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    Could be you have a little oil or grease on...

    Could be you have a little oil or grease on clutch disk from the lube at the bearing there. But it also has a manual adjustment right on the clutch.

    You can tell by engaging and disengaging. If it...
  2. I edited your quote to answer the best I can on...

    I edited your quote to answer the best I can on three points.

    On the first point, I'm quite sure. Many moons ago I cleaned and de-burred beds ways, including the sides and bottom. Outer flat that...
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    Your inbox is full, but yea you can ask about a...

    Your inbox is full, but yea you can ask about a 3306.
  4. Getting on to measuring the inside of vee way on...

    Getting on to measuring the inside of vee way on bed, for the carriage.

    Got the lead screw reverse rod pulled off machine to make room for a mic. Don't judge my mic, it looks heinous from a PO,...
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    WTB Cincinnati Toolmaster 1E head

    The head I'm looking for would have the step pulley set up for speed changes, and No 40 spindle taper.

    Most likely late 1950's, early, mid 60's.
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    If you are in NY, even up state, you are in one...

    If you are in NY, even up state, you are in one of the better buying areas for such things, at a bit better prices.

    You can do really nice work between 300 and 700 rpm, and it does not need to be...
  7. Part 2 of 2: I had a piece of flat bar, 1"x 2"...

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    I had a piece of flat bar, 1"x 2" and 7 inches long. And I wanted to make 3 tools for checking the vee ways. I'll be making all 3 from this. The first tool, I mentioned in the last...
  8. Working on some tooling to check vee ways. ...

    Working on some tooling to check vee ways.

    First, and most important to me is to be able to mic the inside of carriage vee way. Yea, the bed end bracket is in the way on the end of the bed, but it...
  9. Part 2 of 2: Good news is I can use the bottom...

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    Good news is I can use the bottom of bed way as reference. On un-wore sections of bed, my variation between head stock side and tail stock end is .0004".

    Measuring at HS side, I...
  10. Moving on to inspect and document ways a bit...

    Moving on to inspect and document ways a bit more.

    My intention is NOT to grind ways under headstock. Looking here at carriage vee ways, they do not travel under headstock. And the length of...
  11. Thanks to Mike Thomas for sending me more apron...

    Thanks to Mike Thomas for sending me more apron parts. He packages so nicely it makes for great long term storage. At this point, I think I have the majority on apron internals for spares:

    340298...
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    Three Cadillac links from this site all in the...

    Three Cadillac links from this site all in the General section:
    cadillac lathe

    New (to me) Cadillac Lathe - Where To Start?

    Information on Cadillac 22 x 80 Lathe

    Original distributor was...
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    This lathe is from Taiwan. Some info here: ...

    This lathe is from Taiwan. Some info here:

    Cadillac Lathes - Taiwan
  14. Which model ? Of J head, or M head i would think...

    Which model ? Of J head, or M head i would think J head worth more. But both normally cost less than a Series 1.

    Just a rough guess, but Id probably expect a J head to fall $500 to a $1000 cheaper...
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    You guys rock ! From the link Hobby Shop posted:...

    You guys rock ! From the link Hobby Shop posted:

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    Funny coincidences, chatting in the Heavy Iron section over the past couple weeks about Pacemakers, and in various conversations, a...
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    Try to pm this guy. He has had some come in and...

    Try to pm this guy. He has had some come in and out his place, plus he gets around. He might have a lead to turn you on to:

    I've died and gone to Heaven! Axelson Lathes EVERYWHERE
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    That's a great find, thanks John. I had posted...

    That's a great find, thanks John.

    I had posted a quick something here and saw John's reply:
    Metric threading on a late Pacemaker?

    After John's reply I found this Pratt and Whitney 12" Model C...
  18. I know about as close to zero as you can get...

    I know about as close to zero as you can get about using change gears. However I have a set of what I think are un-used gears, still have cosmoline on them. Unknown origin or application, other than...
  19. You guys rock ! E.C. was the son of James. Having...

    You guys rock ! E.C. was the son of James. Having a rebellious kid go the opposite way is not too terrible in this case. :D

    339910 339911

    I got those from this link:
    A Field Guide to American...
  20. Earlier in the thread I posted pics that the...

    Earlier in the thread I posted pics that the seller had shown in the listing for the 1942 11th edition of Machinery's Handbook.

    After receiving the book, I discovered some pages with personal...
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    I use both a gun and a brush to paint. Some...

    I use both a gun and a brush to paint. Some surfaces I think you are better off with a gun as your overhead lights will make it the first thing that draws your eye, once the machine is complete....
  22. What sort of time frame before they'd be scrapped...

    What sort of time frame before they'd be scrapped ?

    When i checked the specs, i wanna say the grinder is about 3000 lb. You mentioned and overhead crane, any chance there's a fork lift on site...
  23. That's an Abrasive 3B. When I saw that mag chuck...

    That's an Abrasive 3B. When I saw that mag chuck I knew it had pretty large capacity, same as my old B & S No 5 at 8" x 24".

    Page 4 and 5 here:
    Abrasive Machine Tool Co. - Publication Reprints -...
  24. Check out that chip pan running the whole length...

    Check out that chip pan running the whole length of machine also. Never saw that on a SB 16. Can't really see what the legs or base is on the head stock side though. Bet some folks in the South Bend...
  25. Thanks for that thoughtful post. Really great...

    Thanks for that thoughtful post. Really great stuff. This thread is not that big, but you guys are slaying me with the great and thought provoking posts.

    Joe in NH mentioning he struggled a bit...
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