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$26.95

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Ball Bearing Router Bits Router bit,1/2" dia.

Router bit,1/2" dia.

Item # 0693
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$30.04

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Ball Bearing Router Bits Extra bearing for 3/8" bit

Extra bearing for 3/8" bit

Item # 1288
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$5.90

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Ball Bearing Router Bits Extra bearing 1/2" bit

Extra bearing 1/2" bit

Item # 1289
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$5.60

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Ball Bearing Router Bits, Set of 2

Set of 2

Item # 0565
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Ball Bearing Router Bits

About This Item

Special bits for templates! Extra-long carbide-tipped router bits produce clean, precise body cavities when used with our templates.

The ball-bearing guide matches the cutting diameter, and the long shank allows multiple-pass routing for deep cavities.

The 1/2" diameter bit is recommended for most of your routing chores, and comes with 1 bearing. Use the 3/8" cutter only for routing corners that need the tighter radius, it comes with 2 bearings.

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of both router bits.

Shank diameter: 1/4" (6.35mm)
Cutting height: 1/2" (12.7mm)

A heat-resistant sleeve (not shown) holds the bearing in position. We recommend stacking an extra bearing on the shank for deep cavities, and use the 3/8" bit only for routing corners.

Tip: We recommend that you change the position of stacked bearings on the router bit's shank every time your re-chuck in the bit into your router. This will greatly extend the life of the bearings and reduces the risk of a bearing "blow-out."


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

How (and why) to use templates to rout control cavities

If you sometimes think of making a custom electric guitar, Erick Coleman has tips to make one part of the process a lot easier. Here's how to rout the neck pocket and control cavities so they look as good as a factory build.

Instructions

Product Instructions

Using Ball-bearing Cutter Bits for Guitar Routing

Instructions for using Ball-bearing Cutter Bits for guitar routing.

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perfect for following templates, you need to stack the up with 3-4 bearings to make it easier to creep up on the distance.

5.0

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these are good quality tools.just dontlike the plastic incerts toss em and buy extra bearings instead.

5.0

Great Router bits

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These bits are of the usual high quality standard that StewMac pride themselves on. Well worth the dollars!

5.0

Great bits!

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Used these to adjust a existing floyd rose route......excellent and easy!

5.0

Worked like a charm!

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As always, shipped super fast! The bit along with the bridge template made this job a breeze (add a few extra bearings while your at it to your order as they come in handy as your rout deeper). Attached is the initial rout for the Tremolo Bridge from StewMac, which I will send a review on once job is complete! Thanks SM!

5.0

Nice bits

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The best bit I've found to make perfect pickup routs along with the StewMac templates.

5.0

excelente

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otima fresa para tupia... adorei,.

4.0

almost perfect

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they work great! but for some places I had to route, a 3/8" deep would've been better!

4.0

Router 3/8  bit with bearing

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The story is that I add purchase a tTlTcaster Ash body and the neck pocket was to shallow by 1/16 to fit a standard neck. So I purchace the 3/8 bit to match the radius of the pocket corners. Did a test run on a scrap piece of wood, , then use a neck templare to do the routing,. This bit is of best quality and the finish was perfect, in fitted the neck in the pocket and all was level. Thanks to SM for there good tools and tips.

3.0

Ok but wear out quick

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this bit are ok for if you dont have alot of carving to do. They work great at first but become dull quickly. Especially in hardwood

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