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#1 posted 09-28-2018 09:21 PM

If you end up changing your mind on the Rikon and are still looking at used, the Buffalo Forge #18 is an excellent machine. I own one and have yet to come across a better machine. The table crank and locking mechanisms are seriously over-built. The first thing I look at on a drill press is the locking mechanism for table tilt. If it’s just a screw holding the table to the column, I’m not impressed.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Buffalo-No-18-1-2Hp-4-Speed-110-220V-1Ph-Drill-Press-W-Adjustable-Table/112917224463?hash=item1a4a641c0f:g:ZfUAAOSwkhNaxjHt

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