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The Buffalo Herd Grows

09-15-2015 11:50 PM by ChuckV | 4 comments »

Six years ago (coincidentally, to the day!) I posted this description of a Buffalo Forge drill press that I restored. About a year after that, I fixed up an old Buffalo Forge post drill. Now I have another Buffalo running that is between the size of those two. It is a 10” camel back flat belt machine. I have had this sitting around for about five years and finally got to work on it. It looked like this: I had an old 1940s-era 1/4 hp motor available and decided to use it for this drill press: Before spending too much time on this project, I tried a “proof of concept”. I put some oil in the oil holes of the motor and the drill press. I cleaned the ...

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