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    Shaper can do some other stuff like dovetails....

    Shaper can do some other stuff like dovetails. But arbor press does alot of other pressing duties . I have 16" and did some keyways. Didnt have to make a special broch plug for a 1 off project. Has...
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    Even better! should even seal with some grease....

    Even better! should even seal with some grease. You know how nasty that tape gets around oil.
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    Wonder if fafnir could tell you by volume for...

    Wonder if fafnir could tell you by volume for that part number. I know how i would do if i needed to and wanted to keep it as close to 30 percent. fill 100 percent of empty space 30 percent around ....
  4. Iusually just thread an appropriate size piece of...

    Iusually just thread an appropriate size piece of round stock. in your case 3" or a little less. Then put into the right sized hole in a 1/2 or 3/4 plate .Weld it in and face the front back off to...
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    Thanks for posting . It helped identify the one i...

    Thanks for posting . It helped identify the one i picked up awhile ago. Old and crusty was not able to find name till i saw where it was at on yours. So small on mine had to use a eye loupe to see....
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    I agree used to do just compression tests but...

    I agree used to do just compression tests but then started doing the leak down test. Compression tests can vary with battery charge starter age ect. Have done both on the same engine. While the...
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    Thanks for reposting pictures. Remends me to...

    Thanks for reposting pictures. Remends me to think more on how to get a job done with what i have. Would like to see a photo gallery of your shop and or jobs you have done.Be great if all photos...
  8. I might have missed it but can you imagine the...

    I might have missed it but can you imagine the sticker price of this thing. The new ones are double what my 92 Dodge diesel was.
  9. I think you should move to finding some more of...

    I think you should move to finding some more of your own work instead of being a sub. That sub work is still really there work not yours.
  10. Im partial to Hendeys but usually find them much...

    Im partial to Hendeys but usually find them much cheaper. Your getting ALOT more in the LeBlond. Find the room you will not regret it
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    Mine is almost identical. Really like it. But...

    Mine is almost identical. Really like it. But mine has vertical head . Knowing what i know now of machine i would be willing to make it work if i needed another
  12. I have the same mill. My upper slide is all the...

    I have the same mill. My upper slide is all the way up against the vertical head. still has slight gap if i remember right. Im gussing they made the block to close it up. All the others ive seen...
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    Saw there auction near me in versailes . Big...

    Saw there auction near me in versailes . Big problem is getting it out. No set loading fee. Need alot of insurance and other credentials to get forklift in to get it
  14. Surprised there is not a 1 in front of the 8

    Surprised there is not a 1 in front of the 8
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    Id go after the Cisco lathe in Benton thats on...

    Id go after the Cisco lathe in Benton thats on CL. That foster is to specialized as many have said. No quick change gear box for threading for starters. Nice looking machine in great shape for sure ...
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    Equipment repair is my main thing but do some...

    Equipment repair is my main thing but do some machining. All manual stuff. Bushings, weld build up ect. mostly for the repairs im already doing. Fab work and welding. Steady at 80 fixin to go up....
  17. Air hammer not to break it loose just to set up...

    Air hammer not to break it loose just to set up some vibrations to get the PB into more places
  18. Not related to the 10 speed. But some guy in the...

    Not related to the 10 speed. But some guy in the office decided on his own to start leasing ford F150s. We dont like em. He was sold on the fuel economy and we havent even come close even on the non...
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    Great machine. Mine looks much worse than yours....

    Great machine. Mine looks much worse than yours. Have an 18sp of about the same vintage. I wonder if that is Centerline is 1.823 from compound top surface??
  20. No provision for distributor im putting my guess...

    No provision for distributor im putting my guess on air compressor
  21. You never know you might get a second chance to...

    You never know you might get a second chance to buy them on Ebay or Craigslist for some unreal 4 digit price tag. Saw a horizontal boring mill sell for 750. Saw it later for 7500.
  22. Sounds like time to make your own. Even if a...

    Sounds like time to make your own. Even if a litle simpler And i bet alot cheaper
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    The original print calls for cold rolled steal...

    The original print calls for cold rolled steal per "Hendeyman" himself. Thats what i made mine from and some plate for the larger. And its what i already had
  24. Ive run them for hours. Nothing super heavy but...

    Ive run them for hours. Nothing super heavy but plenty none the less.
  25. I run my 7 1/2 HP Cincinnati #2 that has a...

    I run my 7 1/2 HP Cincinnati #2 that has a seperate feed motor driving the table functions on a 8 HP static. Run it plenty hard enough for me. Havent seen any issues. The static sure was cheap. even...
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