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  • What size is the quill on a Rigid drill press?

    I need another spacer for my mortising attachment. The ones that came with it are too small. They fit my old DP, but not the Rigid.

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    Re: What size is the quill on a Rigid drill press?

    It should be easy enough to measure with a caliper if you have one.

    I have an older Craftsman DP and I use the Delta mortising attachment on it. None of the included adapters fit my DP. I made a shim to use between the closest match adapter and the quill. Works fine and have not had any slippage or problems. Its just a strip of shim stock that is slightly less than the circumference of the quill and the thickness required to take up the play so the adapter fits tight.
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      Re: What size is the quill on a Rigid drill press?

      After playing with it a little bit, I got one of the spacers to fit. I just had to mount it above the part of the quill that acts as a stop when the arbor goes back to the top.

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