15 years ago
columns. (per my manual. It does not specify which oil. Any
How about air tool oil?
My issue with this drill press is that the table is not so easy to
move. That's because there is no crank handle to move it, it is held
on the column with a tightening screw and needs to be moved by hand
when the screw is un-tightened.
So it tended to slide down a lot.
I made a really nice counterweight system last night, with a 4x force
multiplier by use of tiny rope pulleys, which makes a counterweight to
the table weight. It made it a lot nicer. (I will make pictures
tonight). Now I want a almost perfectly smooth motion.
Hence my question about lubrication.