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    Cleaned the headstock oil filter. The round...

    Cleaned the headstock oil filter. The round cylinder is a magnet and goes inside the tube with the steel rings. Then I dove headfirst into the coolant sump and pump.
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    Are you in Ohio or Idaho ?

    Are you in Ohio or Idaho ?
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    Got the gear box cover on. The only tricky part...

    Got the gear box cover on. The only tricky part was having the worm gear in the proper rotational orientation so that when the sliding tumbler gear is raised it is in the proper position....
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    I have. Everyone seems to be a little different...

    I have. Everyone seems to be a little different but basically you undo the bolts at the four corners, disconnect wiring and belts, jack it up a little from underneath with a pallet jack and it will...
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    I'm thinking it is for turning the drill bit at...

    I'm thinking it is for turning the drill bit at the same time the workpiece is turning in the lathe spindle such as is done with the Levin Micro Drilling Attachment.LevinLathe.com: MICRO-DRILLING...
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    I've had success with derusting large pieces with...

    I've had success with derusting large pieces with evapo rust by covering the areawith paper towels, soaking with the evapo rust then covering with plastic sheet. Occasionally lifting the sheet to...
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    Pretty soon even clean fresh air in California...

    Pretty soon even clean fresh air in California will cause cancer and it will be illegal to breathe.
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    This is one of my favorite youtube...

    This is one of my favorite youtube channels.YouTube
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    Got the saddle and apron on and the leadscrew,...

    Got the saddle and apron on and the leadscrew, power feed rod and start/stop/forward/reverse rods in.
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    Cleaned up the rack and start stop switch gears....

    Cleaned up the rack and start stop switch gears. They have timing marks punched in them which makes timing them a non issue. New felts for the way guards.
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    But the exchange rate today is 1 Canadian dollar...

    But the exchange rate today is 1 Canadian dollar equals .76 US dollar.
    And from my experience Lenmark does have some wiggle room in negotiating the final price.
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    L7, I haven't even run it yet so I can't say in...

    L7, I haven't even run it yet so I can't say in that respect but just by observing the build quality it is very heavily built and without compromise.
    Like everything some people just like them and...
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    Is that the gear box on the front or on the left...

    Is that the gear box on the front or on the left end ?
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    The youtube guys should collectively buy the...

    The youtube guys should collectively buy the bedway grinders and keep them at Brian Bloc's place.
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    There is a oil passage in the apron that lines up...

    There is a oil passage in the apron that lines up with a hole in the top half nut when the half nuts are closed (engaged on the leadscrew). Oil then flows and fills the little reservoir on top of the...
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    My Rivett has been spoken for but the buyer...

    My Rivett has been spoken for but the buyer hasn't come to get it yet.
    He'd better hurry before winter get's here or I might just keep it.
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    Just want to put a word in here for collector....

    Just want to put a word in here for collector.
    The Holbrook I bought from him/Lenmark was prepared for shipping better than any machine I have ever taken delivery of.
    Lenmark was a pleasure to work...
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    The feed rod overload clutch assembly. One on...

    The feed rod overload clutch assembly.
    One on each side for the longitudinal and cross.
    When an overload occurs the rod with pointed end is wedged up and trips out the power feed.
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    That third picture might be the carriage clamp...

    That third picture might be the carriage clamp bolt.
    Goes into a hole on top of the apron just to the left of the threading dial.
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    The pivoting power feed assemblies were tricky to...

    The pivoting power feed assemblies were tricky to remove and install. They are supported in the middle by a bushing that is held in place with a taper pin.
    One assembly needs to be placed in...
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    I've found grease in all the oil nipples. The...

    I've found grease in all the oil nipples. The plunger oil gun that came with the lathe was filled with grease. I've replaced that with oil and have cleaned out all the oil nipples.
    I've seen this...
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    Disassembled the apron. The worms and wheels and...

    Disassembled the apron. The worms and wheels and half nuts look great. One shaft was badly rusted. You can see the hole in-between two of the gear teeth that was the passage way for oil to get to the...
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    A sad day in indeed as the infamous 11'8" bridge becomes the 12'4" bridge.YouTube
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    Bob, I don't think anyone would complain if you...

    Bob, I don't think anyone would complain if you posted more pictures of your shop and machines.
    Maybe start a new thread in the members and shop photos forum.
  25. What I don't understand is This Old Tony has...

    What I don't understand is This Old Tony has almost 700 thousand subscribers and Edge Precision has 50 thousand.
    Should't it be the other way around ?
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