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    When I was still wearing short pants, Dad taught...

    When I was still wearing short pants, Dad taught me that whenever I cut off a piece of threaded rod or screw etc. to always run a nut down below the cut. When you take off the nut it straightens the...
  2. Thread: 13 part

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    An email or PM to user SBLatheman may get you...

    An email or PM to user SBLatheman may get you what you want. Looks like the needle bearing uses the gear and the tumbler stud 153X8 for bearing surfaces, so the gear would need to be hardened. I...
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    I'd be a bit concerned about the saw slipping and...

    I'd be a bit concerned about the saw slipping and damaging the arbor. I had one hang up, it cut the key and the arbor.
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    Yes. Get thee over to Old Woodworking Machines -...

    Yes. Get thee over to Old Woodworking Machines - Index page
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    You aren't going to be able to rethread something...

    You aren't going to be able to rethread something from 2 1/4 x 8 to 2 3/16 x 7.
    I think you have it sorted out you should not use the BP with the wrong threads. Think about how little contact...
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    Oh gee! Tailstock isn't for drilling eh? I...

    Oh gee! Tailstock isn't for drilling eh? I wonder how I've managed to do it all these years. I guess I was mislead!
    See bottom left photo on p. 56 (30 of 82 in the .pdf). ...
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    I'll say it again. I got a wartime 13, unknown...

    I'll say it again. I got a wartime 13, unknown provenance. Chuck was stuck but good. Penetrating oil, wrench on the end of the spindle, wood wedges under the pulleys, stuck.
    I machined off the...
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    Utility locate would not have worked on this one....

    Utility locate would not have worked on this one.
    We had an interior alterations project at a high school here, pretty tight schedule. School had been built years before, designed by another firm...
  9. Thread: OT-Split rims

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    Long ago I worked with a fellow that had a nice...

    Long ago I worked with a fellow that had a nice crescent shaped crease in his forehead. He got it working in a tire shop. Split rim got him.
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    Best bet would be to go over to OWWM.Org, join,...

    Best bet would be to go over to OWWM.Org, join, and put a wanted in the "BOYD" woodworking sub-forum.
    (BOYD = "bring out your dead" )

    Old Woodworking Machines - Index page

    You won't see many...
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    Not much info. J. Butler & Co. - Publication...

    Not much info.
    J. Butler & Co. - Publication Reprints - Butler General Purpose Lathes | VintageMachinery.org
    Check out the 6th page of the pdf.
  12. Thread: Introduction

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    Welcome, and thanks for what you do. I think I...

    Welcome, and thanks for what you do. I think I have frequent flyer miles at the hospital, I know who looks out for me when I'm in "the big house".
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    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/members/naru...

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/members/naru/
    "No recent activity"
  14. Thread: Back Gear Noise

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    I adjust gears by running a sheet of office paper...

    I adjust gears by running a sheet of office paper into the mesh, then setting them against that paper. When the paper comes out, you have a leetle bit of clearance.
    Standard copy paper tends to be...
  15. If that is what is required, well, this *might*...

    If that is what is required, well, this *might* work. 1.75 is going to be about minor diameter for your thread.

    RDX Back Plate for 11" Lathes

    Edit - when ordering from these folks, *call* and...
  16. What in the world on a 13 requires an 8"...

    What in the world on a 13 requires an 8" backplate? Granted, I just saw advertised some import chucks with the bolt holes way out on the perimeter of the chuck, and then thought, "why did they do...
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    Bill, after a while, all it is is touch up...

    Bill, after a while, all it is is touch up grinds, unless there is some weird profile you need to cut.
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    I just checked prices on a few things. With my...

    I just checked prices on a few things. With my discount, MSC is cheaper than Travers Tool. Shipping is a little faster too, but not as good as it was a few years ago.
    And if they don't have part...
  19. Thread: First SB lathe

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    1st and third photo in post 8 are of a grease...

    1st and third photo in post 8 are of a grease "cup", not "cap". I made a bunch of these for a guy that had a 1912 Pierce Arrow automobile.
    You fill it up w/ grease, put it on, and give it a twist...
  20. I am really disappointed in the folks on this...

    I am really disappointed in the folks on this forum. Always thinking you have to manufacture something for the purpose. How often has Bill said "Don't make what you can buy".
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    Got mine direct deposit about 2 weeks ago.

    Got mine direct deposit about 2 weeks ago.
  22. Bradley still makes them. And it sounds like...

    Bradley still makes them. And it sounds like Joe and I had the same job in different times, different places.
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    Something that strikes me - he's using a chuck,...

    Something that strikes me - he's using a chuck, drills, bores, then uses the live center. And it is a new-to-him lathe.
    Is the tailstock aligned with the headstock?
    Try chucking up a piece of...
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    Here's a better place to ask that question. ...

    Here's a better place to ask that question.
    Milling Machines - The Home Machinist!
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    The owner of this company is a prince of a guy,...

    The owner of this company is a prince of a guy, used to be an engineer at Sheldon.
    Custom Leather Drive Belts-Single-ply (11/64''), up to 4'' wide

    Not sure why there is all that extra stuff in...
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