TRA 001

Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router 2400W

Powerful 2400W / 3-1/4hp electronically controlled motor. Single spanner ‘above table’ cutter changing. Automatic shaft lock and power lock-off during cutter change mode. Fast plunge depth adjustment with winder handle and fine depth adjustment with micro winder. Quick switching to conventional plunge mode. Removable plunge spring for easy lifting and adjustment. Effective dust port.

Product Features

1/2” and 12mm collet for a greater range of bit fitment
2400W / 3-1/4hp motor provides enough power for even the toughest timbers
Automatic spindle lock engages only when power switch cover is closed
Soft start and variable speed provides the perfect speed for all cutter types
Single button switches from plunge to fixed based router with rack and pinion adjustment
Micro winder enables continuous fine depth adjustment through the full plunge range
Rack and pinion height adjustment and table winder eliminates the need for expensive lifting mechanisms when used with router tables
Electronic speed control ensures a fine finish on all materials
Removable plunge spring for easy bit adjustment when table mounted
3-stage turret with direct reading scales for precise pre-set cut depths
Fully enclosed guarding provides maximum protection from the cut zone and assists dust extraction
Multi-function fence provides optimum control for hand-held use and circle cutting
Quick-fit pins for fast fitment and removal from the fence and RTA300 Router Table
Side air vents reduce intake of dust into the motor casing when mounted upside-down in a router table
Excellent dust extraction for a cleaner, safer working environment
Easy access brushes allows the end user to change worn brushes
Single wrench bit change through the base is achieved with the automatic spindle lock
Safety Switch Shutter locks closed in bit-change mode to prevent router being switched on

Technical Specification

Depth Adjustment Micro winder
Electronic Speed Maintenance Yes
No Load Speed 21,000rpm
Plunge Range 0 - 68mm
Power 2400W
Power On Indicator Neon
Product Height 310mm
Product Length 180mm
Product Weight 7.55kg
Product Width 300mm
Safety Power Switch Yes
Sound Power LW 100.8 dB
Sound Pressure LP 89.8 dB
Speed Maintenance Under Load 8,000 - 21,000rpm

Included Accessories

Table height winder
Multi-function fence
Collet wrench
1/2" collet
12mm collet

Manuals

TRA 001


Compatible With

TRT A001

Router Track Adaptor

Robust chrome-plated base plate and guide rails provide a sturdy structure when combined with the impact-resistant plastic. Quick-fastening mechanism ensures minimal time and complexity in fixing the router to the track rail. Compatible with the entire Triton Precision Plunge Router Range.

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TGA 250

Template Guide Kit 12pce

Machined, chrome-plated brass guide bushes and chrome-plated steel guide plates. Ventilated guide bushes for optimised dust extraction. Includes 8 guide bushes (OD 5/16", 3/8", 7/16”, 1/2", 5/8", 51/64", 3/4" & 30mm), alignment bush (porter cable adaptor), table spacer and 2 x M4 screws.

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TWX7 RT001

Router Table Module

Precision router table module specifically designed for TWX7 Workcentre. Compatible with all three Triton plunge routers (TRA001, MOF001 and JOF001) for shaping, planing, rebating, trenching, moulding and grooving. Extruded aluminium main fence and adjustable side fences. Features micro adjusters, rotating cruciform fence spacers, safety guard and dust extractor connector. Includes quick set horizontal (2) and vertical featherboards (2). Easy assembly and configuration. Combined with Workcentre 7 achieves a full featured Router Table capable of professional results. High quality materials and components ensure a long life. Fully supported by optional accessories for extending functionality.

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RTA 300

Precision Router Table

Versatile router table for use on Triton Workcentres and Router Stands. Accepts most 1/4" and 1/2" routers for shaping, planing, rebating, trenching, moulding and grooving. Large, rigid work table with sliding table insert with removable protractor. High-faced fence with micro adjusters and planing shims. Safety guard with dust extraction facility.

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AJA 150

Overhead Mounting Kit

Router slide plate for overhead work. Suits most routers for cross trenching on the Triton Workcentre. Also suits fitting of most jigsaws for use with early model Triton Router and Jigsaw Tables (manufactured prior to model RTA300). Offers high accuracy for shelving, cabinets, built-in cupboards etc. Robust steel construction.

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DCA 300

Dust Collection Bucket 23Ltr

Prevents sawdust filling up or clogging vacuum cleaners. Provides huge 23Ltr / 6 US gal capacity. Easy to handle and empty. Fits Triton workcentres WCA201, WCA200, WCA001 and can be used with just about any product with dust extraction outlets.

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FJA 300

Finger Jointer

Compatible with Triton Router Table for easy, accurate and attractive box joints. The simple way to make perfect 1/4" and 1/2" box joints in any board thicknesses, from 3mm to 32mm. Cuts several joints at the same time. Use with Triton Router Table model RTA300.

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Reviews

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202 Review(s)
I purchased the router to plane wood slabs. Everything seems to work fine. It runs my 1 1/2" but without any problem. You just have to make sure you are not greedy and take light passes. The only odd thing would be the plunging mechanism. It is different than my other routers. I'll just have to get used to it.

Router for slabs Brandon Gauthier - 18/01/2017

So far everything has been going well. I use it on a table so I like the through the table adjustment.

Very nice Router Scott Williams - 14/01/2017

Got this router couple of months ago now due to some really good reviews I had seen , this thing is the nuts love the rack and pinion option and it's smooth plunging action , and the way you plunge it right down for cutter change and the fine adjustment only down side which is slight is I've removed the plastic guards as even with extractor just couldn't see clearly this doesn't bother me tho as just wear safety glasses , the ease in which you can mount this router to the triton router table is just heaven and once you put it in the table you don't want to take it out fantastic piece of kit might get the middle sized router as well then I can leave it in the table

Awesome piece of kit Dan Parrott - 13/01/2017

Excellent router, large but this is a bonus - holds steady and only goes where you move it. Excellent power, great soft start. Excellent safety features. After 28 years of using power tools, I rate this router 11 out of 10! That's how good it is.

Triton router Edward - 13/01/2017

This is now the nicest router I own really like the soft start and that I can use it in my router table with the built in lift. It has become my go to router and seriously thinking about leaving it in the router table and buying a second. Looking forward to trying more of the Triton power tools.

Plunge Router 2400W Al (Allan ) Breit - 07/01/2017

excellent tool but came with 1/4 inch collet attached and cant interchange to 1/2 inch collet,still waiting for advice on what to do or how to change it.

tritonrouter plunge butch espersen - 06/01/2017

Excellent package with all the right in all the right places. Really like the right knob plunge depth adjustment and button disengage for free plunge. The router adapted easily to my Keegan router table and the above table adjustment is great.

TRA001 Review Timothy G. O'Connell - 05/01/2017

I bought the TRA001 purely because it can be table mounted, and incorporates it's own mechanism for raising. I had used a large PC router with a raising mechanism previously. I couldn't be happier. The TRA001 provides 95% of the capability at half the cost. You lose the ability to micro adjust without the crank, but gain the built in locking chuck. Plus, it's quiet and has good dust extraction. very happy.

Excellent table router Deryl Dowell - 05/01/2017

Overall this router has been awesome. It is very powerful and the built in lift mechanism is fantastic for table use. I was even pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to handle during free hand use. No complaints on the router itself.

Triton 3 1/4 plunge router Allen - 05/01/2017

I chose the TRA001 router as it is one of the very few that has all fine adjustments done above the router table and I haven't been disappointed. Its dust collection is second to none and its 3 1/4 HP is more than enough power to meet most demanding dados. If you are making or buying a router table then this is the best you can get. Its made for a router table.

Mr. John Barr - 05/01/2017

Great machine with all the right features.

TRA400 review Timothy O'Connell - 19/12/2016

Great router! Love the crank for lifting and lowering. Ease of locking/unlocking base. Plenty of power and bit changing is simple.

Triton TRA001 Router Michael Farkash - 18/12/2016

The perfect router for my home made router table. Everything is done above the table, changing bits, adjusting heights and changing collets without the need to purchase an expensive router lift. It has plenty of power for use with larger bits and dust collection is brilliant. I use a hose directly connected to the dust port of the router and another hose connected to a port at the back of the fence on my table. I'm so impressed I might buy one of the smaller Triton routers to have for hand held use.

Triton router TRA001 John Barr - 16/12/2016

Treated myself to this router for my home workshop mainly to use in a router bench. Very impressed built in lifter fine adjustment soft start all in a well designed package. Not my first Triton purchase and wont be my last.

Super router Chris Williams - 14/12/2016

I purchased this router to be used in my router table. So far I love it and might have to buy a second one just for other work, really like the soft start and ease of use. It's the nicest router I have ever had.

Router Review Al Breit - 11/12/2016

Triton TRA001 3-1/4 HP Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router is a well built router that goes pairs nicely with the Keg router table. Manual that comes with the router is pretty sketchy. Needed some info from customer service. They were great.

TRA001 Richard Abrahamson - 07/12/2016

I love this machine. As a retired lecturer in Construction Technology and with a background in carpentry and joinery which I taught for over 27 years, I have used just about every router available in the U.K. This router is on a par and up there with the very best. I machine lots of hardwoods, mainly Oak and find that the Triton TRA100 has the power and the controls to carry out the machining processes safely whilst producing a first class finish. Most of my work is carried out using the TRA100 manually, it's a well balanced machine and a pleasure to use.

2400 watt plunge router John Spanton - 01/12/2016

Robust and powerful

Good product Martial Szpieg - 28/11/2016

Incredibly powerful but also allowing for precision. I use my TRA001 permanently in my router table.

The TRA001 beast of a machine Darren Coburn - 28/11/2016

I’ve had the TRA001 for about a month now. It is in a router table and works great. The manual that came with it is pretty sketchy but online videos help figure it out. Called customer support for some answers. They were terrific.

TRA001 Router Richard Abrahamson - 24/11/2016

Wow! excellent build quality and rack and pinion system is great as well as some other well thought out features only down side is the power switch, i can understand its design for under table mounting but can be a bit fiddly when using in other modes, only a minor issue though

Tra001 router Darren simkins - 18/11/2016

More power than I expected

TRA001 router Robert Beath - 16/11/2016

I recently purchased Triton's TRA001 plunge router. It performs as expected and more. Like many other users, I was in a greater rush to use my new tool then to complete some registration forms. And in the time of my early use, I had a problem with the plunge mechanism - it broke - although I may have been the neophyte responsible. I called Triton, they walked me through registration, providing shipping labels and in one week returned my lovely, new router. That is a level of customer support that should be both acknowledged and celebrated.

Quality and customer focused service - Unbeatable combination Charles Dinerstein - 14/11/2016

This is my first Triton tool, and so far so good...I bought the TRA0001 router and it works great, and thinking about getting another one, but first I'm going to give there tracksaw a try...

Router Sakarr White - 14/11/2016

Very pleased with my new router ,a powerfull machine. I even ordered the planer , tpl180 , wich i will register when it arrives

powerfull bart de craemer - 17/10/2016

Changing bits in a table has never been easier turn router off use supplied crank to crank router all the way up than use the supplied wrench to loosen the collet the self locking shaft is great

Bit change Joe Keyser - 13/10/2016

I was afraid because of its weight and dimension, but when started to work with, it does the job like a charm. I'm very happy with. Very precise and powerful machine. Thank you Triton!

The BEST router ever! Ferencz Molnar - 05/10/2016

I'm totally happy with this Router as table router. The machine is very powerful and precise.

TRA001 as table router Marco Röhrs - 03/10/2016

As I needed a new router for my table I thought I would try one with more features suitable for this application.For the purpose of the rest of its life under my router table this router is superb and I am very happy with the noise level and performance.If I am honest though I would find the adjustments using the grip awkward but my machine will only be undermounted.

Router table Philip Hark - 03/10/2016

Well designed and constructed. Not yet had the opportunity to test it adequately. I look forward to constructing a router table since it is well designed for this purpose.

Triton TRA001 Router Robert Sandler - 27/09/2016

I couldn't be happier with my new router. It will be mounted under my router table 100% of the time. I was getting too old to stoop down to adjust the bit height with the Bosch router I had under there. I mated it with the Kreg insert plate made for the TRA001. Works great.

plunge router Jake Kernan - 26/09/2016

I had read reviews and viewed a number of videos comparing and contrasting higher HP routers. Focus finally settled on the Triton TRA-001. This router seems to have it all, multiple modes for plunging and precise depth setting. The ability to raise and lower the the router through the table is a big advantage over other manufacturers. With the Triton TRA-001 coupled with my shop-built router table, many hundreds of dollars were saved, over an external lift and store-bought table. A number of projects and tasks have been completed with ease and precision.

Everything I Need Leigh A. Sauer, iii - 26/09/2016

Very excellent router in a table plenty of power doesn't bog down quick & easy bit,and setup

Great table router Mark parr - 26/09/2016

Overall this is a great router for use in a table. The only issues I have is with the button you press to raise and lower the router doesn't engage sometimes when you are using it by hand, but this wont be a problem when I use it in the table. Second if you are using this router in a table, when you raise the collet all the way above the table to switch the bit, the switch will move back to the off position so then you have to go underneath your table and turn it back on.

Triton TRA001 Router Christopher Kurdziel - 20/09/2016

I liked the power of the unit. It runs smooth but I had problems with the handle that moves the router up and down. It is out for repair right now. Hopefully the probably will be taken care of and I won't have any more problems. The service people are great! They got me the return label to send the router in for repair via email fairly quickly. Right now I will give it four stars since it has to be repaired after only 35 days of use. The rating could go up or down depending on how it works after that.

Router handle problem Ernie Plumley - 19/09/2016

I needed a strong router to make doors for kitchen cabinets. I also had a project going on that required the use of a large pattern bit. The Triton was very easy to set up set the height, and I didn't need to spend additional money on a router lift! The Triton made short work of my projects with no stress on the router motor. Simply a great tool at a great price!

Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router 2400W Paul Czarnocki - 13/09/2016

I already own two routers; one inexpensive, almost knockabout piece of kit, and a somewhat more expensive Makita. I love my Makita, for which I parted with a pretty penny, I equally love this Triton Router TRA001. I would so bold as to say the Triton is better than the Makita; simpler to adjust, change bits and the ease with which I can switch from table mounted to hand held is an absolute boon. Oh, and just for good measure; my Triton is over £300 cheaper than my Makita!

TAKE THE PLUNGE, IT'S WORTH IT! Gwyn Starkey - 12/09/2016

I have looking at 3HP routers for a while and decided on the Triton TRA001 for the following reasons. First was the price, much more reasonable than the completion. Second was that it would work in a router table and by hand. The third reason was you can raise and lower the router while in a table set up with out having to having to purchase an expensive router lift system. And the three year warranty is a major plus.

Triton TRA001 3/1/4 HP Router Peter - 07/09/2016

I am extremely satisfied with the performance of this router on my fixed table. However, I have lost the screws of the cover plate after fixing the machine to the table. Now I will also have the chance to test there after sales support! Will comment on their performance in due course.

Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router 2400W PJ Coetzee - 01/09/2016

i put this router in my router table to be a dedicated router table router. When i put a bit in it and turned it on it vibrated so much that things were falling off my router table. I tried different bits and different collets and it still vibrated. I measured the run out on a half inch router bit shaft and the run out was nine thousands. The customer service was great. They sent me a new router and this one is good as far as vibration but the little split pin that the above the table router raiser engages fell out. So i guess i will have to fix that. Also they need to do something about the switch mechanism it is a pain to operate under a table.

triton router david nicodemus - 30/08/2016

The concept is great, especially for router table. The Power is also enough for anything you can put in a router, there it's no limitation in this machine there. But the quality isn't what I expected, the bushing on the rod was not ok from start, it is a Little better now, but sometimes the Construction jamed and it was really impossible to move the height position without using one hand on the clutch and one hand to lift the router on the other side, It has gotten better, but I cant explain if it depends on Wood dust in the bushing or if it was some grades on the rod in the beginning. I also use it as a plunge router, the Engine works smoth, start softly even if it is 2400w, thats good. The balace in the router is a Little bit high so it is easier to hold one hand on the router base to keep it down to the Surface, But I found my technique to use it in a good way. This is not a problem and I will also use it 90% in my router table. Still a really good concept, but not Festool quality, but then it is unfair to compair with a machine that cost 3 times as much. I also use a small Festool router so I can compair the quality feeling. For the price it's a good machine, If it wasn't for the jaming bushing it would have been 5 stars

Great concept Malte Ritzén - 30/08/2016

I bought the TRA001 router to use in my router table after the speed control on my old router died. The reviews had been terrific and after using the router I can see why. The packaging for the router was top notch and the instruction booklet was great but best of all was the performance: smooth, powerful and no drama at all. Just a great machine! Good job!

Simply a great router James Lewis - 30/08/2016

Have used this router for over 5 years paired with a Sommerfeld Router Table. It has performed Flawlessly and is very easy to adjust and run. Thank you for a GREAT product

ABSOLUTELY Fantastic Dave Kleindienst - 30/08/2016

So far I have to say I'm impressed with the quality of the TRA001. This is my first Triton product and some attention has definitely been paid to this design. I will say that after opening the box I discovered my base plate was cracked in 3 separate places but a quick email to the local warranty provider resulted in a new plate being mailed to me the very next day. I don't think this will be my last Triton product.

Solid Dave - 30/08/2016

Again great product from Triton.

+++ Tapio Vuorinen - 26/08/2016

This tool feels like it will serve me for years to come. I imagine it to be the router my dad would have bought back when I was a kid. It's well made, solid, stays cool and works beautifully. It is very heavy, but I quickly got used to that. I've used 1/4 and 1/2 inch bits and there's no vibrations only consistent power output. I choose this model after reading and watching many good reviews online and also because this router is so well designed for table mounting and it has a height adjuster included- which makes table-mounted adjustments so much easier.

For the delicate detailing and sharp finishing your project requires- finish it with Triton. Derek Davis - 19/08/2016

It's so quiet. My old router at only 1500 W screamed like a banshee. The Triton, even at 1000W more is so refined. A little time and trouble in setting it up payed dividends and I love the fine adjuster/table lift/bit change. Why pay £280 on top for a router lift? My one niggle is the 1/4" UNC base screws. Would have preferred M6 which would have prevented complicated counter-boring of the table insert. The ultimate goal is to have everything Triton. I still sneak out to the workshop just to look!

It's so quiet! Brian Edgeler - 14/08/2016

I was looking for my first router, after hours of looking at reviews and videos I decided the triton tr001 was the router for me. When it arrived in a well packaged strong box. My first job was to round the edge of a hardwood garden bench I had made, it is a well balanced machine and powerful, round the hardwood like butter with so much ease. It is a very solid machine and easy to use and adjust the depth. I cant wait to try it in a router table where I am sure it will be so easy to use and adjust sizes and ability to change router bit above table height will make things so much easier. This is the router to buy for ease of use and strong and long lasting.

Triton TRA001 Router Michael Stitt - 08/08/2016

I am your backyard jack of all trades type of guy. Spent a month researching different routers big, small and everything in between , Not until I was on a u tube site researching a project I seen/ heard of Triton .I was almost reading to purchase PC and lift to go with my woodpecker router table , hit the brakes hard . From all the reviews I read. And seen on the media outlets . Triton was the router ! I have had it for a few weeks and so far I am very pleased , the only issue is the port to attached a vacuum hose to the router is smaller than most . Love the safer feature, along with the simplicity of change out the bits . I will consider purchasing other triton products as well.

Tra001 Ricky - 01/08/2016

Having looked at many routers from other manufactures, I found that the spec on the Triton was so much better than alot of them. I wanted a router that was capable of being used on a router table or hand held, it suits both very well. I have used it over the weekend on a couple of projects and its brilliant, easy to set up, lots of power and surprisingly quiet. Can't wait to start the next project. Well done Triton for a great router.

Triton TRA001 router Julian Barkle - 01/08/2016

I've use TRA001 router for over a year now using it to flatten large slabs with a 2 1/2" diameter cutter. It has performed wonderfully with plenty of power and never gets hot even when used hard for a few hrs. Especially convenient is the micro winder depth adjustment. Customer service is tops as well.

Great Machine Titus - Lone Pine Specialties - 01/08/2016

Excellente machine, solide et efficace. bien équipée et peu bruyante. satisfait de cet achat. Toutefois, j'ai acquis en même temps la router table et celle-ci me semble moins bien que la TRA001 : Difficulté de montage : Je n'ai pas réussi a centrer la tête de fraisage et je trouve qu'il y a beaucoup de plastique.

TRA001 Cayé Bruno - 01/08/2016

I used a Triton TRA001 router for a number of years, mostly paired with the Triton router top fitted in my Workcentre. It performed well on both light and heavy duty jobs.When I moved home I left the router behind with my son. In setting up a workshop in my new home the Triton TRA001 was one of the first pieces of equipment I replaced. I considered other makes but none came close to the many useful features already highlighted by other reviewers, particularly the safety aspects and the ease of use when table mounted. It was and still is my router of choice.

Router of Choice Terry Ewington - 01/08/2016

I do love the power of this router. I have used it mostly with a 3" surfacing bit on slabs and it has no problem with that task. This is my second unit however, as the first would not release bits without having to resort to methods of persuasion. The only issue I'm having so far is the plunge lock falling off repeatedly in table use, but intend to fix that with a drop of lock tite.

Good, but could be better. Erik - 30/07/2016

I've used this for several good sized projects so far. The plunge router has performed very well. The plunge handle is convenient and the soft start is a real plus. Also when mounting under my router table, the table lift mechanism is very handy and it makes it easy to change bits.

TRA001 Jeff Jackson - 29/07/2016

Like a previous reviewer, I paired my router with a Kreg Precision Router Table and love it. This router has tremendous power and is easy to use. Switching out bits is a breeze with Triton's lift arm and keeps me from swearing and dropping wrenches. Even though this is a larger router the ergonomics of this model make it both easy and comfortable to router projects free-hand. Great unit Triton!

What I was looking for in a router! Heath - 28/07/2016

Je n'ai rien à redire sur cette défonceuse. Bonne puissance, montage sous table de défonçage Triton très simple. Sécurité au déclanchement. Très bon achat.

Du bon matos Vincent Cossart - 26/07/2016

As a qualified wood machinist of many years, working in large and small factories where I operated a variety of large, workshop routers, I missed this machine in my home set up. I researched products thoroughly, and I am hard to please, but this model appeared to be suitable. I admit that it is excellent, well designed, robust and, if it can satisfy my high standards, it has a top rating.

ROUTER FOR A PRO IDRIS L BOWEN - 26/07/2016

Only had for less than a month but am really appreciating all the great features so far. I have it matched up with a Kreg router table and so far so good! Love the lift system and easy change of the bits. Soft start is wonderfully! Looking forward to getting to know all it's features.

Teacher Brad Ewest - 26/07/2016

I bought a Triton TRA001 for its good combination of price - performance. After working with him were satisfied with his work. And the third item as the quality is also present. I'm limited to working space. I think over the manufacture of desktop where it is easy to change different tools.

A good router OLEKSANDR - 26/07/2016

This router is perfect in a router table especially because of the height adjustment. It has a lot of power and a very good price for what you get. I also like that it is easy to change the router bits when it's hanging in the table you can just leave it in the table. I have only used it in a router table and not by hand so i can't tell you how that works.

Very strong router. With a even better price. Daniel Hofstede - 25/07/2016

Replaced an old Craftsman router with the TRA001. No comparison; great power; love the multiple speeds, soft start function, plunge, and lifting mechanism! Marvelous technology at a good price.

TRA001 Router A. F. H. - 25/07/2016

What a GREAT Product and company!! I was using it with my router table circle jig cutting cake boards the easy lift connector on the router broke and the router quit working. I called the 800 number and was greeted by helpful, polite, friendly service representatives. I was e-mailed a shipping label within minutes. I shipped my router at no charge to me to be repaired. With in a couple of weeks I received an e-mail telling me my router was on its way to me. 2 days later I was back at my table finishing the cake boards. Everything repaired at NO COST to me. I have used other "name brand" routers in the past, NONE OF THEM OR THEIR COMPANIES CAN COMPARE WITH MY TRITON TRA001! This router was OBVIOUSLY engineered by people who use routers, and the company founded on customer SATISFACTION !

TRA001 Jamery Ray - 25/07/2016

I bought this router to replace both my router lift and my old router. My router lift no longer was able to maintain a depth of cut with a heavy bit, and my old router needed a non-standard replacement collet. So, instead of buying both, I bought a TRA001 and plate. Both are working well, plenty of power, easy to adjust, the shaft lock makes it easy to change bits, and great customer service. I would certainly buy this router again.’

A really good router Jeffrey Greenhut - 25/07/2016

I bought the TRA001 just before going on holiday so I didn't miss a deal. I must confess that I haven't yet used it and that I can't resist sneaking into the workshop just to look at it! Fed up with cheap routers I splashed out on the Triton, primarily for table use. What sold it to me was the above- table cutter change. I can't wait to use it.

Can't wait to use it. BRIAN EDGELER - 25/07/2016

Once in position, the router is superb. The only comment I would make is the lift system. It should be smoother when adjusting it, But overall, a super piece of a tool.

Superb Router Paal Sandgren - 25/07/2016

A great router, especially for its price. I bought it with special collets, so that I can use it with metric and non-metric router bits. Changing the bits is simple: the spindle locks automatically, so in one hand you'll have the wrench and in the other you can hold the router bit. The fence gives great control, and even cutting circles is painless. I also love the plunge system: it makes life easy when doing off hand work, and when mounted in the router table. It is easy and safe to use, yet it leaves nothing to desire when it comes to power. I love the fact that even the toughest timbers can be routed. A while ago I was routing the edge of the top of my new workbench, when the guide wheel from my bit fell off. I didn't notice this directly and the router tore right into the steel frame of my workbench. Although this was not my intention, it speaks volumes for the sheer power of the motor. (Luckily nothing bad happened to me, nor the router.) I'm now using this TRA001 router in combination with the RTA300 precision router table and the BJA300 biscuit joiner. I only wish I'd bought it earlier!

Great router with lots of great features Jan Arkesteijn - 25/07/2016

Very strong, very powerful reliable. It is a product that I strongly recommend. On the minus sides: visor gets dirty very fast and it isn't easy to clean mine didn't work very well on the height adjustment. A little grease spray and now height adjustment works almost normal. when mounted under the table still needs a little help with the other hand when it need to be raised. You can't use other template guides except the original from triton and these are very expensive - 1/3 of the router price All together I happy about the product and I think I made the best choice

Good, powerful, almost great Adrian - 25/07/2016

Had my first TRA001 for 6 years and still going strong when I did something dumb and ruined it (let's agree NEVER to discuss that :) ) One week later, new TRA001 fitted to the router table, and happy, happy, happy once more. A delight to use, faultless operation, precision controls.

Happy again Rob Robertson - 25/07/2016

I purchased the Triton to use only in a homemade router table with a Unilift system. Yes, I know, the router has its own lift system, but, in my opinion, the Unilift is better so I prefer it. I have only had the Triton a little over 6 months and as a hobbyist it does not get worked all the time. I am very impressed with its performance for the price. It starts smoothly and has more than enough power, even for routing deep mouldings in Australian eucalypts. I already owned a couple of routers but wanted one to leave in the table.

A good router David - 24/07/2016

Love the power and one wrench to change a bit. The built in lift works great in my router table. I like the safety feature on the lift it automatically turns the switch to the off position when it locks to change the bit. The price is awesome for these features

Tra001 router William Stermer - 23/07/2016

Impressive tool. I bought this router to use in my router table because it had the built in router lift. I'm very pleased with how strong and powerful the motor is and how well the lift works. Haven't had it long enough to determine how rugged it will be but it is well built and I expect many years of use out of it.

Impressive Don Thompson - 22/07/2016

One of the best tools I own. Very powerful and works great under the table.

TRA001 Geoff Van Brunt - 22/07/2016

When my workhorse Makita plunge router bit the dust, I needed a reliable replacement for my router table. The Triton TRA001 Plunge Router fit the bill perfectly. Besides being a solidly build unit, it includes a height adjustment mechanism for the router table that makes it easy to adjust the but height without taking the router out of the table. Sure proved to be a time saver for me. I was impressed with the power of the unit and the ease of use in and out of the router table. I would recommend this unit to anyone that is looking for a powerful plunge router for a router table.

Triton Plunger Router TRA001 Ed Simendinger - 22/07/2016

GREAT ROUTER! I have had it for several years mounted in my router table with only one problem. The router would not raise high enough to lock the spindle , a call to the service line and my question was quickly answered, problem easily fixed and I was on my way GREAT ROUTER ! GREAT SERVICE ! AND ALL THE POWER I NEED ! even for cutting raised panels in hard wood!

TRAOO1 MAYNARD BACKOFEN - 22/07/2016

great router,tons of power,really adjustable,very good value.buy one!

super router gary clark - 21/07/2016

I had seen ads in trade magazines for years for the Triton TRA001 but I had a big router and I just couldn’t justify the expense of another one even though the cost was surprisingly low given all the features. I went to the Kansas City Woodworking tool show that comes through once a year and saw the router demo’d and that did it. The price and performance were unrivalled by the other tool suppliers. As I said, I’ve had it a couple of years and I absolutely love it. I read some of the other reviews and frankly I think they’re a bunch of whiners. The tool’s good features more than make up for any little shortfalls it may seem to have. The topside height adjustment as well as the vernier plunge depth features are what clinched it for me. I’m a professional woodworker (38 years) and I’d buy another one tomorrow.

My Buddy! Ron Sheldon - 21/07/2016

This is a brilliant router, powerful, accurate, good value for money. I use it mainly in the Triton router table where it excels. Would recommend this router to anybody contemplating an upgrade or replacement of their current machine. I have a lot of Triton equipment and have had no quality issues with any of it. A great purchase, very pleased.

Router TRA001 Dennis Yarwood - 21/07/2016

I was looking for an affordable work horse router for using strictly in my router table and I came across the Triton TRA001. It was a great price and had the horsepower I was looking for so I opted to purchase one. I must say that I have been more than satisfied with this router. The power is awesome and cuts 1/2" finger joints with ease. The motor does not bog down like my smaller Porter Cable routers and it never gets hot. I like the fact that I can change a bit without removing it from my router table. It is easy to adjust bit height too. The only thing that bothers me is that the lock for the bit height adjustment is very hard to unlock by hand and I normally have to tap it with a small hammer to get it to break loose. I have used it a lot in the last year or so since I purchased it and have had no problems. This is a very smooth running router and I would recommend it to anyone that needs a very powerful router in their router table. I usually cut about 6 3/4" boards at a time when doing finger joints and it runs through them like butter with a nice bit. I would definitely buy another if this one ever needs replacing. Thanks Triton for a great router!

My Triton TRA001 Review Will Dyke - 21/07/2016

I bought this router specifically for the router table. It does an awesome job. I have built two complete kitchens and a whole lot of add on kitchen cabinets. It keeps up with the toughest of woods, of course speed setting and wood feed have to be right, but once you get that the first time you have it! I really enjoy having this router in my table.

router John Stager - 21/07/2016

I bought this router for it's size and power and I have not been disappointed in a couple of days this router will be permanently mounted under my router table and I will be looking to purchase it's smaller sibling The Soft start is amazing it has the very smallest of kicks when you first turn it on my old router used to try and jump free as you switched it on The 2400 Watts of power are more than adequate for the biggest of jobs the only little niggle I have is changing between the modes was a bit hit and miss at first now I have mastered the knack it is not a problem and it will remain in the same mode in my table so all's good for me this deserves 5 stars

Amazing Router Phil Halliday - 20/07/2016

My first one lasted many years till the speed controller stopped working. No service center in the Chicago area and the part in this voltage is not available. I did buy another one and would like to get the original one repaired. The chuck on the old one loosens the bit for removal in about 1/4 turn. Really nice for router table use. The new one takes 1 1/4 turns and makes it much harder to replace a bit than the older model. Overall its a good router.

3 1/4 hp router Ken Benjamin - 20/07/2016

I mounted this bad boy under a Rockler router table. It is so easy to use and very powerful. The spindle locking mechanism saves so much time changing bits. I love the soft start safety feature as well as the microadjustment. The controls are easy to reach under the table. I did have one issue, where the height adjustment would not work. Evidently sawdust got in there and clogged it up, preventing it from raising or lowering. It was fully covered under warranty, however. I make sure to keep a duat collection system hooked up to it and have had no recurring issues.

Workhorse router Troy Pomeroy - 20/07/2016

I purchased this router about 4 years ago. It was my first router and I have been very happy with it. Although shortly after purchase, with minimal use, the fine adjustment knob stopped working. After a call to tech support, I was sent a new worm gear made out of metal, to replace the plastic worm gear that failed. NO CHARGE!!! Plus, being worried that I didn't have the aptitude to repair the unit myself, another call to tech support eased my mind, and the tech walked me through every step of the process. However, lately I have been having issues with the depth adjustments, where none of the adjustment motions to raise the bit work, unless I crawl under the router table and push up on the router while using the handle adjustment, raising the bit above it's needed height, then sliwly lowering bit to needed height. It seems that the weight of the router has caused the router to bind on the posts, which causes my adjustment issues. I emailed Triton and received a response requesting more info on my problem, but that was over 6 months ago, and I just haven't found the time to call to have the problem resolved. But I have faith that when I do call, Triton's great tech support team will have me up and running in no time. I now own 3 other routers in addition to my Triton, but my Triton is, by far, my favorite riuter.

Triton TRA001 Jim Gallo - 20/07/2016

I copied the following comments because they are identical to my experience. "I've used this router in an under table application (Rockler Table) steady since my purchase. I found right out of the box this was well made and the attachment's that were included are extra with most other brands. It's very powerful and works flawlessly over long periods of usage. I installed an external power switch which made life a lot easier. The above table height adjustment works as it is intended." WITH THIS ROUTER, THERE IS NO NEED TO BUY AN EXPENSIVE ROUTER LIFTING SYSTEM.

Best router / raising mechanism yet David Breen - 20/07/2016

It has been three years since my original review for this router (under the name FirstMM) - it is safe to say that the honeymoon period is definitely over on this tool! So, after three years of solid use, what is my opinion now? I have to say that it hasn't changed one bit! I would have thought that after all this time I would have been able to find something wrong but I am happy to say that I haven't! Every job I have thrown at this router has been performed not just adequately but extremely accurately and efficiently. The features I especially like are as follows: 1. The method for changing bits is inspired; turn off the router (you cannot change bits in the on position) and the locking nut will then rise above the face plate. A quarter turn of the nut is all that is required and the old bit can be replaced followed by another quarter turn to lock it in place again. Only the one supplied spanner is needed. I use this mostly in the Triton Workcenter router table so this method for changing bits is a joy; no more fiddling under the table or having to take the router out to change the bit -- thank you Triton -- Really! This has saved me hours of fiddling around over that last few years! 2. There is a fine adjustment that will literally move the bit up or down by just a hair; this is also invaluable for rabbits, slots, or even just getting that nice roundover without the horrible line that always needs sanding out. 3. It has three depth stops which can be adjusted for plunge mode; this saves so much time because I can set each of them up and route out deep pockets (e.g. for guitar cavities) in several stages and *know* that each depth is correct when I hit the stop. 4. Still in plunge mode the soft start is great. To be honest, with a machine this powerful it is not a "nice to have" but rather a must have. It still kicks very slightly but I have used some routers where you really have to hang on because the gyroscopic force tries to rip the machine out of your hands! All in all this is the best router I have ever used!

Initial review follow up after 3 years Mikey - 20/07/2016

First Triton router i got was faulty. It took 40 days to get a new one. That's a big money loss. Second is working, but it's obviously made in China. Over the table height handle does not fit where it should on router - the opening is too small. I had to repair that myself. Router IS powerful and it works good under the table. Can't imagine using it in hands, since visibility is practically zero. We all know big problem with switch cover when using it in the table. That's bad engineering. Also you have to LOCK the height once you adjust it over the table and for that you have to reach under the table on the router. That's bad engineering too. But over all, not a bad router.

Made in China mitja mithans - 20/07/2016

During your career as woodworker some customers comes up with funny requests. One such request forced me to obtain a Ryobi RE 1600 and a 2 3/4" bit. No problem with the bit, but the router nearly didn't make it. To replace the poor Ryobi, I settled for a Triton T001. Well, what a pleasure to finally use a machine that can deliver, no matter what I through at it. Ample power and excellent safety features makes this machine a real pleasure to use. My thanks to the guys (and girls) from, I think Australia, for thinking about other's safety and incorporating it into this great machine. My next router will surely be a Triton again.

Powerful Alternative Alwyn van der Merwe - 20/07/2016

I have been a chippy/builder for 40 years or so and have yet to see a better thought out power tool , it has obviously been designed and built buy people who get it. I love the above bench cutter height adjuster ,Well done Triton!!

Well thought out Rick Biesboer - 20/07/2016

Whilst I have most of the Triton Tools in my workshop, my favorite is the TRA001 Plunge Router. It's well designed, well engineered and an absolute joy to work with. I have used mine in my Triton Router table and have made various jewelry boxes together with my Triton Finger Joiner, the whole process has been effortless, plus I have made a great headboard with shelves and side pedestals using mu Triton Biscuit Cutter. My tool of choice is the Triton RA001 Plunge Router what a fantastic tool compared to the others I have used.

My TRA001 Don Bedggood - 20/07/2016

At first I only had a router and I was already happy! Then I had a table RTA300 and I felt Joiner! Triton simulate imagination, employs the mind and hands! Triton is the harmony and perfection!’

Harmony in perfection! Yuri V. Hrabovetskyy - 20/07/2016

Having seen some excellent reviews and been impressed with the functionality of the triton range of routers I ordered my TRA001 from Carbatec.co.nz and eagerly awaited its arrival. Within an hour of using my router I was beginning to feel let down as I had a few minor issues. The screws holding in parts such as the plunge lock, and the depth stop had rattled out. As a hobbyist/DIYer I have only ever, to date, used the router for limited time and for light applications. I contacted carbetec and they sent me, through the post, replacement screws for the ones that had rattled out and been lost amongst the saw dust. I initially put this experience down to bad luck. However, after using the router again, I notice the depth stop continually jamming in place as well as small cracks to the plastic base appearing. The quality of the rubber handles also seemed to be sub-par, as after very limited use there are signs of heavy wear. Overall, I have to conclude the router I received was not up to the standard I expected. Although all of the functions that attracted me to this purchase are present, the flimsy quality leaves me disappointed. It seems that I may be just unlucky to have received one from a possible 'bad batch', as most reviews I see are very positive. I remain impressed with the design features of this router, but having spent the amount I did, would have expected a higher standard of build quality. Having registered my disappointment direct the Triton, via email, and receiving no response, I was also disappointed with the follow up service I received. I hope this can be rectified with the receipt of this review.

Disappointed with the build quality Marc Seddon - 20/07/2016

I used it for a big work, and it's still working very well.

Very strong router Jbd - 20/07/2016

Before purchasing the Triton router I read an extensive range of reviews for different brand routers and came to the conclusion that the Triton router offered best value with a large range of features and adjustments. Having used the router for many projects I can now say with confidence that my choice was perfect.

Amazing router John B - 20/07/2016

I've been using this router for a while now and have found it very easy to use and do all my routing jobs with ease and accuracy.

Excellent Router Nigel Horn - 20/07/2016

I bought this router for under bench use and have found it to be everything that it is cracked up to be. The ability to change cutters and collets above the table makes it a pleasure to use. The smooth start is excellent and the micro fine height feed is very useful. Chip collection works okay as well so for me as a under bench router it's excellent value. Well done Triton and by the way thanks for using a nice flexible lead. So many manufacturer's are now opting for what must be the cheap more rigid cable. Keep paying attention to the details and the product will be great like this one.

Excellent Value David Gray - 20/07/2016

Used on a Kreg router table, great speed control for larger bits.Excellant height adjustment, easy one tool bit replacement. All round great product

Plunge router David - 20/07/2016

This is the third router in my workshop and is without doubt the best. Accurate to use with a powerful but fully controllable motor makes this unit a pleasure to use. Brought it to mount into a Kreg router table but have been so busy using it that it is still not fitted ...guess I will just have to buy another Triton router for that !! Easily the best router I have owned in over 40 years of woodworking here in New Zealand

TRA001 Router (aka The Beast) Mike Murnane - 20/07/2016

I have been using this router in a table. It has performed perfect. Never had a problem. I will be using this router for along long time.

Great Router Pete Capalupo - 20/07/2016

I bought this router to use in my RTA300 router table but discovered it won't fit, apparently it needs a special adapter plate which is not available in Australia and by the time one is shipped from the UK it will cost over $70.Very disappointing.Other than that it works quite well as a stand alone router and is easy to fit and change bits and has good height adjustment.

TRA001 David Bradford - 20/07/2016

After 40 years of woodworking and owning three routers, I did not expect to find much new out there. Well, I was wrong. The 2400W that I recently bought is perfect as an under table router. Even if that is the only way you use it your are ahead of the game in terms of the cost of alternatives. I now expect to use it for general routing due to its safety features and the quality of the design and accessories. I should confess that I already own the spindle sander and find it a great tool at an affordable price.

An old dog CAN learn new tricks! William Crawford - 20/07/2016

Great Router. Not easy to get used to , but once I mastered the raising mechanism, under table routing became very easy. It would help if an adapter for dust extraction were provided.

Owner - High Country Woodoworking Nicholas F. Poschl - 20/07/2016

I love this router. I bought it to mount in my table saw extension. I also bought a kreg plate made for it. I install it and used it more than I expected too. I built a vacuum box with plex glass and wood they works really good. The safety switch presents no problem, I only used it when changing bits which is very easy to do. I have four more routers and this one completes my router collection.

Outstanding Router Fred Osborne - 20/07/2016

Excellent router for my table. Love the built in lift. Had a 3 1/2 Craftsman with a razor lift. Too heavy, bulky, and cumbersome to lift. This is the best router I have.(out of 5 routers). Thank You Triton

TRA001 Jim - 20/07/2016

I have, probable more than fifteen routers. I have three 3 hp routers and this is the best one. I mounted it in my new MLCS table saw extension table. I. Wish I had had this set up years ago. The Triton router has a built in lift which saves several hundred dollars for a separate lift. It also raises collect above table for easy bit changes. I love this router.

Best table router ever! Robert A. Pierson - 20/07/2016

I have used this for a couple of years now. It is the best router I have ever used.

Great router! Thor Arild Danielsen - 20/07/2016

Love this router in my table. The above table adjustment paid for the router by not having to purchase a lift. Although out of the table I find it clumsy and difficult to work with. More than enough power. Very good dust collection also. Definitely would purchase again. However as well built as it seems, unless I add another table, I doubt it will need replacing.

great table mounted router Jim Kaisler - 20/07/2016

Fit into the table like a glove, and is proving itself as a great router!

Wprls great in my Kreg Router Table Bruce K - 20/07/2016

After many years using a pressed steel Triton router table (and non-Triton router) I decided to invest in a heavy duty cast iron top commercial router table with remote switch and accompanying dust collection shroud/box. The TRA001 looked like just the right router to go with this combination as I wouldn't have the added expense of a fancy Woodpecker type lifter so the yellow beast joined the team. Because of its size (the TRA001) I had to enlarge the dust collection box and reverse the mounting plate so that I could access all the required controls and switches; no big deal so off to work we go. Everything was honkey dorey except for one very annoying hitch! The height winder was very difficult to engage with and stay connected to the drive lugs on the router. After several frustrating and time consuming efforts at raising and lowering the machine for bit changes I took to the winder with an appropriate drill and increased the depth of the hole in the end of the winder. It now works perfectly and I won't charge Triton for R&D if they choose to adopt this modification in their future design/upgrade. I use the TRA001 exclusively in my router table and can't fault its ability to handle anything I throw at it. Worth considering by Triton would be TRA001 for table use only i.e. without the fence, plastic peripherals etc which now sit unused in a box in the back of the cupboard. If my TRA001 ever wears out I hope you'll still be making them.

More than value for money Gilbert Welman - 19/07/2016

I've been using this router for some time now both freehand and with the table. I've used it for small and large projects even turning second hand hardwood floorboards into beautiful weatherboards. Its never failed me and the standard features set it apart for all the others in the market. Highly recommended.

Flawless router Greg Howe - 19/07/2016

Had this router now for a few years and no complaints except one minor one explained below. Overall a very sturdy, powerful and professional router that you will not regret purchasing. Dust extraction and one spanner bit change is excellent. The one complaint is that I use it under table (router table setup) and the Winding Handle is too short and hits the fence. I had to position the router is such a way that the handle is close to the fence. Had the option to purchase an extension for the handle been available it would make life much easier. I tried but Triton did not have the aluminium tube available for sale. But this complaint is minor in scheme of things.

TRA001 Mike - 19/07/2016

Love this router. Great power and user friendly. Above table single wrench bit changes are great. I did find out of the box many screws needed to be tightened. I found this out when in first use a screw vibrated loose and fell out.

owner Michael Soule - 19/07/2016

I have used this router for several years, mostly with a router table. As a table router it has a big advantage of being able to make micro height adjustments from above or below the table. With a separate switch on the table, I change bits using a bent handle wrench by pushing in the spindle lock under the table while using the wrench above the table. The router does a good job on raised panels. I like the soft start and the easy speed adjustment. A Bosch fitting works in the vacuum connection but I haven't had good luck pulling enough wood chips out this way. My dust collector may not be powerful enough for this plus an above the table collection port. It is a big router for hand held use, but I have used it some this way and it has worked well. I built a new router table based on the summerfeld plan but with the router cabinet section on the end rather than in the middle for use with an Incra Jig. I access the router from the side. This has worked well.

Great Table Router Tracy White - 19/07/2016

Very powerfull machine works well with plunge and upside down. Very good presicion good repeatability on depth. Most of the times it's on a woodrat with a digital scale. Perfect connections on whatever I make. So far no problems perfect machine, recommend it to anyone.

Powerfull beauty Eric Evers - 19/07/2016

This has been used primarily with a table. I have found that it is not the most user friendly router for this purpose. Switch and height adjustments jamb frequently. On the positive side it has a great deal of power.

Triton Router Bill - 19/07/2016

I already had a Hitachi router which was not suited to under table use so I bought the Triton router solely for use with a table I had purchased. It has been excellent although I find the switch guard fiddly and it is disappointing that the plunge lock won't work at the full depth of the plunge. It will only lock a little bit back from the full plunge depth. But these are minor items and otherwise I am very happy with the router.

Solid router Richley Down - 19/07/2016

Been using this router for almost two years now and it has worked flawlessly. It is very smooth and powerful. I use this router on a home built router table and the above the table height adjustment works perfectly. Coupled with high-quality bits I am able to crank out raised panel doors and moldings. Woodworking is my hobby but I am a professional Mechanic and know a good quality tool when I see one. when it comes to tools I am not easily​ impressed. I would highly recommend this router.

Best router I've ever used David Myers - 19/07/2016

I purchased this to replace a burnt out Trend T11. I was loathe to purchase another Trend after it failed with relatively little use and I considered the DeWalt 625 but having learnt they were made in the same factory as the Trend I was similarly put off. I couldn't justify the cost of a Festool and the innovative features on this made it an attractive option. In use I have found lots of good points as well as a few niggles. These are generally minor things but would be good areas for improvement when they come to up date the range. The power switch cover often sticks causing problems, changing out the spring for swapping between table and non table use is a bit of a faff and switching between plunge and ratchet action isn't always very smooth - I think a lot of these issues are down to the inevitable dust. Both the height adjustment and the fence adjustment are crude compared to the micro adjustment on my old Trend which tends to lead to more adjustments costing a little bit of time. But on the whole this has proved to be a great bit of kit, with loads of handy features such as the spindle lock and the quick fit guide fence saving time and hassle. It is also safer than just about every router. If it lasts as long as my Trend (3 years) I would happily say its the better machine.

Great piece of kit Ian Thurlby - 19/07/2016

I have had my Triton for a good while now and it works flawlessly. I bought it specifically for use in a router table and I especially like the fact that no lift is required to lift the router above the table for bit changes and adjustments. A great feature and a serious cost savings. I installed my Triton in a table right out of the box so that is my only experience but it does the job exceptionally well. It is extremely powerful and handles large bits such as raised panel cutters with ease. The soft start feature is very handy with those large bits also. I use my Triton exclusively in a closed router table with my dust system so it has an external power switch which makes the covered on-off switch for bit changes a cumbersome process but one I have come to accept due the performance of the tool otherwise. This is a high quality powerful router that fully lives up to it's reputation. I would recommend this tool to anyone seeking reliable router with power to spare.

Triton Router David Schermock - 19/07/2016

well built tool keep it in the table all of the time, have trouble with handle and plunger in handle sticks a lot

well built tool ben ryer - 19/07/2016

I have my Triton router mounted under a router table and love the versatility I have now. I make cabinet doors and this router handles the big bits with no problem. I ran into a problem with the height adjustment and Triton took care of it quickly. I'm very happy with Triton products and look forward to using more of their products

Carpenter Chris Sherrill - 19/07/2016

I've had this router for a few years now . I bought it to use in my router table, man this router is a beast. I make a lot of cabinet doors, drawer fronts and trim molding , 3 1/4 hp it doesn't bog down one bit on hardwood. The crank handle for raising and lowering is nice making it easy to do above the table bit changes. It also has a micro adjuster to get your bit set just right. The speed control works great when using large router bits. I only have two gripes about this router , one is the plastic cover over the power switch with is a safety feature , To lock the collet you have to turn the power switch off and to turn it back on you have to slide the plastic cover over flip the switch on then the cover will stay locked open. Second grip is when using in a router table you need to take the plunge spring out to use the winder handle . This causes the bit to drop slightly when the plunge lock is released witch is not a big deal for me. Over all this is a great router and I would purchase this router again.

TRA001 Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router Rick Tomasello - 19/07/2016

I bought this router to use in a router table. It has performed flawlessly.

TRA001 Lloyd Luffman - 19/07/2016

A very good router for tough job. It's strong and precise and it perfectly works with a router table. Every part of this power tools works properly and it's made from good materials. It's the best router I ever worked.

An excellent router Bula - 19/07/2016

bonjour , je suis ravie de pouvoir vous informer que cette machine est exceptionnelle, matériel de qualité, fiable, simple d'utilisation et robuste. Nous a rendu un grand service lors de la réalisions d'un plancher en bois massif.Je la recommande vivement a tout les amateurs et professionnels qui aiment travailler le bois.

avis sur défonceuse triton ducourneau - 19/07/2016

So glad that I chose this router when my old router stopped working. Much easier because I can adjust the height from above the table. Use it all of the time.

Great for use in my router table Richard Ross - 19/07/2016

I bought the router for the 3 1/2 hp and have not been disappointed. I like the height adjustment feature in the router table and the dust collection is a big improvement over my other routers. Have not regretted the purchase.

Router Patrick harrison - 19/07/2016

Direct gekozen voor de meest krachtige uitvoering. Het is een plezier om met deze machine te werken; ergonomisch goed doordacht; minder lawaai dan een ander merk; onder de routertafel een prima afzuiging met stofzuiger; veilige en snelle wisseling van bits; nauwkeurige instelling van diepte; erg krachtige motor. Ik heb een goede keuze gemaakt!!

Beestachtig goede machine... Herman Smit - 19/07/2016

This machine has been in use for some months now, table mounted. It was purchased to replace an ageing 1/4 inch router which was cheap and nasty. The Triton machine has more than met expectations. I am still able to make use of my existing 1/4 inch router bits, whilst slowly building up a suitable stock of 1/2 inch cutters. The Triton router is powerful, easily controllable and, with the micro height adjustment, ideal for my requirements. Well worth the price paid, fully recommended.

Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router 2400W Paul Sanderson - 19/07/2016

I put this under the Kreg table with a remote switch. Beats all those other that you need to buy a router lift for. Plenty of power. I also have it hooked direct to a dedicated vac., with a delay switch.. Also own the 2 1/4 Triton, mounted in another table.

Fantastic router Chuck Stanford - 19/07/2016

I have used it very little,did not get enough time to use it much. It looks it is a bit noisy (shattering noise / vibration) in comparison to two other routers in the similar category, power seems good also. Overall setup/ attachments for this machines is good for smaller manufacturing jobs. I like the machine overall. Thanks

Mr Perwaiz Ahmad - 19/07/2016

После переучивания с Makita - фрезер отличный. В руках тяжеловат. В столе - SUPER. Мощи как дури в башке.К нему ещё хорошие фрезы ,и вот вам лучший фрезер в стол по приемлемой цене.

tra001 Sergey - 19/07/2016

This is my first such a powerful router. I bought it specifically for the milling cutters of large diameter, for which higher performance is required of a router ( TRA 001 used with CMT cutter with a diameter of 60 mm for leveling the surface - didn't even notice the power reduction) . Use as table and manual mode operations. Very happy with purchase TRA001 . I advise everyone to this mill , if you want more power, performance and great accuracy of wood processing!

TRA 001 Sergey - 19/07/2016

I would recommend this to anyone who is serious about a router. I have had one for over six years. I have used it in hand held. I have used in a router tablee.

Router Ron - 19/07/2016

I've used this router in an under table application steady since my purchase. I found right out of the box this was well made and the attachment's that were included are extra with most other brands. It's very powerful and works flawlessly over long periods of usage. I installed an external power switch which made life a lot easier. The above table height adjustment works as it is intended. I would have preferred a metal bit position lock over the plastic lever, but time will tell how much use it will tolerate. This triton brand of power tools IMO is very impressive, so much so , I continue to add more to my shop. THX Triton

Triton 001 Greg Brown - 19/07/2016

What an excellent router. My first robust, high performance router. I use it in my router table. The easy height adjustment through the top of the table makes fine tuning the height a breeze. Super easy changing of bits makes this spesific router and absolute pleasure.

Exellent Router Gideon Nel - 19/07/2016

Sturdy and well-built. Easy to use. Fine adjustments take only moments. An outstanding machine.

Outstanding! Russell Tate - 19/07/2016

I am an amateur woodworker for many years and needed to replace a Freud plunge router and table that had served me well for a long time. I did my due diligence and purchased the Triton TRA001 along with a new Kreg router table. My intent was to leave the router permanently mounted to the table, as before. I had a little trouble with the initial mounting but ultimately succeeded. I have been very, very satisfied with the new setup. It is more powerful, move maneuverable, safer and easier to set up and operate than I imagined possible. There was a little learning curve to adjusting the router but quickly overcome. Good job Triton !

Replacement router Howard Whitford - 19/07/2016

Just love this rotor in my table and free hand, goes thru hard woods with no problem. Love the soft start with no tort twist when using it free hand, the micro adjustment works very well as doe the dust duck when used with a vac. The one wrench for changing bits is great leaves one hand free

rotor Robert Arsenault - 19/07/2016

A powerful machine, easy to use, build quality is excellent. This is one of the best router for a table. I am very pleased with purchase!

Triton TRA001 Vitaliy Koltunov - 19/07/2016

I purchased this router primarily for use with sommerfeld router bits which was highly recommended. I renovated my kitchen and made all my cabinets with this router, this was my first time making raised panel doors this router handled the job with ease. I highly recommend this product.

3 1/2 hp router James mann - 19/07/2016

I would recomend it to my friends, easy to use and adjust. Excellent for table use.

Definetly a good router. Vaiko Kull - 19/07/2016

I also use this router on a Kreg router table and it is a great combination. I have slowly migrated to 1/2inch shanks and this router handles everything I can throw at it, even white oak and it never burns (as long as your router bits are sharp). I have never had the router bog down during use and is a delight to use. This is the first router (and I have gone through several) that I can say I have been completely satisfied with. I love the interchangeable collet and the built in height adjuster, which works wonderfully with my router table.

Best router I have ever used David Lohnes - 19/07/2016

Ive had this router for close to 2 years now, and use it frequently. Over all iam very happy with it, power is superb, height adjustment works very well. The one negative I have found is the tube where the manual plunge lock and spring is, constantly fills up with sawdust, and stops a full plunge, so swapping out bits is impossible because collet wont go into lock position. I then have to take off the cap and blow out the sawdust in the tube to get back too full functionality.

TRA001 Router Mike Campbell - 19/07/2016

Overall very happy with this router; which is only used in router table. Some minor complaints are: router cannot be raised (remember it is upside down in router table), to lock unit for bit changes without a tool, if the power switch is on (I have switch locked on and use an external switch on side of router table); also, I am not completely confident in the height position locking lever. There seems to be movement over repeated uses. I periodically have to check the depth and adjust as necessary. This is especially critical when cutting dovetails.

Very good router Mark Carpino - 19/07/2016

Love the power(as good as my Swiss Elu). Love the soft start and variable speed. Changing cutters is a single tool and easy enough, even though I use it inverted on my router table. On/ off mechanism is a bit awkward, but liveable. Nice and quiet too. The micro adjust is great(never thought that would be such a great feature). Would give it 5/5 but for the start up procedure(needs 2 hands). That by the way is not necessarily a bad thing either. It sure means both my hands are out of the way

Happy as! Peter Saunders - 19/07/2016

This is a supurb heaving duty router. I have used it for over a year and am incredibly pleased with it. I recommend it without reservations. It has power, runs smoothly and is pretty easy to adjust. Current use: Mounted on a table.

Triton TRA001 Jaime Nahman - 19/07/2016

stays permanently in my table , occasionally difficult to retract safety cover on switch . overall very pleased

fine precision tool Anthony Fisher - 19/07/2016

Bought this for exclusive use in a new table saw router table extension. The built-in lifter was a primary reason I selected this one and it is a nice feature. Nice powerful machine. Have not tried to push to its limits with very large bits but certainly works great with bits up to 1". A few convenience things could be improved to make it more of a perfect machine. 1. The handle on the lifter will not clear a fence that is higher than about 4.5" so you can't lift the router in a continuous motion with a tall fence - you can do it with a bunch of half-turns. How about selling an extension rod or a longer one? 2. Attaching a hose to the vacuum port interferes with the the lifer rod so you have to push the hose out of the way to attach the rod. 3. The proprietary screw-on hose attachment is annoying. How about including an adapter for those of us who don't want to buy you proprietary vacuum? In the end I bought some plastic hose at ACE Hardware and duct taped it onto the vacuum port. 4. The power switch has a plastic window you have to slide out of the way to switch on power. This is really inconvenient with the router under the table. I suppose mounting another switch to the table saw could solve that problem. Or, perhaps breaking off the plastic safety window.

Great router with some room to make perfect Paul Suni - 19/07/2016

I purchased this router to install on a router table attached to my table saw. The Triton router was a big improvement over the previous router. I no longer have to remove the router to change bits and the height adjustment is near perfect. I just wish I had back all the time I spent changing and adjusting to get the cut right on the older router. The cuts with the Triton are also cleaner and quicker since the chatter is gone and the speed can be adjusted.

Great for Router Table Tim Wiles - 19/07/2016

Had two previous routers and this is the best by far. The simple tool change and micro control of tool height when mounted on table is excellent.

TRA001 J gellatly - 19/07/2016

Bought this primarily for use in my Ron Paulk workbench as a mounted router. Fit in the Rockler router plate perfectly. Has more than enough power to spin even my large round over bits. Soft start and collet lock are nice touches. Runs very smooth and quiet for its size. My one complaint would be the built in lift mechanism for when it's mounted upside down on a plate. It grinds a bit and feels as if it's binding. I use it for fine adjustments and for raising the bit to change it, I use the router handle. It's a decent router for the money.

Plunge router Wes L - 19/07/2016

What a beautiful router. This router is feed my family making us some money.

Great tool Sean lavery - 19/07/2016

Well I make LIVE EDGE dining tables and do precision routeurng woth my two triton routers in layng butterflys and I use the router for leveling table tops. BOTH of my routers have broken down after a couple of years. One i had fixed and the other lays in disrepair as I need to find out where triton warraties thir tools. One router i'm still waiting to get fixed but by the time I find out where to ship it and pay courier charges it will probalyy cost as much as a new router. The part that had busted in the PLUNGING mechanisms on both roters. When working I love these rotors heavy and powerful. But i have doubts about longevity as Both have failed me. And these are not CHEAP roters ...when I spend almost 400 on a roter I expect it to last. Mark

Routor 2400 W Mark Owen - 19/07/2016

I bought the router for use in my router table. I had read several reviews on it and it came highly recommended for what I was looking for as a table router. It has all the power I had hoped for handling White Oak with ease. The soft start is not as soft as some routers. I took the collet wrench and put a couple of bends in it to allow better access to the collet in the table. the micro adjustments from above the table is great. That is exactly what I was hoping for, and got. It is the best router I have bought for the table. and it is the fourth one that I have used in a table.

TRA001 Dale Fischer - 19/07/2016

This is the my first router. I wanted a router primarily for table use but that was a top performer for hand held use. It is large and heavy but very powerful. I find that having the strong motor makes handling easier and weight not an issue. I've used it to make detailed juice grooves in a cutting board. Plunging is very smooth and the micro adjustment on the handle is great. I've also used it to joint boards after ripping 5/4 X 12" Poplar and Hard Maple. One minor issue was during table use, the depth stop screw and rod came out. Likely just vibrated out. Only happened once though. For dust collection I am using a rigged shop vac hose and it is just wedged into the clear dust shroud.

Power overcomes the weight Kenny Turano - 19/07/2016

I purchased this machine primarily for a router table extension that I bought for my table saw. It was important to me that I could adjust and change the bit from above the table without the added expense of a separate router lift and the TRA001 meets that need and saved me the $400 cost of the lift. This machine has so much power and the smooth start up is a testament to the quality that went into the design. I really like the safety features of the TRA001 and will admit that they have kept me from unsafe situations. When I opened the box I noticed that the base plate was cracked. I contacted the customer service folks who were eager to help and provided the best customer service that is all too rare today. I received the replacement plate in just a few days. While this is my first Triton machine, I am sure it will not be the last.

Outstanding Machine Ray Stocker - 19/07/2016

I guess the other reviews cover just about all there is on this router: I was so superbly impressed by my TRA001 router, both handheld and on the RTA300 router table, that I purchased the MOF001 and JOF001 as well, and I must say, I will never own another router again. Period. Well done Triton.

Precision Perfected JP JOUBERT - 19/07/2016

I use the TRA001 in the Triton Router Table and it is amazing. The TRA001 performs brilliantly and is up for any task. It is so good i bought another TRA001 to use freehand so i could leave the table set up. A powerful competent machine, highly recommended.

Superb Router Glen Drage - 19/07/2016

Very heavy duty, runs smoothly and has great power. Only used in a table, too heavy for handheld. Power switch is a good idea(in theory), but horrible to use. Should have a spindle lock not attached to the lift so as not to have to change bit settings to swap out. Buttons stick and lock is not positive enough. For the price it is good compared to the cost of a lift and motor for a table.

Triton router Marte Augusto - 19/07/2016

I choose the triton router over all others based on power,value for money,safety features and 1/2" capability as only had a 1/4" machine before. I have purchased the triton 1/4" shank so now have best of both. So far all works well after making my new grandaughters cot using European Oak router made all joints with ease.

Mr Malcolm Hockey - 19/07/2016

Triton after sales service is non existent. The switch cover was stuck - couldn't switch it on. Contacted Triton but got no response. Once I cut the offending cover off it works fine. You don't need a cover on the switch when it's under a table anyway. Answer your e-mails, Triton!

Triton Router Brian Hocker - 19/07/2016

There are many features that I appreciate about the router. The ease of removing and inserting the router bits and the "soft" start up of the motor. Things I don't like is how the router lift doesn't always work when set into the router table. This occured when sawdust accumulated quickly in around the router lift areas. Using a vacuum helped but it does not always solve the problem. The one last agrevation is the knob to raise and lower the router in the hand held position. It seems to get stuck at times when you push and twist the handle. Nice power, and very well built.

Plunge Router Joseph A. Bonifas - 19/07/2016

Thiis a very good router. Its powerful and well made and the built in lift works well in a table. There is a minor irritation in the safety interlock which makes it difficult to raise the router fully in the table without reaching under the table to operate the switch. Since table use should be combined with a safety switch on the edge of the table this is unnecessary. I have disabled it by removing part of the interlock and this makes it much more convenient. This should only be done if there is a secondary safety cut-off switch fitted to the table.

A good and flexible router with one small problem Michael Blackmore - 19/07/2016

Had mine for about 6 months in a self-built router table. Loads of power and brilliantly thought out. Only thought is that if the method of preventing start-up when the spindle lock is engaged was electrical rather than via the cover on the switch, it would be possible to fit a remote NVR switch. This would entirely remove the need for fiddling under the router table.

Couldn't be much better Jim Davies - 19/07/2016

This is a wonderful tool that doesn't disappoint. It doesn't bog down under heavy use, and is built well. It fell from my router table and came up mostly unscathed(plastic emblem popped off). Very happy with this purchase and want more!

wonderful investment in a quality tool Quinn Hale - 19/07/2016

this is a beast of a machine and handles everything i throw at it from rail and stile doors to rebates and flutes. the fine height adjustment winder (which negates the need for router lifts) is an absolute god send for fine work (no more bended knee adjustments) and the safety cut out when the machine is fully raised make this the safest/best possible router purchase. it is ideal for mounting or use freehand as it is surprisingly light for such a powerful machine and the soft start mechanism adds to the all round feelgood factor this machine gives me.

power house TOM BENNETT - 19/07/2016

I use this router mounted in a top of the line router table. And wow! The power of this thing is amazing. I make a lot of raised panel doors with oak using large bits. It just powers on through with no lugging or slowing down. Adjustments are quick and accurate. It makes tongue and groove construction very easy and accurate. I am very pleased with this purchase.

Great Router Charles - 19/07/2016

This is a tool full of features that make routing easy. It is heavy with a very powerful motor - this combination works well both as a hand-held tool and inverted under the table. It is my favourite router of the four that I have. Build quality is excellent and has to be the best, for my money, on the market.

Routing made easy Neil Stephen Humphrey - 19/07/2016

I bought this router to use in my router table. I had previously used a smaller Porter Cable router which didn't have enough power for some of my bigger bits. I love how easy it is to raise and lower the router for bit changes. My only complaint is that it's difficult for me to reach under the table to engage the locking lever. To have the raising /lowering knob facing forward, the locking lever ends up at the back of the cabinet, so I have to reach back there to engage/disengage the lever. Other than that, I love the router.

Perfect for my router table! Carol Johnston - 19/07/2016

I use this exclusively in a router table. It is much improved over the first version, with a much better geared up/ down mechanism (with none of the extreme backlash of the previous model) providing good incremental fine adjustment, a winding lever to raise/ lower the machine (although I rarely use it - one must position the router to the front right of the table so that the lever will be well clear of the fence but doing so results in the on/off switch being positioned behind the machine! - the intermediate position that I selected causes the winding lever to be rather close to the fence and reduces its usefulness). Setting the router height at its maximum can be difficult since a small adjustment can cause the spindle lock to engage - this is when I need maximum height for slot cutting 45 degree mitres mounted on a jig. Easy router bit changes. Powerful. Nice having separate 1/2 and 1/4 inch collets, glad they offer an 8mm collet - I will buy one. It is best to mount a separate switch plug to the side of the table as having to reach behind the machine to turn on/ off is annoying as well as potentially dangerous (one needs a quick way to switch the machine off). Overall I am very pleased with the router.

Triton router TRA001 review GregF - 19/07/2016

I have about 9 routers all together from small trim routers to this large beast. It was purchased for use in my home made router table & fits the bill perfectly. Once you become familiar with the location of the switches & locking arms it's use becomes natural. It never bogs down & the table top depth adjustment is a pleasure

Perfect for table use John Beard - 19/07/2016

I bought this for use in a Kreg table. It works well and is a cost effective alternative to expensive height adjustment platforms.

Well Made Router Brian Chandler - 19/07/2016

Recently bought the TRA001 and could not be happier. The first project I tackled with it was to build a router cabinet/table...came out beautifully. Even though I am only a hobbyist, and using it every time I do woodworking, it has never missed a beat. Will recommend it for hobbyists and professionals alike.

Great tool Johan - 19/07/2016

I own a grizzly table saw with the router table, I wanted a router that had a lift, I looked at many none of the others would work on my router table except the Triton, So I bought it, I had to drill a hole through my table top to line up the lift wrench, was not a big deal, The Triton router delivers, I love how smooth the precision lift works you can set it where ever you would like. Wow this is a very powerful router it has no problems on hard woods. This router also saved me lots of money the others with the external lift are very expensive, you will love it

Lift it up! Mark Schrader - 19/07/2016

I use my TRA001 for making raised panel doors. It cuts through 3/4 red oak like butter with a large raised panel bit.

Works Great! Mike Monaghan - 19/07/2016

A fantastic tool to work with. I even bought the RTA300 router table to go with it and found it a very good tool to work with

TRA001 Thomas R Bone - 19/07/2016

I first purchased this router and used it as a hand held router. It is a very powerful router and plunge adjustments were easy. However it was a very heavy router compared to other hand held routers. So I opted to replace my table router with this one and it works great. I bought a new router plate made especially for this router and being able to adjust the height with the crank is a bug plus. I have the router plugged into a remote switch mounted on the side of my table and leave the main switch on the router on. But to take advantage of the self locking feature for changing bits I have to turn the switch on the router off. This is easy to do. I was hoping to be able to use a speed control switch with this router since once mounted in the table it is difficult to use the router speed control but because this router has a soft start feature the available speed controllers won't work with a soft start motor. All said and done, I feel this is the best router for a table.

Excellent Table Router Jerry Kurowski - 19/07/2016

I use this router primarily in a router table and am amazed with the smoothness and precision it delivers. This was a recommendation from a friend and it is a joy to use. I'm now planning to migrate to Triton for the majority of my tools. Very pleased!

Precision! Bill Miller - 19/07/2016

Well made and easy to use. Works well in router table: accurate cut depth, centers on table, provides constant bit speed and performs flawlessly. When used hand-held it is buttery smooth and makes routing a breeze. Great overall tool.

WorkingWood Joe Allen - 19/07/2016

I made my own router table to accommodate this router. Everything is so simple, tightening and loosening collet with one hand, easy adjustment of height from above table. You could not do better.

Best router in the world Paul - 19/07/2016

I'have been using this machine for 3 years and it works like first day. I bought it from Spain, where Triton is not very expanded but it had the best references, so I got it by internet.

Fiability Jose Manuel - 19/07/2016

I've had other routers, but none quite as well made and easy to use. With heaps of power to run all my bits I use it exclusively under a router table. The above table height adjustment facility and the ability to be able to change bits easily above the table are excellent features. I am sure I will get years of service from this well made and well thought-out router.

Tra0001 Andrew Lomas - 19/07/2016

O.K. as a router. don't like the crude fence plate. Cannot use the router as in a 'ski' mode for machining packing pieces. Locking handle very stiff to operate. Switch is very fiddly and doesn't always turn on first time. Would have preferred a standard slide switch. Because of above I rarely use it, preferring my Elu's.

Router Bob Peters - 19/07/2016

I purchased the router strictly for (and together with) the Triton table RTA300, because of it's size and features. It is very good router. The only what I do not like is the fact that Triton router table does not allow to use the Table Height Winder (pos 24 in manual), i.e. to adjust the height from the table side. But this is not problem of the router itself.

TRA001 Jiri Tywoniak - 19/07/2016

I chose this router because I was putting together a new router table. I really wanted to ease the challenge of adjusting the cutter height so it could be done either from above or from the side, and the choice seemed to be either a router lift (very expensive) or this router. There are few alternatives out there that offer the above-table adjustment that this does. I chose this, and I don't regret it. Above-table bit-change is easy. It's very powerful. Dust extraction from the machine is pretty good too, and far better than I've managed before. My only gripe is that access to the switch is required to enable you to raise the bit enough to change the cutter, and that restricts table design. The bottom line is an attractive one, though. It's a powerful, precise machine that delivers well on many axes. And it's exceptionally cost effective. For the money, there's really nothing else that is even close. In a table, I think you have to spend much more than twice as much to get any increment at all. I'm delighted with the choice I made, and recommend it strongly for a table.

Great router for a table HTG - 19/07/2016

It is my second router and was absolutely worth to buy it. With some exceptions I use it in table mode. I bought it 1 year ago and I am always glad when I have a project involving the "big" Triton. Love it. When I unpacked I realized its plastic baseplate was cracked but the customer service provided me with a new one within a month. (that is the reason of the 4 stars).

Great table router Zsolt Biro - 19/07/2016

I have had my TRA-001 for about 12 years now. I purchased the router strictly for my table, because of it's size and features, and never regretted that purchase.I have used router bits as large as a panel raising bits down to a 1/8" straight bit. It handles all the bits equally. The speed control is second to none and I find myself using it frequently. I will highly recommend this router as a must have for the router table.

A work horse of a router noridawood@gmail.com - 06/02/2015

I've had mine in use now for more than a year. I love it. I use mine exclusively in a router table. The Triton is very strong, smooth and accurate. Adjusting the depth of cut from above the table is a huge advantage, so is changing bits from above the table. The micro winder is smooth and accurate. I've never used an aftermarket router lift on my table, but I can't imagine they do the job any better than the one built into this router.

Great Router after a year krenelka - 03/06/2013

Every now and again I buy something that I simply cannot find a fault with and this is one of those items. Somebody, somewhere, has actually thought about how to make this router useful and simple to use and, whoever you are, I take my hat off to you! Positives 1. the ease of changing bits - make sure that it is switched off on the unit and wind the bit up as high as it will go. Next, turn the collet nut until it locks and then give it a quarter turn. That is how easy it is! no messing around with buttons to stop the bit rotating or any other nonsense. My average bit change (in the WCA201 workcentre using the RTA300 router table) is less than a minute! 2. as much as a router can be, this one is pretty quiet 3. there is very little vibration in operation 4. the fence is very solid - no play and quick to adjust 5. it comes with both metric and imperial collets The ONLY downside that I can think of with this machine is the cost - it IS expensive. That said I cannot recommend it highly enough for more reasons than mentioned above. One final thing - my model did not come with the half to quarter inch collet reducer which is a shame. It appears to be included with the cheaper MOF model and, I have to say, I found this omission perplexing!

This is the router I wish I had bough first time around! FirstMM - 24/05/2013

i have recently bought my first router with a Triton Router Table, and have used it both in the table and freehand, and i can only think of one thing every time, "Why did i wait so long to get this amazing tool!" it does everything i want, feels easy to control and precise, even in the cold environment i have been using it in. higly recommended.

my first router tussi - 19/03/2013

Had a black walnut 4 inch slab cut across the tree so you can see the rings. Need to plane the surfaces flat to make a coffee table. Constructed a jig for the project and a 1.75 inch diameter bit to plane both surfaces. What a work hores this machine is and under heavy loads just plowed through the black walnut. No overheating and no stopping. Dust collection was a bit of a problem but it could have been worse if I did't use the dust collection device provided. So if it is a big job and you need to remove lots of wood quickly it is a great machine

tough machine vitalesal - 28/01/2013

This is my second 3 1/2 hp router the first one lasted seven years of hard use in my shop. When it came time for a new router this was the only router that I considered. Like the feel of the new machine, a lot quiter than my seven year old model. Also, love the new elevation crank.

TRA001 Router rdharbis - 28/01/2013

Having struggled with fine height adjustment on my Hitachi TR 12 theTriton is brilliant. The micro winder system is pure genius. As a bonus it is also far quieter, great for the neighbours

Router W.Norquay - 28/01/2013

I've had a bad run with routers, that ever present feeling of frustration whenever I would fire up my (late) router. It's unreliablabilty, poor make and design did nothing but cost me time, wood and little of my own sanity. After another "fun filled" day of colourful language and promises of interesting ways of disposal, for my "waste of space router", I decided to finally spend some well priced money and get myself this router. The "purchase fear" was totally destroyed, during my first session with this brilliant machine. It's percision and performance, along with the Triton router stand and cutters has enabled me to take my wood work to a higher level. The great safety features make changing cutters or switching between 1/2 inch and 1/4 inch shanks a sinch. A great welcomed tool to this router weary wood worker. Get one!

Finally, I have a "real" router. CWF - 28/01/2013

Having purchased my TRA001 router a few months ago, my aim was to build my own router table and use this router. I have now completed this project and I must say this router is amazing. It is a dream to use, the soft start motor, the fine tuning depth guage. Everything is done above my table with one spanner. Height adjustments are as simple as. No more standing on my head under my old router table with two spanners taking the skin of my knuckles just about every time I was trying to change bits etc. This router is perfect for a router table, being a bit bias here though, I have not seen a table as good as my own made one. A dream to use,..! Paul(down in australia)

TRA001 Pauls123 - 27/01/2013

I bought this router for my router table to replace a PC router. I like the power this router has. Changing bits is easy with the winder handle. The switch cover, however, is a hassle. My only problem is that the winder handle isn't always accessible when I use the fence on my table (the fence sometimes covers the hole for the winder handle), so I have to raise and lower the router from below. I probably wouldn't use it as a plunge router because of it's weight. Overall, I like the router and would recommend it to others.

Great heavy duty router Carol - 27/01/2013

I was looking for a larger router to run large bits for a special project. I was especially intrigued by the idea of having a built in router raiser as I have considered buying one of these for my PC 690LR. The cost was considerable less than some of the other brands and not having to buy a router raiser was a big plus. I find bit change to be easier than my Porter Cable and the above table adjustment is super. It has handled all of my bits with ease and fits my Bench Dog table nicely. I have owned this router for one year and find myself using it more often because of its many features and power. I use it exclusively for under table routing.

extremely satisfied armbahr - 27/01/2013

I purchased the TRA 001 to use in a router table. I had no problem installing the router on the table. The only problem I had was no reading the instruction closely enough to have the power switch off so the router could raise enough to lock the spindle. I am very pleased with the router I was making glue joints and it sounded the same when I was cutting them as it did when it was running free. The biggest surprise was the amount of noise it didn't make, it was really quiet, more like a table saw than a router. I would recommend it to anyone.

Replaced a router that wouldn't hold settings pocooper - 27/01/2013

This combined with router table has been a wonderful addition to my workshop. Most of our other routers are old elus, but this certainly is a good new alternative to them.

Great machine pkingston - 27/01/2013

Mine came with the instructional DVD. Let's just say it's sparse. It would be nice if it showed using the micro winder or removing the plunge spring. Here's a tip. If you remove the plunge spring, stay clear. It's a strong spring and extends a long distance above the router. After a quarter turn on the release cap, it springs up suddenly and strongly as much as 8 inches / 20 cm. It's natural to have your face right over the cap as you take it off. Don't do that, or you'll come away having lost the first round with the mighty Triton, seeking first aid. Seems like a great router, I can't wait to get it installed in my table.

Just got my TRA001 home krenelka - 06/04/2012

This is a sweet machine - shame it didn't come with the DVD alluded to in the instruction manual (such as it is). It would be nice if there was an router table plate that was available as an accessory that neatly fit the clever Triton clip in system (don't have room for a separate table - want have an extension wing on my table saw). Nevertheless - a lovely piece of kit.

Sweet John_Huigen - 23/03/2012