LumberJocks

Reply by crank49

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Drill Press question?

View crank49's profile

crank49

3481 posts in 1693 days


#1 posted 12-05-2011 05:43 AM

This is the HF # 38142 16 speed drill press I have.
Really a nice machine. Super for the price.
Presently going for $239. I got mine for $160 with member discount and 20% off coupon.
The Palmgren cross slide vise I got from Amazon for around $85.
Note: there are much cheaper cross slide vises out there, but I wanted adjustble gibs and precision.

I would love to have the big Delta with the 6” quill, but simply did not have the money.
That machine is ~$900.
I’ll be watching Craigs List for one though. I’d still like to have the big guy.
Delta also has a 16” or 17” DP with a tilting table and 4-1/2” quill for around $500.
That would be a good machine as well, I think.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase