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Stationary Drill Press



RIDGID
Model # DP1550
Street Price ($)$439.00
Size (inches) 15
Warranty (years) 3 (with lifetime service)
Power (volts) 120
Motor (HP) 1⁄2
Power Switch Type Safety paddle
Speeds (Number, RPM) 12, 300 to 3,100
Drive Poly V-belt, step pulleys
Quill Feed Right or left
Quill Travel (inches) 3 3⁄4
Depth Stop/Type Hub lock
Table Size (inches), Shape 12, square
Table Tilt 45º left & right
Footprint (inches) 15 x 21
Overall Height (inches) 65 1⁄2
Laser Guide No
Work Light Yes, Under Motor Head
Accessory Shelf Yes
Chuck Key Clip Yes
Weight (lbs/kg) 152 / 68.9
More information
 ridgid.com















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DELTA
Model # DP400
Street Price ($)$399.00
Size (inches) 16 1/2
Warranty (years) 2
Power (volts) 120 / 240
Motor (HP) 3/4
Power Switch Type Safety toggle
Speeds (Number, RPM) 12, 250 to 3,000
Drive Belt, step pulleys
Quill Feed Right
Quill Travel (inches) 3 3⁄8
Depth Stop/Type Hub lock
Table Size (inches), Shape 12, square
Table Tilt 90º left & right
Footprint (inches) 12 3⁄4 x 25 1⁄4
Overall Height (inches) 66
Laser Guide No
Work Light Yes
Accessory Shelf No
Chuck Key Clip No
Weight (lbs/kg) 194 / 88
More information deltamachinery.com
 
 


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KING CANADA
Model # KC-117FC
Street Price ($)$399.00
Size (inches) 15
Warranty (years) 2
Power (volts) 110
Motor (HP) 1
Power Switch Type Safety toggle
Speeds (Number, RPM) 16, 210 to 3670
Drive V-belt, step pulley
Quill Feed Right
Quill Travel (inches) 3 1⁄8
Depth Stop/Type Hub lock
Table Size (inches), Shape 13 5⁄8, round
Table Tilt 45º right
Footprint (inches) 13 5⁄8 x 25
Overall Height (inches) 63 1⁄2
Laser Guide Yes, Adjustable Intersecting
Work Light No
Accessory Shelf Optional
Chuck Key Clip No
Weight (lbs/kg) 157 / 71.2
More information kingcanada.com
 
 


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CRAFTSMAN (Sears)
Model # 27300
Street Price ($)$399.00 1
Size (inches) 15
Warranty (years) 2
Power (volts) 110
Motor (HP) 1
Power Switch Type Safety paddle
Speeds (Number, RPM) 12, 250 to 3100
Drive V-belt, step pulley
Quill Feed Right or left
Quill Travel (inches) N/A
Depth Stop/Type Double nut on threaded post
Table Size (inches), Shape 13 15⁄64, square 2
Table Tilt 45º left & right
Footprint (inches) 11 x 20 1⁄8
Overall Height (inches) N/A
Laser Guide Yes, with XY axis
Work Light Yes, built in
Accessory Shelf No
Chuck Key Clip Yes
Weight (lbs/kg) N/A
More information craftsman.com
 



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GENERAL
Model # 75-160
Street Price ($)$445.00
Size (inches) 16
Warranty (years) 2
Power (volts) 110 / 220
Motor (HP) 1⁄2
Power Switch Type Safety toggle
Speeds (Number, RPM) 12, 280 to 3000
Drive V-belt, step pulley
Quill Feed Right
Quill Travel (inches) 3 1⁄8
Depth Stop/Type Hub lock
Table Size (inches), Shape 10 1⁄2, square
Table Tilt 45º left
Footprint (inches) 62
Overall Height (inches) 10 7⁄8 x 19 3⁄16
Laser Guide No
Work Light Yes, built in
Accessory Shelf No
Chuck Key Clip No
Weight (lbs/kg) 134 / 61
More information general.ca
 
 




Notes:
All drills have: 5⁄8" chuck, belt tension lever (Ridgid has a quick release); chuck key; three steel spoke feed handles.
 
1. Price will be $499.99 after July 2, 2006. (Craftsman)
2. Includes telescoping table extension with fence. (Craftsman)
3. All tables are cast iron, slotted, have a rack & pinion table elevator, and rotating table (King and Craftsman rotate 360º).




GRAHAM McCULLOCH
Graham McCulloch

shortcuts.ns.ca

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