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by TGW901
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 15
Views: 5144

Re: central machinery model 5980

Here’s the update... all is working very well now. I followed your thinking, Torch, and it was exactly what you thought. Congealed oil. It took a bit of work and several cans of WD40, but it works. Yay!
by TGW901
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 15
Views: 5144

Re: central machinery model 5980

Thank you Torch! To be more exact, everything turn extremely tight. I believe you’re right on with the congealed grease. I see several lumps of gum-like grease drops at the bottom of the spindle. So, I’m going to disassemble, soak and clean everything up. Again, I’m very grateful to you.
by TGW901
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: central machinery model 5980
Replies: 15
Views: 5144

Re: central machinery model 5980

First, I want to say hi to one and all. I am new to this org. Secondly, I also have the Central Machinery T5980. Virtually every part of my machine is frozen up. From Mill to spindle Hand-Wheel to the lathe itself ...nothing will freely turn. Sooo, a complete tear down is in order. I would also like...