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  1. the level is just a general rough in on these...

    the level is just a general rough in on these litle lathes...they are very flexible.

    the real way to go IMO is what Jim described...that will get it turning at its best.

    then do the tailstock...
  2. if you want to see how your tailstock is in...

    if you want to see how your tailstock is in relation to the spindle just chuck up a piece of scrap and turn it to the EXACT diameter of the tailstock quill.

    dont remove the piece after you turn it...
  3. IMO last thing you ever want to do is place shims...

    IMO last thing you ever want to do is place shims under a headstock.

    4 legged chairs dont do so well with one short leg.

    unequal shimming can induce bed twist once the head clamps are tightened...
  4. you know you are in houston and theres usually...

    you know you are in houston and theres usually one of Richard Kings scraping classes every few months?

    with some knowledge,instruction,and basic tools its an evening job to scrape in a small...
  5. i want to see the person that can sneeze on their...

    i want to see the person that can sneeze on their elbow.

    *from a distance. :)
  6. Thread: Smoke

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    am i to take it your collet closer tube isnt a...

    am i to take it your collet closer tube isnt a tube yet?
  7. Thread: Smoke

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    my other moniker was the reason for the...

    my other moniker was the reason for the girlfriend.
    consequently the girlfriend is the reason i smoke like a train and cuss like a sailor.

    watcha gonna doo? :)
  8. applying clear and imminent danger is far outside...

    applying clear and imminent danger is far outside the original context.
    it was stated that you had a right to just shoot someone.
    you dont.

    it serves no good purpose to muddy the water.
    in the...
  9. you know why shootin people has such severe...

    you know why shootin people has such severe consequences?

    answer- because you have no right to do it.

    we dont punish people for exercising their rights.
    worth making the distinction.
  10. Thread: Smoke

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    slowed it down. i took the pickled option. i...

    slowed it down.
    i took the pickled option.
    i smoke like train, cuss like a sailor.
    and got a girlfriend.
    IOW- i became a dirty old man.;)
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    johnk isnt wrong. hes just underscoring a basic...

    johnk isnt wrong.
    hes just underscoring a basic truth.
    youll never push an old SB hard enough to really make top grade INDUSTRIAL geared cutting tooling worth the expense.
    but that doesnt mean buy...
  12. somehow i dont think anyone here is preventing...

    somehow i dont think anyone here is preventing anyone from anything.
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    thats just the SB rapid traverse feature.

    thats just the SB rapid traverse feature.
  14. ROTFLMAO!!!......gut buster!! trump a...

    ROTFLMAO!!!......gut buster!!

    trump a fighter!!

    heel spur boy a fighter!....gets all butt hurt over SNL skits!


    oh, damn....you guys are great! i needed that!
    :cheers:
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    do you have plain carbide....or carbide insert...

    do you have plain carbide....or carbide insert tools?

    the geometries of the insert types cant really be sharpened very effectively.
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    this is where carbide insert tooling shines in...

    this is where carbide insert tooling shines in the homeshop.
    allows you to run dry.

    does cost more tho.
  17. i think hes referring to the feed reverse tumbler...

    i think hes referring to the feed reverse tumbler assby mod thing.
    from a bolt down reverser to a pull pin detent style like on a 10K model.

    just me but IMO its a step backwards...you can simply...
  18. doesnt anyone pay attention or take into account...

    doesnt anyone pay attention or take into account the behind the scenes money that been being pumped to make the market "look" good for the last what?
    i lost track..couple years or more??

    if your...
  19. i dont care what anyone says. any Pontiac guy is...

    i dont care what anyone says.
    any Pontiac guy is an OK dude in my book...:)
    ( '68 Fbird here )
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    the rotation of the back gear eccentric(and...

    the rotation of the back gear eccentric(and thusly gear mesh) is controlled by the screw on the rear of the headstock.
  21. i havent worked in water treatment now for almost...

    i havent worked in water treatment now for almost 8 years....lol.

    nice of ya to check tho.
    makey me feel all warm n fuzzy...like you care.:)
  22. whos livin in fear?...sippin coffee on the deck,...

    whos livin in fear?...sippin coffee on the deck, walkin w the kids an dog.
    going out with reasonable precautions....lifes not so bad.

    projection is a powerful defensive mechanism, no?
  23. the 1-1/2-8 backplates from Shars have enough...

    the 1-1/2-8 backplates from Shars have enough meat to open them up and rethread them.
  24. i must correct myself. it IS a 9JR..1" pulley...

    i must correct myself.
    it IS a 9JR..1" pulley step as evidenced on pg43 here-

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1617/17613.pdf


    chances are as long as the cover *could* work you just need a...
  25. the 25 came in plain(like yours) and a power feed...

    the 25 came in plain(like yours) and a power feed version.

    the spindles are listed as 2MT WITH a reducing sleeve.

    the actual spindle taper is larger(3MT?)....but im not sure about that, might...
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