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Old February 4th 17, 02:04 PM posted to rec.crafts.metalworking
Robert Nichols
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Default Drill Press Foot Switch

On 02/03/2017 01:00 PM, Bob La Londe wrote:
I've been playing with a regular foot switch on my floor standing drill press. Over all I like it except that the work light isn't on except when I am standing on the switch. I can of course wire the foot switch into the leads to the motor, but I was wondering if there is any over riding reason not to have a foot switch on a drill press. Its really quick for some types of job.

Are you absolutely certain you will never accidentally step on the foot switch while changing bits in the chuck?

Bob Nichols AT I am "RNichols42"