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Thread: smokin` deal on a new 17" drill press

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006

    smokin` deal on a new 17" drill press

    just another tai/chi unit but this is over a hundred bucks cheaper than wholesale on some other colors....
    [SIZE="1"] associated with several importers and manufacturers.[/SIZE]

  2. #2
    Good catch Tod! I wish the budget (and shop) had room for it. Hopefully this deal will hang around longer than some of the Amazon deals.


  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    That's impressive for the money. If you bought the lamp, the motor and the chuck the rest of the unit is free.
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    Dec 2006

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    I saw that unit in Sears about 6 months ago, it looks VERY similar to the Steel City one I bought (before I saw the Sears model) for LOTS more bucks!


  6. #6
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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Dang Tod, you've got me trying to figure out where I'd fit that in my shop. I've got a great space for a benchtop DP, but I'm not sure where I'd fit floor model.

    At that price, I may just have to buy it and store it until I can figure out where to put it.

    [Edited to add...]
    Well, it took me all of about 15 minutes to decide on this one. I still don't know where I'll fit it, but I've got a couple days to do some rearranging before it's here. A $530 tool for less than $200 out the door is hard to pass up.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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    Don Taylor is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
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    Jan 2007
    That is a Very good deal!

    However I do like the six inch stroke, split head and external micro-adjustable depth stop on my Steel City.


  8. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Odessa, Tx

    Didn't Last Long???

    They must not have had many of them, OR......they made a mistake & caught it, because when I clicked on the link to see which model it was, the page that came up said, "the product you are looking for is no longer available".

  9. #9
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    Dec 2006
    Punta Gorda, Florida
    Looks like that you are right Norman. I'll bet that it was a mistake. Those kinds of deals do not last long and you really have to jump on them. Good move Vaughn and Rob.
    Last edited by Allen Bookout; 10-12-2007 at 09:40 PM.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    allen, just tried it and hit refresh.....looks fine on this end?
    [SIZE="1"] associated with several importers and manufacturers.[/SIZE]

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