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Challenge Handy-Drill Single-Spindle Drill

  • 2-1/2” lift capacity in 4 different drill bit sizes (1/4”, 5/16”, 3/8”, 1/2"). Machine can be converted to a 2” maximum lift capacity for a wider range of available hole sizes (1/8” to 1/2").

  • Safe to operate - Spindle motor automatically turns on when the pull-down lever is moved and automatically switches off when the lever returns to the up position.

  • Conveniently located chip collector cups - Located around the spindle, they include a sight gauge to signify when the cups are full and need to be emptied. The cups also serve as safety covers with interlock switches. When removed to change the drill bit or to empty the paper chips, power to the motor is locked out until the cups are replaced.

  • Adjustable backgauge stops – The backgauge includes 4 adjustable stops for drilling multiple hole pattern jobs. Just flip the switch and move your pile to the next setting.


Drill Head Operation Hand Lever
Drill Sizes Available (2" capacity) 1/8" to 1/2" / 3 to 13 mm
Drill Sizes Available (2-1/2" capacity) 1/4" to 1/2" / 6 to 13 mm
Maximum Drilling Capacity 2-1/2" / 6.4cm
Minimum Distance Between Holes 3/8" / 9.5 cm
Maximum Distance Drill To Side Guide 9-7/8" / 25.1 cm
Maximum Margin Hole Center To Sheet Edge 2-1/2" / 6.4 cm
Side Guide Trip Manual


Table Space 18" x 19" / 46 x 48 cm
Overall Height 22-3/8" / 56.8 cm
Overall Width 24" / 61 cm
Overall Length 21.2" / 53.9 cm
Net Weight (approximate) 70 lbs / 32 kg
Shipping Weight (approximate) 90 lbs / 41 kg


115 Volts, 2.7 Amps, 60 Hz, 1 Phase, AC

Challenge reserves the right to make changes to any product or specification without notice and without incurring responsibility to existing units.

Challenge Handy-Drill brochure pdf file

Download the brochure and call 877.460.1212 toll free to speak to a sales representative.