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Router Lifts

INCRA Router Lifts

Router lifts allows easy and comfortable adjustment of your router from the above, using a hand crank rather than the often imprecise and hard to reach adjusters on the equipment below. Router lifts can be used on any router table, even homemade, as long as the suitable slot is cut with our routing table router template. The following router lifts fit on any JessEm and Incra router table.

Note: These router lifts are made for the American Market! It is hard to find a router in Europe that fits these router lifts because European type routers are plunge routers where you cannot separate the motor from the base.
INCRA JessEm Mast-R-Lift II
INCRA and JessEm Tool, the respected leader in Router Lift innovation, teamed up to bring you this INCRA JessEm Mast-R-Lift II. Precision machined from cast and blanchard ground aircraft grade aluminum, this is the top of the line for JessEm's lift systems.

The Mast-R-Lift II allows fast, incredibly precise height adjustments conveniently made from above the table, and it also provides you with the ability to change router bits from above.

This new model uses an exclusive system with a total of 5 sealed ball bearings on the lift screw and cam lock, making it the smoothest, lowest-friction router lift ever used! The quarter-turn cam lock is operated from the top using the lift crank to eliminate height drift.

The standard 9-1/4 inch (235 mm) x 11-3/4 inch (298.5 mm) plate size fits most existing router table designs and features the exclusive INCRA Magna Lock magnetic throat plate system. Magna Lock throat plates can be removed or added without any special tools. Simply drop any plate into the keyed recess and the Magna Lock plate snaps smartly into place, and is held securely by 4 high energy rare earth magnets. A perfect flush alignment with the surrounding lift surface is guaranteed.

Exclusive INCRA MagnaLOCK reducing ring system for instant ring changes & perfect ring fit
Includes 5 steel reducing rings - 3/8", 1", 1-5/8", 2-5/8", 3-5/8" = (9.5 mm, 25.4 mm, 41 mm, 67 mm, 92 mm)
Change router bits from the top of the table
Metric version: Quickly make super precise, 0.05 mm height adjustments from above
Exclusive ball bearing mechanism for super smooth action & low friction Ultra-responsive, direct drive 16TPI lift screw mechanism (Imperial version), Metric version 2 mm thread pitch.
Patented thread tensioning system eliminates vertical lash in the lift mechanism
Blanchard-ground cast aluminum top plate is hard-anodized for durability
Corner-mounted cam screw ensures a snug fit in the router table
9-1/4" x 11-3/4" x 3/8” plate size is compatible with all INCRA Router Tables and fits some other brands

INCRA Mast-R-Lift II Compatibility:
Also improved on the Mast-R-Lift II: the new carriage design accommodates a wide variety of routers without the need for adaptors. The four aluminium clamping blocks are simply repositioned on the carriage plate when changing from one model of router to the other.

Will accept all of these American Market routers:

Porter Cable 7518, 690-699 series, & 890-899 series
Bosch 1617EVS,1618
DeWalt DW610 & DW618
Makita RF1101 & RD1101
Hitachi M12VC & KM12VC
Milwaukee 5625, 5615, 5616, & 5619
Craftsman 17543, 17540, & 28190
Rigid R29302
Felisatti RF62/1500VE

Will accept this European Market router:

AEG MF 1400 KE (same motor diameter as Rigid R29302)
Test AEG MF1400KE with this JessEm Mast-R-Lift II
AEG MF 1400 KE available here
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INCRA JessEm Mast-R-Lift II Metric version
Code 314661CartPrice € 529.00
Metric Conversion Kit for Mast-R-Lift II
One turn moves the lift 2 mm, one graduation mark 0.05 mm. To replace the inch adjustment unit in the imperial version if you wish to read in mm and not in inches. Instructions how to install!
Code 332060CartPrice € 53.50
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