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In my opinion, the finest small drill press made is from Cameron Precision:


http://www.cameronmicrodrillpress.com/presses.html


It's supposed to be able to handle drill bits down to 0.006" diameter--yes, six-thousandths of an inch--but I haven't tried anything smaller than a #80 in mine.  In several decades of hard use, it has never let me down.  Be advised, though, that these units are now truly pricey (I got mine more than thirty years ago, when they were cheap).  





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You're welcome.
Thirty-plus years ago, mine cost $150.  Last time I checked (more than a year ago), the published price was about $600.  Now, price isn't even published...but you can request a quote direct from the website.  You might want to do that, just to calibrate your maximum eBay bid.
Good luck with the bidding.


Dawg :cool: 


P.S.  Almost anything can be fixed except a bent spindle.  Ask the seller what the runout is.
P.P.S.  I just took a look at that listing.  It has a Jacobs chuck (like mine) not the high-precision optional one.  Could be a good deal.
 
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