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    Here is a good thread on this. Jeeze, I forgot...

    Here is a good thread on this. Jeeze, I forgot most of what I had posted, as I seemed to be an expert at that time....:nutter:

    OK, So I bought an autocollimator. Now what?
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    Ha, this is an old thread. It had been awhile...

    Ha, this is an old thread. It had been awhile since I fired it up.....I think ? I wil pull it out and see where everythings at and post it here. I thought I had found a manual on line but that might...
  3. I concur with donie. I hope the top rear...

    I concur with donie. I hope the top rear headstock cover is just off for inspection and not missing. This would be a no go for me as they are quite rare and if a replacement was found may not fit....
  4. Kind of a difficult multi faceted question. I can...

    Kind of a difficult multi faceted question. I can only really answer in a wide generality, but look for damage, and previous hamfisted repairs. Has it been dropped, landed on its face and then poorly...
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    Just a throwout comment. Vactra #2 was changed a...

    Just a throwout comment. Vactra #2 was changed a number of years ago that removed the tackifier from the formula. I understand this was for the printing industry. Vacuoline 1409 is the old Vactra #2...
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    The original quill is not hardened(mine was not)...

    The original quill is not hardened(mine was not) and a good reamer should clean that up no problem. I know there are limits as to how much you can ream, but I can't imagine yours is that bad....he...
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    If you have access to a top flight hard chrome...

    If you have access to a top flight hard chrome shop, that would be the way to go. By "top flight", I mean equipment and people that really know what they are doing and grinding to a "tenth" is not a...
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    Strange as it may seem, but BSC (British Cycle)...

    Strange as it may seem, but BSC (British Cycle) is a 60 deg thread angle, whereas BSF, BSW are 55 deg.
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    "Charlie don't surf" ...that reminds me of...

    "Charlie don't surf" ...that reminds me of another great quote from that movie that really sums up Trump for me, and I paraphrase, " Capt. Willard, you don't approve of my methods?" " Sir, I don't...
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    There should be a lever on the apron, bottom RH ....

    There should be a lever on the apron, bottom RH . The apron has the big handwheel and the dial things. The lever shown is the gearbox tumbler lever, to change thread gearing on the gearbox.
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    Not for a 62. It looks like a common dual...

    Not for a 62. It looks like a common dual piggyback clarostat type, but unfortunately way, way special.
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    I too was interested in what and where are these...

    I too was interested in what and where are these "jobs" that are being created. I found that one of the top places listed in the graphs where these jobs are booming was in the far north DFW metroplex...
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    First choice , Hwacheon, second Victor, and have...

    First choice , Hwacheon, second Victor, and have heard good things about Sharp.
  14. Yep, that's the missing evidence. But I assume...

    Yep, that's the missing evidence. But I assume you are missing all of that ..correct? It would be cool to have that all up and functional, but if that stuff is not there...you are probably SOL.
  15. Now, I don't have a Round dial, and take this for...

    Now, I don't have a Round dial, and take this for what it is worth. I do not see evidence that this has anything more than the standard stop rod arrangement that all EE's save the MFG models have....
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    Just a guess( mine is inside) it is a 120V step...

    Just a guess( mine is inside) it is a 120V step down control transformer that was used to power the main contactor board, plugs for a worklight, blower fan, and a host of protection solenoids,...
  17. I lived in Ga. many years ago(25+), and a friend...

    I lived in Ga. many years ago(25+), and a friend said he had been in the Mcmaster Warehouse in Atl. He said it was wondrous to behold, how efficient and organized it was. The main command center was...
  18. There is a big plumbing supply not too far,...

    There is a big plumbing supply not too far, but... I work at another job, a ways off, and they aren't open on weekends, and wholesale to the trade only...so . Yeah, if I had just ordered from McM ,...
  19. Sorta OT: Home Depot online a Bust.Long sad story

    Now I love Mcmaster-Carr, and order just about everything from them, but all I needed was a 3 ft pc of 1/4 NPT black pipe. No biggie ..you'd think? I guess this size has now gotten to be in the...
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    It would be nice to see some pics of the entire...

    It would be nice to see some pics of the entire machine?
  21. I agree with Thermite, check your transformers,...

    I agree with Thermite, check your transformers, there 3 or 4 ( been too long) that need to be restrapped for 230V. Unfortunately, depending on your EE, one or more may not be able to be reconfigured....
  22. One other thing, there is a heavy switch housing...

    One other thing, there is a heavy switch housing at the tailstock end of the machine, where the apron control rod as well as both threading and carriage leadsrews screws go into. There is a large...
  23. When you push the button,"Push to Read", the...

    When you push the button,"Push to Read", the lathe goes the speed you set with the rheostat in FORWARD, so that you can see it on the speedo,
    er sorry tach, Then when you go in reverse with the...
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    A nice scraping job will cover alot of cosmetic...

    A nice scraping job will cover alot of cosmetic blemishes, ask me how I know this:) And if scraped all flat and square, makes it much easier align everything back up, moglice, turcite, etc.
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    I just saw this entire situation explained on...

    I just saw this entire situation explained on another thread that I failed to see. Doh!! sorry about that.
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