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    Bridgeport Series 1 Power Quill not working

    How do you guy suggest getting out the small ball bearing on the quill knob so you can tear all that down. Sent from my Pixel 6 Pro using Tapatalk
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    Bridgeport Series 1 Power Quill not working

    Ok I watched numerous videos AND i cannot get the little ball out of the wheel that spins when you engage it. So I cannot remove that piece with the lever on it. With the clutch piece removed the lever still will not move at all, even with light tapping on it with a plastic hammer
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    Bridgeport Series 1 Power Quill not working

    Ok the little power thimble thing does turn when it is engaged in or engaged out. The previous owner said they never used the power quill so it's probably gummed up a bunch. Gonna use some atf/acetone mix to clean it which I had to use on my clausing lathe in a few spots to get that to work as...
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    Bridgeport Series 1 Power Quill not working

    Ok so I have a bridgeport series 1 that i acquired recently for my shop. Now I want to use a boring head to precisely bore some items for my offroad fabrication for a light press fit, like 0-1 thou. To do this good I would like to use the power quill to get the feed rate correct fora nice...
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    New to me Vintage Clausing Colchester Lathe Questions

    Ok so I heard back from Clausing email I sent and it's a 15” 6500 series lathe. They emailed me the manual as well. My Model 6537 lathe, s.n. F4/59554 was sold to Clausing Dealer United Machine Tools on 12/23/1966. They sold the lathe to Dienamic Tool and Engineering in Van Nuys, CA on...
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    New to me Vintage Clausing Colchester Lathe Questions

    Ok I got the compound off the cross slide. wasn't fun but I was able to unscrew the nuts and had to lift the compound up while doing it so the nuts would full unscrew. Then I got the compound to move since someone in the past decided to tighten the nut on the lead screw thing tight as they...
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    New to me Vintage Clausing Colchester Lathe Questions

    Ok I cannot see anything on the ways or anything on this thing that could lock it down besides the 3 allen set screws which i loosened but didn't change anything, still locked up tight. Loosening the 2 hex nuts on this allows it to spin for angle but doesn't change and it can't move. How...
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    New to me Vintage Clausing Colchester Lathe Questions

    Ok so I recently bought a Clausing Colchester 15 Lathe. Now it has serial Mch F 4/59554 and I an Curious on what year and model this thing is. Also one item i need to figure out soon is the cross slide. I can move it in the Y direction accross the ways front/back BUT the cross slide that you...
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