[EMS Discuss] Some tools missing

Benjamin Hallert ben at vipmail.com
Mon Jan 27 14:21:48 PST 2014


I've just brought a replacement drillpress approximately the same class as the one that has departed. I've cleaned it up and tested it out and we should be good


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The only real difference functionally is that this has a chuckless head.




- Ben

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Mr. Clif <clif at eugeneweb.com> wrote:

> By the way I have yet a bigger drill press at another shop which is 
> about twice the size of Tom's Oh, I'm sure you've seen it  Tom. Anyway 
> it would be missed at that shop but if we ever need a mondo DP it's around.
>      Clif
> On 01/27/2014 01:37 PM, Rick Osgood wrote:
>> I thought the main difference between them would be speed settings.  I 
>> thought the bit needs to turn faster for wood and slower for metal, 
>> but I'm no expert and I'm happy to be put in my place if I'm not 
>> correct.  Knowledge is power!
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 1:22 PM, Sam Foster <sam at sneetchworks.com 
>> <mailto:sam at sneetchworks.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 1/27/2014 12:54 PM, Tom Conlin wrote:
>>
>>         A broken switch on my drill press is news to me
>>         there is a (stupid) little red plastic latch thing on the switch
>>         maybe it is still working fine when switched correctly or
>>         maybe the
>>         plastic latch proved to confounding and someone resorted to
>>         brute force. I will take a look on Tuesday.
>>
>>     Yeah I tried pulling and also reinserting that little safety
>>     plastic latch, and it still turns on directly when you plugin, and
>>     switching on/off does nothing. I should be in Tuesday too (later)
>>     and am happy to help in any way. Sorry, no clue how or when this
>>     became broken. I've not used it for a couple of months and my
>>     memory from then was that the power switch worked as expected.
>>
>>     FWIW (and I'm happy to be corrected here) there's not really a
>>     difference between wood and metal drill press. The wood ones tend
>>     to be sold with square tables, maybe with fewer gearing options.
>>     Clamp a bit of wood to a large metal drill press like this and you
>>     have a great woodworking machine.
>>
>>     /Sam
>>
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