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post #1 of 4 Old 07-23-2013, 02:07 AM Thread Starter
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Mark 1 Drilling machine

I'm looking for advice for a friend who is considering a drill press. its a mark 1 drilling machine says it was made in Taiwan. Model #C114X.

http://bellingham.craigslist.org/tls/3831087123.html

Anybody have an opinion about this? Thank you, very much, guys.

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Looks like it's in the same class as a Harbor Freight. I wouldn't pay more than $100. for it.

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It's missing two features that's important in a woodworking shop. 1) quill lock and 2) depth stop. There are better drill presses for less money.
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He ended up giving $100 for the drill press. ...Makes me feel pretty smug about the old craftsman I got for the same money a month ago.
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