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1619EVS Router

Bosch - 1619EVS Router

This tool from Bosch stood out from the pack of big routers because of its superior design as a table-mounted router

$310.00 (As of 1/1/2002)

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Overview

Editor's Review: Routers: Taking the Plunge

review date: January 1, 2002

This model stood out from the pack of big routers because of its superior design as a table-mounted router. The plunge-lock lever has a built-in override, so when mounted in a table the router is always free to travel up or down. Another table-related feature is that the return spring can be disabled with the press of a button on the router base, which means you don't have to fight against the pressure of the spring to adjust the depth of cut. The micro-depth-adjustment knob is meant exclusively for table-mounted operation. Despite its obvious appeal as a table-mounted router, this tool feels comfortable as a handheld router as well. The power switch, plunge action, and tool-free template guides make this router easy to use. It includes a dust port, a one-wrench bit change, and a 3-in. plunge depth.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Adjustments Very good
Runout N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Bosch
Manufacturer's Web Site www.boschtools.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 877-267-2499
Weight 14.2 lb.
Dimensions 7-1/2 in. (base)
Horsepower 3-1/4
Speed 8,000 to 21,000 rpm
Amps 15
Opening at Base 3-3/4 in.
Collet Size 1/4 in. and 1/2 in.
Type Plunge
Special Features Soft start
Accessories N/A
Plunge Depth 3 in.