Among the most powerful, durable, and easy-to-use 2-' HP routers on the market today. The included plunge base features an extremely smooth plunge action, incremental depth rod for accurate depth setting and a four position rotating turret. The plunge base also boasts a clear acrylic sub-base for better visibility of the router bit and it accepts standard sized template guides. At 13 amps, the FT1700 will power through the toughest materials in the workshop. This power advantage allows the router to work with less effort resulting in many years of service.