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Forum topic by Paul posted 06-06-2010 03:32 PM 1075 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-06-2010 03:32 PM

I’m in need of a guy who knows how to tune a drill press.
I have an older full standing delta press and there are two immediate issues.
The first is when it turns it has a slight wobble. I have tired to correct this but I honestly don’t know what I’m doing when it comes to tuning a drill press.
The second issue is in trying to correct the wobble issue I tapped the press with a hammer. The wobble did not go away and now the press action has gotten stiffer.
does anyone know of a tool guy in this area of NJ that works on tools like this.
I once spoke to a guy on the phone who was selling a piece of machine over the internet and he told me he fixes machines in this area, I made the mistake of not saving his number.
Thanks in advance.

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#1 posted 06-06-2010 04:37 PM

You may find that the cost of repair is more than the drill press is worth.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 06-06-2010 04:44 PM

I think that Rich is right.

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