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    I once made a replacement 2MT spindle for a...

    I once made a replacement 2MT spindle for a Rockwell drill press from a Collis extension socket. I have some extra long extensions, possibly specials, that I have made into lathe boring bars.
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    "The worlds oldest steam engine" that is in...

    "The worlds oldest steam engine" that is in working condition is the more accurate title.

    The Henry ford has some very early engines, brought from England around 1929-32 and placed in the museum. ...
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    The complete unit had a tailstock and this...

    The complete unit had a tailstock and this indexing head. They could be used on a No.2 surface grinder or the No. 13 cutter grinder. B&S made a similar indexing set that included a long base.
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    Do you have the 23K gold-tooled archival faux...

    Do you have the 23K gold-tooled archival faux leather collectors' binders?

    Larry
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    My 1978 B&S catalog does not have any tools...

    My 1978 B&S catalog does not have any tools numbered 729.

    In the 1978 B&S catalog, a similar-shape hole attachment has "ordering number" 599-7802. It fits the number 7040 back plunger heavy duty...
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    I do not have an HLV-H. On the Hardinge lathes I...

    I do not have an HLV-H. On the Hardinge lathes I do have, one big lever does the high-off-low motor speed and the second big lever does the forward-brake-reverse. I guess the holes for mounting an...
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    A thin circular saw blade for metal is often...

    A thin circular saw blade for metal is often called a jeweler's saw, which gives you a search term if shopping for one. These are different from horizontal milling cutters.

    Sawing brass is a lot...
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    I see in the lathe picture that the big lever on...

    I see in the lathe picture that the big lever on the front for forward and reverse is still present. I cannot see if that lever is connected to anything. On an older machine, there would be a...
  9. It looks like an 1880 design, possibly by one of...

    It looks like an 1880 design, possibly by one of the Worcester, MA makers that liked curvy carriage aprons. But I did not find an exact match in Cope's lathe book.

    Larry
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    I still use my first bench grinder, now very old,...

    I still use my first bench grinder, now very old, with a green SiC wheel on one end for rough shaping brazed carbide tools and undercutting the steel below the carbide. The other end has a gray alox...
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    As mentioned in post #1 and as shown in the...

    As mentioned in post #1 and as shown in the photos, it is an EM model that does metric just fine. There should be a separate cast iron quadrant with some gears that are needed to cut 10 TPI. Those...
  12. This seller has three sizes of L00 adapter plates...

    This seller has three sizes of L00 adapter plates with free shipping. I bought a couple of the 8 inch and they are nice quality, made in Japan.
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  13. Big face plates with T-slots are not uncommon. ...

    Big face plates with T-slots are not uncommon. Some have four T-slots and four through slots for extra fastening possibilities.

    14” D1-6 Mount Metal Lathe Face Plate T-slots Clausing Leblond...
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    First thing to check is that both parts of each...

    First thing to check is that both parts of each jaw have numbers (1,2 or 3) that match the number next to the slot in the chuck body.

    Then check if the jaws are gripping the test bar along their...
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    There are too many motors in that lathe to hook a...

    There are too many motors in that lathe to hook a single VFD to the input plug. Though I did read somewhere that the newest VFD's can handle that sort of circuit. Maybe. A rotary phase converter...
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    McMahon & Carver and later (by 1885 or 88)...

    McMahon & Carver and later (by 1885 or 88) McMahon & Co. is listed briefly in Cope's lathe book. Michael F. McMahon was the partner/owner.

    Cope included a cut of a 20" solid spindle lathe with...
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    The 5C shank with male center and unbalanced...

    The 5C shank with male center and unbalanced offset dog driver is not for use on a lathe. It is part of the equipment that came with a Hardinge dividing head, specially designed for use with the...
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    The lathe serial number would nail down the age....

    The lathe serial number would nail down the age.

    The 3-jaw chuck, at least, is old. It is the one that was stamped Hardinge Made in England. Hardinge stopped selling that chuck decades ago, but...
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    Axelson Manufacturing Co. - History |...

    Axelson Manufacturing Co. - History | VintageMachinery.org

    Axleson Machine Co. is cast on the leg, in addition to the thread chart.

    Larry
  20. Thread: Bending brass

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    Quote- "The first male Vee should have a small...

    Quote- "The first male Vee should have a small radius, about half the thickness of the blade stock, rather than a sharp corner. More acute than 90 degrees is good. '

    Do you know the difference...
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    The condition of the 260 brass may be important. ...

    The condition of the 260 brass may be important. Annealed will bend easiest. Full hard might crack. Condition is a function of the way the sheet was rolled and the mills will sell it in different...
  22. In 1913 it is about 100% sure that the picture...

    In 1913 it is about 100% sure that the picture was taken with orthochromatic film, which makes red look black. So the car in the picture could have been either black or red, or even some very dark...
  23. Hardinge made a horizontal mill with a unique 5C...

    Hardinge made a horizontal mill with a unique 5C spindle until around 1975. So they also made a good assortment of 5C shank tooling for the mill. There are almost no examples of non-Hardinge 5C...
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    I bought mine from Merrill Lynch, but that was...

    I bought mine from Merrill Lynch, but that was before the concept of "online" existed. They did OK, but the stock value tanked.

    Larry

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    "That 98 uses 22J collets and has a 22J to 8W...

    "That 98 uses 22J collets and has a 22J to 8W adapter with it." WADE #98 TURRET LATHE | eBay
    The eBay lathe includes seven 8W collets, one of which is 7/16.

    The 22J collet is designed for the...
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