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    I suggest you find a good friend that is familiar...

    I suggest you find a good friend that is familiar with operating a lathe, a good machinist that works in the trade. He will know if the lathe is worth the asking price. If it were a great price then...
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    Nice work! I did plan to make one like yours,...

    Nice work! I did plan to make one like yours, purchase a piece of 5" OD tube X 3'. But being very busy and some what lazy I opted for a quick and easier way. Also room is quite limited in my shop so...
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    More Info.

    I see quite a few like this post. Keep in mind that 2" angle was used by me to supply a "leg" to mount the holder using 1-1/2" rod. If mounting to a wall or flat surface, 2" X 1/8" flat bar attached...
  4. Too bad your in Texas otherwise I'd be interested...

    Too bad your in Texas otherwise I'd be interested in the turret lathes but shipping will be a killer. From the only photo I seen of a W&S turret lathe it's not a '60s vintage. Judging by the limited...
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    Here's the photos, 15 CXA tool holders attached....

    Here's the photos, 15 CXA tool holders attached. Removed some to show a better view of the angle irons, end view to show the stops and one top view of the short piece I put on the chip pan. For CXA...
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    Condensate is a major problem, not only will...

    Condensate is a major problem, not only will condensate form on the outside but inside as well. I purchased a machine that was stored outside under roof, tarped and all unpainted metal coated with a...
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    CXA Tool Holder Storage

    I have 4 lathes that are equipped with Aloris CXA tool post and therefore a lot of tool holders of different styles, (over 30) Soon it became a problem to store them so when needed they could be...
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    CXA Mores taper modification

    I had a Dorian #3 Morse Taper tool holder for my CXA toolpost I never used since I see no reason to use a drill chuck or tapered shank drill in the toolholder. On ebay I seen a nice set of #3 Morse...
  9. Way wipers on my late Model C Pratt&Whitney lathe...

    Way wipers on my late Model C Pratt&Whitney lathe are very good in design. The housing is 2 piece. The front housing contains a Brass Shim Stock type wiper bent at a slight angle on the very end...
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    I have both the 2 and the 13. For surface...

    I have both the 2 and the 13. For surface grinding I would keep the 2B or look for a 2 if surface grinding is you intent. 13 will work work but it's better suited for tool and cutter grinding and...
  11. We're not trying to put you down! But what you...

    We're not trying to put you down! But what you claim to be doing is not doable. Your Rockwell mill at best new out of the box only be as accurate as .005" Heck a new BP will be .003 with the best...
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    I know about the gear box and it's connection. I...

    I know about the gear box and it's connection. I had a No.2K Universal with V.Head attachment, rotary table and dividing head. I have a few dividing heads that have input shafts so I can connect to...
  13. What you don't understand is if you need tenths...

    What you don't understand is if you need tenths accuracy to which a Jig Borer is capable why do you want to convert it into a drill press that is not? It may be that you claim to do the work to...
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    K&T 3HP No.2 Model CE info needed

    I have the K&T (Milwaukee) 3HP No.2 Model CE Horizontal Mill. I would like to power a rotary table. I can look in the hole where the feed shaft would be if one was included and can see a spline...
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    I agree, someone needing a smaller than 91A made...

    I agree, someone needing a smaller than 91A made it to the utmost perfection. I like it so much it's my go to tap wrench when tapping small holes. I do have the complete set of Starrett 91 series...
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    I thought it could be homemade but the surface...

    I thought it could be homemade but the surface finish is flawless slightly better than the 91A. Also has a teardrop hole similar to the 91 style. Plus the hole is perfect looks to have been broached,...
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    Another Who made it

    I have a tap wrench, don't know where it came from just found it in my toolbox. I probably put there thinking it was one of my Starretts. I don't who made it nor is there any name on it. It's 3-7/8"...
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    The tap I broke was Emuge. I called MSC today and...

    The tap I broke was Emuge. I called MSC today and talked to a different Tech Rep. He found a OSG tap ground for Titanium. On it's way. Also Mcmaster is checking to see if they can get 3-48
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    3-48 tap for Titanium

    I have an item that I just made using AL6-4V Titanium. Did and still do make the item from Aluminum Bronze but wanted to lower weight. I purchased the best and only tap MSC claimed they had that was...
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    Thanks Ken, I did plan on removing the front...

    Thanks Ken, I did plan on removing the front sight glass. I checked McMaster and see they have a similar type in that the "glass" is not flat but projects out like a bubble. As to the ones in the...
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    Mine is very similar. The is a second sight...

    Mine is very similar. The is a second sight glass, it's below the top one but slightly to the right just above what looks like a brass fitting on yours. Very difficult to see and harder yet to...
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    Yes it is the rear sum/reservoir style. I didn't...

    Yes it is the rear sum/reservoir style. I didn't see 2 sight glasses on the rear reservoir but will look again. However the one I did see was dark like the one up front so level could not be detected.
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    I have been using the lathe for 10 years and not...

    I have been using the lathe for 10 years and not a drop. Could it be the oil is low and the pump is causing it to foam? I have not added oil, only thing I've done was remove the top cover and put on...
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    L&S Model X 14" HD oil leak

    I have a 14" HD L&S Model X, the one that has the slide ruler type speed chart. Runs great but just developed an oil leak at the spindle just behind the D1-6 plate. Not too bad, 1 drip in 30 seconds....
  25. I agree with the other that the lower hand wheel...

    I agree with the other that the lower hand wheel is the means to shift lead screw reverse. It was probably an optional attachment since one of the photos John posted shows a similar lathe without the...
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