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    12 X 54--440V/2 speed motor--taper...

    12 X 54--440V/2 speed motor--taper attachment--3500# on scale built into forklift.
  2. How much do you need. I can part with two big...

    How much do you need. I can part with two big toes.
  3. My uncle Hank ran large crews installing creosote...

    My uncle Hank ran large crews installing creosote treated wooden block floors throughout the midwest. As I recall he did this as late as the mid 70's. During the 40's & 50's before personal...
  4. Yes I doo.

    Yes I doo.
  5. proposed new rule for general forum

    I think that access should be inversely proportional to your number of posts. For example 10 posts would require a 10 second interval between posts. 30000 posts would require a 30000 second...
  6. O! O! O! Boo hoo! Boo hoo! Every body is mean to...

    O! O! O! Boo hoo! Boo hoo! Every body is mean to me.
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    Oh-0h! Mr. T is back w/a vengeance. I still...

    Oh-0h! Mr. T is back w/a vengeance.
    I still post as Larry on Lake Superior even though health problems forced our relocation to the Twin Cities in Jan. 2017. We lived in Duluth on the main street...
  8. The fellow who had the old machinery in the...

    The fellow who had the old machinery in the Hopkins Tech Center is Rob Lang. He is a member here and active in the Antique Machinery forum. Rob has an encyclopedic knowledge of old machines. He...
  9. I wish they were coming for our keyboards.

    I wish they were coming for our keyboards.
  10. Heavy 10 tool post on Mpls.craigslist

    STC 105R replaces tool slide. Square turret. I don't know how to post link.
  11. The end of the war had many causes. I think...

    The end of the war had many causes. I think these two are very important.
    1.The atomic bombs and the incendiary raids that killed everyone indiscriminately. The wooden cities were defenseless. ...
  12. My 50 year old "kid" is now a director for a...

    My 50 year old "kid" is now a director for a major health insurer. Insurance is the only job he's ever had. For many years he was in the property end of the business. He used to tell me I was...
  13. I, too, enjoy the arguments. I just wish...

    I, too, enjoy the arguments. I just wish footnotes were provided so that I could understand more of the really old,heated ones
  14. I think this INDICTMENT overshoots the mark by a...

    I think this INDICTMENT overshoots the mark by a wide margin. I blame my inability to enjoy phone porn on my eye sight and erectile dysfunction.
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    75 yr. old male. Sciatica and bulging discs last...

    75 yr. old male.
    Sciatica and bulging discs last 30 yrs.
    Type 2 diabetic last 25 yrs. w/advancing neuropathy.
    Daughter-in-law sells cbd oil and cream. No effect whatsoever.
    Steroid shot in spine...
  16. step up transformer and rotary phase convertor.

    Shop has 220V 3 phase supplied by rotary phase convertor.
    Lathe has 3hp 2 speed 440V ONLY! 3 phase motor.
    Is the lathe likely to work ok when fed by a 3 phase step up transformer?
    Maybe...
  17. Copper/Nickel mines in MN. There are currently...

    Copper/Nickel mines in MN.
    There are currently two companies somewhere in the permitting process to mine copper, nickel and precious metals near parks/national forests in northeastern MN. ...
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    I used to work for a utility company. The odd...

    I used to work for a utility company. The odd things one comes across are never ending.
    1. Friendly neighbors. They knocked out sheetrock between 2 studs so they didn't have to go out the door to...
  19. My lathe will cut only Imperial threads. Up to...

    My lathe will cut only Imperial threads. Up to .75 inch/19 mm I use taps and dies. Larger metric I can farm out. For me taps and dies are faster and the results are dead nuts.
    Thanks,
    Larry
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    Never mind. Too many problems. In a rental...

    Never mind. Too many problems. In a rental house I think it would be possible. In an apartment--not so much.

    The apartment I'm renting is on the 1st floor above the grade level garage. The...
  21. Thanks nt1953. Larry

    Thanks nt1953.
    Larry
  22. Thanks hsracer201. Found 3463.pdf online. ...

    Thanks hsracer201.

    Found 3463.pdf online. Apparently you need only remove remove the lead screw bearing support and the screws joining the saddle to the apron and slide the apron off the lead...
  23. Thanks hsracer201. Found 3463.pdf online. ...

    Thanks hsracer201.

    Found 3463.pdf online. Apparently you need only remove remove the lead screw bearing support and the screws joining the saddle to the apron and slide the apron off the lead...
  24. Removing apron from saddle--14.5 inch South Bend.

    Anyone here done it?

    I want to partially disassemble lathe for move.

    I'd like to have QCGB--Lead Screw --Apron as a sub-assembly still joined together but free of the rest of the lathe.
    ...
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    Jim, Thanks for your thoughts and great pics. ...

    Jim,
    Thanks for your thoughts and great pics. Lathes.co.uk is good for many enjoyable hours. I think SB made some v belt spindle drive lathes as did Sheldon. Never saw a v belt SB but knew a...
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