Yeah, I bought the HF 1.5 hp drill press. I did try to get opinions and it was about 50/50 to buy/not buy. The drill press was on sale, and then I had one of the 20% off coupons, so I got it for under $400. I'm actually pretty impressed with it. I have only drilled a few hundred holes, but it runs "true" enough.
I think the HF version is practically the same as the Northern IIRC. Good luck.
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