So on black friday I went to Sears to get a big battery charger for the rental store. Helluva price, 40amp charge 200 amp start, we've needed one forever.
So I'm browsing around a bit. Damn them and their bargains. A dual base 1 3/4 hp router. There's only one left. I stare at it for a bit. I just bought a new Porter Cable router dammit. I grab the box, just to see the weight. Next thing I know it's on the floor, open and I'm fondling it. Nice. Good feel, great mount. Not usually a Craftsman fan, but this really has the look and feel. AND IT'S HALF PRICE.
It was as inevitable as the tides. I bought it. It's just sitting in the kitchen in it's VERY nice little black canvas bag, staring at me, begging me to make some sawdust. To the shop today. I really don't have a project right now that requires a router, but I'll make up something just so I can try it.
That's now 4 routers in the shop. If I'm judicious about what bits I install in them, I may not have to change bits for months! Just grab another router.