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by lucymachine
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

Re: central machinery model 5980

exposing the bearing show a lot of junk and dirt in them so that it is hard to turn by hand. i will probably change them with sealed ones. Now I am trying to tackle the lathe head stock to take that guy apart. there is no instructions for that that I can find. I'll try to go by the exploded view to ...
by lucymachine
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

Re: central machinery model 5980

thank you Torch for your links. over weekend I managed to get the mill's pulley off on my own but could not advance further. Now I see how to proceed. I do have a copy of the exploded manual view. interestingly enough some of the smaller retaining screws shown in the links in the face or under the c...
by lucymachine
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

Re: central machinery model 5980

thank you for quick reply. I looked everywhere and did not see obvious keys or screws anywhere to loosen. I totally agree with you that forcing something will cause more damage than good. This machine has served me well for many years, even though is not the best in the world but I made many fine to...
by lucymachine
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

central machinery model 5980

Hello: I have one of these old #5980 harbor freight 3 in 1 mill-lathe machines. I want to disassemble the mill and the lathe stocks to clean them up, greased and reassemble. Does any one know how to do the disassembly of both components? any videos? How does the belt pulleys come off? but using a be...