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    No, fairly recent (2009 :D ) purchase on Ebay if ...

    No, fairly recent (2009 :D ) purchase on Ebay if I recall correctly
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    That's it for oil supply - there isn't any in...

    That's it for oil supply - there isn't any in head stock simply because the head stock has a hole in the rear bottom that matches the top of the sump.

    The two sight glasses tell me the level...
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    Its a vise. Use it to make some jaws. Not like...

    Its a vise. Use it to make some jaws. Not like you are going to ruin anything on the vise - assuming you don't clamp down on chips or the like.

    A good thing to get used to when you want to own...
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    With your four vee ways, I'd guess earlier. ...

    With your four vee ways, I'd guess earlier.

    Here is another biggie closed tail 4 vee moldering away out New Mexico way

    Latest patent date Spring 1900
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    The replacing gears have to have at least enough members to turn the cam shafts the same direction as the timing belt did

    ALL four stroke cam shafts turn at one half crank shaft speeds - like 20...
  6. :confused: I don't think e stops apply to...

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    I don't think e stops apply to clutched lathes like the CY. The clutch lever disengages clutch and applies brake - assuming that did not wear out long ago
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    Here is how my 20 standard (a raised 16") sump...

    Here is how my 20 standard (a raised 16") sump looked
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    If 14 x 6 (what ever is cast into face of bed...

    If 14 x 6 (what ever is cast into face of bed casting) it likely has 1 3/16 hole thru spindle

    Four jaw chuck is what you want - it is far easier to learn to center up work in a four jaw than it...
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    May be the rear sump style? - pump has to pull...

    May be the rear sump style? - pump has to pull the oil up and on to the distribution trays. Sump is low, bolted to bottom of rear head stock casting. Need to be able to SEE oil in its pair of...
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    Good stuff. Cast iron ways so the rust shoves...

    Good stuff. Cast iron ways so the rust shoves off nicely with a semi dull way scraper or even a razor blade

    Lots of related pubs at Greg Menke's pouncetronics web page - see there Bulletin 16 and...
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    Would be my guess if not overfill No rubbing...

    Would be my guess if not overfill

    No rubbing seals for sure

    Next time you move it tilt it up and watch the oil run out:D
  12. Probably gray - like the publication ...

    Probably gray - like the publication

    http://www.vintagemachinery.org/pubs/2097/16339.pdf
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    Great to hear Joe - thanks for update. :D

    Great to hear Joe - thanks for update. :D
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    Related. This is a little info easily over...

    Related. This is a little info easily over looked in 1905. Should help to make sense of that left end
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    I'd guess clutch for power longitudinal feed -...

    I'd guess clutch for power longitudinal feed - apparently the ONLY feed it has (no power cross feed)

    Like the majority of PRODUCTION lathes, very little in the way of versatility. It was made to...
  16. Thread: K-13 13x 30"

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    Sent email through forum Chad - maybe it will...

    Sent email through forum Chad - maybe it will show up:D

    ON EDIT Photos emailed with info

    ON EDIT - thumbnails added of the "too long" bed clamp Chad has elected to modify. My suggestion was to...
  17. Says Size 2 Universal (table swivels for...

    Says Size 2
    Universal (table swivels for spiral/helical milling)
    1L says 1942
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    Similar shown in overhead rock drilling like in...

    Similar shown in overhead rock drilling like in tunnel work - the adjustable pointy "tail" going into maybe six feet of support strut / pipe
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    So which is it? The 9" came in three styles -...

    So which is it? The 9" came in three styles - fancy Model A with QC gear box, planer Model B without, but still with geared apron, and Dead Last Model C with no QC and no geared apron - which...
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    Henry Prentiss's 1905 L& S Catalog?

    In helping with the unreadable thread chart his morning, I finally got a look at the cover

    Maybe its the old man himself

    American Precision Museum - Henry Prentiss (1848-1943)
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    Made you something to help with deciphering ...

    Made you something to help with deciphering

    Note "KNOB" settings for right hand column jump over 3 - and start with 1 rather than 2

    Feeds are easy - 2.5 times threads, so I left them off
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    Handy generic info if needed ...

    Handy generic info if needed

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1617/5795.pdf
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    Has RH screw and nut fitted. Hendey (and all...

    Has RH screw and nut fitted. Hendey (and all lathes I have been around for over 60 years) have LH screw and nut
  24. I'd imagine it was originally built with field...

    I'd imagine it was originally built with field machining / welding. Why on earth would you make a giant PITA out of such a job? Seems the least effort way to do such outsize things

    Since it ISN'T...
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    Its been done. Here is a somewhat later Series O...

    Its been done. Here is a somewhat later Series O with a double tumbler QC box grafted on. You can be sure it is not a plug and play deal - and especially so with one that never had provisions for...
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