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    Chuck,Sir That should be a fairly common master...

    Chuck,Sir
    That should be a fairly common master collet as it is for a 1320 #4.. You should be able to source it from anyone who sells collets. Good thing is it uses the w&s 1129- collet jaws and...
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    Hey Doc, Good score man ! Nothing like boxes of...

    Hey Doc,
    Good score man ! Nothing like boxes of tooling to make a man's day. Hey on the diehead.. Iff'n it was me.. I'd take inventory of the chasers and see just what ya got before trading it off....
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    Hey Doc, I run mobilmet 426 for most stuff. See...

    Hey Doc,
    I run mobilmet 426 for most stuff. See link
    McMaster-Carr
    Cost wise it's now on par with the stuff rigid sells.. I like it as it is 'non-activated'. No sulfur or chlorine or other...
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    Hey Doc, The coolant pump is the weak spot in...

    Hey Doc,
    The coolant pump is the weak spot in the W&S line.. when they go bad they are history.. Count yourself fortunate if it still works. You shouldn't have much of an issue with fines in the...
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    David, Sir Not to discount anyone else's...

    David, Sir
    Not to discount anyone else's suggestions but it sure sounds like an issue with the preselector not selecting. Simply put the clutch can't engage if it's not in gear. Your maintenance...
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    Hey Doc, Good score on the chuck.. The top jaws...

    Hey Doc,
    Good score on the chuck.. The top jaws should be American Standard and are available where ever chucks are sold... Lots of soft jaws and stuff like that for them out there in the world. I...
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    Hey Doc, I resemble that ad !!!!! If you look...

    Hey Doc,
    I resemble that ad !!!!! If you look about a bit on ebay and other sights you can find those old W&S adverts. W&S ran those adds from the mid thirties til some time in the early seventies....
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    Hey Doc, I set up and run my #3 a few times a...

    Hey Doc,
    I set up and run my #3 a few times a week.. So folks do still set them up and use them. More than a few shops around here have one in the back corner set up for the odd job or two.
    I do...
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    Hey Doc, Hell of a good repair on your 'beat...

    Hey Doc,
    Hell of a good repair on your 'beat down' error ! Way to make a comeback !
    As fur wiring stuff, you may find this helpful as a reference or for
    a guide.
    ...
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    Hey Doc, Let me know if this is any help to...

    Hey Doc,
    Let me know if this is any help to ya..301262
    If you need/want higher resolution photos just PM me.. Oh and I can receive e-mails from just can't reply.. damned comcast...
    Stay safe...
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    Hey Doc, Sir Congrats on working things out ! I...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    Congrats on working things out ! I thought it would be something simple. The W&S service manual only has three lines about the whole drive clutch on the ram. Something to the effect of...
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    Doc, Sir Not the most scientific way to go...

    Doc, Sir
    Not the most scientific way to go about things but here's what I try ( as it seems you have the obvious thing covered). Loosen #11, engage feed handle, loosen #12 as mush as you dare,...
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    Hey Doc, Sir How are you determining that the...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    How are you determining that the clutch is engaged ? Are you providing motion to it via the lead screw ? If so then the clutch gear is not moving. Were the little spring pins in good...
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    Hey Doc, Sir Try loosening the nut on the...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    Try loosening the nut on the capstan and see what happens. I think ( guessing perhaps ?)that because you took it apart and reassembled it that 80 years of subtle wear is manifesting...
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    Dave, Sir Bit of an old thread... You always...

    Dave, Sir
    Bit of an old thread... You always could give the company a call.. they could be very helpful.
    Drill Grinders from Oliver of Adrian : Since 1913
    They are still alive and well.
    Hope...
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    Hey Doc, Sir Well you may have to make a...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    Well you may have to make a spacer/shim to get things working but really I think you just have 'grease stick'. I think that when you assembled the gear/clutch you greased it and now...
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    Kevin T, Sir Try these folks.. Drill Grinders...

    Kevin T, Sir
    Try these folks.. Drill Grinders from Oliver of Adrian : Since 1913
    They are nice folks and may sharpen your drills for you. If not PM and maybe I can help you.
    AS fur the rest of...
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    Hey Doc, Sir " Said thrust collar and bearing...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    " Said thrust collar and bearing is currently sitting in the drip tray. Can't get much looser than that."
    There's your problem ! The thrust bearing and cap have to be installed to...
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    Hey Doc,Sir Try loosening the thrust collar on...

    Hey Doc,Sir
    Try loosening the thrust collar on the pinion shaft. (the shaft that the capstan wheel turns, it's on the back side of the lathe from the operators position) I had this same issue and...
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    Hey Guys, Actually I think the tank being...

    Hey Guys,
    Actually I think the tank being machined in Mud's post is a tiger 1.
    Tiger I - Wikipedia
    Interesting pic about half way through of more machining being done on a Tiger 1.. Sure looks...
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    Hey Doc, Sir Gahr is small tools.. Hey I can...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    Gahr is small tools.. Hey I can helps you out with a knee tool. Just pm me.
    As fur dieheads.. Stick with geomtric or their clones ( rubometric is a very well made clone, made in...
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    Mr.Rypauf, Sir A friend of mine was on a sub...

    Mr.Rypauf, Sir
    A friend of mine was on a sub tender and the manufacturing capabilities of that ship was amazing. I think that only thing that limited it was it's ability to carry supplies.
    Heck...
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    Hey Doc,sir What has my interest piqued is that...

    Hey Doc,sir
    What has my interest piqued is that by having a #3 spindle ( alibi a somewhat rarer threaded one ) opens up alot of work holding possibilities ! You could use the same collet system...
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    Hey Doc, Yeah I guess I may have tangentially...

    Hey Doc,
    Yeah I guess I may have tangentially strayed from Sweet Dreamers thread..
    Book I have is copyrighted 1938 so it may not be in sync with your copy. <grin> I'll be on the look out for a...
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    Hey Doc, Sir Yeah I kinda figured it might very...

    Hey Doc, Sir
    Yeah I kinda figured it might very well be a second op machine.. It's a mystery that that may never be answered. Anyhow in my digging about in the turret lathe tool book on page 150 is...
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