Bosch 1617EVSPK 12 Amp 2.25 HP Combination Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit

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Product Features & specs :

Bosch 1617EVSPK 12 Amp 2.25 HP Combination Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit

Details
The Bosch 1617EVSPK 2.25 HP Combination Plunge- and Fixed-Base Router provides all the components necessary for fixed-depth routing and plunge routing as well. It has top-level power, thanks to a 12 Amp motor that combines muscle with varied speed settings. Users can glide along the intended cutline using dovetail fixtures, templates, jigs and other guidance devices. A precision centering system and 3-3/4 In. base opening enable swift maneuverability long the intended path. This tool is also one of the quietest routers in its class.
Features:
  • 2.25 HP, 12 amp motor delivers 8000 - 25,000 RPM
  • Soft start - Reduces start-up torque
  • Variable-speed dial - For matching speed to workpiece and task
  • Constant-Response circuitry - Maintains constant speed under load, provides overload protection
  • Precision centering design - Makes it easy to keep bit on intended cut line when using jigs, templates, dovetail fixtures and similar guidance devices
  • Quick clamp system on both bases for fast tool-free conversion - Move motor from base to base with ease
  • Microfine bit depth adjustment system on both bases - For fast, precise bit depth adjustment
  • Right or left switch location - For user preference and consistency (motor does not rotate during depth adjustment)
  • Tool-free template guide adapter system - For fast and easy template guide changes
  • Wide base openings and 2 in. sub-base openings - Accepts larger bits and provides better visibility
  • Plunge-base has contoured soft grip handles - For enhanced control and comfort at all plunge depths
  • This item may ship in the original manufacturer's packaging
What’s Included:
  • Motor - 16176
  • Fixed-Base - RA1160
  • Plunge-Base - RA1166
  • 1/4 in. Self-Releasing Collet Chuck - 2 610 906 283
  • 16mm Shaft Wrench - 2 610 991 388
  • 24mm Collet Nut Wrench - 2 610 992 417
  • 1/2 in. Self-Releasing Collet Chuck - 2 610 906 284
  • Fixed-Base Chip Shield - 2 610 991 389
  • Plunge-Base Chip Shield - 2 610 912 599
  • Carrying Case - 2 610 913 367
Weight
8 lbs.
Amperage
12
Base Dimensions
6 x 6 in, 6-11/16 x 6-11/16 in
Base Opening
3-3/4 in
Base Type
Fixed/Plunge
Bluetooth Compatibility
No
CSA Safety
No
Case Type
Hard
Case included
Yes
Collet Capacity
1/4 in, 1/2 in, 3/8 in, 8mm
Depth Adjustment Range
1-5/8 in
Depth Adjustment System
Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
Depth Adjustment increments
1-5/8 in
ETL Safety
No
Handle Style
Dual Knob
Horsepower
2.25
Motor Type
Brushed
No-Load Speed (RPM)
8000-25000
Power Source
Corded
Shank Size
1/4 in, 1/2 in, 3/8 in, 8mm
Speed Controls
Yes
Speed Settings
Variable
Switch Type
Toggle
UL Safety
Yes
Voltage
120V
Wifi compatibility
No

Reviews :

4.8 / 5.0
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Yes (93)
Pros
Powerful (87)
Easy To Use (86)
Cons
Heavy (7)
Best Uses
Home Repair (27)
Large Projects (1)
Great Router
I purchased this router about a week ago to replace a few older craftsman units. I have to say this is a great products with some nice feature. I was looking at purchasing a router lift, however this is not need since the router allows fine adjustment above the table with the fix base! Great win. The unit is very robust but also has very minimal play which allows for accurate fine adjustment.

The multiple speed settings are easy to adjust and access when below the table.

I utilized the plunge base this weekend and will need to purchase the Bosch specific edge guide but overall the ability of the plunge exceeds what I have expected especially the smooth sliding action of the plunge.

Don’t wait like I did!
February 2, 2020
Originally posted at
Disapointed
Purchased this router on line. Mounted it in a router table and it won't depth adjust. Now I have to box it up and send it back to acme tools. No more bosch and no more on line purchases.
February 1, 2020
Originally posted at
Exceeds my expectations
It workes great and has plenty of power. Easy to use.
January 13, 2020
Originally posted at
Well built with great features.
I am impressed by the heftiness of this well designed tool. I've used the plunge feature and was surprised at the power and ease of use along with the accuracy. The graduated depth dial was most convenient and made the job much easier. convenience
January 6, 2020
Originally posted at
Stopped working
I recently got this router from Lowe’s and used it a handful of times and one day it just wouldn’t turn back on. I replaced the switch and still nothing. Not very happy about this. Should look into a different brand.
January 6, 2020
Originally posted at
Great router
Great router with plunge base, fixed base, Variable Speed, 1/2" & 1/4" collets, nice carrying case.
January 3, 2020
Originally posted at
Great Router!
The router is sturdy, easy to use, has a reasonable weight and works smoothly. It's an exceptional value.
January 1, 2020
Originally posted at
Great product
Received as a gift, as my old router had finally had it
Should have bought a Bosch years ago
Out performs the old router by a mile
Ease of use, ease of adjustment, variable speed, all in all an excellent router
Just waiting on my new Bosch router table
December 16, 2019
Originally posted at
good work horse with minor issues
I purchase the 1617EVSPK 2.25 package 3-4 months ago. I used it in several variations from a fixed platform, router table and with the plunger base, all with no issues. It provided more than ample power to cut some digressive wood. The only issue i'm experiencing is switching from the fixed base to the plunge base, the motor no longer slides into the bases without binding and it becomes extremely hard to remove it. I have tried to polish the motor and to add wax to make it slide easier to no avail...I will contact Bosch for this seems to be an issue with some of the 1617 models..
December 9, 2019
Originally posted at
Just what I needed
Found this at a great price and just in time for me to give myself a Christmas present !!
December 4, 2019
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Does this router come with a clear base? or is one available?
Donald on May 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, unfortunately, we do not have a clear base available for this unit.
Does it comes with different insert sizes (for different bit sizes)
Hank on Mar 2, 2013
BEST ANSWER: According to the product description, it is adjustable to accept different sized bits.
After several weeks of research I have decided to purchase this product from CPO in order to get the most recent model available, the lowest price and free shipping. My local Lowes offers the same price, but they are stocking a slightly older model that does not have the dust-proof switch cover. It is my understanding that Bosch has modified this model to include the dust cover and provide the depth adjustment while mounted to a router table.

I want to verify that the unit shipped to me from CPO will in fact be the newest model with these 2 features. Can any recent CPO customers, or staff confirm this for me? The reason I ask is that other suppliers include a long hex wrench in the product specifications/included with listing. I did not see this in CPO's list of included parts.

Please help, I am anxious to order and begin working with this unit
Ed on Sep 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: For assistance with this question, please contact our sales department (1-866-577-3014) or customer care department at (1-800-714-0918)
Is the plunge base for the 1617ev available by itself. I already have a Bosch 1617.
Frank on Mar 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The plunge base model number is Bosch RA1166 Plunge Router Base @ $89.99 in stock.
DOES IT HAVE ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL?
SAWDUSTCONER on Feb 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This unit has a variable speed dial for matching speed to workpiece and task.

Warranty:

Bosch Standard Warranty
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation ("Seller") warrants to the original purchaser only, that all BOSCH portable and benchtop power tools will be free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of one year from date of purchase. SELLER'S SOLE OBLIGATION AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY under this Limited Warranty and, to the extent permitted by law, any warranty or condition implied by law, shall be the repair or replacement of parts, without charge, which are defective in material or workmanship and which have not been misused, carelessly handled, or misrepaired by persons other than Seller or Authorized Service Station. To make a claim under this Limited Warranty, you must return the complete portable or benchtop power tool product, transportation prepaid, to any BOSCH Factory Service Center or Authorized Service Station. For Authorized BOSCH Power Tool Service Stations, please refer to your phone directory.

All Factory Reconditioned Tools are covered under the same terms and conditions as the new tool warranty, for one (1) year from date of purchase except as noted below:

  • Cordless Tool batteries are covered for one (1) year from date of purchase
  • ProVantage Protection Plan is not applicable to reconditioned tools
  • One Year Service Protection Plan is not applicable to reconditioned tools
  • 30-Day Money Back Refund or Replacement is not applicable to reconditioned tools
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  • Tripods and Rods are covered for 90 Days from date of purchase
  • Reconditioned Tools/Kits may not contain the identical accessories, cases and kit contents of the New Tool version.

THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT APPLY TO ACCESSORY ITEMS SUCH AS CIRCULAR SAW BLADES, DRILL BITS, ROUTER BITS, JIGSAW BLADES, SANDING BELTS, GRINDING WHEELS AND OTHER RELATED ITEMS.

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IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LIABILITY FOR LOSS OF PROFITS) ARISING FROM THE SALE OR USE OF THIS PRODUCT. SOME STATES IN THE U.S. AND SOME CANADIAN PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

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