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    Wanted you to know that I got your email from the...

    Wanted you to know that I got your email from the site requesting some information but cant contact you due to email being rejected as undeliverable?
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    PM sent, Thanks!! butch

    PM sent, Thanks!!
    butch
  3. My experience with it is just as aspp stated. If...

    My experience with it is just as aspp stated. If you can avoid "getting into it", meaning more, better, faster equipment and accessories you can save some money but believe me that is tough. The...
  4. Thread: ATT: GGaskill

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    Over on another forum I visit if you make mention...

    Over on another forum I visit if you make mention of the forum moderation it gets removed and you get a stern warning. 2nd violation you get the axe. Never could figure out why they are so stern...
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    I dont know how they would indicate the chamber...

    I dont know how they would indicate the chamber end on that set up.
    I wasnt class 3 but had one class 3 customer who brought me such work. I think mainly so he had a good reason to spend an...
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    Tyrone, I dont know for certain? Realize that...

    Tyrone,
    I dont know for certain? Realize that when I say I "helped" the millwright I was merely handing him something or turning a crank. Basically what he did was level the machine in both...
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    Tyrone, It may have something to do with the...

    Tyrone,
    It may have something to do with the machine having preformed virtually no work since being rebuilt in the 90s? It has however been hauled halfway across the country twice since the...
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    Tyrone, Very well then, we shall stow the grout....

    Tyrone,
    Very well then, we shall stow the grout. :)

    Yes the #25 has the hollow jack screws for the stay bolts. My millwright easily got the spindle and table travels within .0005 in 20" but it...
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    John I got to see first hand what you and Tyrone...

    John I got to see first hand what you and Tyrone have been saying about leveling and bedding these. Although mine isnt grouted and bolted due to it not being at its permanent location I did set it on...
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    Started to type out an explanation of my...

    Started to type out an explanation of my machine's lube system and that got long winded REAL quick so I shot this video. I am thinking strongly about selling my machinery and getting into the movie...
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    You have the same lathe I had and your flush...

    You have the same lathe I had and your flush system looks very similar to what I had on my chambering lathe. My only filter was the drain line from the drip pan was on one end of a 10 gallon tank and...
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    Wow this thread is destined to be THE G&L 25 info...

    Wow this thread is destined to be THE G&L 25 info place,:)
    Glad to see somebody into the drive for the head. I have same bearing(s?) on the drive worm shaft making a bit of noise. Mine isn't real...
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    They have a tang slot, well at least mine does:)...

    They have a tang slot, well at least mine does:)

    Butch
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    I might add that if the bolt proves to be unsafe...

    I might add that if the bolt proves to be unsafe I would personally buy another bolt and have the handle altered before I would heat treat the old one
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    Years ago on another forum this subject caused me...

    Years ago on another forum this subject caused me and another guy to get really up in arms. He took sort of the same point of view as the first responder here. Now I dont wish to get in another...
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    Everything Vince just said and add that I would...

    Everything Vince just said and add that I would suggest that you work out jeweling on something other than a customer's bolt. Half arsed jeweling jobs are like having a homely wife, nobody will tell...
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    Hi Chris, The lube system was changed while the...

    Hi Chris,
    The lube system was changed while the machine was at Giddings for rebuild in the late 90s. I only wish it had sight glasses so I could insure each point was receiving oil. The head stock,...
  18. I didn't say that,,,, But I wish I had:)

    I didn't say that,,,,
    But I wish I had:)
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    Shop made MT4 retainer key tooling

    In one of the Giddings & Lewis 25T threads I was asked to show my home brew retainer key set up. The standard slots and keys look to be time consuming to machine and fit and I happened to have a bag...
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    If you can handle 8,000 Lbs you dont need to take...

    If you can handle 8,000 Lbs you dont need to take a 25T apart to haul it.
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    Sure looks like a 25T to me? I looked at two...

    Sure looks like a 25T to me? I looked at two others prior to purchasing my 25T late last year and your price estimate is closer to reality than his asking price IMO. No tail stock is a bummer, have...
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    Been reading along here and have a couple...

    Been reading along here and have a couple suggestions, You are not supposed to force the bolt closed on the headspace gauges. First it does neither the gauge nor the chamber any favors but secondly...
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    Well, I guess it wouldn't hurt to try it? I have...

    Well, I guess it wouldn't hurt to try it? I have saved some junk cranks in preparation for the day I would own a grinder. Cant overstate the rancid coolant issue with me. I got VERY sick three...
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    Actually somebody else will have to create your...

    Actually somebody else will have to create your next work order as I had no plans to spray it and run it but advise is well taken.:) It was supposedly doing good work at it's prior location but who...
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    Hi again, Thanks for the replies and I do know...

    Hi again,
    Thanks for the replies and I do know an operator that needs a shower more often, LOL

    Is getting very hard to get unordinary work done around here with all the guys who knew how retired...
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