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  1. A common rule of thumb I use is 0.6 times...

    A common rule of thumb I use is 0.6 times ultimate yield strength give you a pretty close number for shear strength for most materials.
  2. I second that it is a very early Sheldon lathe as...

    I second that it is a very early Sheldon lathe as Jim has mentioned. The poster should be able to get us a serial number that is stamped at the tailstock end of the bed between the ways. He aught...
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    Call up Wells-Index up, they are very helpful on...

    Call up Wells-Index up, they are very helpful on trouble shooting and taking you step by step on dismantling the head to fix the power feed. And of course, be able to provide you repair parts, with...
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    You are late to the party...........

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    You are late to the party........ This thread is over ten years old and the poster has not posted lately
  5. Wrong reactor!!!! The one that went down is just...

    Wrong reactor!!!! The one that went down is just east of me by about 75 miles as the crow flies...
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    Or twenty years worth of porn.....:D

    Or twenty years worth of porn.....:D
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    Place I worked at back in 1985 had a Jet lathe...

    Place I worked at back in 1985 had a Jet lathe very similar to this one. Motor burned out, replaced and added a typical on-off switch in place of all of the junky push buttons and contactors. Just...
  8. Some of us had Big Chief tablets and those big...

    Some of us had Big Chief tablets and those big fat pencils to draw with, too....:eek:
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    Yep, that's a VFD of sorts. Sure not worth what...

    Yep, that's a VFD of sorts. Sure not worth what they want for it!!! Wires disconnected, parts missing,......
  10. That is a 745 mill with a 645 head on it, with...

    That is a 745 mill with a 645 head on it, with the old style power feed. I'm wondering if someone swapped out heads? Or did Wells-Index offer the old style head on a newer frame mill back then. I...
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    I was given a fifth edition Machinery's Handbook...

    I was given a fifth edition Machinery's Handbook twenty two years ago. It belong to the guys grand dad who gave me the book. His grand dad was a machinists in the early 1900's. I offered to buy it...
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    A member here ran across this place just north of...

    A member here ran across this place just north of Houston. A member here Steve Watkins ran across him. here's a video Steve posted a while back with contact information for this guy. He will ship...
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    Well, how bad did the riggers charge you for...

    Well, how bad did the riggers charge you for loading your goods on your truck?:(
  14. I know a guy in Pleasanton, just south of you,...

    I know a guy in Pleasanton, just south of you, that has a 1940 model LeBlonde round head 13" lathe, I believe it is for sale. It's in fair shape, still cuts good. If interested send me a PM and I'll...
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    Sami exercising his retirement privileges .........

    Sami exercising his retirement privileges ...... That a boy!!!!
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    We used Antifreeze 50-50 mix with water in our...

    We used Antifreeze 50-50 mix with water in our coolant system on the induction unit we had. Also was equipped with a refrigerated cooler to chill the water.
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    They don't eat hay or have a vet bill..... Kind...

    They don't eat hay or have a vet bill..... Kind of like man hole covers...

    I have several face plates I've bought from HGR in the past few years. Never know when you will need one.
  18. Make a nut from 464 Naval bronze. That would be...

    Make a nut from 464 Naval bronze. That would be a slightly higher yield material than cast iron and a bit less friction to deal with.
  19. For personal use, use oil on everything. ...

    For personal use, use oil on everything. Obviously grease was the wrong choice back then.. Gear train, look for a Shell grease called "Gear Coupling" grease, works well for exposed gearing. The...
  20. That is one heck of a RT. I reconize the make of...

    That is one heck of a RT. I reconize the make of that one. I have it's baby sister, a 10" RT. Ken
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    Wheel bearing grease is not recommended. Big...

    Wheel bearing grease is not recommended. Big plus for Lubriplate grease even though no grade is specified.
  22. Thread: Retirement Day

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    Congratulations Sami, enjoy retirement!!! I'm...

    Congratulations Sami, enjoy retirement!!!
    I'm two years behind you but our govnment wont let me retire until I'm 67!! I doubt I will retire before 70!!! If I don't die off first!
    Ken
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    Depending on the size of hammer union. Some of...

    Depending on the size of hammer union. Some of those threads are like 3-1/2 TPI full Acme. I would suggest using the Kemmental or Tool-Flo Style No. 4 size inserts or on edge TNMC-54 size/style...
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    Do you know the age of this hardness tester? Are...

    Do you know the age of this hardness tester? Are all of the weights, indenters, test blocks, and anvils with the tester? I would be interested in pictures and possibly purchasing it. Ken
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    The 20" x 78" L & S Model X lathe I had weighed...

    The 20" x 78" L & S Model X lathe I had weighed in right at 8,000 lbs. That looks like another 2 feet in length longer than mine, I say the weight is around 8500-9000 lbs. We used a local roll back...
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