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Item #: G7947
Model # G7947
Overview
If you use your drill press commercially and need power and capacity, this is one drill press you should look at seriously. Note the 4-3/4" spindle travel!

Made in an ISO 9001 Factory

CSA certified meeting CSA C22.2 #71.2-10 and UL 987-8th Edition standards!

Specifications:

  • Motor: 1 1/2 HP, single-phase, 120V/240V, prewired 120V
  • Overall height: 70"
  • Swing: 17"
  • Spindle travel: 4-3/4"
  • Number of speeds: 12 (210, 310, 400, 440, 630, 670, 1260, 1430, 1650, 2050, 2350, 3300 RPM)
  • Quill flange/collar dia: 3.623"
  • Drill chuck: 3/64"-5/8"
  • Spindle taper: MT #3
  • Drilling capacity: 1" steel
  • Table T-slot size: 5/8" wide
  • Precision-ground cast iron table
  • Table size: 13-5/8" x 13-5/8".
  • Table swing: 360 degrees
  • Table tilts: 90 degrees in both directions
  • Footprint: 27-1/2" x 19-1/4"
  • Approx. shipping weight: 260 lbs.
  • Includes built-in light (bulb not included)
Reviews

23 Customer Reviews (4.8 out of 5 stars) : Sign in to write a review

Anonymous Reviewer
Shipping carton very poor 06/24/2019 12:45:10 AM

Skid was too weak to support drill press. Shipping company provided additional skid so it could finish delivery.
Drill press is outstanding. I put it to work almost immediately. Works very good.
Only thing I would recommend would be a better shipping container. I have pictures of the condition the shipping carton as it was received, if you would would like them.

Christopher B
05/30/2019 11:23:17 AM

Very easy assembly. Plenty of power. A must have

Lary D
05/22/2019 1:44:25 PM

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Gary C
G7947 Drill Press 03/09/2019 7:00:57 PM

Got this drill press in Oct. 2018 along with some other stationary tools and it's flawless!!! I wanted this drill press so I'd have a good table base to mount a drill press table on for my woodworking applications! Very nice too!

mike S
02/09/2019 12:42:49 PM

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Anonymous Reviewer
01/19/2019 2:08:31 PM

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jeff H
12/08/2018 1:13:52 PM

Great drill press. Very pleased with tge whole process.

Anonymous Reviewer
06/19/2018 1:45:20 PM

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Raymond A
Awesome drill press. No complaints. 06/13/2018 10:16:26 AM

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Anonymous Reviewer
03/14/2018 5:35:31 PM

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Anonymous Reviewer
Great drill press 03/11/2018 2:17:57 AM

This press is exactly what I needed to compliment my shop. It has plenty of power with the 1 HP motor. Very happy with this machine.

Marc B
Perfect Addition 01/02/2018 4:59:21 PM

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Anonymous Reviewer
11/30/2017 9:49:08 PM

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Anonymous Reviewer
Great product, especially at this price! 11/13/2017 8:28:45 PM

This will be used in a Technology & Engineering Education classroom. It cost approximately 1/3 of the price we paid for the machine it is replacing (and that was the price 13 years ago). It is well built, has a more powerful motor than the previous machine, and a larger swing. And it has a safety guard! This will be helpful for use in a middle school classroom.

Anonymous Reviewer
10/25/2017 5:36:50 PM

I bought this Drill Press because I needed a lot of bang for my buck. Drilling large holes through wood and steel among other materials. The G7947 has proven to have the power and precision I need at a good price. Way to go Grizzly!

Anonymous Reviewer
Love the quality of this drill press 10/05/2017 10:32:51 AM

Well constructed solid drill press. Does require two people to put together.

Anonymous Reviewer
05/28/2017 12:55:40 PM

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Al T
Perfect with a few modifications 05/25/2017 12:56:38 PM

This is drill press is almost perfect. I upgraded a couple of things so now I really love it.

First was the quill stop. Standard threaded rod with 2 nuts. l couldn't find wrenches that would exactly fit the nuts so it was a pain to adjust.

I bought a 1/2 X 20 threaded rod from Zoro. Only a few dollars. Then I removed the old rod. It doesn't thread in just fits in. I drilled out the hole to 1/2" with a standard metal drill bit. Then I bought 2 1/2" X 20 nuts to secure it. Finally, I bought the quick set quill stop from Grizzly. They have an expensive one and a less expensive one. Works perfectly.

There is a lever on the right side to secure the motor after belt adjustments. I tried to use if for the first time and there was a clang inside. Apparently whatever is supposed to push against the motor fell off the lever. I called Grizzly. I was told there was no way to get in there and fix it and that it wasn't needed anyway. I haven't has any problems with slippage.

I also replaced the standard chuck with a keyless one which is much better and holds just as tight.

Anonymous Reviewer
05/19/2017 10:41:47 AM

Sent the wrong bolts to bolt the unit to the base , unessssary running around to find bolts to mount

DANIEL D
This Drill Press Rocks! 05/09/2017 8:55:53 PM

Great size and Power/torque. Was a Breeze to setup.
This is another great value product from Grizzly!

Anonymous Reviewer
02/15/2017 9:35:19 PM

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Anonymous Reviewer
Great medium sized drill press 02/05/2017 1:09:59 PM

This was a present given to my dad and he has thoroughly enjoyed this product. It is truly a beginning industrial-strength style drill press I would recommend this to anyone.

Wayne S
Great Product 01/28/2017 8:18:05 PM

This drill press is impressive. It's "Heavy Duty" construction allows usage even in the most demanding applications. I am very pleased with the ease of speed adjustments as well as the ease of table adjustments. The table light is a great feature as well. It allows safer use due to increased visibility while drilling. This machine is with out question, a very high quality product. I am happy to own it !!