Grizzly G7947 - 17" Floor Drill Press

Regular price $895.00

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Introducing the G7947, 17" Floor Drill Press

Unleash the power and precision of the G7947 17" Floor Drill Press, equipped with a robust 1-1/2 HP motor that effortlessly drives twelve spindle speeds ranging from 180 to 3240 RPM.

This drill press excels in drilling through various materials, effortlessly handling fiberglass, plastic, composites, and boasting a maximum capacity to drill through an inch of steel without any slowdown.

The G7947 comes prewired for 120V but can easily be converted to 240V. Refer to the Voltage Conversion instructions in the manual for a seamless transition.

Fitted with a JT3 keyed drill chuck on the MT #3 spindle taper, it offers an impressive 4-3/4" of travel. The chuck accommodates drill bits ranging from 3/64" to 5/8". Achieve predetermined and repeatable drilling with the adjustable depth stop.

The 13-5/8" by 13-5/8" table features four 5/8" T-slots for secure workpiece clamping. The drill press ensures optimal use of the table with rack-and-pinion elevation controls—adjustable 21-1/2" vertically, 90° tilt (left and right), and 360° rotation around the column.

The precision-ground work surface on the base incorporates two additional 1/2" T-slots, maximizing the utility of every surface.

Your machine comes with a comprehensive, easy to follow manual written by the Grizzly HQ documentation department right here in the USA.

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Manufactured in an ISO 9001 Factory and CSA certified, the G7947 drill press comes with the following specifications:


  • Motor: 1-1/2 HP, single-phase, 120V/240V (prewired 120V), 15.8A/7.9A
  • Swing: 17"
  • Drill chuck: 3/64"-5/8"
  • Drilling capacity: 1" steel
  • Spindle taper: MT #3
  • Spindle travel: 4-3/4"
  • Number of speeds: 12, 180–3240
  • Quill diameter: 2.85"
  • Table T-slot size: 5/8" wide
  • Table size: 13-5/8" x 13-5/8"
  • Table swing: 360 degrees
  • Table tilts: 90° L/R
  • Footprint: 22-1/2" x 14-1/2"
  • Overall size: 21" W x 30" D x 70" H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 260 lbs.


  • Precision-ground cast-iron table
  • Table has lock levers and coolant trough
  • Threaded depth stop
  • Crank handle operated rack and pinion vertical table movement
  • Huge 4-3/4" Spindle Travel
  • Cushioned grip quill handles
  • Built-in light (bulb not included)
  • 1-year limited warranty

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