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    Went with American Rotary and I am very pleased...

    Went with American Rotary and I am very pleased with the company and the product. She runs and today I'm going to check the fluid levels and make sure that's all good. Turns out the single collet...
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    I've used a long bar. I bet once it goes it'll be...

    I've used a long bar. I bet once it goes it'll be smoothe as silk. Good luck!
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    Thanks for that! I'll start doing my research.

    Thanks for that! I'll start doing my research.
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    Thanks for the encouragement!Is there an...

    Thanks for the encouragement!Is there an economical way to generate 3 phase power sufficient to run it? I was given a new electronic phase converter (made in China)and it's hit or miss at best,...
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    Finally here! It's bigger and dirtier than I...

    Finally here! It's bigger and dirtier than I remembered, luckily I thrive on cleaning up old machinery! Speaking of old can anyone tell me what year this is from! Ser.# an the main body is...
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    Need to make some 1/4 30 tpi screws

    My single tumbler SB 9" lathe does not offer 30 tpi which is what I need. In fact I need to make about 30 of 'em for a steam engine I'm rebuilding.Can it be done? The SB 13" @ work is also single...
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    Thanks, my friend. 1c you say. Does it also...

    Thanks, my friend.
    1c you say. Does it also swivel to vertical?
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    New to me...Toolmaster

    So I wanted a milling machine, and I thought I wanted a Bridgeport. A Cincinnati Toolmaster showed up on C'list ind I could see from the pics it was a vertical style mill so I decided to broaden my...
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    Are you certain there isn't a center position for...

    Are you certain there isn't a center position for the clutch nut? Took me a while to understand mine...
  10. Looks a LOT like mine. Good luck you'll have a...

    Looks a LOT like mine. Good luck you'll have a bunch of fun with it
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    Thanks Steve. That all makes sense and helps me...

    Thanks Steve. That all makes sense and helps me understand the history of my machine!
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    Thanks for the input! You've cleared up a lot of...

    Thanks for the input! You've cleared up a lot of things and I do believe it is the item mentioned as item #12 from Allan's attachment! Might help explain the wonky drive setup...
    Dean
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    2 serial # cards one lathe

    I've been having a hard time understanding my 9"lathe so I sent away for the card. What came back surprised me. It appears there were 2 entries for this particular machine.222485My theory is that the...
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    I'm surprised I haven't run across one before!

    I'm surprised I haven't run across one before!
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    Adjustable worm gear

    I ran across something I've never seen before, an adjustable worm gear.Gear is split down the middle and a cam does the adjusting.
    This was in a dividing head I was assesing!222038222039222040
  16. Sounds like a very good plan, as a matter of fact...

    Sounds like a very good plan, as a matter of fact I'm on the same one. Just a little bit smaller scale (SB9A) Plan is to get my garage insulated and heated this summer for future puttering...
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    Saw this. Cant tell the size......

    Saw this. Cant tell the size...
    [url=https://providence.craigslist.org/tld/d/machinist-lathe-tool-steady/6496596247.html]
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    Sticky: Hey Flute Maker I'd love to see a pic of that 9A...

    Hey Flute Maker I'd love to see a pic of that 9A you're getting. I recently acquired a 9A serial #51898 which according to what I can find out is around 1932. I haven't seen too many like it. It has...
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    Thank you very much!

    Thank you very much!
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    Trouble viewing images

    Often images in a post appear on my screen as "Please update your account to allow third party hosting" What does this mean and how do I upgrade my acc't? Thanks
    Dean
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    I think you might be right iw. It's the spittin'...

    I think you might be right iw. It's the spittin' image of the one shown in the link you provided on page 5! Those seemingly delicate legs was throwing me off. Thanks!215933
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  22. I realize that this is an older thread but could...

    I realize that this is an older thread but could you tell me the designation of this lathe? I recently bought one which I think is identical 2780 YB on the tag with a serial #51889 which puts it...
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    I'm in the south east corner of the state....

    I'm in the south east corner of the state. Pawcatuck. I could drive a golf ball into R.I. if I could drive a golf ball!
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    Oh! Like this?215861215861

    Oh! Like this?215861215861
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    Just got a South Bend 9A

    Hello folks! This is just a post to introduce myself. Although I have been visiting for a while I just acquired a SB9A and I am certain to have a bunch of questions. Aside from working for abt 6...
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