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    Even some old "curious" dogs might raise a brow...

    Even some old "curious" dogs might raise a brow and go tell Aloris that this is what the people want? :stirthepot:
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    Oh man looks like you got everything you need to...

    Oh man looks like you got everything you need to have a new hobby right there. Maybe you're young and that "time vampire" is telling you things but that is a nice start to self sufficiency of fixing...
  3. Yes mine is cracked. I'm sure I inherited the...

    Yes mine is cracked. I'm sure I inherited the crack but even so I do bump it into things softly and less often than I used to but usually under hand power when moving the saddle around! I'm lucky...
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    Sticky: I have a couple live centers that I really like...

    I have a couple live centers that I really like but they were a bit too short to eject from the tailstock. It dawned on me that the end is threaded with a big set screw....

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    Since they...
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    Sticky: I have a friend who is an excellent welder and I...

    I have a friend who is an excellent welder and I asked him what to do to bend a chrome wrench and he said to heat to red hot, bend and quench in motor oil. Others here have said not to quench but my...
  6. Nice lathe! Some things I noticed. I don't...

    Nice lathe! Some things I noticed.

    I don't hear your back gears so you are probably going too fast. Try around 80-125 RPM to start.
    Once you are slow enough you can be more confident to use the...
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    There is a dedicated South Bend forum in here....

    There is a dedicated South Bend forum in here. It's down in the next section from the main page that led you here. Go there and ask away and try to get some pictures too. They always help.
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    Sticky: Follow up... I did a lot of scrambling to find a...

    Follow up... I did a lot of scrambling to find a wrench for the above project before I changed my mind and went full monte. I didn't want that work to go to waste. I ended up buying a 28mm wrench...
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    Sticky: I put the ball turner to good use by doming the...

    I put the ball turner to good use by doming the top of the base with a 1.75 radius and made a matching handle end to the stock part.

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    Here are the parts I made to finish the project. The...
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    Sticky: Aloris QCTP Closer Arm

    I detailed this in another thread but it turned out too nice to not showcase it a little.

    I started watching a lot of videos from the BuildFixCreate channel and the guy changes the angle of his...
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    Sticky: Hey, what do you think this is... production...

    Hey, what do you think this is... production shop? lol
    You don't have an easy way to machine flats?
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    Sticky: Mine are both square head so I assume that was...

    Mine are both square head so I assume that was the stock configuration 9/16-12 with that nipple config at the end. One wrench covers everything now! Now that I made one for the mic stop! You were so...
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    Sticky: One thing that has bothered me for a while is the...

    One thing that has bothered me for a while is the gnawed off compound lock bolt that some sleepy machinist made! The must have been turning some big stuff on the old girl. I broke down and made a new...
  14. I think there are a couple guys on here who...

    I think there are a couple guys on here who always seem to be fixing up machines so maybe there are people? Perhaps yours is nice enough to use as a trade in and consideration? You are missing out on...
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    There is a nice looking Palmgren 400 for sale in...

    There is a nice looking Palmgren 400 for sale in the for sale section here 300 shipped. Looks like it has a way to lock down the dovetails real good. My only question would be how it attaches to your...
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    If you still have drops left I would like a box....

    If you still have drops left I would like a box. Larger size or a mix is fine if you still have some.

    Thanks, Kevin
  17. https://youtu.be/tfeAsJ88Bk4?t=58 Not magnets...

    https://youtu.be/tfeAsJ88Bk4?t=58

    Not magnets afterall!
  18. I thought it had been done! I used to geek on the...

    I thought it had been done! I used to geek on the idea but gave up when I heard it had been done. Something with rare earth magnets and a rod that pulsed back and forth. I am surprised and now need...
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    I understand what you and Rob F are saying but in...

    I understand what you and Rob F are saying but in this example the T nut won't allow for re-clocking of the theoretical threaded shaft.
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    I want to make a new screw for mine as well. What...

    I want to make a new screw for mine as well. What kind of material did you make yours out of?
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    You know I tried this a bunch of times but I...

    You know I tried this a bunch of times but I don't think it works. I am spitballing here but...If the threaded stud turns around its axis it doesn't move both parts so the plane where you make...
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    I've been toying with the idea of making...

    I've been toying with the idea of making something for the tailstock. I get tooling stuck in there that doesn't have the right length for the ejector and usually use a small V block and crank the...
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    Woo Hoo!!! Thank you Neanderthal! Sharing this...

    Woo Hoo!!! Thank you Neanderthal! Sharing this bit of shop math knowledge! It really helped my project and upped my game a little. I owe you one!

    Luckily I never sold the old lantern too lpost...
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    I looked into this and talked to a welding guy...

    I looked into this and talked to a welding guy who said to quench it in oil after I bent it.
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    So this is awesome thanks. Let's see if I...

    So this is awesome thanks. Let's see if I follow...

    My thread is 3/4-16 so

    16 TPI

    1" divided by 16 tpi = .0625 of movement per revolution

    .0625 divided by 360 = .000174 per degree
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