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Forum topic by Chas7715 posted 01-07-2016 02:16 AM 825 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Chas7715

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01-07-2016 02:16 AM

Just wanted to tell ya’ll about my Craigslist score that I picked up today for $125.00.

Although this is an image from Grizzly’s web site, the drill press I picked up today is the same. It’s in perfect condition with just one small spot of rust on the column.
This is replacing a Ryobi benchtop model that I’ve never been happy with as it has too much runout.
So, did I get a deal?

Chuck

-- Perfection is highly overrated!


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DirtyMike

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#1 posted 01-07-2016 02:25 AM

if that is a G7945 i would say you got yourself a deal chuck.

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#2 posted 01-07-2016 02:26 AM

Looks like a good deal alright

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conifur

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#3 posted 01-07-2016 02:28 AM

Is it a bench top or floor model? How many speeds? I like the tilting head over tilting the table. I think you did just fine. A new bench top cheapy runs around 70$ with out a radial head.

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#4 posted 01-07-2016 02:56 PM

Less than 1/2 price and no shipping… yep. I’d say you got a deal !

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Chas7715

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#5 posted 01-07-2016 07:03 PM

conifer,

It’s the bench-top model. 5 speed. I need to put it back together tonight (head is off the column for ease of loading/unloading). Then I get to start playing. Only thing holding me back is it’s damn cold in the garage!!!

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tomsteve

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#6 posted 01-07-2016 08:00 PM

that would be about 360 shipped to my house so 125 is a great deal.
ya know you can convert it into a floor model pretty easy.

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TheFridge

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#7 posted 01-07-2016 08:07 PM

Nice. Clean the column with spirits and wax it. It’ll travel smoother and keep the rust away.

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Tennessee

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#8 posted 01-07-2016 08:53 PM

Yes, that was a deal! I own the Harbor Freight model made back in the late 90’s, floor model, and I refuse to get rid of it.

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#9 posted 01-07-2016 09:25 PM

Looks like a nice unit, and gloatworthy.

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