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    Mark, A good first step is to isolate the...

    Mark,

    A good first step is to isolate the component causing the feed issue (I assume it's carriage feed not threading?). When you put drag on the handwheel to stop the carriage is the lead screw...
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    Thanks for the post Jared. The spanner will last...

    Thanks for the post Jared. The spanner will last you a long time.
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    Adding a comment on the USPS Flat Rate boxes. We...

    Adding a comment on the USPS Flat Rate boxes. We like using these also but found when shipping lots of small parts it's best to put the parts in plastic grocery bags then inside the boxes. When the...
  4. Unfortunately the one I have was well used and...

    Unfortunately the one I have was well used and appears to have been braze repaired to fix a break, crack or worn area. Not museum quality at all but still collectable and interesting. From the...
  5. FS: Vintage Truck and Automotive machining equipment

    Stuck these two on eBay to test the waters since it's time to start clearing out stuff I have been hanging on to just because. These were passed down to me thru family maybe first used by my...
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    Just be careful using the headstock gearing to...

    Just be careful using the headstock gearing to "lock" the spindle. A block of wood against a jaw and the headstock in neutral is safer for the internal gears.

    Walter
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    That is what I think. It appears that he has...

    That is what I think. It appears that he has bolts in two of the chuck adapter plate holes to engage the outward spanner.

    Walter
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    I guess the only thing I can add, and I have...

    I guess the only thing I can add, and I have never run across it, take the spanners off and look for any hidden fasteners. I guess it's always possible someone added on to the nut even though it does...
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    Looking at his photo the spanner I sold him is...

    Looking at his photo the spanner I sold him is the one closest to the headstock and it's headed in the right direction. First thing I looked at. I have seen many operators try it wrong. Good question...
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    I take it that the nut has not turned at all? I...

    I take it that the nut has not turned at all? I guess you can hit the nut OD with a large brass or dead blow hammer to try and break the threads loose. You can also attempt to use the spanner to...
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    Please go to FS: "L" Series Spanners...

    Please go to FS: "L" Series Spanners for latest info and prices. Click on my avitar and send me an email.
    Thanks,
    Walter
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    Thank you very much. I like the powder coat...

    Thank you very much. I like the powder coat finish!
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    L Type Spanner Thread continued here - FS: "L"...

    L Type Spanner Thread continued here - FS: "L" Series Spanners

    Thanks for all the business and positive posts
    Walter
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    Thanks all! Can you tell that a Machinist is...

    Thanks all! Can you tell that a Machinist is doing the flame cutting?

    Walter
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    FS: "L" Series Spanners

    Still selling these "L" Type Spanners used on lathes with Long Taper spindle noses. All my old posts are no longer showing photos. You can read some comments from buyers here - Click Here

    I...
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    The last time I needed information on my 1975...

    The last time I needed information on my 1975 C500 I contacted Clark directly. This was in 2011. The guy who emailed back was quite helpful even to the point of emailing me the original product ID...
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    Jenny, Let me check mailing costs to your...

    Jenny,
    Let me check mailing costs to your location and make sure the $8.00 will work. I'll email you soon.

    Walter
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    Randy, That was six years ago and I am now...

    Randy,
    That was six years ago and I am now retired but we were forced to repair this. I cannot remember if the final repair was to sleeve, weld, or some of both but the lathe is still in everyday...
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    I found an easy way is to use home brew "V"...

    I found an easy way is to use home brew "V" blocks made by welding heavy angle to heavy flat then thread old leather belting between the rounds only where clamped.

    For the leather belting I look...
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    Can't say much about avoiding damage except just...

    Can't say much about avoiding damage except just use a large maul only with caution. Some folks use a wood block under chuck jaws to keep the chuck still then use the spanner to back the nut against...
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    Go to top of this post and click on small photo...

    Go to top of this post and click on small photo next to my name then click on send email. I do not put my email or phone number on posts due to too many scammers trolling public pages.

    Walter
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    FS - Cal-Van 268 Chrome Lock Ring Plier

    Selling a not new but in great shape lock ring plier. Cal-Van still makes these but in a stamped steel configuration. I used them once to remove piston rings and a couple of times to remove hard to...
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    Thanks all. Just got back in and hopefully...

    Thanks all. Just got back in and hopefully answered all messages.
    I still have more I can sell.

    Walter
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    FS - Carbide Rotary Files

    I have several more carbide rotary files for sale. I've sold them before with no problems to date.

    These are new, made in the USA and are sized SL-3 with a double cut grind pattern. We use this...
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    Yes I am. Please send me an email with your...

    Yes I am. Please send me an email with your mailing address to [email protected]

    Thanks,
    Walter
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