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    Enjoy......

    Enjoy......
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    I once ordered a faceplate for a Logan 9B28...

    I once ordered a faceplate for a Logan 9B28 lathe. The machine had a 1.5”8 pitch screw spindle nose. When it arrived the neck measured 1.515”. I called Scott Logan and asked about it. He told me that...
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    can you see the stamping above the words turning...

    can you see the stamping above the words turning gear. Its 9W-42. That might be a part number??
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    Going to try a photo of the turning gear

    Going to try a photo of the turning gear
  5. Dont forget load vs no load speed on AC motors.I...

    Dont forget load vs no load speed on AC motors.I have two mechanical(Jones and Starrett) and an old Japanese made electronic tachometers. No load speeds are more than 10 percent higher than the plate...
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    I was told that the turning gear was made for the...

    I was told that the turning gear was made for the C model workshop lathe which has only longitudinal power feed,using the lead screw and split nut. The large gear goes on the lead screw to get a fine...
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    I have a B model workshop lathe and have made a...

    I have a B model workshop lathe and have made a sleeve that allows compounding of the gears that come with the machine.This allows you to make some not to shabby metric and oddball US threads.Someone...
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    The 1308 is a much newer lathe with a geared...

    The 1308 is a much newer lathe with a geared headstock and other amenitys not a ww2 belt driven machine. The ease of moving the heavy 10 is definitely a factor in the machine’s price.
    I was...
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    My regal 13 is out in the garage,but the books...

    My regal 13 is out in the garage,but the books are in here. It appears that what you have there is for regular milling. Someone has put a regular vise on the attachment where the gearcutting...
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    One way to have the capability’s of a heavy 10...

    One way to have the capability’s of a heavy 10 for less is to buy a 13. The 13 is a heavy 10 on steroids, and often sells for less. The tailstock travel and compound travel are better. The bed is...
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    I have two WW2 machines a 9B and a 13 umd. Both...

    I have two WW2 machines a 9B and a 13 umd. Both are cast iron bearing machines and both have the original felts still operating.I have spare felts on hand but both machines are fine. I did solvent...
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    Keeping dirt out of tapped holes is always a good...

    Keeping dirt out of tapped holes is always a good idea. They are a p.i.t.a to clean out,although I got the habit from putting pipe plugs in vent valves.
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    Thats what it should look like

    Thats what it should look like
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    You mentioned mixing two sources of babbitt that...

    You mentioned mixing two sources of babbitt that appeared to have different melting points.There are many varietys of this stuff and some of them are not compatible with one another.Two major...
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    If you have a faceplate for the machine it is...

    If you have a faceplate for the machine it is easy to make things for the spindle. You bolt the billet to the faceplate then bore and thread it for the spindle. To test it you just unscrew the...
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    There are websites for navy ships that no longer...

    There are websites for navy ships that no longer exist and some that do. Some of them have elaborate pictures of the machine shops. If you look at these you will see some creative installation of...
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    That’s the bull gear release. First step in...

    That’s the bull gear release. First step in engaging the back gears to turn slow. Check that oiling port on the pulley surface before you start the machine. Some have been filled with grease others...
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    The 2A used by SBL has a .850-20 thread and the...

    The 2A used by SBL has a .850-20 thread and the OAL is 3 1/4 ".The things look like a 3C on steroids
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    What is the relationship between these things and...

    What is the relationship between these things and the 2A collett used by 10 and 13" south bend lathes of WW2 vintage.I have a bunch of those, and they are very versatile collets.
  20. The sheet metal cabinets are not much compared to...

    The sheet metal cabinets are not much compared to a cast iron UMD.The thing has pillow blocks for a swing shaft that would allow you to fabricate a drive unit on a plate that could be engaged and...
  21. Would be really neat if you could find an actual...

    Would be really neat if you could find an actual 9" UMD cabinet with the cast iron drive unit.Probably one in a million.
    I have a 13" with one of those and it is very solid.My 9B is mounted on...
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    Try to find a cast iron object that lends its...

    Try to find a cast iron object that lends its self to the job. One back plate that I made is steel with a cast iron slug in the middle.CI is less likely to get stuck on the spindle, and it threads...
  23. Tom there was a picture somewhere on the forum of...

    Tom there was a picture somewhere on the forum of an Armstrong #6 tool holder,think it uses 3/4" cutter, with the lantern post choked all the way up pulling out a huge chip on a big lathe. That...
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    I made two different schemes to adapt steady...

    I made two different schemes to adapt steady rests to a 13” Regal. The first was using a tailstock base and a precision milled slab of steel to adapt a 9” SBL steady to the machine.At that time the...
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    Moonlight I must also admit to using my LeBlond...

    Moonlight I must also admit to using my LeBlond geared head 13 to avoid the clatter of the SBL 13 back gears. The whirr of the gears in all that oil is a pleasure.
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