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    Uh - Has anyone run this past Don? After all, he...

    Uh - Has anyone run this past Don? After all, he pays for the space.

    JH
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    Take two pieces of flatstock, such as 1 1/4 x...

    Take two pieces of flatstock, such as 1 1/4 x 3/8ths of desired length and weld two 9/16ths spacers to one side of one and then places the other piece of flatstock against the spacers parallel to the...
  3. I would think some of our British members would...

    I would think some of our British members would be able to provide a source. This should be a common tool in England, especially in motorcycle shops that are into old English bikes.

    JH
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    Again, I appreciate all the tips and suggestions,...

    Again, I appreciate all the tips and suggestions, thanks to all. Haven't had the time to get into it, but will.

    JH
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    I clean both parts and then use a little fine...

    I clean both parts and then use a little fine grit lapping compound and give it a good lap. Then clean again and check for the fit. Then use the aforementioned alcohol to chill the morse taper and...
  6. I would recommend white wool felt. The grey felt...

    I would recommend white wool felt. The grey felt we could get was made from rags, not good. We were replacing the oil application wipers on a Gallmeyer & Livingston surface grinder. White felt wipers...
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    I appreciate every ones input. I should have...

    I appreciate every ones input. I should have stated that this is a 1973 model. Would it be likely to have the hose bust protection on it? I haven't delved into the manuals very much, but have never...
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    Datson/Nissan fork lift

    Got a small 3000 lb. fork lift that has began to stop about a foot off the floor when letting the forks down. Can't get it to go lower, but by setting for a few days, forks will slowly go down by...
  9. I keep a 8" 3-jaw with two 1/2" holes in the body...

    I keep a 8" 3-jaw with two 1/2" holes in the body just for the mill. It is a flatback I picked up at auction.

    JH
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    Brings back memories. I have done similar jobs on...

    Brings back memories. I have done similar jobs on a big Axelson. We usually were cutting steel. Often, we needed to hang a big weight on the outer end of our boring bar. Our bar was made of 6' round...
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    An interesting post for me as I have a similar...

    An interesting post for me as I have a similar Lufkin tape measure that I purchased new in the mid sixties when starting to build my shop. I also purchased near the same time, a new satin chrome...
  12. Jermfab: An interesting posting. I agree that it...

    Jermfab: An interesting posting. I agree that it is a tool probably used to stretch the fabric in furniture making, although it looks very much like an old tool used by my wife's grandparents in a...
  13. Kenscabs: You will always be disappointed with...

    Kenscabs: You will always be disappointed with brazed carbide tooling. They are not much. Get a insert tool of your choice. No comparison to the former. Use coated inserts. You will have a little...
  14. They are supposed to roll in the bearing. JH

    They are supposed to roll in the bearing.

    JH
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    Grinder74: Did you miss reading the rules at the...

    Grinder74: Did you miss reading the rules at the top of the forum (stickies)? Discussing or mentioning that brand of lathe on this forum is verboten. I'm surprised that this post has not been locked....
  16. Nobody was stingier than Henry Ford, but every...

    Nobody was stingier than Henry Ford, but every ford tractor I ever saw had a sintered plug in the bottom of his updraft carbs.

    JH
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    John, I think he is using High Speed Steel (HSS)...

    John, I think he is using High Speed Steel (HSS) inserts. May be a bit of confusion.
    JH
  18. Leeko: I have a Monoset, but I don't see anyting...

    Leeko: I have a Monoset, but I don't see anyting in the pics that looks like it would fit a Monoset.

    JH
  19. kenscabs: Take a look at the Aloris tool number...

    kenscabs: Take a look at the Aloris tool number 115 (profiling ). It has a narrow shape to allow what you want.

    JH
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    Seagiant: I don't have any DRO's for sale, but...

    Seagiant: I don't have any DRO's for sale, but you might want to post how much X & Y travel your machine has. That's what is important. Good luck.

    JH
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    I have made small boring bars with the hole at 30...

    I have made small boring bars with the hole at 30 degrees. this makes it simpler to make a threading tool. If using a square bit, I will grind 45 degree on the two bottom edges about 1/16" wide. This...
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    I purchased a nice Cushman 6" 4 jaw a number of...

    I purchased a nice Cushman 6" 4 jaw a number of years ago from STI (Small Tools, Inc.) They were in the Cleveland area. Nice people to deal with. I knew that it would be a used chuck, but when I...
  23. Looks like the vise has been brazed! JH

    Looks like the vise has been brazed!

    JH
  24. The K-T I was used to didn't have a mill taper...

    The K-T I was used to didn't have a mill taper attached to drive gear, but bolted directly to spindle. I have seen a Cincinnati that looked similar to this. It used a #40 taper.

    JH
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    Axelson made lathes in that same style, but the...

    Axelson made lathes in that same style, but the Churchill's carriage looks more "Monarch". Could the O.P. possibly post more pics of the lathe?

    JH
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