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    Gee, no replies. Did I say something...

    Gee, no replies.
    Did I say something unspeakable?
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    Thanks Ben "Did you get the rubber bumper and...

    Thanks Ben
    "Did you get the rubber bumper and felt doughnut for the tailstock screw?"

    no, no, and no on the felts :(

    "I would contact them"

    ok, will do.
    thanks
  3. Thread: Paint Problems

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    @OP " I applied the paint with a very soft artist...

    @OP " I applied the paint with a very soft artist brush purchased at a local craft store."

    spoiler alert - mild rant ahead

    I was hand painting a casting yesterday and was reflecting on how few...
  4. Thanks your post is a great example of what it...

    Thanks
    your post is a great example of what it means to 'think like a machinist'. Its all Mewtonian physics and Euclidean geometry, but understood at a level of precision that is both beyond direct...
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    Thanks guys I've got the piece in a vise (soft...

    Thanks guys
    I've got the piece in a vise (soft jaws) in a hot shop, with the hole up, full of PB laster. I'll try that for a few days. If that doesn't work, I'll try the total immersion solution....
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    belt for back motor 10K

    My machine had a 1" flat belt - glued
    What is the opinion on replacements -
    is the $25 fleabay offering with the stainless steel joiner good?
    or something different?
    thx!
    A
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    10K tailstock felts

    I got the felt kit by ILION, but I don't see replacements for the wipers on my tailstock.I've got some 1/4" think felt, I could cut it up but its a bit thick. Any suggestions?
    thx!
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    MyLilMule Cross slide is off - and screw and...

    MyLilMule
    Cross slide is off - and screw and dial removed. Underside of crosslide casting shows the ~1 3/8" round 'foot' of the compound casting, and two ~1/4 threaded holes (purpose unknown). One...
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    @ SLK "it may require a LOT of rocking to...

    @ SLK "it may require a LOT of rocking to dislodge it"

    a lot of rocking has already been done :(

    Judging from the crystallized shellac looking crud that has accumulated on other parts where oil...
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    @ SLK "Please be more specific on your...

    @ SLK "Please be more specific on your descriptions."

    I am speaking of the locking shoes (2) (named the way in the ILION book, pt 75, p56) that are pushed against the cylindrical compound base....
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    Chiming in late. Yeah, penetrol is good stuff...

    Chiming in late. Yeah, penetrol is good stuff :)I've done a lot of painting with alkyd enamels, mostly on boats. Understanding viscosity is key. Applying paint too thick is a trap, it seems to be...
  12. old southbend instructional video - cutting taper

    FYI - found on youtube
    Old Southbend instructional movie taper.mp4(360p_H.264-AAC).mp4 - YouTube
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    STILL trying to get a locking shoe out.

    Some weeks ago, I posted about a stuck locking shoe. One fell out easily. The other seems to be glued in. I left it soaking. Life got in the way for a while.
    A couple of weeks later - I tried...
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    On the subject of lathe benches, rigidity is key....

    On the subject of lathe benches, rigidity is key. I've made 1.5" tops out of laminated (screwed and glued) 3/$" ply. but recently I've been thinking about granite kitchen benchtop- its hard, ground...
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    I was thinking the N was for Navy, but didn't say...

    I was thinking the N was for Navy, but didn't say because ... didn't know.
    I was also thinking the R in LQR was for railroad, but...no such railroad.
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    I would really encourage you to do a total...

    I would really encourage you to do a total teardown and replace felts. - unless you know this has been done recently.
    Why - good felts are crucial for lubrication.
    Speaking from (current)...
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    "The leveling screws in the tailstock foot twist...

    "The leveling screws in the tailstock foot twist the bed"

    Ah, so they're not really 'levelling' but 'untwisting'
    cool
    thanks for the vid link. blondihacks is great
    A
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    > My uncle says it is for silver soldering...

    > My uncle says it is for silver soldering bandsaw blades together

    ok, that makes sense - getting them aligned in both planes is crucial. You'd clamp each end separately then use screws to align...
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    I'm fascinated by the machine in the seconds last...

    I'm fascinated by the machine in the seconds last pic - I've been looking at it but I'm struggling. It seems like a holder to hold something at a precise angle, or rock between two angles...for...
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    "You need to turn a test bar unsupported by the...

    "You need to turn a test bar unsupported by the tailstock to dial in the bed adjustment screws. "

    you mean turn in the sense of rotate?
    the test bar needs to be made on a lathe that is already...
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    > you are discussing the end gears, ah, I...

    > you are discussing the end gears,

    ah, I thought I'd heard 'change gears' referred to as 'back gears', but maybe I was mistaken.

    "The forked banjo was a standard on the loose change gear...
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    oh yeah, 'english' as opposed to ...continental...

    oh yeah, 'english'
    as opposed to ...continental

    BTW - i'm thrilled I've graduated to aluminium - I didn;t like being plastic :)
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    Great thankyou can you unpack "the two collars...

    Great thankyou
    can you unpack "the two collars on your test piece"?
    thx
    A
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    Thanks, this is helpful I hadn't noticed...

    Thanks, this is helpful



    I hadn't noticed adjustment screw, will look for it.
    A
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    So the 'stud' gear is outer gear on the bottom of...

    So the 'stud' gear is outer gear on the bottom of the reversing unit. And in my pics, its the 20T. Thanks, that mystery is solved. Does that also explain the second 'neck' on the banjo - its to hang...
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