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    I agree with LimiSami in that this lathe must...

    I agree with LimiSami in that this lathe must have been horrendous to set together. It is with equal respect that you accomplished an overhaul, if not rebuild of this complicated carriage.
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    Black slate was used everywhere in telephone...

    Black slate was used everywhere in telephone switchboards of different types. Many were test boards, to where a feed was locked out and instruments were introduced to test that feed. Oscillators,...
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    I find this thread fascinating. There were ways I...

    I find this thread fascinating. There were ways I used these die heads that I didn't know that everybody knew. The chasers could be backwards threading to a shoulder and slightly adjustable diameter.
  4. I know you want the trailer but not win the...

    I know you want the trailer but not win the lottery. Those machines were top class before the blue tarp "mirage" of protecting machinery. Someone might give their left nut for that Do All. Super saw...
  5. I figured the one in the basement is like yours....

    I figured the one in the basement is like yours. The O.D. of the pipe is 1.25" X 14 1/2". The round table is 6". It has knob and pawl feed, 13" flywheel. It is a No. O 807 and no identity other than...
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    Great pics. Thanks.

    Great pics. Thanks.
  7. Thanks for the great advise and cautions. I bet...

    Thanks for the great advise and cautions. I bet you saved some injuries from that post. Since the "group" is so small now, I just gave everybody a "Like". That was because everyone had something...
  8. By the time I bought mine, there were two or...

    By the time I bought mine, there were two or three siting outside a barn in the weather. They were all different camelbacks but the Royersford Excelsior showed more promise. The motor and step pulley...
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    I'm unfamiliar with that lathe but not the word...

    I'm unfamiliar with that lathe but not the word "awesome". Striking machine and looking forward to your re vitalization.
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    I had an appreciation for the early meters but...

    I had an appreciation for the early meters but being employed there, was a mixed blessing. Steel doors were unlocked after years dormancy and there were the vintage switch gear and meters from long...
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    That is a particularly nice looking meter. I...

    That is a particularly nice looking meter. I bought a few smaller ones at flea markets but nothing of that caliber.
    EDIT I thought I was over with this but upon closing, I saw the electric motor....
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    Can't simply reply to a narrative of this weight....

    Can't simply reply to a narrative of this weight. Gosh it heavy and imagine if we lost it.
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    Being stood "corrected" isn't bad. When a...

    Being stood "corrected" isn't bad. When a composition of this knowledge is received, it is a pleasure to read and understand. When I was young, I was a tank fanatic and knew many statistics about the...
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    Having a head is one thing and having the entire...

    Having a head is one thing and having the entire milling machine is another. I think as long as we are alive, those emblems and stamps mean a lot. You had a long post and are very concerned with it...
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    This political hatred has gone too far and there...

    This political hatred has gone too far and there is a reason for this. Trump is exposing some of the crap we lived thru for near a decade and the left doesn't want any part of it revealed."By any...
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    Yes it will. The "super intelligent" description...

    Yes it will. The "super intelligent" description will stand as it must. Composition is about Machining and knowing more about what our members already know. They can't know everything at once. I like...
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    [QUOTE=thermite;3423769]Google is a swamp. Scary,...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3423769]Google is a swamp. Scary, even, the political power to distort now in place.

    But "in the meantime", is at least one of the more USEFUL things the Russians have done.

    I...
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    I almost said "screw Google" but didn't. Getting...

    I almost said "screw Google" but didn't. Getting perty old here too.
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    It isn't just a few posts. All of which are...

    It isn't just a few posts. All of which are packed with insight but lets say it is up to the readers.
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    Gosh thermite, you really pack a punch and worth...

    Gosh thermite, you really pack a punch and worth rereading for this is info not normally known. There are two heads that I sorta know about. I have the smaller specimen which is B&S #7. It has a...
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    As time moves on, less likely to find these...

    As time moves on, less likely to find these attachments. I thought it would be good for him and his mill.
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    Jhruska Do you realize what impact that makes to...

    Jhruska Do you realize what impact that makes to owners of that series mill! To see that nose again. Let me tell you, he is a great person. A first responder guy and injured during saving other...
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    First I have to appreciate Johnoder. He knows...

    First I have to appreciate Johnoder. He knows this stuff, where to find it and post it for us. If nothing comes from this, it still stands as information to the ages.
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    So then, you would thread the end first. That's...

    So then, you would thread the end first. That's the easy part. Your concise explanation of fit is similar to how gears are supposed to fit but it is different. Sliding surfaces and such call for what...
  25. Let me be the first to say you are fine. Extreme...

    Let me be the first to say you are fine. Extreme good information about the Multifix types.
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