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==The item==
 
==The item==
* A 2nd user Meddings Drill press with a >=500w motor - Artag is looking out for something suitable
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* A 2nd user Meddings Drill press with a >=500w motor - Artag is looking out for something suitable.
  
 
===Budget estimation===
 
===Budget estimation===
 
* £350
 
* £350
 
  
 
===Specification===
 
===Specification===
* 16-speeds (existing press is 5) bench-top drill press
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* To be determined
* 16mm chuck
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* Looking at the suggested [http://airtoolguy.com/best-drill-press-reviews/ best drill press reviews] here to shortlist the selection
* 510w motor (existing is 370w)
 
* Wet table with tilt
 
* Rack and pinion lift
 
  
 
===Additional information===
 
===Additional information===
* The present drill press is very inacurate and has a number of faults.  This pledge is to replace it with something built along more industrial lines, that will survive the use/abuse it will get in the space.
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* The present drill press is very inaccurate and has a number of faults.  This pledge is to replace it with something built along more industrial lines, that will survive the use/abuse it will get in the space.
 
* The plan is to implement a modified acNode (but with no restrictions) with the new press to log usage, and also count used hours so that maintenance and lubrication schedule can be followed.
 
* The plan is to implement a modified acNode (but with no restrictions) with the new press to log usage, and also count used hours so that maintenance and lubrication schedule can be followed.
  
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==Pledges==
 
==Pledges==
 
* £100 -- [[User:sjrapid|sjrapid]]
 
* £100 -- [[User:sjrapid|sjrapid]]
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* £30 -- [[User:RichM|RichM]] (bit short atm!)
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* £80 -- [[User:wish|Wish]]
  
Running total: '''£100'''
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Running total: '''£210'''
  
Approximate target: '''£320'''
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Approximate target: '''£350'''
  
  
 
[[Category:Pledges]]
 
[[Category:Pledges]]

Latest revision as of 07:29, 22 July 2015


We are looking at purchasing a new Drill Press for the space. Pledge opened: 19 September 2013

Pledge leader: sjrapid

The item

  • A 2nd user Meddings Drill press with a >=500w motor - Artag is looking out for something suitable.

Budget estimation

  • £350

Specification

Additional information

  • The present drill press is very inaccurate and has a number of faults. This pledge is to replace it with something built along more industrial lines, that will survive the use/abuse it will get in the space.
  • The plan is to implement a modified acNode (but with no restrictions) with the new press to log usage, and also count used hours so that maintenance and lubrication schedule can be followed.


Pledges

Running total: £210

Approximate target: £350