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    Cool Drill press DRO from cheap calliper

    Bought a cheap digital calliper from ebay and fixed it on my drill press. Now I have an accurate (and cheap) depth DRO.




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    Thanks Cascao! We've added your Drill Press DRO to our Drilling and Drill Presses category,
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    This is a good idear

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    I like it. I have been meaning to do this to my drill press. How did you sercure the plastic portion of the caliper to the bracket on the headstock?

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    Had made two holes in a small portion left from calliper moveable leg

    Edit! Holes on back of calliper.


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    Last edited by Cascao; 01-16-2017 at 05:20 AM. Reason: Correcting info

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