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    I use ethanol free in all small engines. It...

    I use ethanol free in all small engines.
    It seems they use fuel lines and diaphragm that dissolve in alcohol on purpose.
    I've had a local mechanic replace the lines and repair all my...
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    For sale : Kwik Switch 200 drill chucks

    I bought a bunch of tooling, and these were in there.
    I can't use anything this small.
    The bodys are Universal Engineering #80251.
    The chucks are Jacobs # 0.
    Both operate smooth with no runout....
  3. The problems I've seen is during real cold...

    The problems I've seen is during real cold weather.
    Usually we would put a halogen light shining on it so the oil wouldn't get too thick at night.
    Also, the drain and inlet running to the shop...
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    Item sold. Please delete post!

    Item sold. Please delete post!
  5. Some you can deal with. I have a few that will...

    Some you can deal with.
    I have a few that will try to repay you with favors ×10.
    There was an automotive shop that had me doing stuff for his lawnmower, dirtbike, etc.
    I would charge $25- $50 ...
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    Starrett H11-6 Square head

    Looks brand new. Don't think it has ever been used.
    $38 shipped in the US.

    http://i64.tinypic.com/2n1hpnl.jpg
  7. He needs to watch his (wording). I never had...

    He needs to watch his (wording).
    I never had problems with a boss like 'Red' on that 70's show.
    I have told bosses ( while stepping on the toe of their shoe "You can cuss while talking to me....
  8. Thread: Alliant rt2

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    I have an Alliant mill similar to that. Mine has...

    I have an Alliant mill similar to that. Mine has the expensive kwik switch 200 spindle.
    I think my cost was $2600 delivered from the Dallas area a few years ago.
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    I have that exact lathe. As gbent said it's an...

    I have that exact lathe. As gbent said it's an 80". I can get 86" out of mine.
    Mine doesn't have the taper attachment, but has several sets of gears for the diametral threads.
    Tough machine
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    R.I.P. Jim. When I started on this forum years...

    R.I.P. Jim.
    When I started on this forum years ago, he sent me a lot of info thru emails.
    You will be missed😢
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    McMaster for small pieces.

    McMaster for small pieces.
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    I am a one man shop. I've worked at some of the...

    I am a one man shop. I've worked at some of the bigger shops.
    They sell me material, and I send jobs to them that are to big for my machines.
    They usually send me the work that is too small for...
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    Great lathe! I have this exact one. If anyone...

    Great lathe! I have this exact one. If anyone needs an owners\service manual let me know. I have an extra one!
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    Make a new gland. There are enough good threads...

    Make a new gland. There are enough good threads there.
    Keep the welder off of It.
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    Both are good mills. I've ran the Cincis that...

    Both are good mills. I've ran the Cincis that had the angle head, etc. They were nice.
    My preference is the KT ,though.
    It was easier to find overarms, etc. local for the KT.
  16. I don't know about your area, but we have a lot...

    I don't know about your area, but we have a lot of used chicken houses for sale in NW Arkansas.
    They are cheap and there are some crews that advertise to rear them down and move.
    You might...
  17. I've had great experiences with their hacksaw...

    I've had great experiences with their hacksaw blades.
    Their bandsaw blades are equal to horror fright tools.
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    Years ago, I worked for an old German machinist....

    Years ago, I worked for an old German machinist.
    His box was full of Lufkin tools.
    Some looked to be from the 30's & 40's.
    They all had a quality feel.
    Later I bought 2 Lufkin planer gages....
  19. I went into a local die shop about 20 years ago...

    I went into a local die shop about 20 years ago that had AC.
    It seemed pretty nice.
    The manager said they keep it at 80°, but with fans everywhere.
    It doesn't sound like much, until you go...
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    I never noticed the date! Lol

    I never noticed the date! Lol
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    Up until 2 years ago, I ordered from Lokey Metals...

    Up until 2 years ago, I ordered from Lokey Metals in Texas.
    They were very reasonable on shipping.
    I am only 6 hours driving time away.
    You might check and see if they have a distributor ...
  22. I went by today and he has the old drive fixed....

    I went by today and he has the old drive fixed. An electrician was in there hooking up other machines and repaired it.
    He cleaned contacts, fixed switch and potentiometer!
    Thanks for the info...
  23. Jon, I haven't looked at it yet. Maybe it is...

    Jon,
    I haven't looked at it yet. Maybe it is something little.
  24. I sent him some pics and the first one in the...

    I sent him some pics and the first one in the post ( far left) is what he said it looked like.
  25. Thanks JR. I'll tell him. It looks like the one...

    Thanks JR. I'll tell him.
    It looks like the one in this thread

    http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/bridgeport-and-hardinge-mills-and-lathes/bridgeport-power-feed-repair-help-340264/.
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