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Whats the deal with the Delta 20-959LX drill press (can't find it anywhere)?

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Forum topic by MikeB posted 2321 days ago 2651 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MikeB

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2321 days ago

looking to upgrade to a new drill press, saw some video/websites on Delta’s 20” Digital/Laser Drill Press, but cannot find it anywhere. I called CPO Delta, they said the model has been discontinued? Anyone know anything about this?

Also, any recommendations? My current drill press is a 1HP Craftsman. And I hate the thought of downsizing on the power (reminds me of Tim from the sitcom Tool Time). Any advice is welcome.

Thanks!

-- MikeB, Aurora, Oregon


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GaryK

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#1 posted 2320 days ago

Tool barn has them without the laser.

http://www.toolbarn.com/product/delta/20-950/?ref=base

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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OttawaP

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#2 posted 2317 days ago

To me this seems like another questionable laser application. You need pin point accuracy on a drill press. An 1/16”x1/16” laser mark just won’t cut it. You’ll always have to look and see if the tip of the bit is in line with your marks.
Not as bad as the jigsaw I saw advertised with a laser the other day. I mean c’mon a jig saw??? it’s designed to cut curves for Pete’s sake!! what a perfect striaght laser line is doing on a tool like this is beyond me.

-- Paul

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BVH

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#3 posted 2002 days ago

Are there any new updates on the Delta 20-959dl?

-- BVH

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