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Forum topic by DonnyBahama posted 03-24-2014 01:23 AM 558 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DonnyBahama

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03-24-2014 01:23 AM

I have an opportunity to buy a Bosch 1619 for $200 – brand new – never even been turned on. Does anybody want to talk me out of this? It will be table mounted in an extension that I plan to build for my cabinet saw. I’ve never had a really good/powerful router before. Just want to find out if there’s any reason why this might not be the one to get.

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#1 posted 03-24-2014 01:27 AM

I paid about $300 for mine. Table mounted. Love it!

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#2 posted 03-24-2014 02:26 AM

Sounds like a great score!

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#3 posted 03-24-2014 02:32 AM

Don’t wait; do it now!!

Steve

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#4 posted 03-24-2014 06:27 AM

Get it. Love it.

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#5 posted 03-24-2014 08:58 AM

Good router, good price.

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#6 posted 03-24-2014 01:11 PM

I think you should wait. If you want you can send me the address. I’m a router pro. I can take a look at it and let you know if it’s worth it. You can’t be to careful with these things. But definitely wait and send me the address. I’ll be in touch with you after I buy…...errrr uhhhhh…...examine the router for you.

PS I’m joking buy it

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#7 posted 03-24-2014 03:46 PM

Thanks, everyone. Purchase made.

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