Review

As a fan of Bosch’s 1-hp Colt trim router for more than a decade, we’ve been eager to get our hands on this amped-up model.
The new 1-1/4-hp Colt has more muscle: We could not bog it down without making ridiculous cuts. With that power comes a larger body, but it’s still compact enough to operate one-handed, and it’s nimble despite the added size. We like the variable-speed, soft-start motor, and twin LEDs that illuminate around the bit nicely. Our favorite feature, though, is the bit-depth adjuster: Three modes on the base lock (locked, unlocked, and microadjust) make it incredibly easy to fine-tune a bit’s cutting depth. This Colt comes with an adjustable edge guide—a nice touch. Bosch plans to launch a plunge base—a hotly anticipated accessory—in 2019.

Product

Performance

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Features

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Ease of Use

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Value

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
5.0
out of 5