Pleasant surprise on the 450
The press was only missing the reservoir cover and I can make one of those. Actually it appears to work fine without it.
Needed to be cleaned up, but I hit it with a heat gun and all of the old gunk came out of it. Works like a champ.
Oh, I'll have to get the wrenches for the collet and for the rod. Right now I am improvising.
The collet is very easy to cross thread. Gotta be careful.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. Thomas Jefferson