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    May as well put the photos in this thread

    Skinny John from long ago

    scan-01.jpgscan-02.jpg

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    That’s very interesting, thanks for posting


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    Quote Originally Posted by mllud22 View Post
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    That huge motor on that gearbox resembles a freight train. That's work history to be proud of. Is that a gear reduction or just the bearing housing for the drive
    Not really....

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnoder View Post
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    Skinny John from long ago
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    What do you mean skinny? You are still skinny

    Ken

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    This guy does a lot of trepanning on converted lathes:

    David Wilks - YouTube

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger doug View Post
    Not really....

    Quote by mllud22
    That huge motor on that gearbox resembles a freight train

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    A Choo Choo train

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    Quote Originally Posted by mllud22 View Post

    Quote by mllud22
    That huge motor on that gearbox resembles a freight train

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    A Choo Choo train
    Oh yeah.....spot on.....:
    locomotive traction motor at DuckDuckGo

    "Not"....

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger doug View Post
    Oh yeah.....spot on.....:
    locomotive traction motor at DuckDuckGo

    "Not"....
    My statement should have been its built like a freight train. It was an expression of its massive size . That's all.


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