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Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer - PL1682

Abt Model: PL1682 | UPC Code: 000346392968
Bosch Tools - PL1682 - Power Saws & Woodworking
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$109.00  
Powerful 6.0 Amp Motor/ Electronically-Counterbalanced Single-Blade System/ Equipped With Bosch Woodrazor Micrograin Carbide Blades/ Ratcheting Depth Knob/ Edge Guide Fence/ Makes Deep Cuts In One Pass/ Spring-Loaded Park Rest Stand/ blue Finish
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Product Details

Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer - PL1682

Features:

  • Powerful 6.0 Amp motor, 16,500 RPM — For fast stock removal and a smooth finish
  • Electronically-Counterbalanced Single-Blade System automatically positions blade at ideal cutting angle — Reduces drag and provides fast operation and smooth finish Eliminates uneven planing caused by misaligned blades
  • Equipped with Bosch Woodrazor™ micrograin carbide blades, which resist fractures from nail and staple strikes — Last up to 2 times longer on PL1682 than standard carbide blades on other planers
  • Ratcheting Depth Knob — Allows fool-proof setting of depth increments from 0" to 1/16" (1.5 mm) within one revolution, so there is no need to re-zero the depth
  • Edge Guide Fence — Ensures consistent planing through entire workpiece, a protective shield covers the section of blade not in use
  • Spring-Loaded Park Rest Stand — Protects blade and workpiece; special shape allows easy start-up in middle of workpiece
  • Ambidextrous Lock-off Release Button — Helps avoid accidental starts
  • Makes deep cuts in one pass

Specifications:

  • Amperage: 6
  • Battery/Charger: Not Included
  • Case Type: No Case Included
  • Certifications: CSA
  • Cord Length: 10 ft
  • Height: 6.5"
  • Length: 11.1875"
  • No Load RPM: 16,500
  • Planing Depth: 0" to 1/16" (1.5 mm)
  • Planing Width: 0" to 3-1/4"
  • Rabbet Depth: 5/16"
  • Rabbet Width: 3-1/4"
  • Rating: 120V AC
  • Shoe Length: 11-1/8"
  • Voltage: 110V - 120V
  • Width: 6"
  • Works With:
    • Accessories: Planer Blades
    • Attachments Model No:
      • 1608132006
      • 2605702022
      • 2607001077
      • VAC005
      • VAC006
      • VAC007
      • VAC008
      • VAC020
      • VAC021
      • VAC002
      • PA1202
      • 3931A-PB
      • PA1207
    • Tools Model No.:
      • 2605702022
      • VAC005
      • VAC006
      • VAC007
      • VAC008
      • VAC021
      • VAC002
      • 3931A-PB
      • PA1207

In the Box:

  • (2) -- Woodrazor™ Blades - PA1202
  • (1) - Edge Guide Fence -- PA1203
  • (1) - Chip Bag - 2605411035
  • (1) -- Blade Wrench -- 2607950003

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 6 lbs
  • Shipping: 8 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Limited
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Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer
 
4.3

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (8)
  • Durable (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great design!

      The single blade design is actually really nice. After changing blades several times and not having to worry about aligning two different blades it became apparent that this is an improvement on planer design...Read complete review

      The single blade design is actually really nice. After changing blades several times and not having to worry about aligning two different blades it became apparent that this is an improvement on planer design in my opinion. I have read of people having problems with the blade cutting different depths on left and right sides of the plane. The only time I have noticed mine doing so was after changing blades and was easily corrected by removing dust and debris from the blade slot in the rotor which was keeping the blade from resting evenly across the blade channel or from me tightening the set screws fully on one side before the other, rather than snugging up each set screw until both are engaged with the blade before final tightening. I probably have abused my planer by using it to level 1000 square feet (300 square meters) of 60 year old red oak hardwood flooring which was cupped and warped but it has impressed me as the motor may have gotten somewhat hot but didn't make any magic smoke. I was keeping fresh blades in it and running it all day long but I wouldn't have been surprised at all to have burned up a tool with that project. It turned out to be faster than a flooring drum sander with 24 grit rolls and has paid for itself on one job. I was able to follow it up directly with 150 grit rolls for final sand with the sander in order to get out any slight ridges and finish the flooring much more quickly than I had first anticipated. I noticed the depth control was capable of getting deeper than several of the other planers in it's class and it is very easy to use and didn't twist out of it's setting during use on me. The dust collection works great even when a dust collection system isn't attached. The planer won't push everything into the bag but I don't believe any planer will collect everything. I would conservatively estimate this one will get about 95% into the bag. One thing I have been noticing about my tool collection is that the Bosch tools typically have the longest power cords. This tool has a very long pliable cord which I find to be a great feature. I am very conscious of ergonomics and had no complaints on this after using it for so many hours straight through. Although for my personal taste, very thin grips are the most comfortable, even with my medium to large hands, and play a large part of my tool purchasing choices. This tool doesn't have a particularly small handle but it is designed with good ergonomics.

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      Doesn't eject shavings

      Read all the reviews on this planer and didn't find anything objectionable that couldn't be handled. After I started using it, I found that the shavings were not being ejected. I thought maybe...Read complete review

      Read all the reviews on this planer and didn't find anything objectionable that couldn't be handled. After I started using it, I found that the shavings were not being ejected. I thought maybe the bag was full. Took the bag off and the problem still occurred. When the shavings aren't ejected, it slows the knife down which leaves marks in the wood. Had to stop work after a short time and clean out. Other than that, I really like the tool. I guess if it were hooked up to a vacuum, you probably wouldn't have the problem but this is supposed to be a portable tool.

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      5.0

      Great design!

      By treflip

      from Dallas, TX, United States

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      The single blade design is actually really nice. After changing blades several times and not having to worry about aligning two different blades it became apparent that this is an improvement on planer design in my opinion. I have read of people having problems with the blade cutting different depths on left and right sides of the plane. The only time I have noticed mine doing so was after changing blades and was easily corrected by removing dust and debris from the blade slot in the rotor which was keeping the blade from resting evenly across the blade channel or from me tightening the set screws fully on one side before the other, rather than snugging up each set screw until both are engaged with the blade before final tightening. I probably have abused my planer by using it to level 1000 square feet (300 square meters) of 60 year old red oak hardwood flooring which was cupped and warped but it has impressed me as the motor may have gotten somewhat hot but didn't make any magic smoke. I was keeping fresh blades in it and running it all day long but I wouldn't have been surprised at all to have burned up a tool with that project. It turned out to be faster than a flooring drum sander with 24 grit rolls and has paid for itself on one job. I was able to follow it up directly with 150 grit rolls for final sand with the sander in order to get out any slight ridges and finish the flooring much more quickly than I had first anticipated. I noticed the depth control was capable of getting deeper than several of the other planers in it's class and it is very easy to use and didn't twist out of it's setting during use on me. The dust collection works great even when a dust collection system isn't attached. The planer won't push everything into the bag but I don't believe any planer will collect everything. I would conservatively estimate this one will get about 95% into the bag. One thing I have been noticing about my tool collection is that the Bosch tools typically have the longest power cords. This tool has a very long pliable cord which I find to be a great feature. I am very conscious of ergonomics and had no complaints on this after using it for so many hours straight through. Although for my personal taste, very thin grips are the most comfortable, even with my medium to large hands, and play a large part of my tool purchasing choices. This tool doesn't have a particularly small handle but it is designed with good ergonomics.

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      5.0

      worked perfectly right out of the box!

      By Pastor_Joe

      from Point Pleasant, WV, United States

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      I bought it to plane a door to fit a smaller opening. It worked perfectly.

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      5.0

      Easy to use.

      By Georgio

      from PHILA. AP.

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      Great price for a great tool. Easy to use and very accurate.

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      5.0

      Are you kidding me!

      By THBART

      from Kennesaw, GA, United States

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      I spent years tuning, sharpening and learning to use a hand plane. I am pretty good at it. I bought the power planer to flatten some 2x4 walls before tiling them. what I did not expect was how well this thing works. AWESOME. Love it.

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      3.0

      Very aggressive planer

      By taxguy

      from Montreal, QC, Canada

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      While very well built and powerful, the PL1682 is an aggressive planer that enjoys taking wood off fast. Even if filed back to zero, it's hard not to remove much more wood than desired. If you need to take a lot of wood off fast, the tool is for you. For more control, use a hand planer.

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      5.0

      Very easy to handle. Makes nice smooth cuts.

      By Shorthairman

      from Tennessee

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      I would recommend this. It is so easy to use and it works great for any project or any type of wood.

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      4.0

      Good all around Tool

      By JakeOU812

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      Planer is well balanced and makes quick work of any task, the dust collection bag worked wonderfully on a few jobs that I had to finish in the house.

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      5.0

      Works great

      By Woodnut

      from Grand Rapids, MI, United States

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      I was a little skeptical of a single blade planer, but no problems at all. I use the planer a lot, and blades are very affordable. My previous brand planed had 2 blades, didn't work as well and cost 5 times as much to replace the blades. Very happy.

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      5.0

      Great tool for what is for

      By Bmconst

      from Berwyn, IL, United States

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      I bout this tool to use it on doors but I found other things I can use it on it came in handy. I need it it. 

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      4.0

      Good Tool

      By rascott49

      from Reading, PA, United States

      Comments about Bosch Tools 3-1/4" Planer:

      I bought this a few months ago and have used it about six times for various projects. Basically I use it to do "field trimming" of molding, casing and baseboard. For that it works fine although it does take some practice to control the tool properly to avoid gouging at the end of a cut.

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