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Forum topic by Clarkswoodworking posted 05-25-2018 02:31 AM 535 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Clarkswoodworking

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05-25-2018 02:31 AM

I found this on OfferUp and could not pass up the great deal
$60
I was bought in the 80s and used in a ski shop to drill the holes for the bindings
The drill bit is still in the machine
It was made by Orbit
A little research says it was a pre Jet Tools
It is spotless
But is is one heavy little bugger


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Firewood

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#1 posted 05-25-2018 02:46 AM

Nice find. For $60 you can’t go wrong.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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Andybb

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#2 posted 05-26-2018 06:05 PM

Scott, you are officially the CL/Offerup king! If you spot another press like that call me I need one as mine is slowly dying.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 05-27-2018 07:10 PM

I’d love to have it. I already have two drill presses. My small drill press is about the same size but a little less weight. That one seems to heavier and with better castings.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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bondogaposis

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#4 posted 05-27-2018 09:24 PM

Looks exactly like mine that I bought new in the 80’s under the Intergaram label. I’m still using it. Good find.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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