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    Yes I found when applying 175psi air it blew a...

    Yes I found when applying 175psi air it blew a line out of it's fitting! I then regulated it to 90psi after fixing the line. I'm thinking I will put a manual valve that unloads, as would operate a...
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    Air operated oiler on Hurco mill

    My neighbor bought this hurco cnc mill that had it's controls smashed off of it, we converted it to manual operation with hand cranks and dials and it's a great mill. I have a few questions about the...
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    Steam was and is still used in China, cheap labor...

    Steam was and is still used in China, cheap labor costs make it still viable. There was a scenic railroad not too far from me who in the 70s when starting up needed a steam locomotive, they bought a...
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    Moving the lathe went well, made a stable base...

    Moving the lathe went well, made a stable base skid and walked it to the doorway with a pallet jack and Johnson bar then slid it up onto the hooklift flatbed. We did remove the motor itself from the...
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    Having gone to trade school in Torrington I...

    Having gone to trade school in Torrington I always knew Hendey lathes were made in town but didn't give much thought to where. This past summer I had a guy contact me about some Ford tractor parts I...
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    Excellent point, I had not thought about the...

    Excellent point, I had not thought about the lengthwise tipping potential with such a relatively short bed, I will definitely leave them long
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    Ok I shall wait that's simple enough :)

    Ok I shall wait that's simple enough :)
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    I downloaded the manual last night, I didn't read...

    I downloaded the manual last night, I didn't read it fully it was late, is the serial number records of who bought and when in that publication? I remember seeing hendeyman post this information of...
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    We had contemplated that, but not having a good...

    We had contemplated that, but not having a good lifting device onsite the plan is to jack up each end and bolt a 4ft long timber crossways on each end and then connect these with lengthwise skids...
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    New to me Hendey 18 x.10 lathe

    I just got home with my new Hendey, serial number 25846 was wondering if anyone knows how to get ahold of hendeyman who I believe has the records.219990
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    Saturday morning we are going with some rigging...

    Saturday morning we are going with some rigging and the hooklift truck to retrieve it I will get the serial number for sure then
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    Thank you, and I had found a few threads but...

    Thank you, and I had found a few threads but admit it was puzzling me a bit exactly how it was adjusted, your pictures make it somewhat clearer. I attached a picture of the lathe, any good resources...
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    Hendey lathe spindle stuck

    So my 15 year old neighbor recently purchased this Hendey lathe, it was only 200 bucks so a great starter lathe, however spindle is stuck, I see that's semi common yet I can't find how exactly you...
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    well i my curiosity made me have to open up the...

    well i my curiosity made me have to open up the tool and see what was in there, in a spacer between the handle and the tool, the part which had the warning on the outside about grounding and emt...
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    it is a tool i bought used, it runs fine and...

    it is a tool i bought used, it runs fine and according to a multimeter the case is not live when running, so i dont understand the gfi tripping, as for current draw,i have a 20 amp gfi and the tag on...
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    i recently bought a 1 inch drive ingersoll rand...

    i recently bought a 1 inch drive ingersoll rand electric impact, trouble is it pops the gfi as soon as ya turn it on. it has a warning sticker on it that says E.M.T surpressed grounding required,...
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    i have never ordered anything heavier than...

    i have never ordered anything heavier than probably 75 lbs from them, but the shipping has always been cheaper than i could believe, i am pretty sure they pass along the wholesale shipping rate...
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    well heres what i will say about the chinese...

    well heres what i will say about the chinese portabands, when i worked at a plant that manufactured fans and sheetmetal products they had one kicking around there, it got used alot and held up real...
  19. hmm thats interesting about the plastic sheaves,...

    hmm thats interesting about the plastic sheaves, i been around alot of earthmoving machinery but not any modern cranes. i guess aluminum should be more than strong enough them if i go that route, and...
  20. yea but only for the wheel which would be in...

    yea but only for the wheel which would be in compression basicly, the framework to hold it which would be under tension would be welded up from 3/4 steel
  21. sideloading shouldnt be a problem as it will be...

    sideloading shouldnt be a problem as it will be just attached by a shackle and cable or chain to whatever anchor point it needs to be, i was figuring on using a bronze bushing for the center bearing...
  22. i have been wanting to build a snatch block, ie a...

    i have been wanting to build a snatch block, ie a big pulley, to use when pulling things outa the mud and such. nothing real big, just about a 10 inch diameter sheave with a groove that will take 7/8...
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    ok so after seeing the links i guess they realy...

    ok so after seeing the links i guess they realy are just toys, i thought they were somekinda special things and yall were just joking about the rattlesnake eggs and all!
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    ok so after seeing the links i guess they realy...

    ok so after seeing the links i guess they realy are just toys, i thought they were somekinda special things and yall were just joking about the rattlesnake eggs and all!
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    i sure hope someone knows, i have two of the...

    i sure hope someone knows, i have two of the exact same magnets that has had me puzzled since i found them about a year ago. i am a mechanic for a garbage company and found them stuck to the inside...
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