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    That much weight, not balanced over the "sweet...

    That much weight, not balanced over the "sweet spot" makes for a rough ride. Too much weight forward will make the trailer jerk..........too much toward the back will make it sway. With some...
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    It has always seemed to me, that felt embeds with...

    It has always seemed to me, that felt embeds with swarf and becomes a "lap". I wondered why brass or plastic scrapers weren't used more often.
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    We had a place kind of like it in town, when I...

    We had a place kind of like it in town, when I was a kid.........building was closed in better. Only took him @ 20 yrs to get that junky.
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    I logged in the other night, hadn't been on in...

    I logged in the other night, hadn't been on in quite a while, anyway, it wouldn't let me access the "files" for some reason.
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    The teeth on my Racine look pretty good, but they...

    The teeth on my Racine look pretty good, but they slip, when it goes to lift. I have been pondering how to deal with it. No doubt the large size of it doesn't help.......it is bigger than the other...
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    IIRC, it cuts on the backstroke, so should "lift"...

    IIRC, it cuts on the backstroke, so should "lift" on the forward stroke......completely disengaging from the rack on the cut stroke.

    Cut rate and descent are based on weight of the arm and...
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    Electronic tach will be here today. Was...

    Electronic tach will be here today.

    Was looking at the variable speed change setup, it has the lever on the carriage, but no hex shaft for it to operate...........toying with trying to get it...
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    IIRC, my panel called for minimum 30 amp and max...

    IIRC, my panel called for minimum 30 amp and max 50 breaker, for 10hp setup.
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    It does appear that your cam is missing, from...

    It does appear that your cam is missing, from what I can see. I've got a Racine, of similar vintage, the blade lift isn't very satisfactory from my experience. I am wanting to try and make a new...
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    Does anybody have a functioning tach on...

    Does anybody have a functioning tach on theirs.............mine is damaged. Have been trying to figure whether to attempt a repair or put a digital on it.

    Tony has a pretty good manual set for...
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    I'm 300 miles away from them, yet they will get...

    I'm 300 miles away from them, yet they will get an order to me the next day, unbelievable.
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    Mine has been converted, I'd rather have the...

    Mine has been converted, I'd rather have the original setup. Nice lathes though.
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    Does yours have the original crank speed...

    Does yours have the original crank speed adjustment or is it the later "lever adjustment" to change speed?
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    I'd give it a good inspection, check bearings and...

    I'd give it a good inspection, check bearings and journals, wouldn't rebuild the bottom end unless warranted. Take the head apart and clean the valves, they get gummy from years of oil residue and...
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    Years ago, I used to see air motors on Amish...

    Years ago, I used to see air motors on Amish machines, hadn't seen hydraulic motor conversions. 9-10 years ago, we had a tribe of Amish move in around here. I call them faux Amish, traditional...
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    Interesting way to get the speed reduction and...

    Interesting way to get the speed reduction and maybe variable speed too?
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    I've got an old lineshaft 16 inch running off a 1...

    I've got an old lineshaft 16 inch running off a 1 1/2 HP motor. It will have to have the rpm dropped down to about 200 rpm by some means of speed reduction.
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    I stumbled across a 2CHL, twenty years ago. It...

    I stumbled across a 2CHL, twenty years ago. It was like winning the lottery, good shape, tiny by K&T standards, but still a beast. The BP has seen more use lately, due to digital readout and...
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    I don't have enough room for what I have, but it...

    I don't have enough room for what I have, but it doesn't stop me from looking. The internet has made this stuff too easy to find.
    I still fear that I will do something impulsive..............it has...
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    When did water treatment become commonplace? ...

    When did water treatment become commonplace?

    Some years ago, I worked in close proximity to a High School that was still coal fired, built in the twenties. They had a head custodian that was...
  21. IIRC I was bending 304 and it did great

    IIRC I was bending 304 and it did great
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    This is the first time that I have used the new...

    This is the first time that I have used the new phone for pics, can see it is garbage.....disappointed with how it looks. The wooden box and all make for a nice display, don't see a set that large...
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    A couple more pictures 261081261082

    A couple more pictures

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    Vintage Keystone tap and die set

    A friend was cleaning out his dad's garage, after he passed, ran across some things that I might have some interest in. He tried to explain what he had run across, one was this tap and die set. I...
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    Maybe someday it will be a...

    Maybe someday it will be a collectible................if so, I have a 2010 catalog
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