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    I've had some strange responses after replying to...

    I've had some strange responses after replying to Craiglist listings, but never had an offline commentary before.

    OP put up a link.
    I sent the lister an email.
    That's normally as far as I would...
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    I didn't get a response to my email. I wasn't...

    I didn't get a response to my email. I wasn't expecting one until early next week anyway due to the holiday.
    I suppose I could go down there on Monday on the off-chance the place is still open..
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    I emailed him. I asked him about the loading...

    I emailed him. I asked him about the loading dock, fees and forkift situation.
    It cant hurt just to look, right?
    Apparently, one of those recurring voices in my head sounds a lot like Plastikdreams.
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    Its a 1945 14aa 30" between centers. I've been...

    Its a 1945 14aa
    30" between centers.
    I've been sitting on my hands trying to resist the urge to contact the owner and have a look-see.
    I don't need this machine.
    But I'm not sure about that.
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    Awesome. Will call you Monday.

    Awesome.
    Will call you Monday.
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    Thanks, If one doesn't show up here after a...

    Thanks,

    If one doesn't show up here after a few days, I'll call them and ask.
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    WTB Bridgeport M head parts.

    I need the fine-feed arbor/worm and the attached handwheel.
    The arbor is more urgent,I can probably rig up some sort of handwheel that would work, but I don't feel like reverse-engineering the...
  8. Like he said. You might have to loosen the nuts...

    Like he said.
    You might have to loosen the nuts under the compound and then lift the compound up gradually to get enough clearance to remove the nuts.
    My Hendey is older than yours and removing...
  9. I own a couple of Honda v4 motorcycles that have...

    I own a couple of Honda v4 motorcycles that have gear driven cams; a 1985 vf1000r and a 5th gen vfr800. Honda went to a lot of trouble to spring load the gears in the valvetrain to reduce backlash....
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    I'm not too far away, and basically a sucker for...

    I'm not too far away, and basically a sucker for cheap, old iron. If you were willing to do some initial legwork to check condition etc. , that would be cool. Otherwise, depending on how soon it...
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    Leland Gifford 4-head

    Following on from RCPDesigns posting a couple of weeks ago is this 4-head DP of similar vintage.
    I picked it up today in Connecticut from a company that used to make slitting wheels to perforate...
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    My old Linde Tig welder has a couple of LH...

    My old Linde Tig welder has a couple of LH threaded hook ups.I can't remember if its for the gas or water,
    I assume there are similar safety applications out there needing the LH tap-die sets
  13. All four surface plates are now sold. Thanks to...

    All four surface plates are now sold.
    Thanks to all who responded.

    Regards,

    Metalurgent
  14. PM sent with details.

    PM sent with details.
  15. All 4 are black granite...

    All 4 are black granite...
  16. Doall Surface plates, 6x6x2. AA grade.

    I have four of these for sale.
    They are new, old stock, from the 70's, I think.
    I purchased them at the estate sale of an artist who used others like them as sculpture bases.
    I kept one and am...
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    Darren, I just found that 27/64ths collet...

    Darren,

    I just found that 27/64ths collet lurking amongst some random 5c stuff.
    If you still need it to fill out the set, send me a PM to remind me of your address and I'll get it out to you.
    ...
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    Collets were sold to PM member, Darren for his 8w.

    Collets were sold to PM member, Darren for his 8w.
  19. Interesting project. Left hand threads at both...

    Interesting project. Left hand threads at both ends with non-standard thread profiles. Plus the taper cutting.
    My old Delta Rockwell 14" used to use the same style extended arbor for dado cutting....
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    Picked up today, nice machine and an interesting...

    Picked up today, nice machine and an interesting and informative shop-tour from Harold.

    A+++
    All good,
  21. I just purchased a 918 from member Harold in...

    I just purchased a 918 from member Harold in upstate NY.
    I would be interested in purchasing some or all of these parts.
    PM sent.

    Thanks,

    Metalurgent
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    Would be happy to take this machine off your...

    Would be happy to take this machine off your hands,
    I have been looking for a simple 5c setup and this would fit the bill nicely

    PM sent.
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    There's a 12x30 gearhead in Philly listed on...

    There's a 12x30 gearhead in Philly listed on eNay.
    Even if its' not the tiebar of your dreams, its still a testament to how much 'arn you can get nowadays for your dollar.
  24. I use that rollback flatbed trick often when...

    I use that rollback flatbed trick often when transferring big loads between docks/vehicles/trailers/ground. The trick is to ask around and find the guy who's done a few moves like that. I have a guy...
  25. Nice work, David. I would certainly be...

    Nice work, David.
    I would certainly be interested in how much something like this would cost to cast, but mostly out of curiosity.
    I can rig up something easily enough to cut anything I would...
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