I own four PC routers and, except for size, they all have identical,
interchangeable collets and all are well made. If you suspect that you have
a bad collet, I'd sure try to do something about it before using the 7518
... that rascal is just too big and powerful to be messing with with a
suspect part like the collet.
If you have a local Porter Cable dealer like WoodCraft, or even the BORGSs,
they should carry spare collets for sale ... around $US 12 the last time I
picked one up.
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