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    In all honesty, I have not looked closely at it...

    In all honesty, I have not looked closely at it since I brought it and the hardinge home a few weeks ago. Other than being confident it's a south bend, and seeing it's pretty small compared to my...
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    Nope, only gears it came with are what's on the...

    Nope, only gears it came with are what's on the machine right now.

    I have a stack of change gears for a craftsman 109, if they check out diametrically, I'll modify the bores and make them work. If...
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    Wow, I think I just picked up the same lathe!! ...

    Wow, I think I just picked up the same lathe!!

    I was picking up a rare Hardinge 2nd operation lathe that was in bad shape, and missing parts, so while negotiating i asked if he had any other...
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    Speaking of Amazon, has anyone here tried selling...

    Speaking of Amazon, has anyone here tried selling on Amazon? I see used items selling there all the time. I was wondering if the fee structure was any better than ebay.

    Steve.

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    Looks more like the color scheme of an outdoor...

    Looks more like the color scheme of an outdoor play area at McDonald's!

    Steve.

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    Didn't mean to get off topic. Just saw an...

    Didn't mean to get off topic. Just saw an opportunity to vent about Ebay, and took it.

    Steve.

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    Ebay is my last resort for selling. The 10% fee...

    Ebay is my last resort for selling. The 10% fee is bad enough, and taking 10% of what a seller pays to ship the item is a bummer, but it's a perfect example of a few bad apples spoil the whole bunch....
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    Wait, I got it....because it looks better from...

    Wait, I got it....because it looks better from far away.

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    Maybe the stuffs radioactive so he didn't want to...

    Maybe the stuffs radioactive so he didn't want to get too close.

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    Here's a set by Spi. Mine are like this, just...

    Here's a set by Spi. Mine are like this, just have a short metal cable instead of what appears to be plastic tubing on...
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    I think those are what I have. They're definitely...

    I think those are what I have. They're definitely not Pee Dee wires. If I weren't on vacation right now, I'd grab them and post a pic and the makers name. I'll try to describe them better. Two...
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    I still have a set of the 3 wire type, then I...

    I still have a set of the 3 wire type, then I picked up a reasonably priced used mitutoyo thread micrometer. Luckily it had a decent assortment of anvils because new anvils are pricey. For larger...
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    I'd say picture 2 is a bench center fixture for...

    I'd say picture 2 is a bench center fixture for checking straightness of a shaft. The long rod looks like it's for mounting an indicator to find the high spot in a bent shaft.

    Steve.

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    He's got a nice looking walker turner bandsaw...

    He's got a nice looking walker turner bandsaw there too. Too bad that's not free.

    Steve.

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  15. I checked Tony's site (lathes uk) and vintage...

    I checked Tony's site (lathes uk) and vintage machinery.org and could not find any manufacturers using the initials jk or kj.

    It does look a little like an early sensitive drill press design.
    ...
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    Thank you for the explanation. Guess I should've...

    Thank you for the explanation. Guess I should've read the whole thread before commenting.

    Regards,
    Steve W.

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  17. I also found a 9 year old thread discussing this...

    I also found a 9 year old thread discussing this model head, and there they said it uses "4pn" collets.

    Steve.

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  18. Here's a link to some pics of a 3c mill, and you...

    Here's a link to some pics of a 3c mill, and you can see a pic of tooling that was available along with a vertical head.

    Steve.

    Pratt & Whitney 3C Precision Bench Miller

    Sent from my...
  19. Vintage machinery website has a reprint of pratt...

    Vintage machinery website has a reprint of pratt whitney line catalogues. Maybe you'll find it in a catalogue?

    Newest catalogue appears to be 1941.

    Here's a link:

    Pratt & Whitney Co. -...
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    Wow, thanks for sharing all the pictures. Is...

    Wow, thanks for sharing all the pictures.

    Is this what what they call a cable lift dozer?

    Looks like it in the first photo. If so, what turns the cable drum? It looks like an old electric...
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    Reason why I'm exploring alternatives is I just...

    Reason why I'm exploring alternatives is I just found out my current Frigidaire 70 pint, that has been doing a pretty good job most of the year, has a recall on it for catching fire!

    So I checked...
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    Humidity and dehumidifiers

    Anybody use one of those low temperature dehumidifiers in the work...assu.ing your not using central AC to control humidity levels.

    I'm usually able to keep humidity at 70% with a couple off the...
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    UPDATE: due to exchange rate, and very high...

    UPDATE: due to exchange rate, and very high shipping costs, the level is not going on a trip to Australia. It's still available.

    Steve.

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    Thank you.......guess this level is heading down...

    Thank you.......guess this level is heading down under.

    Regards,
    Steve.

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    Hello Lewis, Your package is going out this...

    Hello Lewis,
    Your package is going out this morning.

    Thank you,

    Steve.

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