Shop Fox Drill Press

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Shop Fox
Model:
W1680
Price:
$420

Description

This drill press is perfect for the average-size cabinet shop or small machine shop. With the extra horsepower aluminum finned motor, the Morse Taper #3 spindle for the larger direct mount bits and the closely spaced spindle shaft bearings, you have an accurate drill press built to last. Solid cast iron construction, precision gound table, sealed ball bearings, and rubber coated quick-adjust handles provide the quality and convenience you want in a machine.

• Motor size: 1 HP, 1,720 RPM
• Voltage: 110V
• Switch: Toggle type
• Overall height: 65.5"
• Spindle travel: 3.25"
• Number of speeds: 12 (140-3,050 RPM)
• Drill chuck: 5/8"
• Spindle taper: MT#3
• Swing: 17"
• Table size: 14"
• Weight: 200 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Good low-end speed for drilling torque

Review Summary

High Points: ↑ Its 150 rpm is the slowest in the test, a plus for working with very large bits or wide circle cutters. ↑ At 31-1/2", it has the greatest drilling depth from chuck to table. Low Points: ↓ No chuck-key holder. ↓ A short motor-mount lever makes it difficult to set the correct belt tension. ↓ Requires two wrenches to tilt the round table; only one is included.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

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