Porter-Cable’s 450PK 1.25-horsepower compact router fixed/plunge combo kit delivers a lightweight yet powerful palm-grip router that can tackle a versatile range of light to heavy-duty woodworking applications thanks to its fixed-base and plunge-base capabilities. Ideal for professional woodworkers and DIYers alike, the 450PK tackles everything from cabinet construction and sign making to delicate inlay work and decorative cutting. Packed with user-friendly features designed to improve speed, control, and efficiency, the 450PK features an aluminum motor housing and base, providing long-term durability on the job site or in your woodworking shop.
Porter-Cable has designed the 450PK specifically to deliver big performance in a small package. Weighing just over 4 pounds and capable of being easily held in the palm of your hand, it nonetheless features a 1.25-horsepower motor that’s also equipped with onboard electronic feedback and soft-start functionality, reducing twist at start-up and improving control and precision as well as maintaining speed under load. Its contoured gripping surface is set low on the router, lowering the center of gravity for maximum control and comfort. You can guide the material along the router’s edge for the utmost in accuracy, and flared base arches provide a straightforward reference point as you work.
The 450PK’s patent-pending depth adjustment ring not only offers a user-friendly depth setting but also facilitates controlled bit-depth changes to within 1/64-inch. The large, low-pressure, spindle lock button (and 12-position spindle lock) further increases accuracy and easy of use when it comes to bit changes. The extended eight-slot, 1/4-inch collet delivers ideal bit contact and is easy to adjust, and the quick-release tabs make for a simple base release, which is convenient because the 450PK comes with both a fixed base and a plunge base included.
The fixed base features a 4-inch-diameter sub-base that accepts universal template guides (sold separately, along with a number of complementary accessories), while the 6-pound plunge base is easy to maneuver thanks to it light weight and overmolded rubber handles for a non-slip grip. Its plunge mechanism makes a smooth stroke for even more control, while its five-step adjustable turret stop allows for stepped or repeated plunge cuts with superior accuracy. The plunge base also offers increased visibility thanks to its clear sub-base. Reach up to 1.5 inches of depth travel with the fixed base and up to 2 inches with the plunge base.
With more than 100 years of experience producing quality and performance-driven tools, Porter-Cable is a leading manufacturer and marketer of professional-grade cordless and corded power tools, equipment, and accessories. Known for industry-changing innovation, Porter-Cable introduced the world’s first helical drive circular saw, portable band saw, and portable belt sander.
One Porter-Cable 450PK 1.25-horsepower compact router fixed/plunge combo kit, including one motor, one standard base, one plunge base, one wrench, one carry bag, and one instruction manual.