Ryobi 8.5-Amp Fixed Base Router-R163GK - The Home Depot


Model # R163GK

Internet # 205179539

Store SKU # 1000053208

8.5-Amp Fixed Base Router

Ryobi 8.5-Amp Fixed Base Router

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The Home Depot no longer carries this specific product.

$59.97 / each


Model # R163GK

Internet # 205179539

Store SKU # 1000053208

The Ryobi 1.5 HP Corded Router has a powerful 8.5-Amp ball-bearing motor that provides long-lasting high performance. The durable base is constructed of die-cast aluminum to provide accuracy and stability, while the ergonomic handles offer comfortable use. A micro-adjustment knob has a zero reset for accurate depth adjustment.

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  • Micro-adjustment knob with zero reset for accurate depth of cut adjustments
  • Quick release button allows for quick and easy depth adjustments
  • Ergonomic handles for added user comfort
  • LED Lights for improved sight during routing applications
  • Conveniently located on/off switch for easy operation
  • Spindle locks the motor unit in place for accurate cuts
  • Die cast aluminum base for increased accuracy and stability
  • 25,000 RPM for the fastest and cleanest cuts
  • Includes: Arbor wrench and tool storage bag

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Assembled Depth (in.)  11.41 in  Assembled Height (in.)  10.47 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  7.09 in  Collet size (in.)  .25 
Product Depth (in.)  11.41  Product Height (in.)  10.47 
Product Width (in.)  7.09 
Amperage (amps)  8.5  Color Family  Green 
Cord Length (ft.)  10  Corded Tool Type  Router 
Cordless/Corded  Corded  Depth Adjustment  Yes 
Dust Collection  No  Multiple base  No 
Peak Horsepower  1.5  Power Tool Product Type  Corded 
Product Weight (lb.)  6.5 lb  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  90-Day  Router Base Type  Fixed 
Tools Product Type  Power Tool  Variable Speed  No 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  3 Year Manufacturer's Warranty 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 19 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Router One of the best routers I have ever purchased. The 1.5 HP motor has plenty of power to get through any type of wood. I used it to make these hidden hinge inserts on a recent bathroom remodel. I work alone and consider myself a craftsman and I need to rely on excellent quality tools at fair prices and this router is one of them. February 25, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Well made & handles well for small home projects This is not a high-end router that is needed for repetitive industrial type usage. However, it is a very good tool for using on home-type projects. December 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by a solid product bought this router for some wood carving. it did what I wanted just fine. the router itself is solidly built and is kind of heavy. the mass turned out to be of merit when doing precision work because it gave me a better control of where the next cut needs to be. I am glad I didn't go with the more expensive options since what I really needed is to get the work done and it exceeded my expectations. on the iffy side is the height adjustment of the bit - it feels sort of wobbly when adjusting. but once locked, it's not going to change. so, I ended up checking each time that the depth is what I want against a pre-routed hole. but that's a minor thing really. in short, I am a happy camper as far as this router goes. January 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ryobi Router I have never used a router before but this one did the trick. I recommend this product December 17, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good don't know how much I can review on this product considering it is my first router. it definitely gets the job done and seems to be powerful the light is very handy and allows you to see your work. would recommend to beginner routers. March 10, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Great! This router worked great and I've used it when making a new bedframe for my son and shelves for books and figures. March 10, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best for the $$$ Good for the weekend handy man, works great for small home wood projects and easy to operate. January 1, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Replacement for old burned out B&D router I just replaced my 25 year old B&D router that burned out in the middle of my project. I just needed one for home use so it was adequate. The one thing I don't like is the on off switch. Too small and should be more easily switched off in a hurry if need be. The old B&D had the switch on the side, when on had a protrusion through the top such that if you set it down on its top, it would turn the switch off . Other than that, it works great. March 24, 2015
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