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#1 gtcsreg OFFLINE  

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Posted April 27, 2015 - 09:07 PM

The light grey photos are the before pictures. The black metallic photos are the after. Bought this antique drill press for $30 in very good working order. Three cans of spray paint a replacement belt and a new stand. This is to be kind of a working showpiece for my tool shop. I don't have a sandblaster so the layers of paint were carefully scraped off with an old knife over the last few months. They don't make them like they used to, this thing is so heavy it's difficult for two big guys to handle. Hope you like it.

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Posted April 27, 2015 - 09:12 PM

I recognize the base on that thing... I need to go count my end tables... BRB


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Posted April 27, 2015 - 09:45 PM

Nice shop I love the raised lettering on it.
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Posted April 27, 2015 - 11:03 PM

Great job!! I love old equipment! :thumbs:


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Posted April 27, 2015 - 11:20 PM

Hard to beat the older machine  tools. Very nice job !! :thumbs:


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Posted April 28, 2015 - 08:12 AM

Nice :thumbs: 


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Posted April 28, 2015 - 08:36 AM

Looks great. Wouldn't it be fun to meet all the people that used that over the years. 


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