[modeleng] More Bridgeport Questions

Hi Guys,

    I am slowly (very slowly) getting the Bridgeport installed.   The 
motor is now wired up and controllable,  but still very noisy.

    Whilst cleaning things I re-discovered that the handle that locks 
the vertical movement of the knee is broken.   In order to prepare for a 
repair I thought I would unscrew the locking rod,  which passes from the 
front of the knee to the back where the gib strip is.   I have turned it 
a number of revolutions,  but it doesn't appear to be unscrewing.   Does 
this lock work by screwing onto a little slug (brass?) which bears on 
the fixed,  main casting?   If not how does it operate?

    My manual although it shows an exploded view is not a lot of use in 
this area.


       Cheers,


          Roger Mason,  in St. Agnes.

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