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    As I've liked to say jokingly, you can't now, nor...

    As I've liked to say jokingly, you can't now, nor could you ever, find a factory with a big Craftsman (or Kenmore) sign on the roof. Tower (photographic equipment) and Silvertone (musical...
  2. Here is a thread from 5 years ago reporting on...

    Here is a thread from 5 years ago reporting on new 10EE's being assembled at Monarch Lathes: Saw a few new EE models being built

    If you go to the Monarch Lathes website you'll see they show these...
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    Per my _Serial Number Reference Book_, 11th...

    Per my _Serial Number Reference Book_, 11th edition, this was built in 1958. (I think the serial numbers given here for each year represent the first serial number for that year, if they are the last...
  4. If you go here: GROUP 100: QUICK CHANGE TOOL...

    If you go here: GROUP 100: QUICK CHANGE TOOL HOLDERS and download the catalogue you should be better able to read the sort of information ripperj provided.

    Looking at sizes for my 10EE, for which...
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    It's between 1947 and 1950 per my _Serial Number...

    It's between 1947 and 1950 per my _Serial Number Reference Book_. South Bend used a single serial number series for all its lathes until 1947. Then in that year each model had its own serial number...
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    I think that last one is after a Rembrandt that...

    I think that last one is after a Rembrandt that has "The anatomy lesson" in the title.

    Yes, here: The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp - Wikipedia

    I agree, this is brilliant, for a lot of...
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    To add yet more here. The lens mounting thread on...

    To add yet more here. The lens mounting thread on the Leica camera had a diameter of 39mm and a pitch of 26 threads per inch (this was replaced with a bayonet mount system in the mid 1950's.) This...
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    That's probably the accessory item that Finn has...

    That's probably the accessory item that Finn has for their 5C indexing fixtures: Products

    I remember these indexing fixtures and the two threaded 5C shank adapters used to be in the SPI catalogue....
  9. the Greatest Generation?---in their finest form...

    the Greatest Generation?---in their finest form they were much more---a separate Race of Nobles-------[/QUOTE]

    Very eloquently and aptly put.

    David
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    You are very welcome. To give a rough idea of...

    You are very welcome.

    To give a rough idea of when the "Fay" pattern dividers and calipers were discontinued, they are shown in Starrett's No. 32 catalogue dated 2010; they are not in their No. 33...
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    There were three versions of Starrett’s...

    There were three versions of Starrett’s spring-type calipers and dividers, the “Fay”, the “Yankee” and the Toolmakers’. They still make the “Yankee” and the Toolmakers’, albeit in a more limited...
  12. Lodge & Shipley lathe serial numbers here: Lodge...

    Lodge & Shipley lathe serial numbers here: Lodge & Shipley Machine Tool Co. - Products Manufacturerd | VintageMachinery.org

    David
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    Since I don't use my metric change gears often I...

    Since I don't use my metric change gears often I ended up writing myself a narrative on how to do it. It helps in having all the needed tools at hand and in proceeding in the proper order. One of my...
  14. Just to clarify, you have a 10EE with the...

    Just to clarify, you have a 10EE with the inch/metric gear box, right?

    As has been noted already the inch only gear box will cut a metric pitch of 0.7mm, you use the 70 tooth stud gear (in...
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    Thank you. I myself don't need this as I have two...

    Thank you. I myself don't need this as I have two 60º FG1 bits on hand plus one 55º (just in case). Maybe others though will want to buy a back-up if possible.

    Searching Hoffmann USA's website for...
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    I'm sure that over the years the maker of South...

    I'm sure that over the years the maker of South Bend branded collets has varied. I do know that in the mid-to-late 1980's I bought a set of 5C collets from South Bend, sizes 1/16" through 1" (by...
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    Thank you both for the information about Hoffmann...

    Thank you both for the information about Hoffmann Group USA. A search there for "Komet FG1" didn't turn up the FG1 bit. I'd want to look there more extensively to be sure. Even though it looks like...
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    Reviving this with some new information about the...

    Reviving this with some new information about the Komet FG1 and FG2 threading bits. I have downloaded a newer Komet catalogue, dated 2018. It no longer lists the FG1 and FG2 threading bits. MSC's...
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    MSC can supply the blade that fits my size A...

    MSC can supply the blade that fits my size A cut-off holder that I bought from SRW-Amestra ("Multi Suisse")last year: 0.1063 Inch Wide x 0.3937 Inch High x 3.94 66217340 - MSC

    However this blade...
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    Thank you for the McMaster Carr images. Macarco...

    Thank you for the McMaster Carr images. Macarco vises (which I'd not heard of before), lots of Starrett. Anyone know when McMaster Carr stopped identifying brand names in their catalogue (or do they...
  21. If you go to Starrett's website and search for an...

    If you go to Starrett's website and search for an item by catalogue number the description that comes up will include showing either an American flag for made in U.S.A. or a stylized globe ("Global...
  22. I have a Central Tool Co. depth micrometer that I...

    I have a Central Tool Co. depth micrometer that I got many years ago. Think I came across it unexpectedly in an old line hardware store (maybe one that had a history of carrying auto repair tools).
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  23. Happened to look again today at these on...

    Happened to look again today at these on Hardinge's website. The HV-4 is now $10,815.00; it's still out of stock. The HV4N and NX are in stock; either is $10,500.00.

    Took a look at the 20 hole...
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    I don't know if this will help but:...

    I don't know if this will help but: http://aafradio.org/garajmahal/HV-4N.pdf brings up a brochure on the Hardinge 5C indexing fixtures. Shown therein is a dimensioned drawing for a "fixture" to screw...
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    My 1972 brochures for the Heavy 10 and the 13...

    My 1972 brochures for the Heavy 10 and the 13 inch South Bends state that flame hardened bed ways are standard. My 1972 brochure for the 10K states that flame hardened bed ways are available as an...
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