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  1. Unless he has an EBM or ECM lathe - which I...

    Unless he has an EBM or ECM lathe - which I believe ceased production around 1929 - his lathe would be 1937 or later. That's the year the ubiquitous 12 speed Hendey gear heads we available with 18...
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    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/430/19727.pdf ...

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/430/19727.pdf

    you can zoom in on the image and it shows up nice and clear
  3. Old timer trick is a square of tar paper under...

    Old timer trick is a square of tar paper under each foot. Equipment stays stuck in place without drilling yet can be moved again if needed.
  4. Thread: Create Tool

    by Peroni
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    I gave up on Create after weeks of trying to...

    I gave up on Create after weeks of trying to place a good sized order with them. Try Amestra, AXA or PEWE, they're all quick to respond and will ship to USA.
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    Looks fantastic!

    Looks fantastic!
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    I gave up on finding anything decent in N...

    I gave up on finding anything decent in N America. You can buy directly from Amestra and they ship to the US. Or if you can wait a bit and want to save some Euros I got mine from Banemo.de, had it...
  7. Milling the best possible finish on this aluminum surface

    I've been tasked with trying to find some sort of cutter to mill the red surface pictured. I have about .175 square between the outer islands. Material is 7075 aluminum. This is all about surface...
  8. It is on, has been since day one. Set in...

    It is on, has been since day one. Set in parameters to come on for XYZ each time a program is run. It flat out doesn't work for Z. XY hold tenths all day long but I chase Z each and every time. ...
  9. It's also very loud at full tilt and lacks a...

    It's also very loud at full tilt and lacks a chiller. I see .003+ thermal growth easy on ours.
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    Fitted a new Original MultiSuisse size B tool...

    Fitted a new Original MultiSuisse size B tool post. I purchased the turret and a bunch of holders from a company in Germany and a forum member kindly forwarded them to me. Got a pretty good deal on...
  11. That is a Drehblitz holder. Look them up on...

    That is a Drehblitz holder. Look them up on lathes.uk there is a nice write up on them plus a chart to figure out what size holder you have.
  12. Thread: Tail Stock Oil

    by Peroni
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    My Hendey lube chart just says to use an SAE30...

    My Hendey lube chart just says to use an SAE30 oil. I use a #2 way oil in the apron and on tailstock ways. Rest gets an ISO 46 industrial turbine oil.

    Tailstock on my 16" Hendey will be...
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    Locate Bearings has 7 of the ND 88502 bearings...

    Locate Bearings has 7 of the ND 88502 bearings NOS on Ebay.

    88502 New Departure New Single Row Ball Bearing | eBay
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    [QUOTE=dundeeshopnut;3801243]Nice work! although...

    [QUOTE=dundeeshopnut;3801243]Nice work! although I am curious as to why the original brazed way cover doesn't work.

    It was ugly and poorly repaired. Also while it did fit it did not fit well -...
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    Thought I had found a new in the box Minder...

    Thought I had found a new in the box Minder turret but the seller went MIA so I'm still looking. Not against having something shipped in from Europe if I have to.
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    Still chipping away at a few things here. I was...

    Still chipping away at a few things here. I was quite surprised to find out that this machine suffered a crash and some broken parts at some point. What is odd is that accident happened at far...
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    I'm literally sitting right next to a 2020 VF2...

    I'm literally sitting right next to a 2020 VF2 with a Korean made A-RYUNG pump and it's pretty darn quiet. Can't say the ones on our 2015 VF3, 2016 VF2 or 2019 VF5 are any nosier either. They all...
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    [QUOTE=metalmadness;3799847] I have 3 prototrak...

    [QUOTE=metalmadness;3799847] I have 3 prototrak machines right now and I would 100% never buy another one unless it was for a toolroom application. I hate programming it with either the...
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    Silvent brand made in Sweeden. Probably the best...

    Silvent brand made in Sweeden. Probably the best blow gun you can buy? Not cheap averaging about $200 although they do turn up at auctions sometimes. Got a used one 6 yrs ago and it has been...
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    I ended up making a change to the cross slide...

    I ended up making a change to the cross slide thrust bearing. Had used a needle thrust bearing in there but after using the lathe a bit just did not like the "feel." I found that a bit odd as I put...
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    This is very tempting and I'm only an hour from...

    This is very tempting and I'm only an hour from Charlotte. If I could just find the room for it!
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    Permatex Aviation Form-A-Gasket #3. Slow drying...

    Permatex Aviation Form-A-Gasket #3. Slow drying and non hardening it is made for sealing close fitting machined surfaces.

    The Loctite products are part of the Henkle empire.
  23. Thread: Leveling Lathe

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    My 6000lb Hendey has 8 adjusting screws. Had a...

    My 6000lb Hendey has 8 adjusting screws. Had a random rusty piece of 4" round mystery steel and cut pads 9/16 thick. Just faced each side and made a shallow c'bore for end of the screw to go into...
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    If what you need can't be modified from a...

    If what you need can't be modified from a commercially available sleeve then DuraBar G2 tubes make a great start for a custom sleeve.
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    Joe you could mill a pocket to accept a small...

    Joe you could mill a pocket to accept a small piece of durabar that gets screwed in and remachine the taper to play nice with the new shimmed height. For the saddle you could also screw in some thin...
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