Drill Press Repair

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Blog series by Shawn Sealer updated 12-02-2010 05:31 AM 2 parts 9464 reads 1 comment total

Part 1: My broken drill press

07-06-2010 03:37 AM by Shawn Sealer | 0 comments »

I was working on a 35mm lens adapter for a short film I was working on called Two of Hearts. A romantic comedy about four poker playing friends. As I was working on the adapter, I was using a drum sander on my shop fox 16-speed bench top drill press to sand a PVC fitting. I was in a hurry because production was two days away, and I needed to get the adapter up and running as soon as possible. I was sanding pretty aggressively at high speed and had the drill press table down and was sandin...

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Part 2: Drill Press Repair Part 2

12-02-2010 05:31 AM by Shawn Sealer | 1 comment »

Let’s see where were we. Oh yeah I called Shop Fox and I found out that shop fox does not handle their parts they gave me the info on the company that does. I gave them a call and they were pleasant to deal with. They helped me with ordering the part. They only had three left in stock, so I ordered two. If I didn’t order the second part the 1st part would fail, and I would not be able to order a replacement part. That’s just how my luck rolls. The part got to my house in 5 days...

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