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Variable speed switch FERM ROUTER

Is ther anyway of bypassing the variable speed switch on the circuit board
on a FERM FBF6E Router.
i am unable to find a replacement as i don't exactly know what type of switch it is.

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The variable switch had 5 connection points on it, i bridged the connection on the 2 outer points with insulated wire,pretty much to see what would happen, this worked,
as this will be a router fitted to a table i will at some point remove the wire and
attach a 5way rotary switch, used for guitar electrics and mount it
into a electrical switch casing,

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