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Posted on Central Machinery T-586 drillpress buy or no?

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John Smith

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#1 posted 01-05-2018 06:42 PM

if the spindles are tight, the belts and pulleys are good, the motor does not smell burnt,
and you have $150.00 you can spare, then yes, go get it. make sure the chuck key fits firmly and is not stripped.
and I would say that – yes – the older machines appear to be better quality than the newer ones.

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