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Old 06-22-2017, 11:53 PM   #1
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Anybody have any experience with these? I'm going to need a drill press and some sanding capability. This will be used for a kit build, not a scratch build. Free shipping, thankfully. It's a heavy brute for a bench mount.

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Check out Grizzly tools offerings before you buy.


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That's a lot of cash if it's just for one kit build. I am scratch building and this has done me proud:
https://www.harborfreight.com/10-in-...ess-60237.html

Grizzly, good too.
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I was staring at that exact HF model today at the store. No issues with runout? I'll take a look a Grizzly now. Thanks guys, Keep it coming!
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Shipping is a killer with this stuff. What makes matters worse is that some Chinese stuff is just rebranded and some is absolute crap right out of the box.
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I ended up going with the small 5 speed radial grizzly. The radial feature will be handy for other projects in addition to the plane build.

Thanks for all the input!


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