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PR20EVSK Trim Router

Bosch - PR20EVSK Trim Router

The Bosch PRO20EVSK is a trim router with a good fence, a soft-start, and a threaded fine-adjustment screw

$110.00 (As of 9/1/2008)

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Editor Choice-Best Overall

Editor's Review: Trim Routers

review date: September 1, 2008

Well outfitted and driven by a soft-start motor.

 The Bosch was the only router with both a good fence and a threaded fine-adjustment screw, with the added advantage of a quick coarse adjustment. Although the fine adjuster didn’t work as well as I would have liked, and the depth setting tended to shift off the mark as it was locked in place, these traits were not deal-breakers. The bit was a few degrees out of square with the base, but a paper shim under the plastic baseplate squared it. With a contoured, flat-topped housing, this trimmer fit well in my hand, and the soft-start motor made the tool easier to handle. The shaft-lock button required an awkward grip, but the depth-lock lever worked nicely. This router is available as a larger kit with specialty bases for laminate work (about $175).

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating Good
Adjustments Adequate
Runout N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Bosch
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 877-267-2499
Weight 11.8 lb.
Dimensions 15 in. x 13 in. x 8 in.
Horsepower 1.0 HP
Speed 16,000 to 35,000 RPM
Amps 5.7 Amps
Opening at Base N/A
Collet Size N/A
Type trim
Special Features N/A
Accessories drop-forged collet an shaft wrenches, collet, fixed base, straight-edge guide, case

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