Model # 1817-RT

Internet #203986119

Skil Factory Reconditioned Corded Electric 1-3/4 Horse Power Corded Fixed Base Router Kit


Factory Reconditioned Corded Electric 1-3/4 Horse Power Corded Fixed Base Router Kit

$51.49 /each

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Product Overview

With the Factory Reconditioned Skil 1817 1-3/4 HP Fixed Base Router gets more pro features in this DIY router. Soft Start Technology starts the bit up slowly for more control and longer motor life; a new, more comfortable design plus many more. Soft-Grip Control Handles for increased comfort and less fatigue.

  • Soft start technology for reduced start-up torque(smoother start-ups) and longer motor life
  • 1/2 in. collet capacity for larger profile applications
  • Micro-fine depth adjustment for precise cuts
  • Dual-position on and off switch for user convenience and better control
  • Quick release lever for easy motor adjustments and removal
  • Includes: 1817 120-Volt 1-3/4 HP fixed base router chip deflector, 1/2 in. collet chuck, collet nut, 1/4 in. adapter and adjusting wrench
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Name Factory Reconditioned Corded Electric 1-3/4 Horse Power Corded Fixed Base Router Kit 8 Amp Corded 1-3/4 Horse Power Variable Speed Fixed Base Router with LED Light 5.9 Amp Corded 1-5/16 in. 1 Horse Power Single-Speed Colt Palm Router 4 Amp 1/4 in. Fixed Base Laminate Trimmer
Brand Skil Skil Bosch Makita
Ratings (16) (23) (37) (1)
Reconditioned Yes No No No
Depth Adjustment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Amperage (amps) 9.5 9.5 5.6 4
Router Base Type Fixed Fixed Fixed
Multiple base No No No No
Collet size (in.) 0.5 .50 0.25 .25
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Customer Questions & Answers

Hi could I use this for 80% lowers how good is it fit that

Asked by: Tristan
Thank you for your question. Please contact our Bosch router technicians at 1-877-267-2499 so we can further discuss your application needs to verify that this router will work.
Answered by: SkilToolsSupport
Date published: 2015-10-27
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Customer Reviews

Factory Reconditioned Corded Electric 1-3/4 Horse Power Corded Fixed Base Router Kit is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Can't get accessories Worked great for a few weeks then started cutting out and spring for locking in place to put in bits.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from NOT AS DESCRIBED NOT AS DESCRIBED: This router is an excellent value but does not have the variable speed as described by Home Depot. The online listing's specifications say: "Variable Speed Yes", but it is a lie. Other than the disappointment at receiving a lesser quality router, it is still an excellent value. The reconditioned router shows no signs of previous use. The 1/4" collet adapter was installed in the router and the instruction manual and wrench are included. If you don't need the variable speed, I would recommend this router.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good for the part timer read some of the other reviews, said that the fine adjuster knob moved while working...found no evidence of this with the unit i got.matter of fact, once locked the knob didn't budge..great little router for a reconditioned tool..the price was right on for $45.. good power,soft starting motor..handles 1/2 inch shank bit with no problems..chip guard is nice and clear and the base glides along the workpiece nicely...motor lock for the bit change is a little awkward, but not bad...HAPPY CAMPER !!!!
Date published: 2014-04-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Skil Reconditioned 1-3/4 HP Fixed Base Router I was looking for a router that was commensurate with my needs and budget and found this well within my price range and am discovering that is is adequate for my specific needs at this time. it was easily attached to a particle board shelf -with- some very minor modifications, for example, tapping the screw holes to accomodate slightly larger screws, as a makeshift router table conversion, which is shown in the photograph. when using quarter inch shanks, you may want to take several little bites as opposed to taking a large bite all at once, as the bit -can- throw itself up from the collar even when very tight. aside from, and even including this, user error will probably be the source of most difficulties. it functions quite nicely...and watch your fingers. yes, i still have all ten. i hope it lasts through my present project, but would even consider buying an identical backup at this price. i just can't justify -me- buying a $300 version at this time. if it breaks down during my present project, i'll cry about it in private. enjoy you have to buy bits...$$$ there are some useful start-up bit sets. i'd recommend starting with straight bits to get used to it. if you're en expert, you probably already have a more expensive router with expensive bits, so, this may not apply to you.
Date published: 2013-05-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ease of use I just got my Skil router a few days ago and was eager to practice some. The router was.ready to use straight from the box. No hunting for assembly parts etc. I especially like the LED lights. They make seeing your cut very easy. However, I need to upgrade my learning curve on locking in the bit depth. I thought I had it tight, but it tended to drift down as I worked. A little bit of study should solve the problem. Powerful enough for my home jobs as an amateur woodworker.
Date published: 2016-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very small learning curve I used my "brand X" for many years so I was comfortable using it. (There is little room for error with ANY router) With my new 1817 it was only a matter of a couple of cuts and boom, back in the "groove".
Date published: 2013-08-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from really good product got for my husband he loves this thing and it works great
Date published: 2013-08-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from When you need a 1/2 inch router The Skil 1817 is a 1/2 inch router with a 1/4 inch adapter. It is quite easy to use and is powerful enough to tackle all but the hardest routing jobs. It may take a little bit of fussing with all of the adjustments to find out what is really adjustable. But an intermediate do it your selfer like me can scope out all adjustments fairly easily. The owners manual could be better written and more comprehensive but the router is recommended for all but the most advanced woodworkers.
Date published: 2015-09-22
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