Bosch 2.25 HP Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit-1617EVSPK at The Home Depot


Model # 1617EVSPK

Internet # 100341666

2.25 HP Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit

Bosch 2.25 HP Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit

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$189.00 / each


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Model # 1617EVSPK

Internet # 100341666

The Bosch 2.25 HP Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit is a versatile router kit that serves a broad range of applications, including precise bit plunging, edge forming, slot cutting, laminate trimming and dovetail cutting. It can also be used with a router table. The kit features a quick clamp system on both bases for fast tool-free conversion, allowing the transfer of the motor from base to base with ease.

  • 25,000 RPM, 12-amp motor delivers the power needed for smooth routing
  • Variable speed dial matches speed to the workpiece and task
  • Micro-fine bit depth adjustment system for fast, precise bit depth adjustment
  • Constant-response circuitry maintains constant speed under load and provides overload protection
  • Precision centering design keeps bit on intended cut line when using jigs, templates, dovetail fixtures and similar guidance devices
  • Right or left switch location for preference and consistency
  • Quick clamp system provides fast, tool-free conversion
  • Soft-start reduces startup torque
  • Includes: plunge base, fixed base, 1/4 & 1/2 in. collet chucks, shaft wrench, collet nut wrench, chip shields and carrying case

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Amperage (amps)  12  Assembled Depth (in.)  14 in 
Assembled Height (in.)  17 in  Assembled Width (in.)  5.25 in 
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed,CSA Listed  Collet size (in.)  0.5 
Color Family  Blue  Cord Length (ft.)  10 
Corded Tool Type  Router  Cordless/Corded  Corded 
Depth Adjustment  Yes  Dust Collection  No 
Manufacturer Warranty  1 Year  Multiple base  Yes 
Peak Horsepower  2.25 hp  Power Tool Product Type  Corded 
Product Depth (in.)  21.5 in  Product Height (in.)  7 in 
Product Weight (lb.)  21.15 lb  Product Width (in.)  16.25 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Router Base Type  Fixed/Plunge  Variable Speed  Yes 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 117 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Strong, Reliable, Dependable I used this router for over 8 years. While working in construction as a finish carpenter, I saw and borrowed several different routers. For me, NOTHING compared to this router. There wasn't a job that i did that it couldn't handle. I had multiple jobs that i used it for from simple rounding over the edge to full out raised panels. When it came to flutting, and i did a lot of it, this router is the easiest to hold and manage. After doing several 8ft columns and two mantels with a few custom flutted cased windows and doors, at the end of the day, i was still able to grip it again for those last minute detail work. June 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by router works great It has been years since i have used a router for any of my projects. I use to use an old craftsman router and it worked ok but this one is so much better. I have not even come close to using it for everything that it is capable of but i am sure it will do whatever you want it to. It is the smothest and quietest router I have used. If you are looking for one I would definetly recommend this one. December 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Workhorse I don't usually write reviews for tools because the tools in questions always have incredible reputations, but this router is quite the exception. For 3 years, the router has held up like no other in the garage. I'm a guitar luthier and routing is a the most common task aside from sanding. Both table and hand work. November 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent router set I have had several different brand of routers in the past. Bosch routers are the best! I have the little Bosch Colt / hand held router and it has done all I asked it to do with no problems. This new 2.25 HP router will handle any job I throw at it. I also bought the Bosch Router Table for this router, and it is a professional grade set up. Also, I believe it was Woodworking Magazine that gave this router and Number 1 rating a few years back. I have not used the Plunge kit that came with it, but the over the table adjustment is a great plus. October 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to Use This is the first router I have ever used. It is light enough to make handling it very managable. So far I have used it on 3/4" finish plywood. It cut like butter. The bit adjustment is very easy. I am buying a Rockler universal router base to attach to it to make a larger base for stability. (but it works just fine without it) June 4, 2014
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