Bosch 2.3 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base Router with Trigger Control-MRF23EVS at The Home Depot
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Model # MRF23EVS

Internet # 202716972

Store SKU # 864202

2.3 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base Router with Trigger Control

Bosch 2.3 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base Router with Trigger Control

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$219.00 / each
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Model # MRF23EVS

Internet # 202716972

Store SKU # 864202

The MR23EVS Series Routers have 36 Enhancments over the previous model. Trigger Control - Trigger on-off switches are located in handles on plunge base and fixed base! LED Lighting whenever motor is plugged in. 2.3 HP Rating, 15-Amp Rating, Constant Electronics with Tachometer-Feedback, Speed Control is Front and Center, Offset Cord Location, Cord Swivel, Enhanced Shaft Design, Softgrip on Motor Top, Fully-Integrated Cosmetic Design. Fixed Base enhancements: Belt-Type Base Clamp, Bottom Machining Perfection, Continuous 1-5/8 Fine Adjust Range, M6 wing screws are used to attach router, Ergonomic Handles, Softgrip, New Snap-Lock Quick-Clamp with Special Design, New Motor Catch, Clear Polycarbonate Subbases, Standard Pro Router 4 in. Equilateral Triangle Subbase Mounting Holes, Simplified Precision Centering Design, Cast-in “M4” (metric size) mark by Subbase Holes. Case Enhancements - Room for All Attachments, Plunge base cavity accommodates any plunge height, even with any Afterlock Microfine Depth Control position."

  • Trigger control system - Trigger power switch (with lock-on button) conveniently located in handle for enhanced control
  • Afterlock microfine depth adjustment easy and precise adjustment at any plunge setting
  • Versatile fixed-base depth adjustment - Features 1-5/8 in. (41 mm) continuous microfine adjustment range and hex wrench for microfine adjustment through top of optional router table
  • LED lighting - for enhanced visibility in bit area
  • Variable-speed dial, soft start, constant-Response circuitry
  • Cord swivel - for added mobility
  • Includes: 2.3 HP fixed-base router - MRF23EVS, motor, MRF001 fixed base, 1/4 in and 1/2 in. self-releasing collets, bit wrenches, T-Handle hex wrench, (3) Screws for table mounting

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Amperage (amps)  15  Assembled Depth (in.)  8.85 in 
Assembled Height (in.)  13.25 in  Assembled Width (in.)  13.2 in 
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed,CSA Listed  Collet size (in.)  0.5 
Color Family  Blue  Cord Length (ft.)  10.0 
Corded Tool Type  Router  Cordless/Corded  Corded 
Depth Adjustment  Yes  Dust Collection  No 
Manufacturer Warranty  1 Year  Multiple base  No 
Peak Horsepower  2.3 hp  Power Tool Product Type  Corded 
Product Depth (in.)  8.85 in  Product Height (in.)  13.25 in 
Product Weight (lb.)  12.25 lb  Product Width (in.)  13.2 in 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Router Base Type  Fixed  Variable Speed  Yes 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Exudes the quality I expect from Bosch. Parts convey attention to real world use and details. You must pause for a moment operating free hand to wait for motor to reach set speed which is more refined and manageable than hard start designs, cutting 1/2 inch box joints through thick oak the power was well regulated. A convienant hex key elevation adjustment can be made with both hands mounted above the router table . This permits dialing in bit depth while using a reference gauge to verify precision, overall impression after two months is that this tool is very well designed and made with quality parts an d solutions. May 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by A router for hardwoods I needed a router that could handle hardwood such as hickory. This router did not bog down when doing a 3/4" round over on hickory. The soft start is really great at reducing torque effects at startup. The hand grips provide great control and still being comfortable. The trigger switch on the hand grip also aids in control. May 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Performance exceeds my expectations, however, The routers' performance is exceptional and the powering up cycle is very smooth. However, the router that this new Bosch MRF23EVS replaced was faithful and used for twenty+ years, it just got old and the bearings gave up. The Bosch is everything that my old one was plus a little more power which I was looking for . So you will understand my surprise when setting up to run this new Bosch machine and found it DOES NOT HAVE AN AUTOMATIC SHAFT LOCK for installing router bits. After twenty years I didn't even think that all routers would not have that. I mean come on! Two wrenches needed to install a BIT??? When shopping I didn't even stop to consider current router technology would not have that, it should be a standard by now shouldn't it? I have faith that this Bosch will run as long as my old one but am very disappointed about the primitive bit installation. August 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 love everything about it I picked this router mainly because of the trigger switch which would be more enjoyable without the soft start feature.  The 2-wrench collet works better than the competitors'.  I had just finished making a clear base for another router, so naturally I am real pleased with this clear base.  This router also seams to be quieter than my others. I love the height adjustment system, especially the way it can be used in a router table. June 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by My First Router Just purchased this router the other day. It works great! I think what sold me was the trigger on the handle. You don't have to lift your hand off the machine to tun it off or on. A very save feature. I was considering another brand that was less expensive but from a lot of previous experiences, you sure get what you pay for. No more cheap tools for me. In the end they are just not worth it after all the hassles you go through. I can see I will be looking for more ways to use this router. March 21, 2013
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