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10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router

  • Soft start electronic variable speed to prevent surface damage
  • Includes: 1/2 in. Collet and 1/4 in. Adaptor
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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Product Overview

RYOBI introduces the 2 HP Plunge Router. This tool features a 2 HP, 10 Amp variable-speed motor that lets you match speed to the bit being used for versatility. To learn more about RYOBI tools, go to ryobitools.com and check out RYOBI Nation. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router includes a 1/2 in. collet, a 1/4 in. adaptor, and an operator's manual.
  • 2 HP, 10 Amp variable-speed motor for versatility
  • ACCU-STOP micro-adjustable depth stop makes it simple to set and adjust for repetitive plunge cuts up to 2 in.
  • Ergonomically designed handles for comfortable use at every angle
  • 1/2 in. collect and 1/4 in. adaptor accept a variety of bits
  • Soft start electronic variable speed adjusts from 15,000 - 25,000 RPM
  • Spindle lock for easy one wrench bit change
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) RE180PL1G Router, 1/2 in. collet, 1/4 in. adaptor, and operator’s manual






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Cordless/ CordedCordlessCordedCordlessCordless
Router Base TypePlunge BasePlunge BaseFixed BaseFixed Base
Amperage (amps)0.0100 A0
Collet Size (in.)1/4 in.1/4 in.1/4 in.1/4 in.
Power Tool FeaturesCompact,Cushioned Grip,Depth Adjustment,Variable SpeedDepth AdjustmentCompact,Depth Adjustment,Multiple Base,Variable SpeedDepth Adjustment,No Additional Features,Variable Speed
Horsepower (HP)0 hp2 hp0 hp0 hp
Motor TypeBrushless BrushlessBrushless
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
9.75 in
Product Height (in.)
10.5 in
Product Width (in.)
9.75 in

Details

Amperage (amps)
10
Collet Size (in.)
1/4 in.
Color Family
Green
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
6
Corded Tool Type
Router
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Horsepower (HP)
2 hp
Included
Bits
Maximum Speed (rpm)
25000
Portability
Handheld
Power Tool Features
Depth Adjustment
Product Weight (lb.)
9.68 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Router Base Type
Plunge Base
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Questions & Answers

88Questions21Answers

Does this come with a straight guide

Asked by Joe April 14, 2021
2
Answers

No it doesn't

Can this router be adjusted to stop at a certain depth for mortises and other plunge cuts?

Asked by Professor March 13, 2021
3
Answers

Yes, it’s got a double nut on a long bolt attached to the base that you can adjust and lock down to have the plunge stop at a certain depth.

guide bushings?

Asked by red March 9, 2021
2
Answers

Red, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router. I am sorry, no. We do not make any adaptors for this tool. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

What e is the placement for the spring under the spindle lock for Ryobi router R163. It popped out .

Asked by Candi March 2, 2021
1
Answer

Candi, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router. If you have broken the tool or need help repairing it you should have a conversation with our RYOBI Customer Experience Professionals, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Thank you for asking, I hope this helps! - Vini

will the ryobi plunge router fit the ryobi rounter tae?

Asked by vic January 29, 2021
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Answers

Vic, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router. Yes! Of course our Router will fit on our Router Table. Many other Routers will fit on it as well. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

What guide bushings work with this router? Does Ryobi make a set or will another type/brand work on this router?

Asked by Bob December 26, 2020
2
Answers

Hello Bob, Thanks for your question on the RYOBI 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router RE180PL1G. There are several brands of guide bushings to fit this model. The Milescraft 12010003 is one model. If you need further assistance, please contact RYOBI Customer Support directly at 1-800-525-2579, Monday thru Friday, 9am to 6pm EST and follow the prompts for Technical Support. Thanks for contacting RYOBI! - Eve

What is supposed to be included with this router?

Asked by Ryan July 15, 2020
3
Answers

Hello Ryan, thank you for your question, the only loose parts that came with the RYOBI 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router would have been the wrench, 1/2 in. collet adapter and 1/4 in. collet adapter.

I lost the 2 screws i need to mount my 2 hp router to a table. Can i buy the 2 screws from Ryobi or can you tell me thr exact crews i need? Thanks Ric

Asked by Ric June 10, 2020
1
Answer

Hi Ric, Thanks for your question on the RYOBI RE180PL1G 10 Amp 2 HP Plunge Base Router. To obtain parts please contact our Ryobi Customer Care line at 1-800-525-2579. Thanks for reaching out to us! - Eve

If I lock this plunge router (no plunging) can I use a flush trim bit with it? Thanks in advance.

Asked by newbie27901 June 4, 2020
2
Answers

Hi newbie27901! Thank you for your question. Yes, you should be able to use the trim bit for this purpose. Best Regards, Ryobi Support Team

will this mount to a skill 900 series router table?

Asked by Keith May 17, 2020
2
Answers

Not working well on the table.

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.9
    out of 296 reviews
  • 69% recommend this product
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Great plunge router, but!!!!!
Router was good and powerful for the first 3 yrs of occasional use up until it was out of the 2 yr warranty. 1st gripe, it seems the power cord comes straight out of the top that is in the way when changing out bits. 2nd and most important is the plunge lock is defective. When locking the plunge and starting my routing, the plunge slips, which messed up the work I was doing. After careful inspection, I found the screw for the lock that is attached to the locking lever was broke inside the housing and I was unable to fix myself. Ordered a new plunge router (not a Ryobi). My other Ryobi products seem to be doing fine though.
by JC
Cheap and works but finicky
This is probably the cheapest plunge router you will be able to get. It has a lot of power and can run large 1/2" collet bits. Router has a easy to access button to lock the collet so you can tighten or loosen it with the provided wrench. It has a pretty sturdy build for its body and feels very tough. The cheapness of the router does come at a cost, primarily for the plunge function and the depth lock. The plunge is not smooth at all and you will have to give it a very large push for it to reach the deeper depths and you'll have to try multiple times to get it at the right spot. The depth lock is very risky as you have to make sure you are locking it down REALLY tight to make sure your bit doesn't come back up. However, if you continually use the depth lock, the lock itself becomes loose and looser which makes you have to tighten it more and more, leading to a vicious cycle. The alignment of the router is also not perfect out of the box. I had to sand off some plastic on the straight edge of the router base as the black plastic crept past the metal straight edge and would throw off cuts very slightly. If you need a powerful router to work on pieces that do not cost lots of money, this will get the job done. But if you are unable to accept the risk of it potentially destroying your work do not get this. If you need to reproduce certain precise depths do not get this.
by GGoose
Response from The Ryobi Canada TeamAug 4, 2020
Hi GGoose, Thanks for reaching out to us regarding our 2-HP 10-Amp Plunge Base Router. We are always reveiwing customer feedback and are always bringing our new products to help with users' projects. Keep in mind this product is not setup to use on all materials. We advice you to review the owner's manual for more information and tips for use. If you need more assistance please call our customer care centre at 1-800-525-2579. Thanks, RYOBI Canada. RyobiCanada
Good Quality Plunge Router
This is a really good quality plunge router. Measurements on it appear to be accurate so far and no major issues with it. I think a DIYer would love this thing and will save a lot of money. Good HP with this one so it should be able to handle the harder woods.
by Marcus
2 people found this helpful
Excellent Quality, even better price
This is one of my favorite RYOBI tools. I purchased it primarily for hand carved signs and other pieces of home decor. Plenty of power for ripping through a variety of different woods, easy bit changes, and reliable depth control. This tool has it all.
by Robzbrz
Got an open box on sale, new tool good sale price, for 2 or 3 jobs I have in mind.
Got an open box on sale, new tool good sale price, for 2 or 3 jobs I have in mind.
by Natvega
I build clocks and this tool is excellent in my work. Very light weight and easy to handle with p...
I build clocks and this tool is excellent in my work. Very light weight and easy to handle with perfect adjustments. I would highly recommend! I purchased it 2 mos. ago and have not been disappointed yet.
by Gomez
8 people found this helpful
Great for the diy'ers and beginning wood workers. (Video included)
I've never owned a router, but they always seemed like a great tool to have around the house for not only installation of door hinges and lock, but for larger jobs like cabinet building and molding. I was not sure if I wanted a plunge or fixed base router, and I was not willing to spend $400 for two different name brand styles. I seen this a noticed that it had the best 3st of both worlds for a smaller price, so I decided to give it a shot. At first, I was worried that 8 would not be able to figure it out, but within 20 minutes, I felt like a pro using this. It was extremely easy to use, and all the adjustments were easy to make. The router is actually very powerful, and the speed can be adjusted from high to low for different types of wood. As for the router bits, it takes 1/2' and also has an adapter for 1/4' which makes this router very versatile. They give you a wrench, and makes but changes very fast and easy. It's also comfortable in the hands but does feel a bit bulky. the plunge action is very smooth, but like some others had mentioned, the locking mechanism does get a bit lose after using it for a while. There is however a screw that can be tightened in the back that will help snug it up. All in all, I have used this to cut holes in bi-metal doors, signed and some molding, and I am extremely happy with it. Once I get my skills sharpened, I will probably spend more for a more professional router, but until then, I'm happy with this.
by Cmill
20 people found this helpful
Love it!1
I was working on a project that required production level use notching 4x4's for a handrail. I have one little BOSCH fixed base, I bought one of of these Ryobi plunge base models and borrowed an older model Rockwell fixed base. Of the three, I loved the RYOBI! The BOSCH was a little too light for the work, and the Rockwell scared the heck out of me because it was too hard to control. So I went back and bought another RYOBI RE180PLG1! I was using templates for most of the work and the RYOBI worked beautifully! It was smooth, easy to control, and the adjustment features made it a breeze to cut to the perfect depth every time. I've read some bad reviews here, but I have no complaints. You must use the appropriate speed setting for the bit otherwise you get some vibration and chattering. I did notice that one of the two units seemed a bit more "torquey" than the other, but I have not one complaint.
by Railrouter
16 people found this helpful
First time router user, this tool was easy to set...
First time router user, this tool was easy to set up and use, built a beautiful bookcase for my granddaughter's room.
by Dutchy
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