There are two things you need to look for when facing the problem of a Tailstock Quill which will not slide back into the tailstock of your NOVA 1624-44, NOVA DVR 3000, or NOVA DVR XP Woodlathe.
If the Keeper Plate or Lock Handle appear damaged, you can contact our Service Team for a consultation through our Service Portal. If replacement parts are needed then these can be obtained from us.
(They will be sent from our St Petersburg, FL facility)
Attached is a printable PDF of these steps for ease of reference during the procedure.