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  1. As a guy with 3 VFDs, all decent quality ones...

    As a guy with 3 VFDs, all decent quality ones (offshore but couple thousand $ between them) I do not like them and do not recommend them if you donít need the variable speed function. I didnít like...
  2. Thread: K&T s15

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    K&T s15

    Hey all, got a couple questions about a K&T s-15 vertical mill. This is at my place of employment and the power feed/rapids wont work. Iíve been tasked with fixing it tomorrow so I havenít dove into...
  3. Can I ask why the old mills wonít do? Not high...

    Can I ask why the old mills wonít do? Not high enough rpm for good surface finish or not rigid enough? Just curious, thanks for the info
  4. Flywheel/cylinder head surfacing info and machines

    Iíve been getting several calls (I guess a home shop local guy that did engine work has called it quits) about flywheel surfacing and some cylinder head work as well, curious if anyone here does...
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    Thanks guys, will do. Headstock and gears and...

    Thanks guys, will do. Headstock and gears and pretty much everything else appear to be the exact same as the ones at work just a little older.
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    Little late to the party but I believe I just...

    Little late to the party but I believe I just bought the lathe you spoke of in the Pittsburgh CL, was purchased in the 50s at a foreclosure auction and the fella snuck in and busted all the handles...
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    Axelson lathe manual

    Hey all, just purchased an axelson lathe, 18x45. Believed to be a 1944 but havenít found enough serial info to validate that yet. I do know itís older than the ones I run at work though. Iím having a...
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    South bend 14 1/2Ē

    Hi all, Iím curious if anyoneís ever swapped a bed out from one lathe to another? I have a 14 1/2Ē with a 5 foot bed, been turning away some work cause my bed is too short. (Not life threatening as I...
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    Round column jet mill/drill

    I acquired a Jet round column JM-28 complex Milling/drilling machine. I understand the issue with round columns and why not many people like them, but Iíve been thinking how I can make the table...
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    Awesome thanks

    Awesome thanks
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    South bend tail stock taper

    Just acquired a 14 1/2Ē lathe. Came with zero tooling (lathe was free) and Iím having a time trying to figure out what taper is in the tailstock. I donít have snap gauges (if those would even work,...
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    Hope not, seems like itís well built for...

    Hope not, seems like itís well built for imported. Always good to hear on the Winchesterís, I have several too. My favorite firearms
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    Thanks, I appreciate all of the info Bill

    Thanks, I appreciate all of the info Bill
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    I appreciate your time, thanks.I will look into it

    I appreciate your time, thanks.I will look into it
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    Sounds like a plan. I appreciate the info!

    Sounds like a plan. I appreciate the info!
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    Many thanks sir, I appreciate the offer of the...

    Many thanks sir, I appreciate the offer of the copy but I have access to a manual for this machine. Everyone I talked to about south bends say they were a great machine if taken care of. I was told...
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    Thank you sir!

    Thank you sir!
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    First post, new member

    First post here on the forum. Iíve been reading some things about the Equipment I have on this forum from a google search and this seems to be a great place full of good info, especially for a newbie...
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