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  1. The only reference I have close to look at is...

    The only reference I have close to look at is "Manufacture of the Model 1903 Service Rifle" so take this for what it's worth.

    The screw shown in this book is straight, 0.1525" diameter and 33...
  2. Ummm, maybe because they are the ones that intend...

    Ummm, maybe because they are the ones that intend on restricting your right to bear arms? The latest Dem has stated that he want to destroy the NRA, force confiscation of certain types of firearms,...
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    That and "green" is a misnomer as well. With all...

    That and "green" is a misnomer as well. With all the maintenance, manufacturing, and waste (old blades, etc.) wind power is hardly environmentally friendly.

    JMHO

    -Ron
  4. Sorry but, what have you been smoking? He's...

    Sorry but, what have you been smoking? He's already stated that he would try and destroy it (not directly but by all his proposals).

    JMHO

    -Ron
  5. I can't shed any light on this but why not just...

    I can't shed any light on this but why not just make the replacements? Do you have a lathe?

    -Ron
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    Shouldn't even have to mod as I've see them on...

    Shouldn't even have to mod as I've see them on there all the time for the Ellis.

    FWIW

    -Ron
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    Just an FYI - be very careful with the Simple...

    Just an FYI - be very careful with the Simple Green as is will eat up the paint (especially the paint on your threading chart), you don't have to ask how I know this. :( :D Maybe try kerosene...
  8. How about a model, age, and kind of shape it's...

    How about a model, age, and kind of shape it's in?

    -Ron
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    This guy has put out ads on Craigs List all over...

    This guy has put out ads on Craigs List all over the country trying to look like he's "local". He's a real piece of work.

    -Ron
  10. It might actually be fine. Well, "fine" except...

    It might actually be fine. Well, "fine" except the surface of the table could have all kinds of dents, etc. I suggest finding a "square" rectangle/block of steel a foot or two long that you can...
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    You might check this guy out on the 'bay - ...

    You might check this guy out on the 'bay - https://www.ebay.com/str/jayhawk-machinetool?_trksid=p2047675.l2563

    I've gotten a couple of feed screws/nuts for my 11" SB and have been happy with...
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    I like, and have used the Purple Power as well...

    I like, and have used the Purple Power as well but be forewarned that it will take the paint off (as will Simple Green, just not as fast) if left on for too long. If you wipe it off you will be...
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    For what it's worth, I tried one of those Pro...

    For what it's worth, I tried one of those Pro Tram tools to tram my mill and finally gave up in frustration. I just could not get repeatable results with it. Went back to using a single indicator...
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    Great! I'll leave behind all my mistakes as part...

    Great! I'll leave behind all my mistakes as part of the estate for my kids. :D I have a hard time believing that ingot is worth any more than it's scrap price.

    -Ron
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    As far as "manuals" for the lathe there is South...

    As far as "manuals" for the lathe there is South Bends "How to Run a Lathe" http://www.arcaneiron.com/machines/HowtoRunaLathe.pdf and it's about the best you find.

    Hope that helps,

    -Ron
  16. I'd look through this myself but don't have the...

    I'd look through this myself but don't have the time at the moment. Maybe it will help though - Earfy American Automobiles 1913 Models Many pages to look through.

    -Ron
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    You probably did this already but as no one...

    You probably did this already but as no one mentioned it, have you made sure that your bed is perfectly parallel/aligned/level with itself before doing measurements?

    FWIW

    -Ron
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    Darn it! Now I have to go find a set to be one...

    Darn it! Now I have to go find a set to be one of the cool kids. :D

    -Ron
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    I think you hit on the problem. There is a...

    I think you hit on the problem. There is a difference between making a general friendly "joke" and getting trite, boring, or just nasty in how it is used. Unfortunately, some people don't realize...
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    I first saw one of these "chain saws" with the...

    I first saw one of these "chain saws" with the Polish moniker at a Standard Oil station owned by a Polish guy. I grew up in an area that was mostly Poles, Czechs, Bohunks (me), and Germans. All...
  21. I've seen that happen a number of times in...

    I've seen that happen a number of times in smaller shops. What I see the problem as is that the new potential owner/operator comes in with all kinds of high ideas, "I can do it better", etc. and...
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    Hey now! I'm offended by that being half...

    Hey now! I'm offended by that being half Bohemian. :D (and "no" I don't use a dog carrier ;))





    Da udder un. Da?

    -Ron
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    For you younger kids- :D In the old days,...

    For you younger kids- :D

    In the old days, before this "PC" stuff, that was referred to as a "Polish chainsaw".

    FWIW

    -Ron
  24. Yeah, I thought about it real hard before...

    Yeah, I thought about it real hard before posting. The problem is that I have too many "toys" laying around as it is and could never do it justice.

    -Ron
  25. Goodell - Pratt Lathe in Eastern Nebraska...

    I don't know anything about it other than just seeing it on my local CL, thought someone might be interested:

    Goodell - Pratt. Lathe - tools - by owner - sale

    Goodell - Pratt. Lathe -...
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