Bosch - 1617EVSPK 2-1/4 HP Router Combo Kit - Fine Homebuilding Tool Review
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1617EVSPK 2-1/4 HP Router Combo Kit

Bosch - 1617EVSPK 2-1/4 HP Router Combo Kit

The Bosch 1617EVSPK is a router kit with fixed and plunge bases that features adjustments from the top for use when mounted to a router table and comes with some nice bonus accessories like an edge guide and templates

$215.00 (As of 7/1/2009)

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12/18/2011

I've used this kit many times in the past 5 years. In general the quality and performance a just fine. The plunge base is a little "sticky" sometimes but it's just a minor problem. The switches however are another issue. They clog with dust and won't work unless you remove and clean them. I own two other Bosch routers and they too have needed their switches removed and cleaned. The Bosch edge guide and circle cutter also work well. Power is adequate and handling is also fine. Switch position could be better.

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