[EMS Discuss] Some tools missing

Darrell Perko dperko at efn.org
Mon Jan 27 14:47:02 PST 2014


Since he has not chimed in, does anyone know how to reach Tom?

On 1/27/2014 2:39 PM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> Darrell, make sure you check with Tom Conlin before doing that since 
> he is the one who owns that machine.  He may want to repair it in a 
> particular way.
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Mr. Clif <clif at eugeneweb.com 
> <mailto: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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