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need some quick advice on this drill press

by bayouwood
posted 09-04-2016 02:45 PM


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mrg

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#1 posted 09-04-2016 03:13 PM

That is an old craftsman, it is variable speed and looks to have quite a long quill travel. It does need cleaning up offer them less and see if they bite. Check for runout and listen to the bearings. I am guessing it was made in the early 70’s but just guessing.

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unbob

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#2 posted 09-04-2016 08:17 PM

That is a good light duty drill press rated 1/2” in steel, the long quill travel is nice for woodworking. I have an earlier model, a friend has that one shown-its good.

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bayouwood

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#3 posted 09-04-2016 08:23 PM

i told the guy i didnt have a $5 on me so i offered 120. he said just give me 100! too cool

this thing is a BEAST. its so much bigger than my dads craftsman floor drill press. Needs minimal cleaning. I might paint some of the body panels to spruce up this retro machine. It runs great and the vice is a nice addition. VERY satisfied

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Rentvent

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#4 posted 09-04-2016 10:57 PM

It’s a craftsman Emerson – based off the Craftsman 100-150 – and some parts are interchangeable with the older models. It was probably built in 1968 or 1969.

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