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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery
Machine Type: Drill Press
Machine Size: 17"
Submitted By: Scott Lane
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 17-600
Date of Manufacturer: 1963
Serial Number: 1339409 (View SN Registry Entry)
Last Updated 9/21/2017 3:15:39 PM

Comments:
It was purchased from a closing shop in 1980.
I acquired it from the deceased owner's son in 2017 having sat in a semi-enclosed shop since 1980.
It is in poor but working condition.
It is missing the hood, feed depth dial, handles, on/off switch and the hub has been broken and welded.

Photo 1:

Comments: Head of the 1963 17-600 as acquired.
Source: Scott Lane
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Photo 2:

Comments: Head restoration of the 17-600 including decal for serial plate.
Source: Scott Lane
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Photo 3:

Comments: Completed 17-600 restoration
Source: Scott Lane
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Photo 4:

Comments: SN Plate decal created and oil plate recreated.
Source: Scott Lane
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