Grizzly 17" Drill Press

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Grizzly
Model:
G7947
Price:
$525

Description

* Motor size: 1 HP, single-phase, 110V/220V
* Overall height: 70"
* Swing: 17"
* Spindle travel: 4.75"
* Number of speeds: 12 (210, 310, 400, 440, 630, 670, 1260, 1430, 1650, 2050, 2350, 3300 RPM)
* Drill chuck: 5/8"
* Spindle taper: MT #3
* Table: Precision ground cast iron
* Table size: 13 5/8" sq.
* Table tilts: 90° left and right
* Weight: 283 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Large capacities, large base

Review Summary

High Points: ↑ Its large base adds stability to a top-heavy machine. ↑ Greatest drilling capacity from base to chuck (50-1/4"). Low Points: ↓ Without a quill lock, you can’t secure the chuck in a lowered position. ↓ No chuck-key holder. More Points: → Users under 6' tall will likely need a step stool to change belts on this unit, tallest in the test of 8 presses. → Includes wrenches for tilting the table, but the table is better suited for metalworking.
→ Works well with optional mortising attachment (#H7789, $64).

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

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