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    Sandvik/Coromat insert HOLDER

    @DiggerDoug Finally got back in the garage and started work on another project. After get it all set up in the 4 jaw I had less than 1/2 of 1/1000th of run out... after rolling it away 20 feet for...
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    I understand shiny doesn’t mean accurate, knurls...

    I understand shiny doesn’t mean accurate, knurls fade out probably from a combination of my skills, knurling tool is from the 1950s, and my lathe being on wheels...either way, I’m enjoying myself and...
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    Yes, the beer cans are a critical component to...

    Yes, the beer cans are a critical component to keeping everything lined up properly. Unfortunately I am limited on space in my garage, so I had to build the table on casters to be able to move it...
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    Seems the general consensus is that these will...

    Seems the general consensus is that these will not be a good fit for my particular lathe. If anyone has ones that would be appropriate for this size lathe, PM me and maybe we can work out a trade....
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    Not even the smallest ones pictured? If that’s...

    Not even the smallest ones pictured? If that’s the case, then I will sell them and buy something that is more suited for this size lathe.


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    Sandvik/Coromat insert HOLDER

    Yes, the smallest one on that site seems to be 3/4” square. My AXA holders are for 1/2” square shank maybe 9/16” ( if they make those. I’m running a South Bend 9A .. I’m sure these inserts are...
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    Sandvik/Coromat insert HOLDER

    Got these in a tool lot I bought. I know they are a good brand. I cannot find what indexable tool holder I need. Does it need to be a Coromat brand or can I go with another brand. I have a Aloris AXA...
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    PM incoming for 4 red and 4 blue pieces in flat...

    PM incoming for 4 red and 4 blue pieces in flat rate envelope.


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  9. I bought a kit from the same guy. Not that...

    I bought a kit from the same guy. Not that particular kit, but one with all the felts and wicks to rebuild my 9A. I will tell you this, unless you are VERY mechanically inclined I would think twice...
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    CL SB Lathe parts

    In my area. This guy seems to be listing lots of parts if anyone is looking. I have no affiliation.
    South bend 9” Metal lathe taper attachment excellent condition - tools - by owner - sale

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    Tool ID needed please.

    @4GSR, a months pay back then? Wow! My wife would kill me if I bought some like this in today’s money.

    @ Joe Michaels, very interesting story, thanks for sharing.


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    Tool ID needed please.

    Thanks, the micrometer set is missing a few items but it will do. Any idea on the age of these micrometers? Can’t seem to find much info.. Thank you for the information also.


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    A few more....

    A few more....
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    Tool ID needed please.

    Got a few things in a bulk purchase today. The 3rd picture I’m guessing is some sort of Inside dimension measuring device?? Nothing seems to move when I turn the dial... maybe it’s frozen??

    2nd...
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    Looks nice.. is it missing the side cover on the...

    Looks nice.. is it missing the side cover on the left side? Hard to tell from pictures. FYI, I just got my 9A 3 1/2 bed for 1,100$ with every attachment,3 and 4 jaw chuck,collets,taper...
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    Got the “NEW” nameplates from JKULL installed....

    Got the “NEW” nameplates from JKULL installed. Made her even prettier than she was.
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    Thanks! I actually had the diamond knurl tool,...

    Thanks! I actually had the diamond knurl tool, just grabbed the wrong one. First time I knurled anything, like I said, I’m learning a lot.


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    Sticky: Found this one local to me. Looks nice..no...

    Found this one local to me. Looks nice..no tooling unfortunately. Seems like 1947 if I’m reading the SN Database right?
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    Just got mine in the mail today. VERY nicely...

    Just got mine in the mail today. VERY nicely done. Can’t wait to install them. Thanks again. Brett


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    Lol, yes honest to God. Sent from my iPhone...

    Lol, yes honest to God.


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    Finished it up yesterday. I’m happy with the way...

    Finished it up yesterday. I’m happy with the way it turned out. I learned a lot from this first project.
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    Well, since the guy that was going to show me the...

    Well, since the guy that was going to show me the basics of running a lathe backed out on me ...I decided to “teach” myself.. after lots of reading and video watching I decided to start my first...
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    Well, I went through the WHOLE machine. Replaced...

    Well, I went through the WHOLE machine. Replaced every wick,gasket,seal,you name it... I am in awe of the complexity of the a lathe built in 1949.

    I did purchase the book on how to rebuild it....
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