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    Looks like a logan lathe change gear. You get...

    Looks like a logan lathe change gear. You get two off the shelf matching gears from Boston Gear, put the larger in a pot chuck and bore it. Press fit and pin the hub on the small gear into the bore...
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    Hi Flutemaker. That vise you have with the big...

    Hi Flutemaker. That vise you have with the big sheet metal jaws, rear swiveling is called a "coach makers" vise.

    Cyclotronguy
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    You can take this for what it's worth..... ie...

    You can take this for what it's worth..... ie just one guys thoughts. YOU CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH VISE, TO TOO MANY VISES. (VICE BEING ANOTHER ISSUE) And mabye too many vises is a vice!

    The...
  4. So you guys know about the Champion Spark Plug...

    So you guys know about the Champion Spark Plug Mine, out here in CA?

    Cyclotronguy
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    My Ex partner has one at his shop, with a factory...

    My Ex partner has one at his shop, with a factory tracer.... very nice, very compact & solid machine. But having said that we had to mod the heck out of it to have limited threading.

    And I have...
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    I have a "lap-sharp" tm that was the store demo. ...

    I have a "lap-sharp" tm that was the store demo. It takes various PSA films and such. Basically a simplified Buehler lap.

    The lap-sharp replaced a leonard lap (similar to a Glendo, but much...
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    If you're concern is damaging the vise....... you...

    If you're concern is damaging the vise....... you need a more robust vise.

    My go-too is an old Wilton rebranded "Dawn" from Australia. 6" jaws, 10 inch of daylight It's an offset design where...
  8. High school locker room... absolutely: My old...

    High school locker room... absolutely: My old labor crew when it came to moving material called out the load by IFG units. 1 IFG (international fat girl) being 100kg

    Current crew is pretty prim...
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    From past experience "junk-chucks" mounted...

    From past experience "junk-chucks" mounted poorly. It will either be a common threaded mount or a Jacobs Taper. Go to mcmaster.com and order up a quality jacobs or similar.

    I have an othewise...
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    Peterson "Flush-Arbor" will let you run all...

    Peterson "Flush-Arbor" will let you run all manner of horiz milling cutters on your Gorton.
  11. MISC COMMENTS: You might find a VFD is cheaper...

    MISC COMMENTS:

    You might find a VFD is cheaper than a rewind

    A woodworking dust collector, you can put a small "Oneida" cyclone right after the grinder and put 2 inches of water in the bottom...
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    I'm going to add my support to Richard King back...

    I'm going to add my support to Richard King back in Post #7 as being real viable. Practical is another matter.

    I've reworked a number of pieces for the local utilities where someone broke a pump...
  13. No experience doing this on a SB, but a number of...

    No experience doing this on a SB, but a number of years ago we sold 1/2 a dozen Dong Yang lathes which were copies of Okuma's. The maker sort of exagerated the dia of the through hole on the...
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    The only one I have that I know for sure is...

    The only one I have that I know for sure is Sandvik looks to be a 20" radius on an Anderson scraper (25mm wide). But it may in fact have been reprofiled. Kind of depends what you have in mind. ...
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    NOT A JACK. That's a work rest center support...

    NOT A JACK.

    That's a work rest center support for a dividing head..... most likely Cincinnatti Milling Machine

    Cyclotronguy
  16. Quite common to get down to 10 ee-5 torr with...

    Quite common to get down to 10 ee-5 torr with buna rings if you don't set the joint up to fail with a virtual leak. There has to be a "pump-out" groove or two, to the high vac side on any vacuum...
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    Gimpy Now don't take this the wrong way! ...

    Gimpy

    Now don't take this the wrong way! Dunno about the #1, in spite of the fact that I have both a #1, #2 and Monoset.... with most of the factory tooling for all three.

    Either one of the...
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    Certification process

    We have import agents around the Pacific and that's were the presure is coming from. The usual is to hire a North American firm, they come in and walk you though the process. Usually takes about 6...
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    Iso / ce / ccc

    I'm seeking some advice.. other than the obvious "what the hell are you thinking"

    Is anyone willing to share some sage wisdom on going through the process of becoming ISO / CE certified. with a...
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    Well guys, Titan is just down the road, and well...

    Well guys, Titan is just down the road, and well yeah he's a bit over the top..... and the place doesn't look "machine shop" in a way that I relate too. But that said, he makes parts for the company...
  21. Make a new gear, ring style, like an automotive...

    Make a new gear, ring style, like an automotive ring gear. Take the old gear, turn it down and sleeve the toothed ring back on. Done this several times for guys with Atlas lathes and South bends. ...
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    Back in the day, when the used machinery business...

    Back in the day, when the used machinery business was going full swing 7 days a week in Los Angeles, everyone local called things which looked like that a Sante Fe rebuild. Santa Fe Ave in South El...
  23. Setlab: You can do this, easier than you think:...

    Setlab: You can do this, easier than you think: and watch who you're calling dilettantes, fella, some of us expect our trucks to earn their keep and still be able to keep polite company!

    I've had...
  24. I've color cased to some success (char'd leather...

    I've color cased to some success (char'd leather scraps, charcoal etc) The one time I got it into my head to throw some Kasenite into the mix it came out just plain Ol gray. Now having said...
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    Not different in the time context in which it was...

    Not different in the time context in which it was made. I've seen by most every maker, I have a similar Morgan that I bought new from Morgan, about 2 years ago. Now granted, it had been on their...
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