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    If the OP hasn’t watched Stefan Gotteswinter’s...

    If the OP hasn’t watched Stefan Gotteswinter’s series on youtube of scraping videos, I strongly suggest he do so. Start with the two on hand scraping.

    L7
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    Shapeaholic, pics please! L7

    Shapeaholic, pics please!

    L7
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    Thermite, if you want to sell the extra dog...

    Thermite, if you want to sell the extra dog driver kindly let me know.

    Lucky7
  4. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: Vinay, why not post pics and price here? ...

    Vinay, why not post pics and price here?

    Nandri.

    L7
  5. I own two Olivers and have used a DoAll branded...

    I own two Olivers and have used a DoAll branded All American. The Oliver S4 is the one I’d suggest looking for. Altho if a good condition Thiel showed up, you’d be fighting me off...

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  6. No suggestions for OP, but nice looking mill! ...

    No suggestions for OP, but nice looking mill!

    L7
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    If you’re wanting adaptors for BT 40 or CAT 40,...

    If you’re wanting adaptors for BT 40 or CAT 40, FPS (and others) in Germany sells em relatively cheaply.
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    Collector has two slightly smaller planers for...

    Collector has two slightly smaller planers for sale. I think Cash Masters has or had a longer bed Rockford for sale as well.

    L7
  9. Thread: Pull scraper??

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    I’d like to know how pull scraping differs in...

    I’d like to know how pull scraping differs in appearance on the finished work? Have only pull scraped turcite, not iron.

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    Put a dti on it and pull each axis. A couple of...

    Put a dti on it and pull each axis. A couple of thou would be good. Another trick is to snug up the gibs in mid travel then run em to ends. If very tight at ends or binds before making it to ends,...
  11. I realize there’s some time wasters on PM, but...

    I realize there’s some time wasters on PM, but heck, it is your site: why not put up advert posts with your usual good photos here?

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    Had a quick visit with my friend Collector today....

    Had a quick visit with my friend Collector today. And picked up some stuff I need. Not as much as I wanted to buy, but reality (lack of space in my shop) does get in the way sometimes.

    For the...
  13. Currently watching two people in similar...

    Currently watching two people in similar processes to the OP. Would agree with CarbideBob- do as much as you can yourself if you have the time.

    Milacron, does this mean no warehouse at all in the...
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    Broken center drills work well in boring bars...

    Broken center drills work well in boring bars like that one.

    L7
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    Rob F, if the Aussie guy isn’t interested in your...

    Rob F, if the Aussie guy isn’t interested in your larger Armstrong shaper holder, I might be.

    Regards,
    Lucky7
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    Will be interested to see what design Denis comes...

    Will be interested to see what design Denis comes up with. Previous experience would suggest it would be outside the box...

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    It’s a very good thing to ensure your mill is...

    It’s a very good thing to ensure your mill is getting lube and cleaning out gunk. I wouldn’t fit a new gib to your saddle without first rescraping the saddle etc. Just re-shim. Since you already...
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    The rear item is a gauge block holder for x axis...

    The rear item is a gauge block holder for x axis travel. Pre dro Deckel thinking.

    Front item looks to me more like a taper turning attachment rod holder from a lathe.

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    I believe Bourne and Koch in Rockford Illinois...

    I believe Bourne and Koch in Rockford Illinois have the records and technical drawings you want. A friend received a very nice package of info from them three years ago for a hydraulic Rockford...
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    If you can scrape and have or can borrow some...

    If you can scrape and have or can borrow some alignment gear, a Bport knee is easy to scrape. Aim for the flats to be 1 thou high above 90deg at end of knee. As for should you do the dovetails- yes,...
  21. Wow, that’s dirty. No idea what your local market...

    Wow, that’s dirty. No idea what your local market is like, but $1800 seems way excessive for a tear down and rebuild.

    Can you at least see it in person? Runing? Otherwise, I’d pass.

    L7
  22. I assumed all Biax’s are made in Swiss/Germany. I...

    I assumed all Biax’s are made in Swiss/Germany. I could be wrong. Anyways, I’m not going to be buying another Biax anytime soon (I hope), just curious.

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    Does a “classic machine” require a “classic...

    Does a “classic machine” require a “classic machinist”? :-)

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  24. Jersey John, just out of curiosity did you look...

    Jersey John, just out of curiosity did you look into the price of a new black Biax? Saw Stephan Gotteswinter use one on one of his youtubes. Given the choice (if I didn’t have to pay for it) I get a...
  25. Even the much newer green Biax’s are now getting...

    Even the much newer green Biax’s are now getting hard to find parts for as I found out last year. Thankfully the Detroit wizard can still fix em at a reasonable price and mine’s purring again. So, if...
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