Model#: MKTRRT0701C-R
Condition:
Reconditioned

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Manufacturer inspected, repaired and tested items; CPO 120 day money back guarantee
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Factory Reconditioned Makita RT0701C-R 1-1/4 HP 120V Compact Router

New $99.00
Recon $74.99
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Buy with confidence! Our Recon items include all necessary parts and are guaranteed to function like New, backed by our 120 Day money back guarantee. Please note however that Recon units received from the manufacturer may or may not include accessories shown with this listing.
The Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router delivers performance and precision in a compact design that is similar in size to many laminate trimmers. With a full 1-1/4 maximum horsepower and variable speed control dial of 10000 to 30,000 RPM, the RT0701C is engineered to perform for a wide range of routing applications. Additional performance features include electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load, and soft start feature for smooth start-ups. The RT0701C is double-insulated with a heavy-duty aluminum motor housing for increased durability.
The RT0701C-R is engineered for precision and includes a smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system and easy-to-read depth scales for more precise settings. The quick release cam lock system is designed for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation, with a high-visibility base design for improved handling and performance. Additional features include a slim and ergonomic design that weighs only 3.9 lbs., with a durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits. The base can be removed quickly to install other bases (sold separately), and the shaft lock is engineered for quick and easy bit changes. The RT0701C-R uses 1/4 in. shank router bits.
Features:
  • Powerful 1-1/4 HP motor delivers improved performance over previous models
  • Variable speed control dial of 10,000 to 30,000 RPM enables user to match the speed to the application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Slim and ergonomically designed body for increased comfort and control
  • Base accepts industry standard template guides
  • Quick release cam lock system for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Heavy duty aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Shaft lock for quick and easy bit changes
  • Non-marring high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
  • Easy-to-read depth scales
Includes:
  • 1-1/4 HP 120V Compact Router - RT0701C-R
  • 1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1
  • Straight Guide - 164834-6
  • 13mm Spanner Wrench - 781039-9
  • 22mm Spanner Wrench - 781011-1
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Compliance and Restrictions
warning: Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of those chemicals are: lead from lead-based paints, crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber. Refer to product manual/instructionsCancer

Specifications

Length: 3.5 in.
Width: 3.5 in.
Height: 7.88 in.
Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Amperage: 6.5
Base Type: Fixed
Bluetooth Compatibility: No
CSA Safety: No
Case included: No
Collet Capacity: 1/4 in
Depth Adjustment System: Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
ETL Safety: No
Handle Style: Palm Grip
Horsepower: 1.25
Motor Type: Brushed
No-Load Speed (RPM): 10000-30000
Power Source: Electric - Corded
Speed Controls: Yes
Speed Settings: Variable
Switch Type: Toggle
UL Safety: Yes
Voltage: 120V
Wifi compatibility: No

Recommendations

Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
51 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (44)
Pros
Easy To Use (41)
Powerful (38)
Value (13)
Ergonomic Design (7)
Cons
Loud (1)
Best Uses
Small Projects (16)
Home Repair (16)
Frequent Use (10)
Heavy Duty Requirements (4)
The tool performs like new, and the extra .25 HP is noticeable over most other palm routers. It appears that Makita engraved an "R" in the plastic housing upon reconditioning, and left the edges burred enough that it needed to be ground with a Dremel. After that was done, the router was comfortable and easy to use.
October 2, 2019
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Lightweight
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Heavy Duty Requirements
Small Projects
Jobsite
Smooth operator!
Router is working well on aluminum and fiberglass honeycomb cabinetry for aircraft. Not to loud but powerful. We'll see how long clamp and adjustment gear hold up.
May 24, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Large Projects
Small Projects
Home Repair
Jobsite
Looks like new and runs great
May 13, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
The product works great! Love it!
May 9, 2019
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Value
Lightweight
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Just like new
This worked great just like a new one. However I do wish it came with a bag or the original box. Either this is a great deal,
May 7, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Value
Best Uses
Small Projects
Great for trim laminate or round over.
I received this without a collet, called and one was shipped to me. I like the quick release depth adjustment lock but the rack and pinion is difficult to make fine adjustments with. Motor runs smooth and quiet compared to my other trim routers. I bought reconditioned and price was very low.
April 21, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Value
Lightweight
Best Uses
Large Projects
Small Projects
Refurbished why buy new?
Great for my CNC. At half the cost
March 22, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Excellent
Very please with price, product and overall experience. The router dis exactly what Ibeeded it to do without fault. Next time I'm looking for a tool I'll search for a refurbished item and save the money for projects!
November 4, 2018
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Powerful
Best Uses
Small Projects
great for cabinet work
easy to handle with lots of power...great for finisha and cabinet work...CPO is always a great source for tools
September 25, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Value
Lightweight
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Small Projects
My new favorite router.
Everything was perfect. Wrenches for the chuck , guide for the edge... i could not tell that it wasnt brand new. Arrived on time. Perfect. Shiny like brand new! Titally satisfied.
March 3, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer

Questions & Answers

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Will this take a 1/2 collet?
David B on Mar 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No. This is intended for routing thin material. 1/16" flush trim or .25" radius. Larger routers >1.75 hp will have the bearing designs for 1/2" shanks, and serve the purpose much better. 1hp, 2hp, and 3hp class routers all have a purpose, and all three are required to meet professional routing needs.
what is the max single pass depth for a half inch bit?
Ted` B on Dec 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Not enough info. Out side trim cut , slot ? and what material Balsa , Maple ?
What are the dimensions of the tool... Specs say it's 7.875 H, but what about the "diameter"? I wanted to select one of the Makita (or other brand) tool case. I think the small case would do it, but it may be too big... I'll eventually add more bits and/or bases.
Paul on Jan 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi, The base diameter is 3.5 inches. I have not used it yet so I can't say how it works. I bought it because it is small.
Jefefx73
Can you get a 1/2 inch collet for this router?
Skeeter on Sep 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Collet chuck capacity is 1/4" & 3/8"
Are all these routers noisy? Just bought recon, looks brand new except for a burned in marking on upper plastic housing and a recon tag on body, but is very noisy, almost like a bad bearing and base end seems to warm up pretty fast, bad bearing on shaft or normal?
Jimmie on Dec 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Your question will be best answered by the manufacturer, who can provide you with the accurate information. The number to reach the technician directly at 1-800-462-5482 or online at www.makita.com.
Reconditioned compact router, may I buy in a complete router kit?
A shopper on Jan 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Makita RT0701C 1-1/4 HP Compact Router
What dust accessory attachment does the trimmer router take
John on Jan 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The required dust collection accessory for the Makita RT0701C is model 195559-1
Can this router be used on a router table?
Richard on Jan 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We do not sell a router table for this router currently.
Hi does this router come with a case ?
Mike on Mar 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No,the router does not come with a case.

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 120 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 1-1/4 HP Compact Router - RT0701C,
Straight Guide - 164834-6,
13mm Wrench - 781039-9,
22mm Wrench - 781011-1,
1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1
1-1/4 HP 120V Compact Router - RT0701C-R,
1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1,
Straight Guide - 164834-6,
13mm Spanner Wrench - 781039-9,
22mm Spanner Wrench - 781011-1
Availability: In Stock In Stock
Warranty: 1 Year 1 Year
Price: $99.00 $74.99
You Save: N/A $24.01 (24%)