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  1. Lots of Lathes,not so many choices!

    Sales of smaller lathes, and machines in general, is due a few factors. Obvious is space vs machine footprint. Even the operator station can be, we've added a #25 3" G&L boring mill over others for...
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    Took a shot, made errs in range estimation and...

    Took a shot, made errs in range estimation and threw a flyer...despondent and pocket still on fire, consoled my self with a 1955 10-EE; decently tooled, reversing mechanism, 8 tool DRO, taper...
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    Not difficult as one may think; but vintage...

    Not difficult as one may think; but vintage machine tools aren't a goldmine, once employed a ROI is lengthy. That said, I continue my toolroom project and a planer would be an asset; though short...
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    Machinist version of fake news... ...

    Machinist version of fake news...

    OK...footprint is not rigidity, repeatability or sheer mass.
    Hence my DeVlieg is bigger than your Haas. And this ATW bigger then your TL2.
  5. Oh.... Well, can only go by g-coder05's...

    Oh....
    Well, can only go by g-coder05's signature/ profile

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  6. Grievously un-informed??? 26 years USN? How many...

    Grievously un-informed??? 26 years USN? How many Viet Namese associates adore you? Family LOADED with prime Greatest Generation, some ranking officers land, sea and air, WWII through early Viet Nam...
  7. Yes, more than once, lots of chucks. Mine beat...

    Yes, more than once, lots of chucks. Mine beat any commercially made, no kidding.
    Piece of cake;
    a] Use a milling attachment, part 4 jaw chucked to index.
    b] Outside broach the flats, like keyway...
  8. I see you have distinction of Banned, banned as...

    I see you have distinction of Banned, banned as offensive to a rather crusty forum. But you can still enter to read [steal] ideas outside your own creativity. Seethe on!

    You are a moron; devoid of...
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    "what I would need to know" huh? First off, if...

    "what I would need to know" huh?
    First off, if your best class was undergrad basic machine tools and STILL wonder at skill set gaps...a card does not fix it. Fact is, "card carrier" indicates...
  10. Unless you are much older, hugging twice a day is...

    Unless you are much older, hugging twice a day is therapeutic; but only a K&T 2D, Cincinnati Monoset, Pacemaker-Monarch or Axelson, any DeVlieg, G&L something, you get the idea. Appreciation for tech...
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    Nice enough laid out machine, copy or not. Could...

    Nice enough laid out machine, copy or not. Could be Brierley is the copy...
    Re-Paint tells me original, right over tags and serials. Canadian motor tag says so too. Near guarantee Anglo made, moving...
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    There are two (or more) issues with multi start...

    There are two (or more) issues with multi start taps, let alone full depth ACME. Even if one had a lathe that clocks additional starts, achieving a high tool grade finish is a different story....
  13. Most of us regard 'price' different than 'value'....

    Most of us regard 'price' different than 'value'.
    Laying out $XXX for 1 complete volume of information, that might take 4 to equal is a normal perspective.
    Having a copy of So & So reflects an...
  14. Similar but not for sale, mine arrived, also B602...

    Similar but not for sale, mine arrived, also B602 with serial 1190, but has cabinet and spindle motor. Interesting that more than 1600 units separate the two examples.

    No pics at the moment, but...
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    You (we) know Dillon Precision, possibly their...

    You (we) know Dillon Precision, possibly their other branches of Dillon Aero and Dillon Optics.
    There is no obvious connection to Dillon Manufacturing.
    Dillon Aero - Wikipedia

    I suspected such...
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    Except a liquidation of power chucks is far short...

    Except a liquidation of power chucks is far short of the the bot's longish list "Our lines of chuck jaws include:

    Application Chucks
    Manual Chucks
    NC Rotary Tables
    Power Chucks...
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    Don't expect replies from CA, apparently no...

    Don't expect replies from CA, apparently no longer legal to operate metal spray.
    But import car tuners dragging parts, overly tinted windows, Maxwell coffee can muffler tips, excessive exhaust and...
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    NOT directing this against OP, that's more than...

    NOT directing this against OP, that's more than wrong.
    I'm using his sentence, so often voiced by hiring body We've had quite a hard time finding experienced metal workers over the past 5-6 years....
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    Yup. As if this big crowd imagines themselves...

    Yup. As if this big crowd imagines themselves members of the witness protection program. Or whatever.
  20. 2" is quite the common spindle bore, right into...

    2" is quite the common spindle bore, right into some pretty damn big machines. 2" only held me back once, crowning muzzle of a reproduction '49 Walker. Big dang sub-frame too long to get behind...
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    I respond with old posts frequently. Noting spam...

    I respond with old posts frequently. Noting spam just might save someone who's not read every single post a thread contains. None of us can provide one time "this is OK now, but it wasspam, really!"....
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    A quick-fix recommendation, then low grade thread...

    A quick-fix recommendation, then low grade thread hack:

    If spring is broken near original loop, bend out adjacent coil into a hook and reattach. While it's apart, put a dab of paint/ on
    threaded...
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    Not only a living, but can make new machines as...

    Not only a living, but can make new machines as well; so I'm told.
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    Oh yes, impossible to find. It's not unlike...

    Oh yes, impossible to find. It's not unlike looking for the right machine tool; look at enough and you'll know.
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    Caveat for ads touting Steam Punk before more...

    Caveat for ads touting Steam Punk before more important details like, 'it works'. Any bozo who can't figure out how to test hasn't even an electric hand drill, or is well, a bozo.
    Of direct contact...
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