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1880 Giant Blacksmith Drill Restoration
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Post# 1036268   6/24/2019 at 11:03 by stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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Post# 1036272 , Reply# 1   6/24/2019 at 11:57 by SudsMaster (East of SF, West of Eden, California)        

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I have a similar camel-back big drill press in my home workshop. It came with the house. It wasn't sold off like the rest of the shop tools because "it was too big to move". I'm told the previous owner got it from the San Francisco Mint.

It's fully functional but I don't use it much. But It's fun to turn on and impress visitors with. Belt driven, 220 volt. An OSHA nightmare, LOL. Mine is floor mounted, full height. Kind of a monster.


Post# 1036325 , Reply# 2   6/25/2019 at 00:41 by tolivac (greenville nc)        

EXCELLENT video-love the restoration process----and NO STUPID music!!!Liked how the manual operated drill press ACTUALLY works as shown in the end---now I want one--looks FUN to use!Electricity is for wimps---lets drill by hand!

Post# 1036326 , Reply# 3   6/25/2019 at 01:55 by stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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