I appreciate quality tools
Ricky and I picked up this Clausing model# 1670 drill press with a Baldor motor from an auction over the weekend. She’s a real deal drilling machine.
I really like the simple detail of the riveted badges proudly displaying where they were made.
We’ve been cleaning, oiling, and checking over the entire machine and noticed that the chuck spins slightly off center. After removing the pressed on jacobs chuck it appears the spindle doesn’t sit absolutely straight. Hopefully with some more investigation she’ll be true and ready for some serious speed hole drilling.
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Published - Sep 30, 2014
Last weekend Tom, Jake, Dan, Andrew, Apor, Justin, Kevin, Kevin and myself all met up in Watkins Glen, NY for a weekend of riding. After a couple of wet hours on 476 the weather cleared and was perfect for the rest of the trip. Big thanks to Tom for organizing this one. Lake Ontario Thanks to […]