24292Re: New Mill Odor
- Aug 3, 2009Dead rat built in at no extra charge, they ran out of sand :-)
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>I finally received my HF Mill Drill 33686 on July 21. When I unloaded the-
>mill and stand (still in the crates) in my small drive under garage they
>smelled real bad. At first I thought it was the crate lumber and it
>probably was a large part of the problem but after getting all the crate
>lumber out of the house this machine still has a odor about it.
>I cleaned all the caked on protective grease off and that didn't seem to
>be the problem. Now as best I can tell it seems to be the black paint used
>inside the stand and in the table T-Sots and possibly the belt shroud
>I cleaned all surfaces inside and out on this thing but I still can't seem
>to get rid of this musky (make my throat dry) odor.
>I can deal with it but I think it has made my wife sick (allergic).
>I know all the garbage I've heard the Chinese have putt in toys, dog food,
>etc.; I'm wondering what they might be using on these machines.
>Has anyone else had a problem with odor?
Analog/Digital Modelling & Goldsmithing
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