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    Default Old Richardson Bench Drill Press (probably 1930s), 13mm chuck, Single phase. $300

    For sale is a single phase Richardson drill press $300.

    *It has a 13mm keyed Jacobs US chuck with a key.

    *Original Crompton Parkinson Motor.

    *Original ball ends on handles (handles are stainless steel).

    *6 speed V belt pulley (a bit cracked but does not affect the performace.

    *Non returning spindle (allows the spindle to remain in the same position.

    *Table is adjustable to -45 to 45 degrees.

    *Has the original motor starter which uses fuse wire. Can be replaced with a modern switch if it plays up.

    Dimensions 105cm tall, 70x30cm wide. Weights about 150 KG.

    Pickup Campbelltown Area, Sydney.


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    have the same drill ,fantastic old thing it is, non return spindle could mean spring is broken ,or those two bolts at the front are too tight, tighten mine and the spindle wouldn't even move.............bob
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    Quote Originally Posted by robyn2839 View Post
    have the same drill ,fantastic old thing it is, non return spindle could mean spring is broken ,or those two bolts at the front are too tight, tighten mine and the spindle wouldn't even move.............bob
    The spindle does not have a returning spring. It has a small spring and brass retainer which keeps the spindle in the desired position.

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