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    kenny.other: You probably should post your price,...

    kenny.other: You probably should post your price, this is not an auction. Read line 10 of the first item in the stickys (rules).

    JH
  2. Most mills that I have had experience on that are...

    Most mills that I have had experience on that are similar to yours usually had grease fittings on the heads. Other points such as table and slides usually need way oil. When us apprentices would come...
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    Wisconsincody: You neglected to read the sticky's...

    Wisconsincody: You neglected to read the sticky's at the top of this forum. Take a look at "machinery discussion guidelines".

    JH
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    Develope: I suspect you don't really understand...

    Develope: I suspect you don't really understand how o-rings work. Take the info that BugRobotics and Digger gave you and study it well. Don't confuse them with gaskets or piston rings.

    JH
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    Turn a piece of wooden dowel to a diameter that...

    Turn a piece of wooden dowel to a diameter that is about .015" bigger than the minor dia. of the hole and about 1" long. Then screw it into the hole and back out. This will tell you the minor dia....
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    VMS1: If you read the stickys at the top of this...

    VMS1: If you read the stickys at the top of this sub-forum, you will see that this forum is not for commercial enterprises. Particularly, read item five of the first rule.
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    It wouldn't be difficult. Most of the time I was...

    It wouldn't be difficult. Most of the time I was on the Tail, only had 3 wheels on the ground.

    JH
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    Naw, he is probably an old over-the-road trucker....

    Naw, he is probably an old over-the-road trucker. They all hate the road.
    Speaking of the Dragons Tail, everybody should do that once. I accidentally stumbled on to it and was about 2 miles in...
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    It's a buttress thread. The MH book has plenty...

    It's a buttress thread. The MH book has plenty about buttress threads, at least mine did forty years ago. We made a lot of parts that were made of carbon (molten metal pumps). Many of them look...
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    It's a drive collar for a cylindrical grinder....

    It's a drive collar for a cylindrical grinder. Most of them are hardly ever used on lathes. More so on grinders.

    JH
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    Gregsy: I have a 15" South Bend Nordick that I...

    Gregsy: I have a 15" South Bend Nordick that I bought used, that came with a 12" 3 jaw D1-6. It has 3 pins. Used it 20 some years and works great.

    JH
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    Dear Maria: Yes your picture came thru just fine....

    Dear Maria: Yes your picture came thru just fine. It is a set of precision gage blocks. Not sure what your garage full of stuff is, but would recommend that you try to locate a reliable auction...
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    Any time you can't figure out the answer to a...

    Any time you can't figure out the answer to a problem, you have left out the dollar sign. That being said, many oddball designs such as tapers are different so as to avoid copyright or patent...
  14. What about a chute that is tapered bigger as you...

    What about a chute that is tapered bigger as you raise the bag up over the chute. This would accommodate different sized bags and no moving parts.

    JH
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    Since this thread came up, I will ask if Gerstner...

    Since this thread came up, I will ask if Gerstner ever got away from the practice of making the drawers so that if pulled all the way out, they dumped the contents? I thought they would have made a...
  16. Vise prices

    For these kind of prices, one could go for a Kurt (new or used) and have a better vise.

    JH
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    Went to a tool show in Cincinnati in the mid...

    Went to a tool show in Cincinnati in the mid 80's. Near the front door, Gerstner was selling "show specials" for couple hundred bucks if I remember correctly. They were "attache" cases made by...
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    Had a NSK brand lathe live center. was a good'un....

    Had a NSK brand lathe live center. was a good'un.

    JH
  19. Voest: We really need more info about your lathe....

    Voest: We really need more info about your lathe. Is the spindle a D-5 or a D-6? Or is it an older style that has one of the long tapers with a screw collar?

    JH
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    Please give me a moment to wipe the egg off my...

    Please give me a moment to wipe the egg off my face. Never been under the hood of my wife's car, she always has it serviced at the dealer. We were told by the kid that sold it to us (new) that it was...
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    Subaru Boxer engine?

    OT: Anybody got an opinion on the Boxer 6 engine in the new Subaru Legacy's? We have a 2015 Legacy with V6 that we really like. Wanting to trade for new Legacy, but V6 no longer available. What is...
  22. I had one just like it several years ago, except...

    I had one just like it several years ago, except for the drive system up on top. I gave it away.

    JH
  23. About 25 years ago, I bought a new 16 x 50 Acer...

    About 25 years ago, I bought a new 16 x 50 Acer mill with factory installed Accurite readouts . They lasted about two years. Then I installed new Sony readouts on that mill and a 15" lathe. They're...
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    Good thinking, Moonlite. Bad news is that you...

    Good thinking, Moonlite. Bad news is that you ain't the first to do that. Neither was I, 50 years ago when I did it. Its an oldie but a goodie.

    JH
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    If you are in an area where you can find farm...

    If you are in an area where you can find farm type tractor with a front end loader, problem solved. Tractors work in dirt and can deal with something like several hundred lbs. It would move the...
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