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05-05-2012 06:40 PM
mr500 Well went down to big blue Lowes and pulled the trigger on this DP. Also went to post office and grabbed me up a 10% off card. So far all is good. Seems like a decent strong DP. Went together very easy. So far Im a happy camper!!

05-05-2012 02:07 AM
mr500 Yeah it has the dapth gauge. Its a full 4 inches as well. Which is another reason I like it. Plus the laser guide 16 speed, 1 hp etc..etc..

yeah Ill be making a table mod first thing!!!!!!

The handle pic was its good side lmao
05-04-2012 11:20 PM
rwl7532 I like the rectangular table my Jet has.
For wood, most of the pieces to be drilled are rectangles.
Better for clamping.

For that matter, every drill press needs a bigger table.

From that Lowe's picture, I can't tell if it has the depth gauge.
The pictures on craigslist are no better -- there could be a depth gauge but the pic is at the wrong angle.
You expect a drill press has handles; why take a picture with that as the featured item?
05-04-2012 10:44 PM
mr500 yeah Nothing in the Pawn shops so far. But I did buy a Rigid planer and a 12" dewalt compound miter (705) and got huge deals..

I am goin in the AM to sink my teeth into that PC DP. See what happens with it

05-02-2012 12:31 AM
Originally Posted by mr500 View Post
Thanks ALL
I did look on CL. Everyone here in Orlando are wants too much for there stuff.
Only one @ depot now is for 499
Thanks again guys
I have done pretty good with power tools from pawn shops. One of my routers, the scroll saw and a 1/2" chucked hand drill come to mind. I popped 180 for the better of the two Ryobi Drill presses at my local Orange Box. I don't have huge regrets over it now, but would have ended up with more machine for less money had I thought of trying Craig's List out at the time.

Good luck on your quest for a press, those things are darn handy to have around!
05-02-2012 12:18 AM
mr500 Thanks ALL

I did look on CL. Everyone here in Orlando are wants too much for there stuff.

Only one @ depot now is for 499

Thanks again guys
04-30-2012 09:31 AM
stgard new to the forums, hi all. I bought the pc drill press in
December and am very happy with it.
04-30-2012 08:16 AM
papawd I picked up the Ridgid at Home Depot 2 years or so ago for $249. and have no regrets at that time it felt more solid than the Porter Cable
04-30-2012 07:25 AM
mgmine 1hp is more than enough. Before you buy it though check out Craigs list. You might find a better one for a lot less.
04-30-2012 06:05 AM
Red Stick I got one to replace an old bench top. It is not as nice as the much more expensive ones but is a huge improvement for me. I don't regret buying it.
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