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  1. ot: ok who the heck put the dull drills back in the index???

    one of <those> nights in the shop... barely one step ahead of scrapping the part the whole time, breaking drills, grabbed the 5-40 tap instead of the 4-40, work stops in the wrong place...

    But...
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    yeah I cobbled up a thingie for putting a 1"...

    yeah I cobbled up a thingie for putting a 1" travel indicator, used it a couple times. This job wants hard stops, travel set up with adjustable parallels and so on.
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    Digging the micrometer stop- I had one for a 14"...

    Digging the micrometer stop- I had one for a 14" Logan that I let slip thru my fingers... found a 6 position turret stop on ebay which might work out, its pretty close at any rate. Right now I have...
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    My ATW has a single apron reservoir for the...

    My ATW has a single apron reservoir for the cross-slide & saddle and all the apron gearing, so I use Vactra #2 for that whole thing. Quickchange gets the same since I oil them at the same time. I...
  5. Apologies to all concerned, I attempted to edit...

    Apologies to all concerned, I attempted to edit the thread title using my phone which apparently caused the thread to be deleted. Title and thread now fixed.
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    I have a couple UK Coventry die heads, pretty...

    I have a couple UK Coventry die heads, pretty much the same ability to adjust a bit over/under to compensate for chaser sharpening and tweaking fits. The J&L tangential heads seem like the might be...
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    #1 looks like a base of a swivel vise, pictured...

    #1 looks like a base of a swivel vise, pictured from the bottom- does it fit on the Linley or Bridgeport table?

    #2 looks like an Atlas lathe accessory, perhaps a milling slide attachment for one...
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    That thing is cool :) I wonder how the gears...

    That thing is cool :) I wonder how the gears are engaged- apparently not constant mesh... The lack of a loose pulley makes me think there is a freewheel position as well, perhaps controlled by...
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    On followup, I rummaged the old ATW pics, found...

    On followup, I rummaged the old ATW pics, found this one mentioned on PM in 2008, for sale down in Hampton Roads VA. Note similar headstock, must be very early 1900's, but on an older New American...
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    A big pile of stuff to bolt onto the ceiling :D ...

    A big pile of stuff to bolt onto the ceiling :D Some time ago I set up the lineshaft assy for a cylindrical grinder at Tuckahoe, 3 different belts feeding into it w/ clutches, a right-angle...
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    That machine is in remarkable shape and...

    That machine is in remarkable shape and definitely early; missing the carriage feed stop, feed fwd/reverse on the apron. The gear/feed chart would clean up beautifully with some sandpaper and black...
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    Wow yeah- An early 4 speed I think, on the early...

    Wow yeah- An early 4 speed I think, on the early High Duty bed. I have the impression from the sales docs that the 4speed headstocks disappeared fairly quickly. Thanks for posting it John.
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    Sure, perfectly reasonable. I did a silent chain...

    Sure, perfectly reasonable. I did a silent chain sprocket that way for a friend. Roughed it out with a conventional gear cutter, finished with a form ground HSS cutter. Took a while but whatevs...
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    Any chance of a better pics? any indications...

    Any chance of a better pics? any indications the gear might be original ie paint, markings similar to other parts of the machine. seems crazy to out a spur on a worm but maybe that makes the next...
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    I'd be inclined to bet the same DP on the...

    I'd be inclined to bet the same DP on the quadrant gears as for the crossfeed system.
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    If the teeth on the gear seen outside end of the...

    If the teeth on the gear seen outside end of the spindle are part of the geartrain in questuon, likely that is the DP and tooth profile of the gears in question.
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    This one 6061, for my father to cut the threads...

    This one 6061, for my father to cut the threads he wants using his SB 9". i wanted to scrap it and start over, but it was a rush job, so we filed the error down a bit and it works ok-ish. gives him...
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    326427 error on 1 tooth, missed a turn on the...

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    error on 1 tooth, missed a turn on the rotary table, or one too many... :rolleyes5:
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    Follow rests definitely have their learning curve...

    Follow rests definitely have their learning curve :) I got good results both turning and knurling, finding that the old lantern toolpost and armstrong holders were the big win. They made it easy...
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    I picked up a 3/4-20 NEF tap in a basement...

    I picked up a 3/4-20 NEF tap in a basement cleanout- used it to tap a hole in a motorcycle oil pan to take a bronze plug turned for a tight fit. The fine threads were helpful because of the fairly...
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    I found a fairly close match on ebay- old style...

    I found a fairly close match on ebay- old style so easy to modify. I shortened the base to fit, pretty ugly braze but it wetted well- got fancy with the letter stamps so the next guy will have it...
  24. Since we are already outside the letter of the...

    Since we are already outside the letter of the law I don't intend to permit entirely free discussion of Atlas/Craftsman machines, particularly the lathes; the example of this thread is about as far...
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    :) you'd think a tailstock would be simple, but...

    :) you'd think a tailstock would be simple, but they did fancy it up a bit. The taper on mine is a bit chewed up and only holds well if both taper surfaces are very clean and dry. I ran a MT3...
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