WTB: Leigh D4 Dovetail Jig

I know this is a long shot, but does anyone have a Leigh D4 dovetail jig that they want to part with ( at a reasonable price ) ?
Is anyone using anything else for variable spaced dovetails? I have a Keller Journeyman right now, and I love it, other than the fact that it does not do the variable spacing, unless you fiddle around with it. I especially like the design of it because it lets me mount the piece in the jig, and then I use the whole jig with the piece mounted in it on the router table.
I'm wondering if this could also be accomplished with the Leigh....
Thanks, Matt
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They come up frequently on eBay. One is available right now: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&categoryB938&item820800315
Not sure if this meets your definition of "reasonable price".

No.
The Leigh jig remains stationary, and the router moves. The hold-downs on the Leigh would make it impossible to flip the jig upside down and use it on a router table.
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I have been looking at Ebay for some time now. They always seem to sell for more than I can buy them new. That's why I thought it would be a long shot to ask in this group. The one you recommended in for local pickup only, but it is a great deal for everything that this gentleman is bundling with it. In fact, I asked him if he would take more than his 'Buy It Now' price if he would ship it, but he cannot ship. I wish he were closer. Thanks, Doug. Do you own one yourself? I'm wondering which router would be best for the Leigh. I'm thinking a D-handled router. I have one, but it may be a little wimpy for dovetailing very hard hardwoods. Thanks again, Matt
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"Cannot ship" sounds a bit odd. "Doesn't want to" may be closer to the truth, and cash is often persuasive. Did you simply offer him "more", or did you offer a specific amount more? If the former, try the latter; if the latter, try a larger amount. :-)

Yes, I do.

I doubt that there is one "best" router. I use a Bosch 1617EVS, and I'm pretty happy with the way it performs, on the Leigh jig, freehand, and in the router table. I have found myself wondering if D-handles might prove more comfortable when using it on the Leigh jig, but that hasn't gone beyond just musing about it; I haven't bothered to check yet if factory D-handles are available.
For cutting dovetails in hard hardwoods, you definitely want a router with plenty of power -- although you can compensate to some extent for an underpowered router by feeding the router into the wood very gently.

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