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    Opened up one feed box and disassembled the...

    Opened up one feed box and disassembled the other, I am shocked at how both feed box innards are it such excellent shape.

    Gears, shaft and forks have hardly any wear on 30 and 40 year old...
  2. Yep, seen it over and over. They go to their...

    Yep, seen it over and over.
    They go to their graves waiting to get their price on declining to valueless assets.
  3. Is that legal? How do you offer to sell...

    Is that legal?
    How do you offer to sell something you have no claim to?
  4. Because most used machinery dealers are stuck in...

    Because most used machinery dealers are stuck in the mid 50s, where they had all day to lite their pipe, do some phone chatting up customers while wearing their Ward Cleaver business attire.

    It...
  5. Well since he hasn't been on this forum in almost...

    Well since he hasn't been on this forum in almost 2 years I wouldn't expect an answer.
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    I tore into my motor with the bad leads, replaced...

    I tore into my motor with the bad leads, replaced them, new bearings, tested, painted and it is ready to be put back in service.
    Victory! Replacing Motor Leads

    One of the issues the dead parts...
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    Well, Toolmex told me about 1/2 of the missing...

    Well, Toolmex told me about 1/2 of the missing cross slide parts were unavailable and the parts they could get were pretty expensive.

    So I started hunting for a parts lathe.
    Found a dead 1980 Tug...
  8. Parting Out Andrychow Toolmex Polamco Tug-40 Lathe

    Well I had to find and buy a parts lathe to get the parts I needed to get my TUG40 lathe up and running.

    No accessories, like taper attachment or steady rest for sale.
    Really a complete lathe...
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    Very nice and just the right amount of talking in...

    Very nice and just the right amount of talking in the video!

    None of that jabbering away, repeating yourself for 20 minutes before doing anything.
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    About the same driving miles, and motor freight...

    About the same driving miles, and motor freight $$$ the whole way there and back.
    Verses much lower cost sea transport down the west coast.
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    You posted a lot of verbiage in this thread, when...

    You posted a lot of verbiage in this thread, when all you had to say is 'look at the other attached spec plate'. LOL
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    Here is the kicker! I removed the motor today...

    Here is the kicker!

    I removed the motor today and saw it has 2 spec plates on it, one with the 190/380 and the other with 208-230/460.
    They were on opposite sides and the latter obscured by the...
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    I think he wants to buy a Newell console. That...

    I think he wants to buy a Newell console.

    That "With" is maybe supposed to be WTB??
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    Still looking.

    Still looking.
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    Well that explains why I didn't see 380/190 volts...

    Well that explains why I didn't see 380/190 volts used anywhere.

    Thanks.

    Oh and the scrappies moved some iron so I saw the machine label the Parker power pack came off of and it is a Mazak.
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    Didn't have any known ozone resistant shrink...

    Didn't have any known ozone resistant shrink tubing so I coated the connections with insulating varnish after cleaning off the flux.
    The original connx were corroded.
    MG Chemicals 4228-225ML Red...
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    Victory! Replacing Motor Leads

    My Andrychow scrapyard rescue lathe motor leads were made of inferior insulation which crumbled away.

    Thought I would replace the leads. Found Forrest Addy's instructions and dove in.

    "Before...
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    And some carbide or HSS, and solder, flux and...

    And some carbide or HSS, and solder, flux and torch, and a way to sharpen it, and a way to hone it. :)

    Scraping on steel with a wood chisel, he may not have any of that.
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    Never got an email, nothing in the spam box.

    Never got an email, nothing in the spam box.
  20. The FED's massive money printing and cheap money...

    The FED's massive money printing and cheap money if you are close to the source has enabled the purchasing of privately held companies turning out good products with good reputations with handsome...
  21. It is like this in all industries including my...

    It is like this in all industries including my own profession.

    They never post salaries, only 'competitive salary' and you have to do the dance and weed out the low pay/constant...
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    Sorry for your loss, but I don't think a registry...

    Sorry for your loss, but I don't think a registry on this forum would yield much results.

    I don't imagine too many buyers of a used welder at a pawn shop or CL would check in with PM (even know PM...
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    Doc, I have PMed you. Not sure if you got my...

    Doc, I have PMed you.
    Not sure if you got my last PM??
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    Correct, and many engineering jobs the...

    Correct, and many engineering jobs the experience, sales, management etc,, does not qualify as professional experience.
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    Thank you! But why did they spec the 190/380?...

    Thank you!

    But why did they spec the 190/380?
    Was it to make the machine more marketable elsewhere?
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