1. #1
    Hi all
    As a newbie to machining I look with some envy at those machines with shiny beds and rails etc. I purchased an old Boxford lathe and a Tom Senior milling machine (now converted to cnc). Both machines were ex-schools machines and I donít think they have ever been cleaned. Dreadfully caked in suds n stuff.

    The machines were cleaned with much gusto, but the beds are still dull. Can anyone offer the best way to clean / polish the beds and rails? Which can be achieved without third party machining.


    cheers
    joe

  2. #2
    Light oil and scotchbrite.

    .
    John S -

  3. #3
    What took you so long John ?

    once again, thanks for the info and benefit of experience

    joe

  4. #4
    Sorry I'll try harder.
    John S -

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