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    The belt is skived and joined with some glue that...

    The belt is skived and joined with some glue that was provided with the belt. I was very careful to make sure that it was aligned properly. Also think if that was the issue it would run to the left...
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    The first image shows how the belt is biased to...

    The first image shows how the belt is biased to the gear when the machine is running. The second picture shows the belt riding on the pulley where it should be which happens immediately when I shut...
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    Thanks for the responses. Interesting about a...

    Thanks for the responses. Interesting about a closed loop thing for the HS oil. My belt is a synthetic from Al Bino and has been on there several years. I'll try and get some pictures today.
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    9' South Bend Wicks and Spindle/belt Issue.

    I've not done the wick replacement in my 9" South Bend lathe, sn 8929NAR8 which I believe makes it a 1948 made machine and would like to do it as well as check out my spindle bearings. I see many...
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    I believe it is a form of litz wire; litz wire -...

    I believe it is a form of litz wire;
    litz wire - Google Search
    I have a spool of it too and was always going to use it to power my high end audio speakers but then I went deaf.
  6. When I need a flat bottom hole like hole in a...

    When I need a flat bottom hole like hole in a rifle barrel to mount a scope or iron sight, I first drill with the appropriate tap drill, then with the same size tap drill that I have ground to drill...
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    My attempt at using the #11 bases did not go so...

    My attempt at using the #11 bases did not go so well. When I clamped a base in the mill to flatten the bottom, it bent in half at the notch for the ring cross bolt. I then did what I could with a...
  8. The best bullet is the one aimed correctly. The...

    The best bullet is the one aimed correctly. The past few years, I have been using 405 grain hard cast lead from a 45-70. No expansion necessary.
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    I purchased Victor 450 gauges in 1984 and use...

    I purchased Victor 450 gauges in 1984 and use them infrequently but when I do use them, I may go through a bottle or two of O2. I have the torches set up to use acetylene for cutting and propane for...
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    That certainly is fine!

    That certainly is fine!
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    FredC, that's an interesting way to match the...

    FredC, that's an interesting way to match the rear receiver ring to the the front. I like it except for the amount of time it would take.

    I would not weld and reblue as I would not want to apply...
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    Scope Base for US 1917 Sporter

    I have a nicely sporterized US 1917 rifle in need of a modern scope mount set up. The rifle was converted to 300 H&H, high polish blue and a handsome sporter stock added. The issue I have is when...
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    Thanks for the replies. I contacted Dake through...

    Thanks for the replies.
    I contacted Dake through their website and got a response the same day! Their customer service person said the saw was designed to accommodate larger than spec.'d blades so...
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    Johnson Model B Saw - Blade size(s)

    I recently acquired a project Johnson Model B saw and have it about ready to go. Looking on the Dake website, the blade size is stated to be 89" x 1/2" There are some locally available that are...
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    I have disassembled the bolt, polished firing pin...

    I have disassembled the bolt, polished firing pin and ejector bores and ultrasonically cleaned and lubricated. Everything moves freely. No obvious deformation of the slide either. Unfortunately, I...
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    Thanks for the replies. The gun shows no obvious...

    Thanks for the replies.
    The gun shows no obvious signs of having been worked on before and overall is well worn which makes me think it did work well at one time. I understand that there is a...
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    Factory ammo so should be just fine.

    Factory ammo so should be just fine.
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    Universal carbine Fix?

    I have this Universal M1 carbine type pistol - the Enforcer, that refuses to eject properly. When fired, the empty case gets extracted but not ejected and get trapped between the bolt face and cut...
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    Might be good to check the shaft for runout to...

    Might be good to check the shaft for runout to see if that is what is causing the wobble. Nice old grinder.
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    With proper federal licensing, you can build a...

    With proper federal licensing, you can build a "dealer sample" fully automatic firearm. These would be transferable only to law enforcement or the military and I believe to other holders of the same...
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    Nice time of the year for a trip to New England. ...

    Nice time of the year for a trip to New England. All your meals to go though.
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    Looking at the descriptions on ebay for the...

    Looking at the descriptions on ebay for the buttons, they mention them as being used by Serbu, a noted firearms engineer. I have no experience with him or his products, I just know he is out there....
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    Check out here for various buttons; ...

    Check out here for various buttons;

    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l1313.TR5.TRC2.A0.H0.Xrifling+button.TRS0&_nkw=rifling+button&_sacat=0
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    Wiley & Russel Bolt machine for sale

    No connection, just thought you folks might like it;

    Wiley & Russell Bolt Machine - tools - by owner - sale
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    I find it interesting that you have a heavy...

    I find it interesting that you have a heavy barrel .54 cal smoothbore as I also have one. It is a double barrel and looks more like a plains type rifle but is a heavy barrel double gun in .54...
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