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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Hi folks - making progress, have freed up the table, have decided to take the pulley off the back so I can paint the parts more easily...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      I mean the main central column that everything moves up and down on (that the clamp is missing on). The table is currently very stuck...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Sounds like a very practical approach to keep the warts and all! I've now scraped off all the paint and warts so no going back... I was...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      That's the advice I was hoping for! I'd rather not take things apart further, so its good to get 'permission' so to speak, as I was...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      I wonder why also...? I do know someone with a lathe, (they are currently quite sick with covid - no surprise I guess) but until then...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      That's a relief...this is the clamp you refer to I assume? (attached)
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Thanks, I appreciate your help so far ... your previous post was really helpful, and yes I saw from other drawings that the original...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      I'm had a look and can't see how to shut it down - other to say - please go to other thread everyone!
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Some pics... the drill came crashing down to the table today, so it is not stuck anymore! But too heavy to push back up.. meanwhile I...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Another question. The plastic square that has single phase wiring written on it - that has replaced the original switch as when I took...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Oh, and thanks for the warning about vinegar...
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      Jill replied to the thread Fobco drill press clean up.
      Great to know where the groovy name came from. I do appreciate it is the 'rolls Royce' of press drills from what I've read online. You...
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      Hi there - I have joined this forum for one main reason... I have inherited my Father's FOBCO drill press, and I noticed people posting...
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      Hi folks - I’m posting from NZ, I’ve inherited a fobco drill press from my Dad, know nothing about them - but keen to use it. It seems...
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