[EMS Discuss] Some tools missing
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.
> 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
>> 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.
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