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    Have you tried Lee Spring? L7

    Have you tried Lee Spring?

    L7
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    ^^^ Which is why I’d love to have a Northfield...

    ^^^ Which is why I’d love to have a Northfield Unipoint. Fact I don’t have enough big work for it and no space gets in the way of my fantasy.

    L7
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    Easy to get variable depth dados, but yes I do...

    Easy to get variable depth dados, but yes I do it. Normally use dado blades with depth limiters. Have also used molding cutters, but my saw really isn’t rigid enough.

    Once got told by a friend,...
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    I seem to be in the camp of buy as big a an A...

    I seem to be in the camp of buy as big a an A grade granite plate as one can and use it to recondition smaller cast iron plates as they become available then use the cast iron for day to day work...
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    Well, I’ll be darned! I own a cool old Deckel...

    Well, I’ll be darned! I own a cool old Deckel that Tien doesn’t. Yet ;-)

    Yes, the Z axis, and the other axis as well, work without power. Just slower.

    I don’t have a manual or parts book for...
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    Even more amazing is that Barry was using model...

    Even more amazing is that Barry was using model making as a distraction from a serious illness.

    Whoever buys his collection, I hope I'll be able to see them in person one day.

    L7
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    Hey, she was nice enough to email you before you...

    Hey, she was nice enough to email you before you wasted your time driving out. And I might cut her some slack given what she’s probably been theu recently with her husbands passing.

    L7
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    Would love to find the larger Armstrong in such...

    Would love to find the larger Armstrong in such good shape! And would pay more than $40...

    L7
  9. As a Canadian, I don’t pay sales tax on purchases...

    As a Canadian, I don’t pay sales tax on purchases in US to individual states. I do have to pay Canadian taxes on foreign purchases being imported into Canada. You shouldn’t have paid any Canadian...
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    Maybe the OP does want to sell tools. Got to...

    Maybe the OP does want to sell tools. Got to admit, if his place was in my home town, I’d contact him.

    L7
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    As a fellow Canadian I hear what you’re saying...

    As a fellow Canadian I hear what you’re saying about difficulties getting what should be easy to source tooling. I’m just a little guy and don’t order huge quantities of anything. I regularly order...
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    Thanks for posting! L7

    Thanks for posting!

    L7
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    Ed repaired my green Biax a year ago. Running...

    Ed repaired my green Biax a year ago. Running well yesterday. He said he has no more armatures for the green ones.

    L7
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    Haven’t worked on a S13, but have read in several...

    Haven’t worked on a S13, but have read in several places that an oil seal high up tends go without being seen- it’s behind the belt cover- and spews oil on the vari speed Reeves belt. Suggest looking...
  15. Well, if a guy was being fully encouraging...

    Well, if a guy was being fully encouraging (translation: pain in the butt) I wonder what length of Featherweight Straight Edge is possible at 55 lbs cast?

    :-)

    Stan.
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    If that S-13 was within driving distance to me,...

    If that S-13 was within driving distance to me, it would already be in my shop. Subtle enough?

    L7
  17. Yup, you are correct. Long delayed projects are...

    Yup, you are correct. Long delayed projects are done, projects that I thought might be started next year are well underway. Only minor frustration is inability to leave my own province. This is small...
  18. Doing much with your social isolation time? ...

    Doing much with your social isolation time?

    ;-)

    Stan.
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    Actually there is someone in England selling what...

    Actually there is someone in England selling what looks like King straight edge knock offs for fairly decent asking price on ebay.

    L7
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    Why couldn’t I move into a house with...

    Why couldn’t I move into a house with Listas/Vidmars/no name cabinets already there? My Vidmars had to be introduced to my domestic environment.

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    Milland, having worked in Russia, can confirm...

    Milland, having worked in Russia, can confirm your comment!

    Dobre uttra Tavairish...

    (Can’t recall if that’s Russian or Ukranian, but same sentiment)

    Lucky7
  22. I’d also be interested in pics of both TA and the...

    I’d also be interested in pics of both TA and the 61 lathe if you have the chance.

    L7
  23. Ironsmith89, curious, on the bigger mill tables,...

    Ironsmith89, curious, on the bigger mill tables, do you also send them out for a stress relieving cycle in the oven at some point in the rebuild?

    Lucky7
  24. If you don’t mind an opinion- a K&T 2H is a small...

    If you don’t mind an opinion- a K&T 2H is a small to medium sized older horizontal mill with a dubious lubrication system and mostly unavailable parts. If similar to the K&T 3H I have some time on,...
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    No sympathy. Look at size of Canada. Anything I...

    No sympathy. Look at size of Canada. Anything I want is likely two or more provinces away.

    Reminds me of conversations with Brits about day trips. Oh no, we couldn’t possibly go 50 miles away....
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