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    I have had Oticon for about 10 years now but have...

    I have had Oticon for about 10 years now but have been wearing hearing aids for 57 years. Oticon are the best I’ve ever had. You need to go to a qualified audiologist. In many ways the audiologist is...
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    Center drill as Digger Doug says then drill...

    Center drill as Digger Doug says then drill undersize and bore to size with a single point boring bar.

    If that doesn’t work then you have unwanted movement in the work, work holding or machine.
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    In the 90s Rutland supply had adapter kits for...

    In the 90s Rutland supply had adapter kits for different mills. Finding a kit for a Steptoe is a long shot but MSC bought Rutland even before Enco, out, just saying.
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    The OP sounds like someone who could really...

    The OP sounds like someone who could really benefit from all the professionals on this forum. Kudos for those who have already left a positive response. Let’s keep this one going.
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    Looking on the side I see four holes. This is the...

    Looking on the side I see four holes. This is the usual location for a gear box or flat belt pulley that would power the feed screw thru a shaft. Are you sure there is not power feed already built...
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    Good point

    Good point
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    Maybe, but the real confusion has something with...

    Maybe, but the real confusion has something with the metric system.
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    It takes a good moderator to get nuts off of...

    It takes a good moderator to get nuts off of threads!
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    See page 30 of this: ...

    See page 30 of this:

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/657/849.pdf
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    Early wards and Logan lathes had an open...

    Early wards and Logan lathes had an open countershaft assembly much like that of the Southbend lathes. Are you sure yours is not really a Logan ountershaft? Paint color can be a give away. LA numbers...
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    Setting up of the countershaft is very important....

    Setting up of the countershaft is very important. It is easy to get things assembled and just say it is good enough. Most of the Logan’s I have seen for sale have the countershaft hanging off the...
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    My 800 series has bronze bearings in the...

    My 800 series has bronze bearings in the headstock cone pulley. The 200 I don’t know, bronze bushings would show up on the parts list though. If the spindle is scored then the backgear was used...
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    My 1947 serial number is 45996 so I would say the...

    My 1947 serial number is 45996 so I would say the rubber bushings are available for most of the Logan 10 and 11” lathes. I once used a stack of rubber washers to make the bushings. Got them at Ace...
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    The bushings refered to isolate vibration between...

    The bushings refered to isolate vibration between the countershaft assembly and the lathe headstock. Delrin does not have the vibration absorbing attribute needed for the application. Logan has the...
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    There were two back drive counter shaft setups...

    There were two back drive counter shaft setups for the 800 and 200 series lathes. I am referring to the countershaft behind the headstock with the hinged top cover like yours. There was a floor model...
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    I can’t tell you if the nut purchased was...

    I can’t tell you if the nut purchased was intended to be adjusted for height. I can tell you there were several saddle and cross slides made requiring the nut to be of different heights. The only...
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    It is!!!!!!

    It is!!!!!!
  18. Maybe this: Hex-Caps Bolt Covers | Pro-Dec...

    Maybe this:

    Hex-Caps Bolt Covers | Pro-Dec
  19. A vacuum works for me.

    A vacuum works for me.
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    This machine is an example of replacing the...

    This machine is an example of replacing the t-slot top. The mill is the same vintage as yours. Cast iron is very soft. I have no idea when the repair was made.

    Davis & Egan Machine Tool Co....
  21. I have one of these in my garage waiting for the...

    I have one of these in my garage waiting for the time to fix it up. The Milwaukee fits your description. Mine has an original base. Whatever you get be sure it has accessories like the over ram and...
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    OP said joist and that implies shorter spans. Joists and trusses can be made with any steel sections you want. Thats what the engineers are for. Rod is easier to bend into truss webbing than angle....
  23. Use round bar for the diagonal shear webbing. It...

    Use round bar for the diagonal shear webbing. It will be a whole lot easier. Who is engineering this? Here in the US truss manufactures have licensed engineers to certify the design. Don’t take...
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    Naegle is right about the oil. Cast iron is...

    Naegle is right about the oil. Cast iron is porous and even if you wash the surface with detergent oil will migrate to the surface. If you use detergents be sure to thourly rinse with water( like...
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    The change gear spider can slip out of position...

    The change gear spider can slip out of position disengaging the spider gears. The bracket you are questioning supports the back end of the change gear spider giving to two points of support. As long...
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