On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 15:38:34 +0000 (UTC), "Mungo Henning"
I've always believed that pillar drills have belt drives - the two
pillar drills I have certainly do, and they've never had a problem!
Put another way, if the drill bit snags in the workpiece then I'd
rather have the belt slipping than the work being flung in my general
firstname.lastname@example.org (mark) wrote:
A tool often overlooked for mass driving is the humble electric drill.
Fit a decent bit and it's fantastic. Much faster than any cordless
thing, more torque and it doesn't go flat. Even better if you get a
reversible one with variable speed.
Ok, useless for things away from a socket, but it's the only driver I
use now where power is available - outlasted two cheap cordless
drivers and one expensive one - I even keep an old stainless Wolf
bitted up in the workshop just for this!
Simon Avery, Dartmoor, UK
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