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  1. TomJelly, sir Try "Baltimore Belting" they...

    TomJelly, sir
    Try "Baltimore Belting" they will hook you up with what ever your little heart desires.
    Hope this helps ya out
    Stay safe
    Calvin B
  2. Thread: Turcite uk

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    Mr. Shoelaces, Sir Aye ! As I approach...

    Mr. Shoelaces, Sir
    Aye ! As I approach geezerdom I often find seventy year old advice far better than twenty year old brawn. Here's to all those that have made it to geezerhood ! ( As I lift a...
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    Shawn, Sir Try these nice folks.. Special...

    Shawn, Sir
    Try these nice folks.. Special Taps and Dies Manufacturer - Widell Industries Your Thread Cutting Tool Headquarters.
    Hope this helps ya.
    Stay safe
    Calvin B
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    Stang, sir As fur your paint issues.. look up...

    Stang, sir
    As fur your paint issues.. look up "japan black". Give some turpentine a chance on the black goop. Oh and thanks for starting this thread.. I've learned alot about grinding and even...
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    No. 4 wiring issue

    Hey guys,
    A friend just got a nice old #4 with a 10/5 hp dual voltage delco motor. Anyhow he is trying to power it with a 10 RPC and it keeps tripping the breaker after running for a minute or so....
  6. In my experience the short answer is "yes", but...

    In my experience the short answer is "yes", but the long answer is "kinda".. I learned from books and a very good video that Mr. King put out a few years back when he was associated with dapra. ( Are...
  7. Hey Ya'll, While I wax nostalgic about the...

    Hey Ya'll,
    While I wax nostalgic about the 'good old days' and I do own and run old machines everyday.. I'm a job shop and not a production shop.. I root through the discarded/surplus old tools and...
  8. Alright Mr. King, I'll be your huckle berry......

    Alright Mr. King,
    I'll be your huckle berry...
    Good materials used in construction. Good engineering and a large amount of institutional knowledge of what would work and what wouldn't. Not to...
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    HuskerMcdoogle, Sir Consider taking a look...

    HuskerMcdoogle, Sir

    Consider taking a look Oliver of Adrian's stuff ( Drill Grinders from Oliver of Adrian : Since 1913 )
    I have a 21 hd (older discontinued model ) that works well up to...
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    TurningHead, Sir Thank you for your service at...

    TurningHead, Sir
    Thank you for your service at W&S.. I still use a #3 daily and it's a great machine. Also I certainly hope your not the last...
    Anyhow do you know of any other divisions of W&S...
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    NO# 3 crossfeed lever adjustment

    Hey Ya'll,
    Hey, I'm having an issue with the cross feed lever on my #3.. Everything works but when it 'kicks out' it drops down and tries to re-engage.. Also after greasing it is sticky for a bit....
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    Hey YA'll, So if this critter is graduated in...

    Hey YA'll,
    So if this critter is graduated in "7200" arc seconds, is it fair to assume that its graduations are mil radians ?
    Stay safe
    Calvin B
  13. Trboatsworks, sir Turn the large end back and...

    Trboatsworks, sir
    Turn the large end back and shorten the funky threads.. I think you should have enough clearance to do that.. Chase the treads with a 20tpi thread file.. IF that doesn't work just...
  14. RC99 and Mr. King, Sirs, Those are indeed Mr....

    RC99 and Mr. King, Sirs,
    Those are indeed Mr. Donges patterns. I know as I machined a couple for him and he made me some other castings. Mr Cude should also have patterns for a small (7 inch or so...
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    Gizmo Sir, ( OP ) Lot's of good info posted...

    Gizmo Sir, ( OP )
    Lot's of good info posted here already.. this may be just a summation really.
    Part at the speed your turned the part. ( hss turn at hss sfm, carbide turn at carbide sfm ) The...
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    Duramaxhp, Now your getting down to the meat of...

    Duramaxhp,
    Now your getting down to the meat of the matter..! If you are designing an item to be sand cast you really should allow a minimum of +1/8th or more on ALL features that will need...
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    Duramaxhp Sir, What sfriedberg said ! Really...

    Duramaxhp Sir,
    What sfriedberg said ! Really he's right.. Here's some things I've learn from machining castings over the years...
    Your really like a sculpture.. Usually I try and make a first...
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    OP, Here's how I would deal with your problem...

    OP,
    Here's how I would deal with your problem if you were a customer in my shop.. First.. just get the right steering wheel. No money for me but that's the 'right' thing to do. Second if option one...
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    Hello Mike, Once again the pencil is mightier...

    Hello Mike,
    Once again the pencil is mightier than the memory ! I have the name 'Tom Harvey' written in the notes section of my manual and that is whom I spoke with.. A great and knowledgeable man,...
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    M.B., Sir Hey thanks for looking in advance.....

    M.B., Sir
    Hey thanks for looking in advance.. Just for your info p-53 = vactra #1 or an ISO 32 way oil. Vactra #2 = ISO 68 way oil.. Gear box should have P-31 which equals DTE medium (circulating...
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    M.B., sir I also have a 2L.. Just for your...

    M.B., sir
    I also have a 2L.. Just for your info.. they stopped making them before WW2 and concentrated on the ML line as part of 'war rationalization'. Also it's a splash type oiling system so pay...
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    Flying chips , sir Hey get some of your buddies...

    Flying chips , sir
    Hey get some of your buddies over and get your machine into your shop so it doesn't succumb to the elements.. Then start making some chips ! Really, watching for tool movement...
  23. Tom Sir, Well "200-220" would be close to...

    Tom Sir,
    Well "200-220" would be close to vactra #4 if the p-55 spec was using the ISO scale instead of the older saybolt universal seconds @ 100° F scale... Try this link for an explanation.. ...
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    Flyin Chip, Sir R8 is "common" because it...

    Flyin Chip, Sir
    R8 is "common" because it works. With that said.. 'R8' is a style of collet and a way to designate said stye of collet. There are literally hundreds of different tools made that...
  25. Hey YA'll, Mr. King got it right in that last...

    Hey YA'll,
    Mr. King got it right in that last post.. Ignorance is expensive which really is a shame as more often than not knowledge is free from the manufactures and the oil companies.
    Just for...
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