Be careful when getting a Harbor freight drill press. I Have one. I looked
at 3 before I found one that didn't have too much slop in it at the end of
the quill stroke. If You can find used or affordable I'd prefer to use
a metal lathe like you are asking for.
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 22:38:05 -0500, derf <email@example.com> wrote:
> In Bill's vein:
> I have used pin vises with good results. Even the big, Aluminum ones
> can be chucked up in a standard 1/2" drill press and used.
> The pin vise sets can be used with the tiny drill bits sets.
> You can find "import" pin vise sets cheap.
> If you were closer I have an 8" Craftsman drill press I would donate.
> But, for the cost of shipping you can probably get a similar machine
> from Harbor Freight.
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