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    *If you don't know how to wire check let us know...

    *If you don't know how to wire check let us know what size (3) wires you have and we can give you the measure size it should be.

    I have no idea what your talking about. Wire check? I'm getting a...
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    The lathe is a Sheppard. very old I'm thinking...

    The lathe is a Sheppard. very old I'm thinking 1920's. I've owned for nearly 20 years and made new spindle bearings from brass shortly after buying. Chuck is tight and she cuts pretty good up to...
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    I just checked it again. I have 8 thread tips...

    I just checked it again. I have 8 thread tips with in 1" span. The 8 th is not entirely there because the threads run out. The diameter is not exactly 1.5" but more like 1.60" with calipers. I'm...
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    7 TPI 1.5" is the TPI 1.5" is the diameter. I'm...

    7 TPI 1.5" is the TPI 1.5" is the diameter. I'm looking for a chuck backing plate. My search found acme threads to start measuring at the top 1/2 thread and measure to top of 1/2 thread within 1"....
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    lathe spindle thread ?

    How to measure TPI on lathe spindle. IF measured the same way as acme thread I have a 7-1.5" Do I count the half thread? Thanks
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    Opinions on brand lathe

    I'm interested in replacing my very old metal lathe. I'm looking for a lathe that will turn a large 8-10" diameter steel piece without chatter. thread cutting is important. I don't need a very long...
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    Ok thankyou for all who replied. I'll do more...

    Ok thankyou for all who replied. I'll do more research and keep looking for my best purchase.
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    $1850 with only one tool bar. Everyone here seems...

    $1850 with only one tool bar. Everyone here seems it’s relatively easy to find parts like gibs. I have the mechanical skill to repair but not to make my own parts. If a gib isn’t found that ruins the...
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    potential owner of a South Bend 13

    I contacted South Bend web site now Grizzly. I was told to come here for assistance with part numbers to call back for availability. I have the S/N # 11478TKL14 I have not bought lathe yet and...
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