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    I love the piece of gantry crane or whatever they...

    I love the piece of gantry crane or whatever they left piled on the ways. JFC...
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    I can't believe they just put that 10EE outside...

    I can't believe they just put that 10EE outside in the rain...
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    At least one "cheap" vise is always good to have...

    At least one "cheap" vise is always good to have on the welding bench. That way you won't cry when it gets burn or grinder marks and slag pocks on it.
  4. Hey John, Do yo have a link to the Lockheed...

    Hey John,

    Do yo have a link to the Lockheed project? That is just plain awesome. Those bulkheads are works of art.

    IMHO - Nothing is more visually pleasing than the 1930s-era racing/sport...
  5. This should help clarify things a bit. See...

    This should help clarify things a bit. See attached pic the motor speed plate on the machine. Looks to definitely have been intended as machine for the 50hz market.
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    "The only downsides are that the shop is full,...

    "The only downsides are that the shop is full, and I'd have to have it delivered to the funeral home, because if my wife found I bought another saw she'd kill me."

    OK, That's some funny sh*t right...
  7. So now that I have a manual, courstesy of John...

    So now that I have a manual, courstesy of John Oder, and the machine on hand, I can see that the form pin distance is changed by moving the form pin block up or down slightly on the angled pad...
  8. Just got her home this evening. Here are some...

    Just got her home this evening. Here are some pics.

    Hmm... 440v multi-speed 3ph 50hz?
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    Have you listed it in the classified section (or...

    Have you listed it in the classified section (or CL)? I'd really hate to see another one of these fine saws go to the scrapper!
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    Hey, if made in China clamps work for you, great....

    Hey, if made in China clamps work for you, great. It's certainly cheap. FYI, my complaint is not that the steel is bad, it's more that the machining is crap. I recently ordered some Chicom T-Slot...
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    "14" blade.....what's the max round it'll cut,...

    "14" blade.....what's the max round it'll cut, any idea?"

    My Marvel manual says that a #6, which also uses a 14" blade, will cut a 6" square.
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    You may be able to straighten the arbor.

    You may be able to straighten the arbor.
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    There's a 12" shaper vise on fleabay right now. ...

    There's a 12" shaper vise on fleabay right now. That could get you started...
  14. What are the diameters of your lathes? Are these...

    What are the diameters of your lathes? Are these plain bronze bearings with drip/wick oil cups? Are you wanting to run carbide cutters or will you be sticking with HSS?
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    I don't think that anyone here is seriously...

    I don't think that anyone here is seriously suggesting that any power hacksaw is appropriate for a production shop. But for job/home shops whose owners enjoy keeping vintage equipment working, they...
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    "Sure ain't going to find even a South Bent of a...

    "Sure ain't going to find even a South Bent of a quarter the power and less-yet the rigidity for anything close to the ASKING PRICE!"

    ^ This.
    Shop built fixes, when done well, can really add a...
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    Sweet - sounds just like what I was looking for....

    Sweet - sounds just like what I was looking for.
    Thanks!
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    Regarding tooling - for my home machine shop, my...

    Regarding tooling - for my home machine shop, my strategy has been to determine the job first, and then tool-up for that job as required. Your general tooling and fixture needs will get addressed,...
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    Metal stamping Equipment for Magazines

    Does anybody here have any experience fabricating magazines? Just curious if this could be feasible accomplished at the home shop level and what equipment would be best suited for the task.
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  20. Pretty sweet machine. A nice shaper is...

    Pretty sweet machine. A nice shaper is definitely on my tool bucket list. Rare as hen's teeth around these parts, unfortunately.

    Regarding the P&W 12B, was your motor 440v? The owner of the one...
  21. Fascinating! So the table functions kind of like...

    Fascinating! So the table functions kind of like really nice version of a Palmgren rotary cross Slide? Did they come with a dividing/indexing attachment? Seems like that would be the perfect tool...
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    That's a pretty sweet deal. Should make somebody...

    That's a pretty sweet deal. Should make somebody very happy. I've got a 9A and it's just a joy to use. Pretty amazing how square and clean the cuts are.
  23. Found a vid with profilers in action: YouTube...

    Found a vid with profilers in action: YouTube
    Pretty cool stuff. Looks like they're making BARs.
    I love that they're using them for the wood furniture as well.
  24. Have you seen this vid?: YouTube...

    Have you seen this vid?: YouTube
    Pretty clean machine right there.
    BTW, What's the advantage of the vertical shaper vs. the more common horizontal type?
  25. 279019279020279021 Here are the CL pics posted...

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    Here are the CL pics posted by the owner for anybody who is interested.
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