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    Ouch.... My Sidney had been dropped on its...

    Ouch....
    My Sidney had been dropped on its face-looks like this one did a couple somersaults.
  2. Thread: Sidney lathe

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    Congratulations-that is a nice size for an all...

    Congratulations-that is a nice size for an all around lathe. My Sidney is 30Ē centers and itís occasionally limiting.

    Good luck as you dig in to it.

    Scott
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    Those ARE some horrible pictures.....hard to do...

    Those ARE some horrible pictures.....hard to do better under the conditions.

    Doesnít seem like Niles is much mentioned after WW I?

    IMHO economic value is near zero, but if it appeals to you...
  4. Thread: Sidney lathe

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    Iíd plan on fixing or recreating what you have. ...

    Iíd plan on fixing or recreating what you have.
    Low probability on parts machines with Sidneyís relatively low production numbers.
    High probability the outcome will be worth the effort.

    Scott
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    Glad it worked. I figured you had deeper issues. ...

    Glad it worked. I figured you had deeper issues.

    I wonder how many cycles were required to round that cam off?
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    Nice pics but back off the zoom. Canít make sense...

    Nice pics but back off the zoom. Canít make sense of what Iím seeing without a wider view.


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  7. Iíve seen two different 12-14Ē d1-6 faceplates...

    Iíve seen two different 12-14Ē d1-6 faceplates with three pins only. One came with a Monarch CBB I used to own.

    Really strange the way four holes look plugged but two of the plugged holes have...
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    Good to hear! I retract my wuss calling threat.

    Good to hear! I retract my wuss calling threat.
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    I donít understand why there is a 200 psi line...

    I donít understand why there is a 200 psi line going to head in the first place. There arenít any hydraulic operated clutch packs or shifting fork cylinders up there I assume?

    Somehow the move...
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    My first reply was flippant but for a crane as...

    My first reply was flippant but for a crane as short and low capacity as youíre talking an I beam is the easy way out.

    An efficient beam could be built with pipe with one lower chord, two uppers...
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    Sounds like square peg/round hole issue. Trade...

    Sounds like square peg/round hole issue. Trade the pipe to somebody who had an I beam job fall through.
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    I seem to recall a swash plate motor is torpedo...

    I seem to recall a swash plate motor is torpedo tech. Sure not out of a farm tractor.
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    Furthermore- Check auxiliary contact on LH...

    Furthermore-
    Check auxiliary contact on LH contactor. It should show continuity/voltage when engaged just like the RH contactor does when it is engaged.

    Donít screw with this if its beyond your...
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    Questions Iíd check into in no particular order-...

    Questions Iíd check into in no particular order-
    Does it have a separate feed motor? If so, Iíd bet it cares about rotation.
    When you move a feed lever, does the feed go the same direction as the...
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    Somebody put effort into those belt guards, but...

    Somebody put effort into those belt guards, but looks SO much better without.

    Scott
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    Typical old motor will have two plugs per...

    Typical old motor will have two plugs per bearing-remove both , replace one with a zirc and stop pumping when clean grease comes out the open hole. If there is only one plug or zirc one or two...
  17. Drill press does have a Leland Gifford look to...

    Drill press does have a Leland Gifford look to it. Iíd like to see more intimate views of the belt drive when you are able.

    Iíd figure 4,000 lbs and high center of gravity based on a newer 4...
  18. No-It should be a one time deal.

    No-It should be a one time deal.
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    Spikoli, Be aware the missing motor is a gear...

    Spikoli,

    Be aware the missing motor is a gear reduction motor with output speed in neighborhood of 200 rpm. Your VFD/motor plan can work but you wonít want the large diameter of a Nichols drive...
  20. Center arrived today looking good and nicely...

    Center arrived today looking good and nicely packed.
    Thank you.
    Scott
  21. Thanks for the reply.....Dilemma avoided. ...

    Thanks for the reply.....Dilemma avoided.

    While obtaining a new bed would be pretty cool, Iíd been wrestling with cost/benefit compared to grinding mine etc.

    Scott
  22. I would take the Royal center. Can papal or mail...

    I would take the Royal center. Can papal or mail a check as you prefer.
    Scott
  23. Hendey No.2 and No.2E General Purpose Lathe Parts for sale

    Bump and a question. Answer here or by email as you wish.

    I have a 2E tucked away with a worn bed. Does the BHLE group contain actual NOS beds?

    Scott
  24. Hashing this over with you folks has stimulated a...

    Hashing this over with you folks has stimulated a few new thoughts. So I thank you all.

    Re:motor burning up from stalling-Stall condition canít last more than say 10 seconds before the...
  25. Got those numbers off the VFD screen.

    Got those numbers off the VFD screen.
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