Well yes we can, but the switch alone on this thing was worth it to me. I decided to use it as my flush trim router for small tasks. I set the router base plate on the top and drilled new holes. Easy access and for small jobs will do fine. However, it had one majorly bad feature; the fence. Welcome to the United Federation of Woodworkers. Once a woodworker, always a woodworker. More to come soon. Visit our sister site. Where to find us.