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Model #1830

10 Amp 2-1/4 HP Corded Combo Base Router Set

  • Variable no-load speed: 10,500-25,000 RPM
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • LED site light for improved visibility and powered tool alert
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Product Details

Take on DIY projects like a pro with this router kit from Skil. Easily make motor adjustments or remove it with a quick-clamp release lever and choose between a fixed base or plunge base to perform a number of cuts. The 10 Amp motor has variable speed settings with a soft-start mechanism that keeps the user in control. Make cuts at precise depths up to 2 in. with a micro-fine setting that ensures a uniform swath. You’ll be a woodworking pro in no time with this multidimensional tool.
  • Includes: (1) 2-1/4 HP motor unit, (1) aluminum plunge base, (1) aluminum fixed base, (1) 1/4 in. collet adapter, (1) chip deflector, (1) carrying bag and (1) collet wrench
  • Consistent plunge cuts enabled with adjustable turret and depth rod
  • Base diameter: 6 in. fixed, 7 in. plunge
  • Collet capacity: 1/4 in. or 1/2 in.
  • Dual-position power switch
  • Bright LED work light spotlights base-plate area
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  • Return Policy

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Questions & Answers

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Q:Is this going to come back in stock online?
by|Nov 26, 2017
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A:  Hi John! To better answer your question, please contact our HD.com customer service department at 800-430-3376. The team is available every day from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. EST.

by|Nov 28, 2017
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    Q:need a 1 3/16 base plate for plung router
    by|Feb 11, 2016
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    A:  Parts can be ordered direct from our Customer Service Representatives at 1-877-754-5999.

    by|Feb 13, 2016
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      Q:Is this router sold in store
      by|Jan 6, 2016
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      A:  Hello and thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. The 10 Amp 2-1/4 Corded Router set is an online exclusive and is not available in your local Home Depot store. It can be ordered online and shipped directly to your home, business, or your local store. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.

      by|Jan 30, 2016
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      Q:Can the 1830 router be used with a 4510 router table?
      by|Dec 14, 2015
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      A:  Thank you for your question. Yes, the Skil 1830 router will work with the RAS4510 router table.

      by|Dec 16, 2015
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        Customer Reviews

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        First time use
        I gave this to my son for Christmas and he says, "4.5. Tell them the plunge base clamp loosens whole using router. Fixed base is very nice except for when locking and unlocking. Which it then moves the bit to were the dial for depth can't be set to spread cut depths real easy. But it is my first one. They may all be that way". He is having fun using it though.
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        VALUE FOR MONEY
        A REPLACEMENT FOR A PREVIOUS MODEL, SAME BRAND, SAME H.P. ALTHOUGH NOT FOR CONTINUOUS USE, APART FROM HEAVY VIBRATION ERGONOMICALLY GOOD TO USE.
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          Did not work the first time I used it.
          This was a gift to me that I was very excited about. I did not have a project to use it on right away so it actually sat in the box for about 2 years. When I got around to setting it up, mounting it to my router table and fixing a bit in it. Plug it in, turn it on and I hear sound but no movement. Then the bit starts spinning and then stops. Starts again then stops. I play with the adjustable speed knob and nothing changes. Really frustrated. Nothing like being in the middle of a project and your new tool out of the box does not work right.
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          Response from SKIL Customer SupportJul 12, 2017
          We apologize for the inconvenience that caused you and thank you for bringing this to our attention. Thank you for the review as well. With regard to your Router, please contact our customer service so that we may further troubleshoot and discuss available options. You may contact us for this at 1-877-754-5999, Mon-Fri: 7:00-19:00 CST.
            Decent router or the money
            This router has a lot of nice features on it but, not will constructed. First time I used the router the depth rod knob threads stripped out on the cast iron housing. fixed it with tap and die set. .Slow start and variable speed dial is great!
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            Lots of power but seems Skil no longer supports i
            I bought this router because it had both plunge and fixed bases. 2.5hp is plenty of power to do most all projects. Unfortunately it seems Skil no longer supports the accessories for this router. Specifically the edge guide 98100. Do your research and pick a router that is still supported.
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            Response from Skil Tools Customer SupportAug 8, 2016
            Thank you for your review. The part number for the router edge guide is 91800 and we do still support the accessories. The edge guide is still available. Retailers that sell our products can order the edge guide for you if they do not have it in stock. Please contact our Product specialists at 1-877-754-5999 if you are having trouble locating the edge guide.
              Great for the money!
              I have the fixed base mounted under my workbench and it is easy to remove and put into the plunge base to take with me for jobs outside of the shop. Great router for the money, never let me down. I use it frequently and never had any problems. Screws to mount the base are hard to come by, they are a metric size and an uncommon one (in the US) on top of that. I ended up drilling out the base and using through bolts and washers... easy enough.
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              One more Skil
              I have a Skil 1810 router that I bought a number of years ago that has served me well. I needed another router with a 1/2" collet. The 1830 router kit comes with a plunge base as well as a fixed base. It can also be used with the Skil 4510 router table that I already have.
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              works... kinda
              The router motor seems very powerful and the soft start is great. The tool will work but proved to be difficult to set up, for example, if you set a round over bit (or any other edge treatment bit) exactly even with the plate while holding the router upside down (with either the plunge or fixed base) when you preform the task your bit will not be in the same alignment it was originally. This happens because the tolerances for the production of the tool are not very tight ....allowing for slop.... but lowering price. As I said you can get it right but it is tricky. Also, the fixed base works great in a table... mainly because it stays upside down so your settings do not change like they do when its hand held.
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                Great Tool
                I have owned this router for a couple of years already and the only thing about it I can complain about is somebody stole the first one I bought. For the price the quality is outstanding. The slow start is a nice feature, because it makes it easier to start your cuts without worrying the router will twist or jump on the material.
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                  The combo idea is great, but in practice the router difficult to use
                  The combo idea is great, but in practice the router difficult to use. With the fixed base, you cannot easily adjust the height of the router bits. You have to unlock the housing first, adjust the depth, then lock the housing. It is tedious. I wanted to get the Skil router table for it, but decided not to because it seems like I have to remove the whole router from the table every time I need to adjust the bit depth. The router's features are nice, but operationally it is disappointing.
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