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mike85215

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1498 days ago

Hello all…. I just bought an older Rockwell Drill Press model #15-091. I need some help, I went to the Delta site and was unable to find any information for this drill press. I am looking to change the chuck to a 1/2 inch chuck….any ideas where I can find information?
Thanks for any help that you can give.
Mike


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#2 posted 1498 days ago

Call Delta, I’ve heard they are very helpful and most likely will send you a re-print of the original manual. As far as parts, this is an excellent site.

http://www.acetoolrepair.com/index.php

Good luck,

Bigjoe

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#3 posted 1498 days ago

Jim and Big Joe…Thank you both. I am beginning to think that I may have made a mistake buying this drill press. Only paid $100.00 for it and it runs out really nice but am having a real problem finding anything for the 15-091. I will cal Delta in the morning, so far they have been really great they have sent me a manual for free for my table saw, mortiser, band saw and one or two more tools that I have bought used. This is the first time though that I am unable to find anything on the internet.

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bigjoe4265

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#4 posted 1498 days ago

Mike,

I’d rather have a rock solid metal Delta anything than the Chin and Mexico garbage they are peddling today. Unfortunately I live where many of these machines were originally manufactured, yet I don’t see that many of them around. Occasionally on Craig’s list, but not as many as I’d like to see. I guess most hold on to them as long as they can still obtain parts for them.

Bigjoe

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bigjoe4265

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#5 posted 1498 days ago

I’ve been considering the Ridgid DP1550, but I just can’t bring myself to pull the trigger on that item, or any item not made (I mean really made) in the U.S. of A.

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mike85215

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#6 posted 1498 days ago

Bigjoe…that is exactly one of the main reasons as to why I end up buying what I have purchased. The drill press was made in Canada, but I have no problem with that…the Canadians ( at least in my mind) build as good a product as we do here, and they play by the same rules as we do. Besides that as a rule the used tools are in my price range :).

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#7 posted 589 days ago

I bought my chuck for the same exact model through grainger. P.S. I only signed up for this site to tell you this.

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