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    Info on Becker Lincoln Horizontal Mills?

    Clever solution Tom! Sadly I lost the Becker at auction. Two other guys got in a bidding war and quadrupled the price after I dropped out. It went for twice what I paid for all three of my mills ( a LeBlond, a Cincinnati, and a Hendy-Norton)
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    Info on Becker Lincoln Horizontal Mills?

    Actually I have not yet won the auction so I am not in possession of the machine. But will certainly send you details of the bull gear if I win it.
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    Info on Becker Lincoln Horizontal Mills?

    I just found an old Becker Lincoln horizontal mill and fell in love. The image below is from lathes.co.uk The outboard support for the arbor with its own ways must close the structural loop beautifully! Does anyone have information on them?
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    Becker mill

    How about an update? How does it cut? How would it compare to Hendey, LeBlond, or Cincinnati horizontals which lack that massive outboard support for the arbor? (I am thinking about buying a mill identical to yours)
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    Yes, I would need to change seals and provide separate lube for the gears. But does anyone know the approximate efficiency of the roots as a motor, so that I can calculate the torque at X psi of H2O pressure?
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    If I use the exhaust steam to heat my cottage I assume that the cottage is the condenser? has any one used the emulsifiers which we use to bind lubricants to water in the sumps of our machine tools in an engine to bind the leaking water to a lubricant? Why will the DD not run on compressed air?
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    Now that I have the world's expert in x-71's engaged... Can I push water through the roots blower from a x-71 and use it as a motor? I found a steam pump in great condition and price, but need to convert fluid pressure to torque for my line-shaft. I noticed that the displacement of the...
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    Using the injection lobe to admit the steam is pure - unadulterated - genius! Any idea of approximate lift and duration of the injection lobe?
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    Info on 24" Point Street Planer

    The second image shows the reversing lever. the dogs to trip it are missing. Does anyone have images of similar dogs for me to copy? The third image shows two more attachment points, presumably for control linkage. Does anyone recognize what they are for, or have images of appropriate linkage?
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    Actually I have considered conversion of a Ford Flathead V8 to steam operation, by first converting it to a two stroke. The exhaust passages are cast in the block and pass the cylinders at the right height to mill openings from the cylinders (above the piston crown at BDC) into the exhaust just...
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    Info on 24" Point Street Planer

    Now I must read the Corliss patents...
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    I have considered a hit-and-miss engine, but they have become excessively expensive, and cannot be fueled with wood which I have in abundance. I do have several old flathead engines from the 20s and 30s and could use one of them if I am going to resort to petrol or Diesel. Steam is attractive...
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    Thanks John. I am in the process of moving to Ohio were the laws are not as restrictive, and in fact not restrictive enough. So self-preservation will drive my boiler inspections more than regulations. Ohio has an exemption from normal pressure vessel regulations for stationary steam engines...
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    Info on 24" Point Street Planer

    Thanks for all of the information! I just posted an inquiry for a steam-engine. Rob points out that Point Street was a user of the Corliss engines, so finding one of those would be too cool. I will post some more images tomorrow...
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    Images of my new line-shaft, and I need a steam engine now!

    The die is cast. No more debating the line-shaft as I have acquired a main-shaft and 6 counter-shafts. They do not all match so I still need to acquire or make a few pulleys... But seriously, does anyone know of a suitable steam engine available? I have some big electric motors which I can...
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    Info on early Cincinnati No 2 Vert.???

    Thanks! Now I just need too find a pair of clutches...
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    Info on early Cincinnati No 2 Vert.???

    Yes, I could not reconcile the spindle with the machine either.
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    I need to scan and print a gearbox cover for an old (1919?) American Radial Arm Drill

    My new radial is missing its gear-box cover. Does anyone have one I could scan so that I can print a replacement? Note the exposed gearing
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    Info on 24" Point Street Planer

    Point Street Planer (with requested photos)
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