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    Surface Plate - The Velsey Company...New toy for my hobby shop.

    Hey guys, I posted this in General but was told that it may get more response here. Picked this guy up today for a steal. It has some imperfections and needs to be lapped and I will build a proper stand for it in the coming days (suggestions on a propper stand would be appreciated). Anyone have...
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    The Velsey Company...New toy for my hobby shop.

    Hey guys, Picked this guy up today for a steal. It has some imperfections and needs to be lapped and I will build a proper stand for it in the coming days. Anyone have any recommendations on where to get a lapping fixture for this size plate (24x36) or who have any experience with a resurfacing...
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    1.5 hp motor to generate 3 phase for 1 hp Clausing 4914

    Hey all, I have some spare 1.5 hp 3 phase motors that need to be used. I have a guy needing a rpc to drive a 1hp Clausing 4914 lathe. I have tried to look up the limitations and realize that the 1.5 hp doesn’t obey the 2 to 1 rule but do you think this would work to drive this lathe. It is for a...
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    LeBlond 13c taper attachment on 15c possible

    Will a 13c taper attachment fit on a 15 C Leblond lathe. Mine is a 66' model with gears and the taper attachment is coming off a servoshift 13c from the 70's by the look of it. Thanks
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    LeBlond 15c Threading

    Hey guys, I am new to machining and need help interpreting the threads and feeds chart on my LeBlond 15c lathe. I am trying to cut 3/4 x 10 threads and the closest pitch on the lathe is 0.104. Also I have looked at a few thread pitch charts online and compared the to the chart on this lathe...
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    H50 - ART32 tool holder

    Guys, Sorry for my newbieness but I have looked and looked for what the taper is on this tool holder without any luck (in picture H50-ART32). My mill came only with this tool holder and I obviously need more. I would like to get some opinions on what holder everyone likes and what would work...
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    LeBlond 15C Lathe pickup today.

    Today I picked up my second piece of machinery. I got this LeBlond 15C from the original owner who still had the receipt from 32 years ago. Came with a good amount of tooling as well. What do you guys think?
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    Enshu VF Mill

    High all, I just took delivery of a Enshu VF mill in pretty good shape but would like to find the product manual for it. Already looked on vintage and no luck. Any input welcome.
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    Victor 1660

    Hey guys, I am new to machining and the forum and this is my first post. I have bought a very large Enshu mill and have been very pleased with it. My question now goes to a Lathe I am looking at which is in the title and is a Victor 1660. Comes with some tooling (i.e. quick change tool post, 12"...
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