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  1. If this person asked about machining or anything...

    If this person asked about machining or anything to do with machining (cutting metal) then they are welcome.

    The China hobby machines ARE NOT.

    This forum is NOT a hobby forum.

    If your...
  2. That’s a Chinese hobby lathe too I think

    That’s a Chinese hobby lathe too I think
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    Kezorm I think it looks great with the 2 tone...

    Kezorm I think it looks great with the 2 tone honestly.

    I’m with you too! I had my mill apart day one and after months sitting dealing with life I decided I needed to run it sooner then later
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    is this practicalrepairman or practicalmachinist?...

    is this practicalrepairman or practicalmachinist?
    I offer what I can, I’m no lier nor crook.
    Every person on here I’ve made a deal with I’ve paid as promptly as I could.
    I’m not just a hobby guy,...
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    Pushing your personal forum again? I’d ban you...

    Pushing your personal forum again?

    I’d ban you for that personally
  6. If you have a quick change tool post like I do, ...

    If you have a quick change tool post like I do,

    Then get your holder out with the VEE groove for holding rod tools.

    Clamp round stock in the tool holder and chuck an end mill in the lathe.
    ...
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    Explosive Dumpster fire. But like a dumpster...

    Explosive Dumpster fire.

    But like a dumpster fire, it’ll eventually burn itself out
    So let’s sit back and enjoy :popcorn: :gossip::D
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    I’m interested in a box

    I’m interested in a box
  9. Harbor freight x y vice.

    Harbor freight x y vice.
  10. Pm sent thanks

    Pm sent thanks
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    Ok so it does still hit the pad on the carriage!...

    Ok so it does still hit the pad on the carriage! That’s what was so confusing.
    So the bracket mounts with the tip of the bracket way pointing at the head stock or away?
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    I think op is asking about the brackets and stop...

    I think op is asking about the brackets and stop orientation in general, using the 90° brackets moves the stop out of original position.
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    I’m actually kinda confused too, the brackets in...

    I’m actually kinda confused too, the brackets in my mind orientate the stop in a way that seems useless.

    Does the stop hit the round portion of the compound?
  14. My Sb was shipped dec 1957. BUT! my...

    My Sb was shipped dec 1957.

    BUT! my “Cincinnati police relief fund” Mosler safe was built 1889! Beautiful gold inlay on a hand painted farm scene right on the front doors!
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    Wild! That’s a whole lot of work! Looks like...

    Wild! That’s a whole lot of work!

    Looks like someone really wanted a lathe and had a pile or parts/machine shop to build one.

    Gives me vibes.

    I would personally think the dollar amount on...
  16. She’s got a lot of story’s to tell, if only she...

    She’s got a lot of story’s to tell, if only she had a mouth.

    Best we can do is read the scars! She’s a beauty
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    317045 ...

    317045


    ...
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    I’ll bid 265$ if Jim don’t take it

    I’ll bid 265$ if Jim don’t take it
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    Turret lathes are built to speed up production. ...

    Turret lathes are built to speed up production.

    Engine lathes are built to be pretty general.

    The turret uses specific bulky expensive/hard to find tooling

    The engine dont.

    99.9% of...
  20. Put it at the Corner of your driveway with a...

    Put it at the Corner of your driveway with a cornstalk growing from it.

    Things probably just yard art at this point
  21. Get a BP with the Dovetail ram, power feed, DRO,...

    Get a BP with the Dovetail ram, power feed, DRO, R8, variable speed and you will want it buried with you.

    Bonus if it has a vertical shaper on the back
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    Ooo I dig it

    Ooo I dig it
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    Wild! Sorry about your troubles

    Wild!

    Sorry about your troubles
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    “ hold down zero “ Me holding down O :angry: ...

    “ hold down zero “

    Me holding down O :angry:



    Zero... as in 0! Nice!!

    75°
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    I have the “white out” problem too when looking...

    I have the “white out” problem too when looking directly at white surfaces for any period of time.

    In school I had ALOT of trouble seeing letters on white paper, kinda a white overexposed snowball...
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