View Full Version : High speed precision drills

Alistair Hosie
12-21-2006, 12:25 PM
Does anyone have a small precision high speed drill I just got one and would like to know more about them I was virtually gifted mine at 20 I believe they are expensive Alistair

12-21-2006, 12:41 PM
Alistair, I've a dumor 'speeder' or at least that's what i've always called it - is that what you mean? it spins at something like 20k with the smallest jacobs chuck. basically a high speed balanced motor with a chuck on the end. its used in the drill press chuck, simply as a way to hold it, the drill press is never turned on. actually I turn the breaker off because by rote i'd hit the green button, don't ask how i discovered that little personal weakness.


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for very find work, its a sensitive drill press table, counterbalanced the table raises up into the drill. I've done #85 holes with this, it works.

12-21-2006, 02:27 PM
This is a Dumore sensitive drill press I have on eBay now. It is 0-5/32" capacity, 17,000RPM. They list new around $800.00.

Alistair Hosie
12-21-2006, 05:47 PM
Jim mine is really nice I'll post a few pics tomorrow needs a good clean as its been near something with suds spilling on it and it's really greasy I got some de greaser will try that.Alistair

Paul Alciatore
12-21-2006, 08:18 PM

I have had a high speed, precision drill press for a long time. It is called a Unimat. Selection of speeds up to 10K RPM and with a fan speed control, I have continously variable speeds.

12-21-2006, 09:27 PM
guess mine set up's the poor mans version. didn't know they made such a thing.