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    I've installed (144) 5000K Versa bulbs in my...

    I've installed (144) 5000K Versa bulbs in my shop, garage and basement.

    Very satisfied!

    Mike


    18W VersaT8 LED Tube - Low Priced Ballast Compatible or Bypass Tubes – Green Light Depot
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    The Cincinnati Planer building was occupied by...

    The Cincinnati Planer building was occupied by Kirk & Blum, a sheetmetal and welding/fabrication business.

    As I recall, G&L Bickford experienced a prolonged strike around 1960 and subsequently,...
  3. Its my understanding that LeBlond started...

    Its my understanding that LeBlond started building their own lathe product line in 1892.

    Prior to that, they built lathes under contract for another Cincinnati machine tool company.

    Early...
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    Magic Chucks work great for tapping, but suck at...

    Magic Chucks work great for tapping, but suck at drilling!

    They were intended to be used with jigs & drill bushings for drill work.

    Magic Chucks are also good for floating a reamer in a...
  5. I've converted the old T12 fluorescent fixtures...

    I've converted the old T12 fluorescent fixtures to T8 LED bulbs in my shop, garage and basement and I'm very pleased with the results!

    ! used this T12 to T8 conversion kit, which has quality...
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    The issue is the cast iron feed mechanism...

    The issue is the cast iron feed mechanism housing, located under the fiberglass cover is quite damaged; refer to photo 3 with cover removed.

    Mike
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    Binns Machinery niche was 150HP to 600HP roll...

    Binns Machinery niche was 150HP to 600HP roll turning Super Lathes.

    Mike
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    The Carboloy tag may be a clue that this was a...

    The Carboloy tag may be a clue that this was a cemented carbide test lathe from the Carboloy lab.

    Kennametal had a similar, but newer 125HP LeBlond in their Latrobe PA. test facility.

    Mike
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    Looks like a 19 inch Regal from 1960-61. A...

    Looks like a 19 inch Regal from 1960-61.

    A transitional model with manual shift headstock, just prior to the introduction of the molded black plastic shift levers.

    Mike
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    Send your blades to Beverly Shear Manufacturing...

    Send your blades to Beverly Shear Manufacturing in Chicago for a factory resharpening.

    Great folks and your shear will work flawlessly!

    Mike
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    You can find the serial number stamped on the...

    You can find the serial number stamped on the head and at the operator's side of the base up by the ram, typically 5 numbers.

    Cincinnati Incorporated can assist with the date of manufacture: Parts...
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    Read this post from the Garage Journal first: The...

    Read this post from the Garage Journal first: The Best Light Fixture Ever! - The Garage Journal Board

    I converted all my shop T8 and T12 bulbs to the Greentek Energy Systems GT-T8-18W1200 BIXX...
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    Intelligent = $$$... probably a $2K toolholder....

    Intelligent = $$$... probably a $2K toolholder.

    Mike
  14. I have a Moisture Minder (pneumatic/mechanical)...

    I have a Moisture Minder (pneumatic/mechanical) auto drain valve on my 5HP Quincy and it works well for my purposes.

    Mike
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    I think I'd borrow a bore gage and check the head...

    I think I'd borrow a bore gage and check the head ID for roundness and taper, then inspect the quill OD for same.

    IDK how much clearance to expect (.001 inch???) but you should be able locate any...
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    Did you remove the spindle quill lock/clamp...

    Did you remove the spindle quill lock/clamp before trying to reassemble?

    Mike
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    Circa 1955~1960 Regal... the rounded top on the...

    Circa 1955~1960 Regal... the rounded top on the tailstock housing and legs that angle inward then out at the very bottom are the identifiers.

    Machine tools from a school setting typically have...
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    Looks like pre 1909 vintage: Cincinnati...

    Looks like pre 1909 vintage:

    Cincinnati Machine Tool Co. - History | VintageMachinery.org

    Mike
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    Read this thread: The Best Light Fixture Ever! -...

    Read this thread: The Best Light Fixture Ever! - The Garage Journal Board

    I'm very happy with the 5000K Greentek T8 bulbs in my shop with 10 foot ceilings.

    Mike
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    Look here: Cincinnati Milling Machine Co. -...

    Look here:

    Cincinnati Milling Machine Co. - Publication Reprints - Cincinnati Toolmaster electrical Diagram | VintageMachinery.org

    Mike
  21. This is from a 2004 thread on the Home Shop...

    This is from a 2004 thread on the Home Shop Machinist BBS, see post #7:

    yet another "removing stuck chuck" question

    http://img4.photobucket.com/albums/0603/GAEWEN/74bc08f8.jpg

    Reportedly, a...
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    The tack welds and shifting collar look...

    The tack welds and shifting collar look suspicious to me.

    I suspect something was broken and replaced at one time, as I'd think a Regal of that era would have used a C shaped cast iron shifting...
  23. Last February, I received a quote from Monarch...

    Last February, I received a quote from Monarch for the 10EE TA lense and bezel glass:

    Lense EE-1761 $137.00 3 weeks

    Bezel Glass ZZ-1762 $27.00 Stock

    Mike
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    425 RPM on a 2 inch diameter is a whopping 222...

    425 RPM on a 2 inch diameter is a whopping 222 SFM.

    OK for aluminum machining with HSS, but very slow even for uncoated carbide cutting C1018.

    As the workpiece diameter decreases, the relative...
  25. I may have posted these photos previously... I...

    I may have posted these photos previously... I don't recall.

    This is the Lodge & Shipley facility (now Meyer Tool and Hosea Project Movers) today. The North Shop is the original L&S factory...
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