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NBeener

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03-17-2011 04:54 AM

Topic tags/keywords: plunge router quick change chuck collet router guide

Was there …

WAS there a Bosch Spice ??? I can’t be sure.

Okay … so … over a month ago … I indulged in the VERY dangerous activity of Retail Therapy—chasing the blues away by buying yourself something.

I try not to succumb to it often, but … hey … I’m human.

And … only something like 5wks later … it arrived … my new Bosch 1617EVSPK 2-1/4 HP [fixed !] combo fixed-base/plunge router

... and Bosch RA1054 Deluxe Router Guide.

... AND Whiteside Eliminator RC Quick Chuck.

Initial impressions: held in mid-air, and set at speed setting “D,” it’s very smooth, and very quiet.

More when I’ve actually USED it. I DO intend to actually use it, you know :-)

-- -- Neil


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ShopTinker

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#1 posted 03-17-2011 05:00 AM

Nice, Everyone needs a little of therapy from time to time.

Is that 2 1/4 hp rather than 2 1/4”?

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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patron

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#2 posted 03-17-2011 05:02 AM

well you could struggle through
and build a glass door cabinet
for it

and just go to the shop and admire it

maybe have a few drinks
and talk to it

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 03-17-2011 05:07 AM

Nice gloat, Neil.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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ClayandNancy

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#4 posted 03-17-2011 05:08 AM

Bought the same set 3 years ago, I think it works good. Haven’t had a chance to use the edge guide yet. Very smooth operation. And I also have experienced “Retail Therapy” many times. Very soothing but not necessarily painless.

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Hopdevil

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#5 posted 03-17-2011 05:10 AM

Neil….
I’m here to help you with your problem…
You can buy me anything you want any time if it will help your therapy!

hehe
Buzz

-- Buzz ---- Message sent from the End of the Internet.

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#6 posted 03-17-2011 05:27 AM

stoked no more blues..

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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fernandoindia

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#7 posted 03-17-2011 05:30 AM

COngrats Neil.

”...held in mid-air, and set at speed setting “D,” it’s very smooth, and very quiet…:”

Was it plugged?

Agree with David, in a glass door cabinet will be quiter. LOL

-- Back home. Fernando

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Eric in central Florida

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#8 posted 03-17-2011 05:45 AM

Neil, any chance you can call my wife & explain to her that I need a TON of therapy?
Knowing how nice all your projects come out, that router has found a nice home!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#9 posted 03-17-2011 06:07 AM

Sweet setup Neil. Congrats…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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lilredweldingrod

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#10 posted 03-17-2011 06:42 AM

I feel some Beener therapy coming on. I just paid off my HD card and it is screaming for me to run ‘er up again. Besides, I can’t let Neil get to far ahead of me in the tool department. he he he

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#11 posted 03-17-2011 01:34 PM

Cool….the new Bosch Blues Out. Now, if I could only get read of that green with envy feeling!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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mafe

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#12 posted 03-17-2011 01:35 PM

Poor Neil…
I feel so sorry for you!
Congrat it looks just wonderful.
Remember to make a review when up and running, I had my eye on those.
Best thoughts to you my kind friend,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Eric_S

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#13 posted 03-17-2011 01:48 PM

Neil, your therapy is making me feel like I need some therapy. Unfortunately, retail therapy doesn’t apply to having to buy a new car for the wife since her car is finally becoming a brick.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#14 posted 03-17-2011 02:15 PM

I go through that therapy occasionally, in fact this very router is on my short list.

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#15 posted 03-17-2011 04:38 PM

I guess that makes me a therapist. Maybe we should change our sign and raise our prices.
If wives only understood the valuable service tool stores provide! Marriages could be saved, chidren’s self esteem would improve, who knows, the Middle East crises might be solved. I know it would certainly help My economy!

By the way Neil, I have the same kit in my shop. I love it. You will too.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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