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    If that's an old wrought anvil (most likely) it...

    If that's an old wrought anvil (most likely) it was very common to make those in two main pieces- the top and the base. (Three pieces total when you count the hard work face plate.)

    Hazarding a...
  2. -My '48 DoAll bandsaw has a nearly identical...

    -My '48 DoAll bandsaw has a nearly identical diamond-shaped(tilted square) tag.

    Doc.
  3. What makes you think it was not machined? If it's...

    What makes you think it was not machined? If it's just the surface finish looking a bit pebbly instead of smooth and machined, that could be because it was tumbled or vapor-blasted or something,...
  4. -What kind of "adapter"? Do you mean one of the...

    -What kind of "adapter"? Do you mean one of the handwheel closers? If that's the case I might well be interested.



    -Less sure I'm interested anymore. The one on eBay is the one I was looking...
  5. So specific to L&S, and probably specific to this...

    So specific to L&S, and probably specific to this particular type of chuck. Not ideal. Looks like Hardinge doesn't even list them- the only L&S they show is a "3H" or something like that, with an...
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    Wanted: Springfield Lathe parts

    I figure this will be a long-term post, brought back up occasionally to see if anything has appeared, so unless I've specifically noted a part has been found or I no longer need it, assume I still...
  7. Sorry for digging up this old thread, but I'm...

    Sorry for digging up this old thread, but I'm looking at a copy of this collet chuck on eBay, to potentially go on my big L-1 spindle lathe. (If and when I ever get it back together. :D )

    But...
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    This being a machinist board, I first thought the...

    This being a machinist board, I first thought the title said Deburring squirrels, and I just HAD to read it. :D

    Carry on.

    Doc.
  9. -You do realize that comment was made some eight...

    -You do realize that comment was made some eight years ago, right? The "recent" upgrades spoken of at the time are now two or three generations old.

    Doc.
  10. Cool engine- I agree, if it were closer (and...

    Cool engine- I agree, if it were closer (and cheaper :D ) I'd pick it up just for the fun factor.

    Can't agree on it being a torpedo engine- mainly because it has air cooling fins on it. :D
    ...
  11. Barring a trade, I'll buy 'em outright if you can...

    Barring a trade, I'll buy 'em outright if you can offer a fair price.

    Doc.
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    I remember a Popular Mechanics (I think) article...

    I remember a Popular Mechanics (I think) article from many years ago, where they tested a piece of the Titanic hull- not only a fragment that had been brought up during some of the initial discovery...
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    I've got a short article on rebuilding a Covel...

    I've got a short article on rebuilding a Covel grinder om my "Machine rebuilds" section of my site, Doc's Machine and Airsmith Services if it might help.

    Doc.
  14. Thread: Metal lave

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    I once saw a CL ad that said about the same...

    I once saw a CL ad that said about the same thing: "Metal Lave, Spring Sealed".

    I had to call and find out what the hell it was. :D I figured 'lave' was a misspelling, but what the heck was...
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    I know this is an old thread, but it still has...

    I know this is an old thread, but it still has useful information.

    I'd like to point out that the OP noted that he had both a leadscrew nut, and a backlash nut, meaning the assembly had a way to...
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    That's the sonar dome, not a cable drum. That's...

    That's the sonar dome, not a cable drum. That's also a Russian Delta-IV boomer (ballistic missile sub) that apparently suffered a pretty major fire in 2011, and was stripped and presumably...
  17. -Not a 'rumor'. The latest machines are the M...

    -Not a 'rumor'. The latest machines are the M models- 1100M and 770M, which have a few upgrades from the previous models, including a somewhat faster spindle with a bit more HP.

    The "rumored"...
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    -Excuse me, I have a huge amount of respect for...

    -Excuse me, I have a huge amount of respect for the trade. I've been making my living with machine tools for over 20 years now, and expect to buy at least one if not two more machines this year.
    ...
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    -You have to keep in mind that many regulars here...

    -You have to keep in mind that many regulars here are the very definition of a "machine snob". :D If it's not a carefully-restored and hand-scraped 10EE, or a new-old-stock fresh-from-the-crate...
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    Do you mean this Linley...

    Do you mean this Linley? Just keep in mind that's not really a milling machine, it's essentially little more than a fancy, but limited drill press. You can do very light milling with it- I'm told the...
  21. Legit question: Given that this machine is not...

    Legit question: Given that this machine is not going to be particularly fast, overly accurate, or terribly powerful, and low cost is very much going to be an issue... why bother with castings at all?...
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    -Thanks! An earlier job in the same vein was a...

    -Thanks!

    An earlier job in the same vein was a stand for my Baldor buffer and grinder. Same game- I didn't want to just weld a hunk of pipe to an old truck rim like so many people do, so I did a...
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    How do you feel about a project and a bit of...

    How do you feel about a project and a bit of shipping? :D

    I have a 10" Lewis in mechanically near-perfect shape, complete with a vise, and a mostly-complete fabricated steel base/stand made to...
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    Doubt it's a bevel gear shaper, as the head...

    Doubt it's a bevel gear shaper, as the head appears to only tilt maybe 20 degrees or so.

    That same angle also throws out the "rifling" idea- guns don't typically use tapered bores, and certainly...
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    -Well, one of the worst of them is time-wasting...

    -Well, one of the worst of them is time-wasting morons who come in and ask all sorts of stupid questions, and...

    Doc.
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