Ball Bearing Router Bits

Ball Bearing Router Bits

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

Router bit, 3/8" dia.

Item # 0583
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$32.58

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

Router bit,1/2" dia.

Item # 0693
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$36.41

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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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$7.10

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Ball Bearing Router Bits Extra bearing 1/2" bit

Extra bearing 1/2" bit

Item # 1289
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$6.73

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Ball Bearing Router Bits, Set of 2

Set of 2

Item # 0565
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List Price $68.99
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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."



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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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5.0

great buy

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Verified Buyer


I have to be honest when i received it with loose bearings and a tube of plastic i wasn't optimistic but after using it to route a recess for my Kahler and then some humbucker routes i'm very impressed at how clean the cuts are. Definately recommend these bits.

5.0

worked very well

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Verified Buyer


This bit worked great . I made my first route for a humbucker pickup and It worked great along with StewMac's router template, and the double sided tape .

5.0

Great bit

By

Verified Buyer


Bought a cheap bit and it broke with one pass. Bought this bit and it delivered and then some!

5.0

works perfect !

By

Verified Buyer


This is a must have tool if your building your own guitar. Thanks StewMac!

5.0

Made me look like a pro

By

Verified Buyer


These delivered excellent results.

5.0

Excellent cut, every time.

By

Verified Buyer


These are the only bits I use, better than anything else out there in my opinion, and the added bearings are just great.

5.0

A shop must have!

By

Verified Buyer


The right tool for the job! Lower priced than vendors on ebay!

4.0

Nice, but not ideal

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Verified Buyer


I bought the 1/2" bit to cut Telecaster cavities. Then I had to buy an additional, longer bit, to complete the job, as this wasn't long enough for the deep control cavity cut. The bit I bought was a Freud that stays sharp longer; cuts from 1/2" to 1-1/2" deep (starting out with a 3/4" MDF template); it has a standard locking collar, not that cheesy plastic tubing; and it was only $20!

I should have just bought the Freud, and been done.

Response from StewMac


Hi Moosie,
We're sorry our Ball Bearing Router Bits didn't work for you as you expected. Quality and 100% Total Satisfaction is our goal every day. If a product fails to work as intended in your shop, we'll take back the product and replace it or refund you. Please call us at 1-800-848-2273.

4.0

Router bits

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Verified Buyer


Holding up great so far. I've done about 7 telecaster bodies and the bits
and bearings are holding up well. (But now that I've written this they will
now break). And it only took 2 days to receive the bits after I ordered them.

5.0

Super smooth cut

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Verified Buyer


Used with the StewMac hum bucker template for a super smooth pickup cavity.

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