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  1. Way wipers on my late Model C Pratt&Whitney lathe...

    Way wipers on my late Model C Pratt&Whitney lathe are very good in design. The housing is 2 piece. The front housing contains a Brass Shim Stock type wiper bent at a slight angle on the very end...
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    I have both the 2 and the 13. For surface...

    I have both the 2 and the 13. For surface grinding I would keep the 2B or look for a 2 if surface grinding is you intent. 13 will work work but it's better suited for tool and cutter grinding and...
  3. We're not trying to put you down! But what you...

    We're not trying to put you down! But what you claim to be doing is not doable. Your Rockwell mill at best new out of the box only be as accurate as .005" Heck a new BP will be .003 with the best...
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    I know about the gear box and it's connection. I...

    I know about the gear box and it's connection. I had a No.2K Universal with V.Head attachment, rotary table and dividing head. I have a few dividing heads that have input shafts so I can connect to...
  5. What you don't understand is if you need tenths...

    What you don't understand is if you need tenths accuracy to which a Jig Borer is capable why do you want to convert it into a drill press that is not? It may be that you claim to do the work to...
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    K&T 3HP No.2 Model CE info needed

    I have the K&T (Milwaukee) 3HP No.2 Model CE Horizontal Mill. I would like to power a rotary table. I can look in the hole where the feed shaft would be if one was included and can see a spline...
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    I agree, someone needing a smaller than 91A made...

    I agree, someone needing a smaller than 91A made it to the utmost perfection. I like it so much it's my go to tap wrench when tapping small holes. I do have the complete set of Starrett 91 series...
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    I thought it could be homemade but the surface...

    I thought it could be homemade but the surface finish is flawless slightly better than the 91A. Also has a teardrop hole similar to the 91 style. Plus the hole is perfect looks to have been broached,...
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    Another Who made it

    I have a tap wrench, don't know where it came from just found it in my toolbox. I probably put there thinking it was one of my Starretts. I don't who made it nor is there any name on it. It's 3-7/8"...
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    The tap I broke was Emuge. I called MSC today and...

    The tap I broke was Emuge. I called MSC today and talked to a different Tech Rep. He found a OSG tap ground for Titanium. On it's way. Also Mcmaster is checking to see if they can get 3-48
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    3-48 tap for Titanium

    I have an item that I just made using AL6-4V Titanium. Did and still do make the item from Aluminum Bronze but wanted to lower weight. I purchased the best and only tap MSC claimed they had that was...
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    Thanks Ken, I did plan on removing the front...

    Thanks Ken, I did plan on removing the front sight glass. I checked McMaster and see they have a similar type in that the "glass" is not flat but projects out like a bubble. As to the ones in the...
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    Mine is very similar. The is a second sight...

    Mine is very similar. The is a second sight glass, it's below the top one but slightly to the right just above what looks like a brass fitting on yours. Very difficult to see and harder yet to...
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    Yes it is the rear sum/reservoir style. I didn't...

    Yes it is the rear sum/reservoir style. I didn't see 2 sight glasses on the rear reservoir but will look again. However the one I did see was dark like the one up front so level could not be detected.
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    I have been using the lathe for 10 years and not...

    I have been using the lathe for 10 years and not a drop. Could it be the oil is low and the pump is causing it to foam? I have not added oil, only thing I've done was remove the top cover and put on...
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    L&S Model X 14" HD oil leak

    I have a 14" HD L&S Model X, the one that has the slide ruler type speed chart. Runs great but just developed an oil leak at the spindle just behind the D1-6 plate. Not too bad, 1 drip in 30 seconds....
  17. I agree with the other that the lower hand wheel...

    I agree with the other that the lower hand wheel is the means to shift lead screw reverse. It was probably an optional attachment since one of the photos John posted shows a similar lathe without the...
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    what I would do to be sure your cutting the...

    what I would do to be sure your cutting the correct thread is to put an indicator in the tool holder remove the face plate so the spindle threads are exposed. Engage the half nut and adjust the...
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    I'm not sure what model LeBlond lathe I had quite...

    I'm not sure what model LeBlond lathe I had quite a while ago it was and old flat belt. The threaded spindle was 54mm X 5mm. That is very close to 2-1/8" X 5tpi. Why metric I have no idea!
  20. I have seen 3 pins used on smaller chucks with...

    I have seen 3 pins used on smaller chucks with D1-3 and 4 spindles. However a 15" chuck is quite heavy and the combination universal/independent chuck is heavier yet. (I have a few) Plus the added...
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    I have quite a few chucks probably too many!...

    I have quite a few chucks probably too many! Having many different size jaws is my desire. I do quite a bit of maintenance work for local company and need to chuck various IDs so different jaw sizes...
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    Thanks guys!!!!! I get working on it and post...

    Thanks guys!!!!! I get working on it and post photos when complete.
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    Help back-plating 6 Jaw set-true chuck

    I purchased a nice made in USA 8" 6 Jaw set-true chuck cheap at HGR but it had no back plate. I found a D1-6 back plate on ebay for set-true chuck. But it's not made for the chuck I have. Actually I...
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    13" SB part-out on ebay

    stm_surplus has quite a few components for what he claims is from 13" SB. I don't have one so no interest on my part.
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    ebay 4 jaw independant/universal chuck

    Nice Chushman 8" Universal/Independent Chuck #40187138673 Chuck on ebay $168.50. Shipping seems high at $114 but you can ask the seller to ship USPS flat rate. It's also a Make Offer listing....
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