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  1. Glad itís living on, In regards to ďlevelingĒ...

    Glad itís living on,
    In regards to ďlevelingĒ the lathe donít get all crazy withĒlevelĒ lathes are installed on ships and ships are not level 🤔

    What you need to do is take any twist out of the...
  2. Cut a couple test bars. If they come up to your...

    Cut a couple test bars. If they come up to your standards. Let the machine live another 50 years.
    What are your standards? .005in 12Ē
    .0005 in 12Ē
  3. The actual scraping can be learned in the class...

    The actual scraping can be learned in the class fairly easy. The measuring and applying the skills is hard.
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    Did you figure it out?

    Did you figure it out?
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    Did you add the hardner?? Should be 1 little tube...

    Did you add the hardner?? Should be 1 little tube to 1 qt
  6. He is in school! 🤦*♀️🤦*♀️ Iíd buy the $10 hf...

    He is in school! 🤦*♀️🤦*♀️

    Iíd buy the $10 hf digital caliper.
    You are going to lose it, drop it,or both in the same day.
  7. Hahahah. Oh boy

    Hahahah. Oh boy
  8. Feel better about your self?

    Feel better about your self?
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    Reclean the table and straight edge. Retest.....

    Reclean the table and straight edge. Retest..
    Also hold and ring the straight edge see if it has a crack .

    No it should not move, u may have a tiny shiner too.
  10. Thanks guys!! Great start !

    Thanks guys!!
    Great start !
  11. Book recommendations for steel roof and siding?

    Hi, thinking of building a small pole building , looking for info on working with steel corrugated panels .

    How to bend around doors screw placement , etc.

    Thanks,
    No, Iím not going to...
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    I donít see the issue, OP ordered part and wants...

    I donít see the issue, OP ordered part and wants it. Iíd be mad too.
  13. I do this often , itís called learning as you go....

    I do this often , itís called learning as you go.
    Yes ,with in reason.
  14. This guy knows!! ☝️

    This guy knows!! ☝️
  15. If you weeding out workers on past criminal...

    If you weeding out workers on past criminal convictions you are in for a real challenge. A large percent of Americans are involved in some aspect of the criminal justice system.

    Their are more...
  16. Do you mean that was the easiest and fastest...

    Do you mean that was the easiest and fastest place to put blame?
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    I have the mouth piece, works awsome .

    I have the mouth piece, works awsome .
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    Lovely lathe, check out the Sheldon lathe forums...

    Lovely lathe, check out the Sheldon lathe forums on yahoo.
    I have replacement way wipes for your machine also.😉
  19. Iím going to try bumping the rpm toward the...

    Iím going to try bumping the rpm toward the center of the cut.
  20. Good job thanks. Look at me smile

    Good job thanks. Look at me smile
  21. Good tips , going to try a wider part of blade.

    Good tips , going to try a wider part of blade.
  22. What kind of tolerances are you getting using a part off tool?

    Long story short if the part is suppose to be 5.000 parted it never is or has a taper or hump. If I need my part 5.000 cut from the lathe whatís the best way?
    Parting off 2.0Ē 1020 steel with both...
  23. Thanks guys, lots of good info and advice posted.

    Thanks guys, lots of good info and advice posted.
  24. Ya Iíve been all over ebay, Craigslist and the...

    Ya Iíve been all over ebay, Craigslist and the pawnshops.
    The police did not really seem to concerned. 😡more or less here is your paper work for the insurance .
  25. I had my Sheldon lathe stolen and all my tools.

    During a move I loaded every tool I own in a enclosed car hauler. Including my restored and rescraped Sheldon lathe.
    The cops said apparently the crooks broke into the storage yard and hooked...
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