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Forum topic by Konomigon posted 1827 days ago 867 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Konomigon

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1827 days ago

Hi,

I just purchased a Jet bench top mortiser. I was wondering if you could also use it as a regular drill press.
Would this cause harm to my new machine?

Thank You,

-- Kris


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knotscott

5369 posts in 1976 days


#1 posted 1827 days ago

Kris – My little $100 HF mortiser came with an extra chuck so that the mortiser could be converted to a DP. I have a 13” DP so I haven’t tried it, and have no idea how well it’ll work. No reason to think that your Jet can be used as one too.

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John

208 posts in 2003 days


#2 posted 1827 days ago

I’ve been wondering about using my Bench Top Drill Press as a Mortiser.

John

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