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    the OD of the chuck is not important (unless it's...

    the OD of the chuck is not important (unless it's so far out it creates balance issues) what's important is whether the work is centered. Since it sounds like you have a four jaw scroll chuck I'd...
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    Asking a seventeen year old to do torque practice...

    Asking a seventeen year old to do torque practice at the bench Seems like a non-starter. Nobody of any age wants to put up with that until they've broken enough bolts to see the need for it.

    As...
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    I buy Red Kap uniforms, including shop coats,...

    I buy Red Kap uniforms, including shop coats, through Automotiveworkwear.com

    Swarf brushes right off the standard shop coat, but 100% cotton will be cooler in the summer.
  4. There is a parts and tooling for sale sub forum...

    There is a parts and tooling for sale sub forum at the bottom of the list.
  5. Thread: WTT Dorian BXA

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    I emailed last week, no reply yet. 🤷*♀️

    I emailed last week, no reply yet. 🤷*♀️
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    GregSY would it really hurt you to let other...

    GregSY would it really hurt you to let other people have their fun?
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    I'm in Louisville, but I haven't really done that...

    I'm in Louisville, but I haven't really done that much exploring. ADVRider is a pretty good source: Adventure Rider

    Eastern Kentucky is the Appalachian mountains. Western KY is rolling hills, so...
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    Oh, that looks like a good read. Bookmarked....

    Oh, that looks like a good read. Bookmarked. Thanks.
  9. Usually a vertical stroke shaper (the kind with...

    Usually a vertical stroke shaper (the kind with integrated rotary tables) is referred to as a "slotter".

    Not a recommendation, just v trying to clarify because there is already some confusion...
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    I totally got the name wrong. 😂 Here's the...

    I totally got the name wrong. 😂

    Here's the link:. way cover sources
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    There's a sticky post about way cover sources at...

    There's a sticky post about way cover sources at the top of the Restoration and repair sub-forum.
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    Did I just totally miss the last paragraph? Sorry...

    Did I just totally miss the last paragraph? Sorry about that.
  13. Thread: WTT Dorian BXA

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    I am moving to a larger lathe from a 10L and need...

    I am moving to a larger lathe from a 10L and need a bigger tool post. I have an import AXA size wedge type toolpost and half a dozen holders to go with it.

    I'll email when I get to a real...
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    Still in business. Surprisingly reasonable...

    Still in business. Surprisingly reasonable prices.

    Punches and Dies Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Roper Whitney
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    If I recall correctly, Brown and Sharpe taper is...

    If I recall correctly, Brown and Sharpe taper is the only Self holding taper that in any way uses round numbers and it's no longer in use.

    Blame it on the engineers and move on.
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    My spindle nose protector arrived right on...

    My spindle nose protector arrived right on schedule last week. I'm a happy camper.
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    Jim Rozen, how much would you have charges a...

    Jim Rozen, how much would you have charges a customer for those slugs? Maybe $4 was a good deal. It's weird the things we find ourselves attached to after people are gone.

    Bob, the OP did...
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    Based on the fracture of the broken teeth, the...

    Based on the fracture of the broken teeth, the texture of the un-machined surface, and my old South Bend, I'd say they're cast.

    I'd also say it doesn't matter. What you need to match (other than...
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    Looks like he's having fun. Used right handed...

    Looks like he's having fun. Used right handed ball screws to control the carriage, he's going to have some excitement if he ever buys a bigger lathe.

    He had enough room, he could have put the...
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    "Intent to defraud" like using brass slugs in...

    "Intent to defraud" like using brass slugs in vending/parking machines? 😆
  21. Glad you got it all worked out. For future...

    Glad you got it all worked out.

    For future work, like you might want to examine your order of operations to avoid doing the most critical operations while gripping a short, threaded section in the...
  22. As a user of old, clapped out manual lathes, I...

    As a user of old, clapped out manual lathes, I regularly mess with the levelling to remove taper. Bed wear near the chuck means I can move the "level" part of the bed to where it's most needed.
    ...
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    ...and the same Andy from the Neracar group? ...

    ...and the same Andy from the Neracar group?

    Small world. :-D
  24. AF means "as f¥€

    AF means "as f¥€<" on most of the internet. As in "Just make any tool and index six times. Easy AF."

    That might be the source of the "Across the Flats" confusion.
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    Oooops, fixed it. Sorry.

    Oooops, fixed it. Sorry.
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