As if this has not been hammered enough.
I would suggest a decent sized set but an inexpensive one. The larger the
set the better.
You will find that you will avoid some routines if you don't have the bit
you need. If you have a wide assortment you don't do with out and don't
have to compromise by using another bit for what you would really like to
With that in mind the cheap bits are not going to last long and not give the
Replace the cheap bits as they need to be replaced with better quality.
Try to always buy 1/2" shank bits. they will give you a cut with less
Here is a decent set of 45 bits for $120. That is less than $2.75 each,
typically a single router bit will run you $15 - $45 each. It would be a
shame to buy an expensive bit that you seldom use.
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