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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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$35.92

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

Router bit,1/2" dia.

Item # 0693
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$40.14

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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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$8.59

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Ball Bearing Router Bits Extra bearing 1/2" bit

Extra bearing 1/2" bit

Item # 1289
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$8.14

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Ball Bearing Router Bits, Set of 2

Set of 2

Item # 0565
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List Price $76.06
Your Price $69.98

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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

Excellent bit: stock up on spare bearings

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I have the 3/8" bit, and it works as advertised: very clean cuts without any drama or mishaps. It stays sharp after multiple uses. The bearing does wear out, though; buy extras. I got 5 uses out of mine before it went to pieces. This is not a criticism of the bearing or this tool. The tiny bearing has to do one hell of a job at high RPMS and high heat; it's going to fail. Treat it as an expendable, like guitar strings or solder.

3.0

Good quality bits but the bearings wear out fast

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They do a good job but you'll spend lots of money replacing the bearings, which tend to fall apart after high rpm and use.

5.0

Cuts so well

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This bit is worth the money. If you need to route body cavities in finished or unfinished wood, this bit will do the job cleanly.

4.0

Useful stuff

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They don’t always have what I want but they have useful items I continue to buy.

5.0

great buy

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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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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

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

5.0

works perfect !

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

5.0

Made me look like a pro

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These delivered excellent results.

5.0

Excellent cut, every time.

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

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