2 HP Single-Speed Fixed-Base Router

Model: 1617



2 HP / 11 Amp motor 25,000 RPM
Precision centering design — makes it easy to keep bit on intended outline when using jigs, templets, dovetail fixtures and similar guidance devices
Macro and microfine bit depth adjustment system with resettable depth indicator — for fast, precise depth adjustment
Large 3-3/4 In. base opening plus 2 In. subwoofer opening — accepts large bits
Right or left switch location — for user preference and consistency (motor does not rotate during depth adjustment)
One-piece armature shaft — for accuracy and long bit shank capacity
10 ft. flexible rubber cord
Classic hardwood handles — for comfort and beauty
Now includes RA1161 fixed-base with system for adjusting bit height from above a router table
Optional RA1126 quick-change Templet guide adapter (sold separately) — for fast and easy change of Bosch RZ1-series Templet guide (or threaded Templet guides, if optional RA1100 adapter is also used)
T-handle adjustment wrench sold separately
Fixed base has threaded holes for mounting to router table positioned in common 3-hole pattern
Power switch - now includes dust-sealed power switch


Base Diameter6"
Base Opening3-3/4"
Collet Capacity1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 8 mm
Cord Length10 ft
FixedBase Depth Range1-5/8"
Max. Motor HP2
No Load RPM25,000
Rating120V AC
Subbase Opening2"
Used on Model No.RA1171, RA1180, RA1181, RA1182, RA1200 Router Tables
WarrantyLimited 1-Year Warranty
Weight8.3 lb

1/4" S. R. Collet Chuck -- 2 610 906 283

1/2" S. R. Collet Chuck -- 2 610 906 284

16mm Shaft Wrench -- 2 610 991 388

24mm Collet Nut Wrench -- 2 610 992 417

Chip Shield-- 2 610 991 389

Fixed Base (RA1161)