hooking up an IGaging DRO to a drill press

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Forum topic by knotheadswoodshed posted 12-30-2013 01:35 PM 1034 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-30-2013 01:35 PM

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Hi all,
I am looking for any ideas on how to best hook up an Igaging DRO to my Delta drill press.
any ideas/photos of how you have done it would be appreciated

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#1 posted 12-30-2013 10:11 PM

What is the function of a DRO do on a drill press?

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#2 posted 01-04-2014 01:13 AM

I’m thinking…Velcro, superglue, tiewraps, 5 minute epoxy…not necessarily in that order.

btw…I like the idea.

Seriously I’d think about putting it on top of the depth stop, if your drill press has one.
Otherwise a side arm attached to the quill.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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