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    I gave up long time ago trying to buy second hand...

    I gave up long time ago trying to buy second hand Aloris brand tool holders in the AXA and BXA sizes. They just don't come up for sale. I have had good results buying the ones from Shars. If...
  2. Those were definitely BIG machines that tooling...

    Those were definitely BIG machines that tooling came off of. I don't recall tool holders bolting on from the back side on DMG-Mori machines. The tooling I've seen bolted on from the front and the...
  3. That looks like tooling from a large VTL is my...

    That looks like tooling from a large VTL is my thoughts.

    Matt, If your getting this stuff here in Texas, I might be able to help you ID some of it. PM me if you want my help. Ken
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    I did some repair work on a monster Landis pipe...

    I did some repair work on a monster Landis pipe threader back in the late 1970's, my boss at the time bought to resale. It would handle up to 14" OD pipe or casing as we use in the oilfield. Sorted...
  5. Old 2A Warner with full threading... Looks like I...

    Old 2A Warner with full threading... Looks like I was drug out of the barn and left setting for the graveyard.
    So sad. Old turret lathe could run circles around early CNC lathes back in it's day....
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    Take your ball peen hammer and hit the OD at the...

    Take your ball peen hammer and hit the OD at the end of the bar until it runs true. May want to back off the dial indicator while you do this.:skep:


    I've seen this done so many times over the...
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    here's a picture of the facebook one for future...

    here's a picture of the facebook one for future lookers.
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    Yeah, There's a guy I know that is not too far...

    Yeah, There's a guy I know that is not too far from you, that bought one of these mills. Totally worn out!!! He pretty much got taken by the machinery dealer that sold him the POS. Been helping...
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    [QUOTE=Tin Man;3841421]I................ they...

    [QUOTE=Tin Man;3841421]I................ they said they threw EVERTHING away in 2016. ....................../QUOTE]

    What a shame!!!! Just makes a person sick hearing that. They should have sent...
  10. If you are able to tap on the adapter and the...

    If you are able to tap on the adapter and the runout changes, that means the two tapers are not the same. Did you try to "bluing" to see if the two tapers mate end to end? And are you sure you...
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    Used to have some old blue prints to a Niles...

    Used to have some old blue prints to a Niles Boring lathe from the early 1940's. Have no idea what happen to them over the years.
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    Growing up, I didn't have much choice what...

    Growing up, I didn't have much choice what material to use, unless I went and bought it from the supply store near us. Most was customer supplied. All the rest was "free" metal or what we called...
  13. Mine displays $10,000 lathe chucks and $300...

    Mine displays $10,000 lathe chucks and $300 coolant fed carbide drills. I don't even have a CNC machine to run them on. They sure drill nice holes using my Index mill though.
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    Did you try contacting Wells Index for one?

    Did you try contacting Wells Index for one?
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    I recall back in my teens, I had the opportunity...

    I recall back in my teens, I had the opportunity to work on Saturdays at the place my dad worked at while in high school, pulling drawings. The drawings were from a old lathe manufacture the company...
  16. Rich, Can you type this in a font we can read?...

    Rich,

    Can you type this in a font we can read?

    Oh, can you also put a range of years each one was produced?
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    It has to be palletized or in a box of some sort...

    It has to be palletized or in a box of some sort with cleats so it can be handled by a fork lift. You have to take it to their store specified when you place a request to ship. And on the receiving...
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    Tom, Not to hold up anyone else who wants to...

    Tom,

    Not to hold up anyone else who wants to buy this little charm, I'm going pass on it. Was really wanting something with a little bit larger table. But if no takers by the end of the year, I...
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    Oh, not being familiar with the little mill, what...

    Oh, not being familiar with the little mill, what is the table dimensions?
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    Do you have a Fastenal store near you that you...

    Do you have a Fastenal store near you that you could ship by? And would you be able to box it up for shipping, with the understanding that it would cost a little more for boxing?
    Not saying I'm...
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    That countershaft looks like one from a 9" South...

    That countershaft looks like one from a 9" South Bend lathe!

    What does that mill weigh, roughly?
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    Ant No Axelson Lathe in That Shop!!!

    Ant no Axelson lathes in that shop, just a bunch of English made with a Russian made lathe or two in the bunch! Looks like a old worn out Van Norman crank grinder if I'm not mistaken. Did anyone...
  23. Thread: Steel Prices Up

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    I was in a Teams meeting this past week, and a...

    I was in a Teams meeting this past week, and a very reliable source told us that steel prices should be on a decline by the end of the first quarter next year. We all looked at each other... yeah,...
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    Go over to Vintage Machinery's website and down...

    Go over to Vintage Machinery's website and down load a manual. The manual they have is one I have that I scanned several years ago and wound up over there. It covers all sizes of Axelson lathes...
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    We had one of the short bed one's that came off...

    We had one of the short bed one's that came off of a sunken destroyer from WWII, salvaged in the 1970's. Still had saltwater imbedded in cavities of the old lathe! Made lots of parts on that lathe,...
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