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A friend of mine had recently asked for some advice on restoring an old drill press he'd gotten out of an old house the bank had taken over to sell - they call him to come clean them out and do the prep work . It's an old Buffalo model 15 and not in bad shape . He had tried to remove the spindle and top pulley to check the bearings over as I had instructed , most times the grease has hardened into a solid mass and needs to be cleaned out . I had told him to rent a bearing splitter to remove the pulley - obviously he skipped that step and tried to pry it off , so I gotta try to track that part down . I believe some of the older Delta models used the same spindle pulley so maybe I can find one , not too many of these model 15's left around . One thing that is really odd is the table surface - it's perfect with not one mark of shame in it , odd for being a 1941 and most have a pretty good smiley across them - like my Clausing did ... It will be awhile , but I'll try to get some more pics and better details . The clock spring is intact , which is also rare and I'm thankful I don't have to retrofit one from the list of generic springs available since they never seem to work quite right . Spindle feels tight and the main spindle teeth feel good so far - it would be nice if they aren't chipped or worn as so many usually are . He had already taken the old Westinghouse motor into a motor shop and had it gone through with a new switch and cord - it's in excellent shape including it's original labels which is pretty rare to find . Spindle handles are in great shape as well , again - rare to see that and maybe this old girl just wasn't used that much . Evidence shows it lived in someone's wood shop during it's recent life , a good thing as they get worked a lot easier overall . I'll probably go through it mechanically and just clean it up and use it on the welding table - it's a perfect size for that . Sarge