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    Love the motorcycle wheels! LOL.. Cheers; Ramsay...

    Love the motorcycle wheels! LOL.. Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    In the early seventies, I worked at a plant that...

    In the early seventies, I worked at a plant that used a large acetylene generator that made fuel gas for the entire plant....I remember the steel cans of calcium carbide used in conjunction with...
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    I knew a guy who worked for Precision Brake and...

    I knew a guy who worked for Precision Brake and Clutch in Baton Rouge, Louisiana who worked in that dust for years and died at a ripe old age.. I have seen those machines true brake shoes and theirs...
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    Neighbor died while having sex.. Doctor told him...

    Neighbor died while having sex.. Doctor told him to cut it out but he didn't listen.. Guess that is a decent way to go if there is any.... Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    What is a good way to go? Cheers

    What is a good way to go? Cheers
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    LOL Dunno about that... Had one guy tell me the...

    LOL Dunno about that... Had one guy tell me the chuck on my 1941 LeBlond lathe is going to unscrew and fall on my foot so I better change the spindle to a cam loc.. Danger is everywhere.. lol.....
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    Power Drive To Rotab

    Kearney and Trecker rotab being driven by a low lead attachment with universal joints.... K&T said in their literature that "drive mechanism is not required for rotary tables when machine is already...
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    It's easy money though for a lot of them and...

    It's easy money though for a lot of them and after all, it is getting even with the evil people who just make things to steal money with after purposely killing people in the process....

    Many...
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    Yeah, well I must have nine lives.. Asbestos,...

    Yeah, well I must have nine lives.. Asbestos, lead, smoking, chemicals, grain dust, blasting sand, welding fumes, paint fumes, you name it.. Now they say the covid boogie man is going to kill me.....
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    I wish I could find that quote but for some...

    I wish I could find that quote but for some reason, I cannot... Cheers
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    I just wish they could talk.. Would love to know...

    I just wish they could talk.. Would love to know what my "war babies" did before I got them.. Cheers from Louisiana... Ramsay 1:)
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    One must consider that these machines were made...

    One must consider that these machines were made to run 24/7 ....Likely why examples of them remain and still do what they were designed to do ... They were made to last .. Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    The purge plug on the take off end is hard to get...

    The purge plug on the take off end is hard to get to but I have had luck using a long ratchet extension I think 1/4" with a crescent wrench on the square end.. You can get below the pulley that...
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    If you take the end bells off, you will likely...

    If you take the end bells off, you will likely find the windings packed full of grease because some trunk monkey did not know how to properly grease the bearings... Remove purge plug, pump grease in...
  15. Somewhere in my house, I have a Brown and Sharpe...

    Somewhere in my house, I have a Brown and Sharpe book that has all of the attachments listed and what they are used for, but as usual, I cannot put my hands on said book.... I wish there was a link...
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    I found the invoice where I bought the pulley...

    I found the invoice where I bought the pulley bearing back in 2009... Looks like I bought two .. I don't know if these people are still in business but I think they were selling on ebay when I got my...
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    I found that bearing a few years ago new but I...

    I found that bearing a few years ago new but I cannot remember where I got it.. Some guy on the net had some new ones....
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    Sixteen Inch Rotab

    Nice rotab!.. I have the 16 inch power driven unit as well.. Yours also has crank, sector, and one hole plate.... Mine was missing the hand wheel and also the directional lever.....I used mine on my...
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    Hello: I have the same press.. Mine was destined...

    Hello: I have the same press.. Mine was destined for the dumpster at a place that was connected with my work place..Mine originally had the WT motor on it, but dirt daubers had destroyed the inside...
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    Page 18.. Kearney & Trecker Co. - Publication...

    Page 18.. Kearney & Trecker Co. - Publication Reprints - Milwaukee Milling Machines - Lubrication Manual | VintageMachinery.org... Cheers.. Ramsay 1:)
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    Why spacer discs are not needed on most milling attachments

    Here is the difference.. The drive bracket dowels the unit to the overarms on all other gear driven units.. Gear tooth backlash can be kept constant so no need for discs....Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    You do know that certain portions of that unit...

    You do know that certain portions of that unit take oil and not grease right? The gear is not hardened as it was the prototype for mine.. If one gear is to be soft, it should always be the one...
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    2d spindle

    This is what I have on pulling the quill and spindle: Ramsay 1:)
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    Kearney and Trecker 2h Std Hi Speed Milling Head

    This may better explain everything... Standard hi speed head with non movable quill... Drive bracket.. Gear.... The drive bracket dowels nowhere.. The overarms connect to the cutter head...
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    The disc has to be machined to the pitch line......

    The disc has to be machined to the pitch line... The disc will interfere if it is the proper size....There is a procedure for mounting the head.... Withdraw both overarms flush with the column......
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