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    thanks for bring this up Milland ,just ordered...

    thanks for bring this up Milland ,just ordered one each of the three still available. And I do remember when both series were in the paper.
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    WOW !! That is a 40-1 Diameter to depth hole...

    WOW !! That is a 40-1 Diameter to depth hole ,don't think it will happen with a regular drill bit of any kind. That is "gun drilling" territory. What you might try is a bit under 4 mm say 20 mm deep...
  3. Seems like someone who INSTALLS granite tops...

    Seems like someone who INSTALLS granite tops would have the know how/equipment to do the job.
  4. Got a better story ! A year or so back I sold a...

    Got a better story ! A year or so back I sold a Bridgeport to a couple of guys from Mexico. What did they use to haul it to interior Mexico ? A Bloody Honda RIDGELINE !!! :crazy:
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    Well you sure went about this project ass...

    Well you sure went about this project ass backwards ! If the bed is that bad you should have tried to find that part first before dumping money into the easy sourced parts. Worn out beds are probably...
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    I usually have no interest antique machines BUT ,...

    I usually have no interest antique machines BUT , I like this !! If it was not on the other side of the country I would happy to give it a home. Many unusual features make it very interesting to me....
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    Yep some are a bit used/modified so what ! They...

    Yep some are a bit used/modified so what ! They are a piece of tooling,sometimes you need to modify tooling to do what you need to do. All but the "ART" piece are still quite usuable ,pull up your...
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    2 things : 1 I hope that chuck has the other set...

    2 things : 1 I hope that chuck has the other set of jaws with it? And 2 ,to hide those offensive holes turn up a counter bored sleeve to press over the hub of the mounting plate.
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    You looking to buy one? Budget ? How far will you...

    You looking to buy one? Budget ? How far will you go to get one? Not enough info for a good answer. I have a '78 model ,nice machine.
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    Back in the day of American made SB lathes the...

    Back in the day of American made SB lathes the How to Run a Lathe WAS the manual. You have one of the later SB lathes most likely made off shore ,Korea or Spain were some of the suspects as I recall.
  11. 12L14 rusts just looking at it! I used plain old...

    12L14 rusts just looking at it! I used plain old 1018 mild steel when I made closer's for both of my lathes. Bought thrust bearing and washers from McM/C ,also made my own draw tube out of DOM tube.
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    Call Clausing and get the manual for your lathe...

    Call Clausing and get the manual for your lathe it's a PDF and it's free. Will have the info on how to reset the speed dial.
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    You DID note this thread is 12 years old and the...

    You DID note this thread is 12 years old and the OP made one ONLY post?? And most likely has never been back.
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    Rule 1 for old/used machine tools !! If the...

    Rule 1 for old/used machine tools !! If the needed part is available thank your lucky stars and pony up! Don't be cheap pay the price and make that lathe look like a million bucks !
    PS nice looking...
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    Well I have a Boyar-Schultz 618-2A with coolant...

    Well I have a Boyar-Schultz 618-2A with coolant and it does not make a mess unless you pour coolant on like a fire hose ,no real shielding . I just put it on Craigslist Phoenix the other day if you...
  16. If you buy a 3 jaw chuck get one with the...

    If you buy a 3 jaw chuck get one with the removable top jaws. As far as that goes you can always hold a smaller 3 jaw in the 4 jaw.
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    Looks like the typical Chinese/Taiwan belt head...

    Looks like the typical Chinese/Taiwan belt head 12X36 sold by Jet -Grizzly -corner candy store etc. Does have a Trav-a-dial nice. Parts good luck may find some from Grizzly that will work but don't...
  18. Any go buy a lottery ticket while your luck holds...

    Any go buy a lottery ticket while your luck holds !! I am beyond amazed that MSC had any parts for that lathe ! My experience with any old ENCO machines I usually ended up adapting/fitting a similar...
  19. Yep ! The OP better take Moonlight's offer as...

    Yep ! The OP better take Moonlight's offer as when I sold similar lots I sold for $75-80.
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    Chrome ways on the knee =good. Table ,take a dull...

    Chrome ways on the knee =good. Table ,take a dull old smooth cut or similar and draw file to get the high spots/burrs knocked down and finish with a stone. Then leave it alone,small dings don't hurt...
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    It is a "crotch"center normally use for drilling...

    It is a "crotch"center normally use for drilling a hole in the side of a round item with a drill bit held in the headstock.
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    Sorry already sold,forgot to mark this add as...

    Sorry already sold,forgot to mark this add as sold.
  23. FS Mitutoyo Universal Bevel Protractor Set

    SOLD ! SOLD Excess to my needs $115 shipped. Box shows some shelf wear protractor looks as new. Paypal and please show your interest on this thread.
  24. google is your friend ! Try High Quality Tools .

    google is your friend ! Try High Quality Tools .
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    You DID clean and lube the jaws/screws ? Second...

    You DID clean and lube the jaws/screws ? Second call up the seller of the lathe and talk to them. Even the best quality machines will sometimes get outside vendor supplied parts that have issues.
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