Skil's Line of Shop Routers Bring Professional Woodworking to Home Shops
posted on August 1, 2011 by Woodworker's Journal
Skil Routers with SoftStart Technology Skil's home routers offer professional power for the home workshop, with new SoftStart technology and an LED light for improved visibility.

SKIL has a new line of routers — the 1817, 1827 and 1830 — which the company is touting as offering “professional features at an affordable, DIY price.” All three routers in the line feature SoftStart™ Technology, microfine adjustment for precise depth measurements and an LED SiteLight™ for improved visibility. They also have soft-grip handles, a dual-position On/Off switch and half-inch collet capacity with a quarter-inch collet adapter. The Model 1817 is a 1-3⁄4hp fixed-base router, priced at $69.99; the 1827 is a 2hp plunge base router with variable speed, depth rod and adjustable turret for repeatable plunging applications. It’s priced at $89.99. The Model 1830 is a 2-1⁄4hp combo kit with both fixed and plunge bases, variable speed, depth rod and adjustable turret. The 1830 is priced at $109.99.

posted on August 1, 2011 by Woodworker's Journal
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