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    There are a few 5" models around. Sorry to say...

    There are a few 5" models around. Sorry to say that I don't have any vises to sell. You will probably do better finding 6" models. They are more plentiful and cheaper. Good luck.

    JH
  2. Always enjoyed shaper work. The shop I served out...

    Always enjoyed shaper work. The shop I served out in, had two big shapers facing each other. A 24" Cincinnati hydraulic and a 36" G&E.I could actually get sleepy just listening to them. The G&E had a...
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    It's an old mechanics trick. Years ago, when...

    It's an old mechanics trick. Years ago, when working as young mechanic,on many engines (with flat heads), we would quickly grind a small notch on each headbolt. This would clean out any bit of gasket...
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    Leeko: So, I assume that this vise is not in your...

    Leeko: So, I assume that this vise is not in your possession, you only have the pic?

    JH
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    I, too, have a nice Mauser caliper like...

    I, too, have a nice Mauser caliper like Rustyrider described in post #2, 6" and marked George Scherr on the back. I also, know that Mauser made calipers prior to the end of WWII. As a young man...
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    Pardon me for being dumb, but it looks like some...

    Pardon me for being dumb, but it looks like some kind of tilt vise. Did I miss something?

    JH
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    Mr Smith: Twenty five years ago, I purchased a...

    Mr Smith: Twenty five years ago, I purchased a new Acer milling machine from J & L tools. It came equipped with new Acu-Rite readouts. The readouts died in a year and a half. I replaced them with...
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    The Bijur fittings will come apart by pulling the...

    The Bijur fittings will come apart by pulling the collar where the oil goes in. There is a small hardened rod in there as well as a screen and felt filter. Your are better of to buy the proper...
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    Back during WW II, lampblack was used in a local...

    Back during WW II, lampblack was used in a local large strip coal mine for explosives, mixed with Liquid Oxygen, Paper bags of it and the L.OX. was used for shooting overburden.

    JH
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    I bought a Dorian for one of my lathes a few...

    I bought a Dorian for one of my lathes a few years ago. Works fine, but it is shorter than Aloris posts. if you switch tooling from one lathe to the Dorian, you have to reset the heights, something a...
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    bluechipx: Will send a P.O. money order for...

    bluechipx: Will send a P.O. money order for $50.00. Just send me what ever that will buy after postage. Feel free to mix in some ball nosed if you like. Will send my address along with the money...
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    I agree that it for the tail stock side of the...

    I agree that it for the tail stock side of the carriage. Bcguide, when you said it is a celtic lathe, do you mean it is a French made lathe? My South Bend Nordic lathe was made in France. It has the...
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    bluechipx: I'm coming into this thread late, is...

    bluechipx: I'm coming into this thread late, is there anything left? I could use some 1/4" and maybe a few radius tools (mixed sizes).

    JH
  14. It reminds me of a Monarch 10 EE taper...

    It reminds me of a Monarch 10 EE taper attachment.

    JH
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    Get a good carbide insert and run it a lot faster...

    Get a good carbide insert and run it a lot faster than you want to.

    JH
  16. We used to have a company that specialized in...

    We used to have a company that specialized in moving heavy objects in this area. Pianos and gun safes among other stuff. I hired them to bring a heavy gun safe (600 lbs) down into my basement. They...
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    Gatz: Got a couple of tricks that may help. The...

    Gatz: Got a couple of tricks that may help. The simplest is cotton rags in the coolant return area. We used to lay cotton rags in the return trough to allow the coolant to pass thru the rags. The...
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    For my sixteenth birthday, I got some cash. I...

    For my sixteenth birthday, I got some cash. I went to the local Western-Auto store and bought a 1/2" drive ratchet. Still got it and use it. Bought more W-A tools and also Craftsman tools, this in...
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    Just curious, how much did you pay for them? JH

    Just curious, how much did you pay for them?
    JH
  20. Damian: You forgot to read the "stickies" at the...

    Damian: You forgot to read the "stickies" at the top of the forum. (Machinery Discussion Guidelines). This type of "home machine - imports) are discouraged here. You would do better at asking at...
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    Probably a nice guy, but doesn't stay on subject....

    Probably a nice guy, but doesn't stay on subject.

    JH
  22. I don't have a steady rest for your Graziano, but...

    I don't have a steady rest for your Graziano, but have you considered making one. Did you want rollers in your fingers, or brass wear pads? I have made a couple for smaller lathes.

    JH
  23. Don't know who makes them, but I want one. Have...

    Don't know who makes them, but I want one. Have thought about making it but would like to buy one.

    JH
  24. I have lost a posting that I was in the middle of...

    I have lost a posting that I was in the middle of writing when I jump back to another page to check something. When coming back to my writing, it would be gone. So, I write another and post it. Then,...
  25. I just wonder what this video was about. Maybe if...

    I just wonder what this video was about. Maybe if we get a translation, we will better understand.
    I have run a 1942 Monarch during my apprenticeship. It was the same size but a little...
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