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1. ## Thread: Help rewiring motor from 460 to 208

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### A dead give away on being "connected" for high...

A dead give away on being "connected" for high volts is that the three "line" wires will be connected to three T wires coming out of motor

Low volts connection uses a PAIR of T wires for each line...
2. ## Thread: Rockford Shaper - How far apart do they come?

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### A 168 X 42 X 8 solid cast iron weighs 14,400, so...

A 168 X 42 X 8 solid cast iron weighs 14,400, so some less than that (I used .255 LBS per cubic inch)
3. ## Thread: Older horizontal borers

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### And if you wanted to see what they looked like...

And if you wanted to see what they looked like 130 years back, Niles would sell you one like this in 1891

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4. ## Thread: Old LeBlond on Auction

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### Maybe a bit newer (motor leg) and maybe a bit...

Maybe a bit newer (motor leg) and maybe a bit smaller than this mid to late twenties 21 / 23" Heavy Duty

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5. ## Thread: Calculating lead for a helical gear

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### Extreme upper left corner .34202 is the sine of...

Extreme upper left corner .34202 is the sine of 20 degrees and you multiply that by 8.

OR .34202 TIMES 8 = 2.73616

You divide that result that into 20 teeth times "pI". and 20 times pi =...
6. ## Thread: Calculating lead for a helical gear

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### Aw come on fellas (and of course the gals) - its...

Aw come on fellas (and of course the gals) - its all written down for us. Not sure about first image - but second is of course from Earle Buckingham - who has at least three volumes on the subject...
7. ## Thread: Calculating lead for a helical gear

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### Might be helpful - but be prepared for some deep...

Might be helpful - but be prepared for some deep wading

In the second image go to the line about 2/3 of the way down the page to find a formula for "L"

Pn is for Pitch normal, which is your 8DP...
8. ## Thread: How to mount cup wheels in mill?

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### Its simple - replace FIND with MAKE

Its simple - replace FIND with MAKE
9. ## Thread: South Bend 1117 Lathe.....Help.

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### In the August 1966 price list, they are just...

In the August 1966 price list, they are just CL117 with a trailing letter for bed length
10. ## Thread: Very old Monarch lathe is it worth saving?

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### A slightly "newer" pub ...

A slightly "newer" pub

http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/2103/3727.pdf

have fun
11. ## Thread: 14-1/2 gear info needed

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### How that works Lets say the two gears were 14...

How that works

Lets say the two gears were 14 DP. Lets say they were 27 and 28 tooth respectively. PD on the 27 will be 1.9286 and on the 28 will be 2.000

Center distance becomes 1.9643 - for...
12. ## Thread: 1949 Cincinnati No.3 High Power 4J3P1V need help.

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### For what its worth - the most powerful #3 K&T in...

For what its worth - the most powerful #3 K&T in 1957 was 30 HP - but the "ram" (fancy overarm) had but 15 for the main

Not exactly applicable since you have the HEAVIEST #3 made that year by CMM...
13. ## Thread: Cincinnatti Milacron DH 50HP Vert Mill

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### They had experience with such going way back. ...

They had experience with such going way back. Many years ago looked at a 1930 #4 High Power vertical with a 14 foot table and extended saddle with support "rails"

Such rails for "knee" machines...
14. ## Thread: K&T Milwaukee Comparison Chart?

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### Have '39 and '40 catalog and also '57 3K was...

Have '39 and '40 catalog and also '57

3K was in 1940 - Plain, Unversal, Vertical respectively - 7800, 8250, and 8500

As of 1957 there was no K or CK, but the similar 4CH would have been 9250,...
15. ## Thread: Help identifying mill

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### Probably all of them via gearing in knee. Similar...

Probably all of them via gearing in knee. Similar vintage High Power Cincinnatis did the table rapid via such a shaft

I always jokingly remind folks there were no "axis" when such machines were...
16. ## Thread: New to me 1938 Cincinnati 2MH and some old tooling that I need help identifying.

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### Slightly earlier version of "M" (which go all the...

Slightly earlier version of "M" (which go all the way back to very late teens)

Cincinnati Milling Machine Co. (Milacron) - Publication Reprints - Cincinnati 1M Parts List and Service Repair Book |...
17. ## Thread: which bronze alloy should I have my parts cast from?

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### There are many others - but not necessarily at...

There are many others - but not necessarily at that foundry

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18. ## Thread: Gaston Defour no.220 universal head spiral bevel gears

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### . Unlikely in the extreme. The simple reason...

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Unlikely in the extreme. The simple reason for this is production machine tool parts are designed (and processed) for their application. Its not like the maker went down to the gear store to...
19. ## Thread: Very old Monarch lathe is it worth saving?

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### Neat thing about such oldies is you see what you...

Neat thing about such oldies is you see what you get - honest simple iron - ready to do what it was doing 100 years ago - maybe after some "fixing up" mechanically

Yes, the crowd of loose gears...
20. ## Thread: Machine Identification Help

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### I'll guess early 20s 16" - not yet to Model B...

I'll guess early 20s 16" - not yet to Model B design

I'll also say photo does not look like a PW - no lead screw reverse on apron? No feed clutch in center of carriage hand wheel

Scan from...
21. ## Thread: 14.5 SB lathe parts needed

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### If they are FLAT.... II made some years ago by...

If they are FLAT....

II made some years ago by getting up a DXF drawing and water jetted some out of 4130N steel sheet of the right thickness for a large Asian lathe
22. ## Thread: Sebastian Gold Seal 12"x48 School Lathe 2hp 1800 RPM motor install

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### Would it not make good sense to first see if...

Would it not make good sense to first see if there can be such a thing as a 5C draw tube that fits through your spindle bore?
23. ## Thread: Landis Type C 16x72 Universal grinder 1942

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### Universals are lighter than Plains, smaller...

Universals are lighter than Plains, smaller everything like wheel and wheel head

My ''47 14 X 60 B&S is less than 7000 - 14" wheel max

Add 3000 for Landis extra length and good sense and call...

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### Thread pitch gages are not expensive

Thread pitch gages are not expensive
25. ## Thread: Wanted: Phase Perfect

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### If you buy a new one maybe it will never miss a...

If you buy a new one maybe it will never miss a beat in 15 years - like mine. The sizeable first cost turns out to be practically nothing spread out over that length of time
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