Delta 12" Bench-top Drill Press 11-990

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  • A no-frills solution for a pressing problem

    Jul 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Solid Construction, Precise Performance
    Cons: Small Throat, Small Table

    Summary: Economics shapes countries, starts and stops global conflicts, and helps decide what tools find their way into my workshop. When recently selecting a drill press for my home workshop, economics helped make the final decision in selecting the Delta ... read more

  • Great Bench-top Drill Press w/Addition

    Dec 11, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent power, ease of use and flexibility.
    Cons: Small table

    Summary: I have been using my Delta 12" Bench-top for the last two years. It has tremendous power, extremely easy to use and very easy to change bits and speeds. Over the last two years I have drilled through a multitude of materials with no difficulty. My one ... read more

  • fair enough

    May 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: OK machine for a good price
    Cons: light weight, not enough capacity

    Summary: I purchased this machine in a fit. I was doing mortises and having much trouble with hand chisels in 2x2 oak. In frustration, I ran to Home Depot and purchased this machine and the mortise and tenon attachment, along with a m&t bit. The drill ... read more

  • A good quality choice

    Aug 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quality and ease of use
    Cons: none

    Summary: I purchased this drill press in 1995, along with a chisel mortising set. It has plenty of power for my needs, easily powering my largest drill bits thru oak and pine. I've also used it to drill steel and aluminum, with excellent results. The 5 speeds ... read more

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  • A great buy

    Feb 20, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Strong motor, solid construction, very reasonable price. The light is perfect. Runout appears  negligible.
    Cons: The table is too small. The underside of it prevents easy clamping with spring clamps.

    Summary: I had been using a Delta 8 inch drill press, but the 2.4 amp motor bogged down on some pieces. I saw the 300L for 169.00 new but waited until only the display was left on the shelf. Got it for $125.00. The 6.5 amp motor just doesn't ... read more

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