The Bosch GKF125CE Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Palm Router Puts the Power of Wood Creativity into Every User’s Hand

The Bosch GKF125CE Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Palm Router Puts the Power of Wood Creativity into Every User’s Hand

An ergonomic design and impressive power combine to deliver a tool that’s versatile, easy-to-use and precise

Mt. Prospect, Ill., Oct. 24, 2017 – The Bosch GKF125CE Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Variable-Speed Palm Router offers a tool that puts real routing power and versatility in the palm of the user’s hand. The GKF125CE Colt delivers 1.25 hp (max) driven by a 7.0 amp motor, yet provides maximum comfort thanks to an ergonomic palm-grip design with soft-grip.

In addition to comfort, the Bosch GKF125CE Colt includes advanced electronics highlighted by variable-speed control and soft-start circuitry. Impressive power allows this Bosch Colt router to easily round-over edges and execute pattern cuts. It features advanced electronics highlighted by soft-start circuitry to reduce start-up torque and variable speed (16,000 to 35,000 rpm) for optimal speed selection. Constant Response circuitry helps maintain speed under load for consistent performance.

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The router includes the rugged 360° (non-split) PR101 Bosch aluminum fixed-base housing, which enables wide bit capacity, accepting bits up to 1-5/16“ in diameter. Its revolutionary user-friendly depth-adjustment system (with both standard and metric scales) allows easy and precise depth adjustment. Its round, translucent polycarbonate sub-base can be centered for worry-free guidance along templates and other jigs. Motor removal is push-button easy thanks a release that allows users to employ the palm router on an optional plunge base that will be available in early 2018.

“The Colt GKF125CE is a small workhorse router for the user who needs professional features in a palm-size tool,” said Jim Stevens, product manager, BOSCH POWER TOOLS. “This is a convenient tool to be sure, but its power is impressive. The tool brings a lot of the table for the user who’s looking for a tool that’s fast, easy to use and precise, but one that delivers on the horsepower end as well.”

Along with an enhanced ergonomic design to reduce user fatigue, this palm router delivers enhanced control to produce excellent results. The palm-grip configuration and soft-grip housing combine with a base equipped with finger-support pockets for greater stability.

The Bosch GKF125CE Colt palm router also features LED lighting to provide an enhanced view of the bit and work area. In addition, a durable shaft lock and forged wrench are included for fast, easy and comfortable bit changes. The router also includes a ball-joint cord swivel for easy cord positioning.

The Bosch GKF125CE Colt Palm Router comes with a fixed base, a 1/4 In. self-releasing collet chuck and a collet chuck wrench. The Bosch GKF125CEK Colt 1.25 hp (Max.) Palm Router Kit adds a straight-edge guide and a carrying case.

To learn more about the Bosch Bosch GKF125CE Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Variable-Speed Palm Router or to find a local dealer, visit or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out for additional tips and videos.

Bosch GKF125CE Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Variable-Speed Palm Router Fact Box






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Bosch GKF125CE Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Variable-Speed Palm Router




120V AC


US: $129

Canada: $160

Bosch GKF125CEK Colt 1.25 hp (Max) Variable-Speed Palm Router Kit




120V AC


US: $139

Canada: $175


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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. The company employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016) and generated sales of 73.1 billion euros ($80.9 billion) in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.

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