Updated Router recommendation for custom firmware?

Nathan recommended the Netgear r7000 in Volume 2 of the course. The link provided with the video states that Netgear is now blocking custom firmware.
What are some current router recommendations for good security general use. (I do not do gaming or anything)

I can’t comment on specific devices that I haven’t tested.

A good site for router testing is;

Look at the router ranks;

For a hardware firewall for a small home or business network I recommend;

For Wi-Fi I have used and tested Netgear Orbi. Which isn’t perfect but with an Ethernet backhaul network works well.