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by sconi
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

I finally got some time to look into this further, turned it upside down, checked the the bench tubes and legs found they were not square, put them right and it now raises perfectly.
by sconi
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

Folks, thanks so much for all your suggestions I did get a response from Shopsmith and will add it to the bottom of this post. In order to make room to flip my SS over I'll have to wait until the weather gets better and move some things outside - I have a small shop. From your comments and what SS h...
by sconi
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

It's loose sir, doesn't appear to be the problem.
by sconi
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

I attempted to load photos but they are too large so will try to get a smaller one.
by sconi
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

I haven't had a chance to work on this issue for a while, did talk to SS customer service a couple of times and was asked to send additional photos but nothing since October 24th, I have decided they aren't going to even try to help. Two answer a couple of questions asked, the problem is the same wi...
by sconi
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

I have determined it's the casting, where the way tubes go into the hinge, it's hitting on the casting, no way to adjust it or make any changes short of grinding off some metal that I can see. It does it both ways with or without the lift. It looks like it's something I'll just have to live with.
by sconi
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 116922

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

It's a powerpro lift, the castings bottom out when the headstock is about 20 degrees away from being upright.