Bosch GKF600 Â¼" 600W Palm Router 240V
Bought it to do one job, ended up using it on a couple of others I would never have thought to use it on.
Cracking buy, a tool i never thought I needed, should have bought it years ago.
26 Aug 2015
Good points first.
This router is robustly build for one so small.
The motor seems to punch above it's weight. Lots of go for a 600w router. I suspect some clever electronics at work.
It's been used nearly every working day for around 2 weeks now from straight out the box and hasn't presented any problems regarding it's ability to cut.
Like our other Bosch blue tools, it's been registered for the 3 year warranty. Haven't yet ever needed to use it for any of them.
A friend has recently been using the GKF600 as the router on his CNC cutting table. Works really well.
What appears a ScrewFix bargain is actually an incomplete kit. Missing from the ScrewFix GKF600 box are the tilt base, dust extraction base and round base. You can see the space for these in the case you get.
Depth adjustment is fiddly and the micro adjust wheel is temperamental.
All round this tool is worth buying. Using a palm router for trim work is so much easier than using a more heavy duty router.
I bought the plunge base too but I'll review that separately.
22 Aug 2015
Ideal for small work.
Great little router will cope with most things .It's easy to use and set up.
21 Aug 2015
Great wee router. Used it for door hinges, dado rails, decorative edging etc. Easy to handle, not like trying to hold on to a chinook like big routers.
20 Aug 2015