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    You're not alone Conrad :rolleyes5:...

    You're not alone Conrad :rolleyes5: ..............I've seen some right Lulus, and declined to quote many of them.
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    From what I've learned over the years - your...

    From what I've learned over the years - your mileage may vary

    1 Heat is the enemy, razor sharp high clearance tools will reduce friction there fore heat.

    2 Don't run too fast 200 - 300 FPM is...
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    I've made them out of our EN24T (hardened and...

    I've made them out of our EN24T (hardened and tempered) which I think is your 4340 HT .........on a run of the mill small engine lathe one of which - ER20 has run intermittently in a 1 man job...
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    I see Bourn and Koch have Sheldon, I don't know...

    I see Bourn and Koch have Sheldon, I don't know about availability, but be sure to be sitting down with all medication close at hand when you ask the price :eek:

    Sheldon Lathe OEM Repair Parts by...
  5. You'll learn , but going by your post it will...

    You'll learn , but going by your post it will take some time, ...........so take a tip from me, buy yourself plenty of KY, ....... because you will need it.
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    I've seen several large and tall ''picnic...

    I've seen several large and tall ''picnic tables'' where the ''seat'' fold down

    Like these Hampshire 6 Seater Picnic Table - Traditional Picnic Bench | Benchmark Commercial Picnic Tables

    And...
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    :popcorn: this I gotta see.

    :popcorn: this I gotta see.
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    Interesting John, IMHO there's so little to...

    Interesting John, IMHO there's so little to choose between the Oldak and Waldown I wondering who copied who, or was there a licencing agreement, ....or badge engineering. ..............IIRC...
  9. A simple fuck off works for me.

    A simple fuck off works for me.
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    Whats shitty about it?

    Whats shitty about it?
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    Renardiere .......I don't think so .....it...

    Renardiere .......I don't think so .....it doesn't sound right, and I know it's not the Herke ( I looked it up to check ) Herke Tapping Machines

    BINGO!!!!!!!


    Thanks Barbter - Aciera it was,...
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    Looks like an OLDAK to me ...possibly a model S ...

    Looks like an OLDAK to me ...possibly a model S

    OLDAK & Apex Drilling & Tapping Machines

    And NO way 1/2'' ...more like 3/16 in steel and 1/4 in brass.

    FWIW, back in the day, an OLDAK tapper...
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    That's one of my favourite methods,...

    That's one of my favourite methods, .......especially good for holding studs and the like.
  14. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM? What a choice - rusty...

    MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM?

    What a choice - rusty lathe or rusty bollox.
  15. But if it's not commercially viable - someone's...

    But if it's not commercially viable - someone's gotta pay.
  16. I agree with gbent, sounds an expensive way to...

    I agree with gbent, sounds an expensive way to make money.

    BUT (cos there's always one of them ;-) ) if it HAS to be done I'd use something like a gas or charcoal barbeque to pre heat the tools...
  17. Where's Camscan ? - he might know.

    Where's Camscan ? - he might know.
  18. That's how I've seen them working back in the day...

    That's how I've seen them working back in the day (<> 50 years) on what I saw there wasn't much slack in the holders, sort of ''just enough so the tool can find find the hole'' .....so as not to cut...
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    Thank you guys, it's very kind of you but I don't...

    Thank you guys, it's very kind of you but I don't consider myself an authority on machining plastics, .......more just what I picked and found worked for me over the years.

    Re the mention of...
  20. I like the Ice Vice approach Ice Vice - Just add...

    I like the Ice Vice approach Ice Vice - Just add water, and air - YouTube
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    I think (as in possibly might be etc etc etc )...

    I think (as in possibly might be etc etc etc ) it's part of a setting jig for a portable engine cylinder boring machine.
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    Spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam...

    Spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam & spam
  23. I'd screw cut it, ....Yes I know it's old etc etc...

    I'd screw cut it, ....Yes I know it's old etc etc ----------so at the risk of being labelled a vandal, helicoil the hole in the late to 7/16UNC or Whit and make a bolt to match.
  24. Very nice, ...................and with a bit of...

    Very nice, ...................and with a bit of TLC will see you out and on to the next generation (even if you were still in the womb :D )
  25. Aaaah, but is it Republican truth, Democrat...

    Aaaah, but is it Republican truth, Democrat truth, Truth truth, or Trump truth
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