@mrbill0 you're not crazy, but I think Netgear R6220 would be a good candidate too - also excellent OpenWrt support, but with 802.11ac
Still, considering the tremendous jump from 802.11g's 54Mbit/s to two-antenna-802.11ac's 800Mbit/s, and from 100Base-T to 1000Base-T ethernet, I'd say it's more than worth the price.
And if you're building a meshnet, you may need that extra bandwidth in a few places
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