freud router collet issue

Hi there
I've got a a Freud FT2000 router. Works just fine, but I'm using a 1/4" rebater and the adaptor provided doesn't securely fit the bit in the spindle. I've tried really tightening it but it's still loose.
The 1/2" collet works just fine but the 1/4" collet won't tighten to the bit.
Anyone else come accross this problem with Frued routers?
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snipped-for-privacy@here.co.uk says...

The Freud will take the standard Elu collets which I have always used without problems. I never liked adapters per se and the Freud one never impressed me.
A few other things to watch out for is that the adapter and the bits are actually the same size (i.e.) 6mm and 1/4" are NOT the same. Also are you bottoming the bit in the collet before tightening it ? Some machines pull the bit down when the collet is being tightened. If it is already bottoming then it will not tighten correctly. And finally, everything is clean, isn't it?
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MP wrote:

Used my 1/4" adaptor the other day for the first time... seemed to work just fine. It was a close fit out of the collet (but easy to slide the bit into), Tightening up in the collect held the whole lot pretty solidly.
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If Freud is the same as NuTool then I've got exactly the same problem. Gave up in the end and just use the 1/2" tools.
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All is clean and being a 1/4" bit in a 1/2" router the bit isn't long enough to bottom - but I take your point though.
The problem is that once the collet is in the nut (which is a struggle) and is tightened the bit is still slack. It almost feels like the collet is 3/8"!! Wierd I know, maybe they shipped a metric collet.
I will take gent up on trying to buy an ELU collet.

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