Bosch MRC23EVSK

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Bosch 1617EVSPK

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Bosch 1617EVSPK

Bosch MRC23EVSK vs Bosch 1617EVSPK

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Specifications

Bosch MRC23EVSK

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Bosch 1617EVSPK

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Details

Product Weight (lb.)
How much it weights
25
21.15
Returnable
90-Day
90-Day
Color Family
Blue
Blue
Maximum Speed (RPM)
25000
25000
Condition
New
New
Power Tool Features
Variable Speed, Depth Adjustment, Multiple Base
Variable Speed, Depth Adjustment, Multiple Base
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Corded
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Power Tool
Included
Collet Wrench
Collet Wrench
Horsepower (hp)
2.3 hp
2.25 hp
Portability
Handheld
Handheld
Amperage (amps)
15
12
Cord Length (ft.)
10.0
10
Corded Tool Type
Router
Router
Collet Size (in.)
1/2 in.
1/2 in.
Router Base Type
Fixed Base/Plunge Base
Fixed Base/Plunge Base

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 year
1 year
Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed, UL Listed
CSA Listed, UL Listed

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
22.65 in
7 in
Product Width (in.)
15.25 in
16.25
Product Depth (in.)
9.6 in
21.5 in

Reviews

Bosch MRC23EVSK

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I recently purchased this router with plunge base...the plunge base does not move up and down smoothly from day one. Lots of power and smooth cuts with fixed base although very heavy , toll and not quite compact to handle . Overall not to bad for the buck . Dealing with Bosch customer service not to...

Soft start and an on/off switch in the handle makes this router very easy to operate and control. Variable speed is also an asset if larger diameter bits are used. Visibility is good and the fan removes most of the cuttings from the router path. This router was purchased primarily for the plunge ba...

Product had all features that were advertised. An unexpected surprise was that it came in a nice storage case! The router is powerful and runs very smoothly. Quite responsive. Only flaw I've seen so far is that when mounted in a non Bosch router table the depth adjustment is in the back so I h...

This is a great and powerful router. Nice quality and comes with a nice box.

For my first router I love it. Simple, bought bosch table too so no issue attaching fixed base. It very quiet when spins, usually tools get noise. You can adjust depth and use the plunger. Comes in a box which is plus. Worth the money, now its time to do some serious woodworking.

Really nice build quality. Good balance. Powerful and easily controlled. My only issue pertains to the plunge base. It is smooth through the first 3/4s of its downward travel and then becomes very sticky. I had three separate units all with this same problem. Ultimately, based on the price relative...

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I actually bought the EVSPK1617 a month ago and used it and returned it for the MRC23EVSK model because this model in my opinion is safer. The MRC23EVSK has the switch located one of the handles which is an awesome safety feature. Every make and model should have this feature in the event you have...

Phenomenal Precision, Tight Manufacturing Tolerances, Tons of Balls !!

I just bought this item and a router table both are awesome thus far!

Bosch 1617EVSPK

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Have only used this product for straight edge work; have yet to try radial cuts. This router guide is simple and quick to set up and start working. Place two rods into port on base (fixed or plunge), move to desired distance, and screw two wingnut-like screws by hand to hold distance. You can then...

Used router edge guide with my Bosch 1613EVS an preformed as advertised. Its easy setup an use made quick work of the mortises I did.

This edge guide worked just like it was supposed to. It was easily mounted and kept the router on line. I did not mount the dust collector. I made some mortises with it and they turned out great.

Very nice router guide. Fits my Bosch plunge router perfectly. Only the dust collector is useless for rabbeting out cabinet doors to remove the door panel. Otherwise I would have given a 5 star rating.

The Bosch edge guide came fully assembled and ready to use. You may use it as an edge banding guide, a precision slot cutter, arc cutter and even a circle cutter. The price was very good for all of the added capability and accuracy it adds to the basic router.

Very nice edge guide - solid and easy to adjust. The only problem is that it is not at all apparent how to attach the dust collection attachment nor do the instructions say a thing about it.

This is my second one only because I damaged the first. Best guide I have ever had

Quick to install; appears durable, like the vacuum hookup

This is a great add on and a large reason for why I bought the Bosch router. It is super helpful and works better than any other edge guide I've used.

The router edge was easy to set up. I’m happy about it.

Questions & Answers

Bosch MRC23EVSK

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Does this tool come with a dust port? Does debris obscure the project area?

No dust port. And it the blower blows the dust away as moving from left to right.

Bosch 1617EVSPK

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Does this kit come with a case or bag

Yes, this kit comes with a case.

The 1617EVSPK Router Kit includes a plunge base, fixed base, 1/4 in. and 1/2 in. collet chucks, shaft wrench, collet nut wrench, chip shields and carrying case. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

Does it accept 1/4 and 1/2 inch bits

The 1617EVS Router accepts 1/2" and 1/4" shank/bits. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST

Yes, it has collets for both.

Yes