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The end mills from 5D eventually wear out. I have read posts of many folks finding quality end mills from McMaster Carr etc, but none for the router I use yet...the Makita RT0701C.

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Router bits come ether 1/4” or 3/8” shafts. You can change the collet to accept ether size shaft. Look up on the Mikita web site or a tool supply site for the one you need.
 

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The end mills from 5D eventually wear out. I have read posts of many folks finding quality end mills from McMaster Carr etc, but none for the router I use yet...the Makita RT0701C.

Can anyone help?
I too use that model Makita with my Gen 1 jig.
Indeed they do wear out, during my fourth lower it began to chatter, 5D said it was the bearings so they sent me two new bearings. They did not help with the chatter, it was indeed the end mill.
Recently I was able to find a new and better quality end mill on eBay, will see how it works in a month or two. Here is his eBay handle. americangunsmithtooling

Good luck.
 
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