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    Number 4 ram type turret lathe- 14 something

    A #4 would be a model M-1420 and a shallow tapered spindle nose with tapped holes would be an American Standard Flanged nose spindle, the drawing is in the back of the various W/S tooling manuals...
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    2A tools and feeds and #5 feeds etc

    Hi
    I have copies of the (2) 2A and #5 specs (data sheets & capacity drawing) I can post from work Monday 3-16. Also some pix of a couple of A-type hex turret tool setups that might to apply to your...
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    The WSU-12 was originally designed to be simple...

    The WSU-12 was originally designed to be simple like the Ford 'Model T' to make it easier for production to ship with quick delivery. So the hydraulic actuator was the only one designed for the...
  4. Hi Jack Also in the Machine Order Department...

    Hi Jack
    Also in the Machine Order Department under Bob Lucas circa 1970's - 1980's

    Vince Oliveri
    Bob Oatman
    Joel Grodin
    me Bill McNamara 1978-1985

    later Lavinia Patrick
    ...after that Al...
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    To Pali: about WSU-12 made in India: In the late...

    To Pali: about WSU-12 made in India:
    In the late 1980s Warner & Swasey set up a joint venture Kirloskar Warner & Swasey to build and market this machine in India. See below:

    From Bill McNamara...
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    A 2SC weighs about 17,000 pounds. Bill...

    A 2SC weighs about 17,000 pounds.

    Bill McNamara
    Cleveland, Ohio
    W/S 1975-1993
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    To finish Bill Gent's 5-1-056 message: Did one...

    To finish Bill Gent's 5-1-056 message:
    Did one of them come up with the slogan: "let's..
    make a deal?...
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    The M2309 was a 3 jaw geared scroll chuck, jaws...

    The M2309 was a 3 jaw geared scroll chuck, jaws opened with a hand wrench,(3 jaws at once),and not really a collet. Jaws could be hardened serrated top step jaws or soft blank top jaws that could be...
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    I think the company in India who might be now...

    I think the company in India who might be now making a version of the W/S Universal is Kirloskar. There was a joint venture between W/S and Kirloskar begun in the 90's c/o Frank Kloke and I think...
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    We used to use this a a nick name for George...

    We used to use this a a nick name for George Gleiss who sold for Warner & Swasey in the Detroit office form some time in the 60's until the 80's.

    We used to call him 'mo gleiss'
    (the second...
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    Warner & Swasey published a 50th aniversary...

    Warner & Swasey published a 50th aniversary history in 1930. There were other smaller publications written around the 40's to the 60's. Several former Swasey empoyees have a copy of the 50th...
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    To Owen: tell your wife that Sandra did not work...

    To Owen: tell your wife that Sandra did not work at Warner & Swasey Turning division.
    Maybe Balas Collet, Gradall, Hopto, Wiedemann, or Lahr.
    Bill McNamara
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    Answer to Ken Stokely on the W/S 100th...

    Answer to Ken Stokely on the W/S 100th anniversary. (1980). By the time 1980 rolled around, Bendix had just bought Warner & Swasey, so no 100th anniversary book was written. There was a mural painted...
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    Hi Jack Thanks for the info about the Cleveland...

    Hi Jack
    Thanks for the info about the Cleveland Heights church with the Swasey tower. I have lived in Cleveland Heights almost my entire life and never knew that bit of history.
    Bill McNamara
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    On a previous post I wrote: "If anyone happens...

    On a previous post I wrote:

    "If anyone happens to be in Columbus, Ohio May 3 to 5th, look us up at the PMPA Machine Tool show. PMTS 2005. You'll see Chuck Addison running our 3 spindle CNC...
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    The reason why Ellison picked up so many W/S...

    The reason why Ellison picked up so many W/S sales people in 1984:

    Cross & Trecker bought Bendix Automation in 1984, and if I recall correctly, Bendix sent Federal Express notices to all of the...
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    Some visitor to this site named Owen wrote some...

    Some visitor to this site named Owen wrote some time ago:

    "I used to sell machine tools for Technical Equipment's Cleveland office. Ran into several W&S vets there. Worked closely with Sandra...
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    I have a 1978 Warner & Swasey strike story. When...

    I have a 1978 Warner & Swasey strike story.
    When the shop went on strike in September 1978, it would last until December 1978. The backlog of order was huge and a lot of the office people went out...
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    I have a 1978 Warner & Swasey strike story. When...

    I have a 1978 Warner & Swasey strike story.
    When the shop went on strike in September 1978, it would last until December 1978. The backlog of order was huge and a lot of the office people went out...
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    by Bill McNamara
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    Hi Norm I was also one of the six who moved from...

    Hi Norm
    I was also one of the six who moved from W/S Cleveland to Fond duLac, WI, on a permanent basis in 1993. If I recall it was yourself, Bill Pasco, Mel Russell, Axel Tripp, and Rick Rickrode....
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    I don't remember a Sandra Blocher as a...

    I don't remember a Sandra Blocher as a salesperson for Warner & Swasey and I knew every one after 1975.
  22. Hi Al and other Warner & Swasey alumni. I rated...

    Hi Al and other Warner & Swasey alumni.
    I rated Al a '5' on the forum member scale for his web-based skills.
    If anyone happens to be in Columbus, Ohio May 3 to 5th, look us up at the PMPA Machine...
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