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    WTB Small Horizontal Boring Mill

    I'm keeping my eye open for a small-ish HBM. Something in the 2 1/2" - 3" spindle diameter and under 14000 lbs. I prefer american, WWII vintage with tailstock and facing head. Top spindle speed in...
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    A man has the right to ask whatever price he...

    A man has the right to ask whatever price he wants. The market will tell him if it's priced right or not. The "threat" of scrapping the stuff may not be a threat at all. Selling stuff is work and...
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    If plain spindle bearings you'll want to limit...

    If plain spindle bearings you'll want to limit speed to around 500 rpm
  4. Probably bad form to post that here, check your PM

    Probably bad form to post that here, check your PM
  5. I just received the worm and worm wheel from...

    I just received the worm and worm wheel from monarch for my 16CY and yes, my wallet is significantly lighter. My half nuts look about the same as the OPs. Do they also need to be replaced? sure...
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    I have an old hendey tiebar in really good...

    I have an old hendey tiebar in really good condition. I posted it for sale at the price i was willing to accept to part with it along with good pics to accurately depict the machine's condition. I...
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    In my opinion, this is one of the best threads...

    In my opinion, this is one of the best threads i've read yet. I'm a life long shop guy (all hobby, mostly wood, only recently machine tools) married for 30 years and i never take my ring off. So...
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    My cincinnati universal 16 is designed without...

    My cincinnati universal 16 is designed without any outboard support
  9. This is such a good deal, i went to the trouble...

    This is such a good deal, i went to the trouble of contacting a shipping company to see how much it would cost to have it shipped from Vancouver BC to upstate NY. While the shipping cost is...
  10. This sounds like a really fin project. Some have...

    This sounds like a really fin project. Some have commended on the economic folly of such a project but at the end of the day, how you choose to sped your time, talent and treasure is entirely up to...
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    glad to hear it..

    glad to hear it..
  12. PMs sent to Chris999 and Collector Mark

    PMs sent to Chris999 and Collector
    Mark
  13. Ca't quite read the drawing. What's the...

    Ca't quite read the drawing. What's the footprint on this?
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    Here are a few pics of the shop for the NY...

    Here are a few pics of the shop for the NY scraping class. The monarch and associated benches with parts will be out of there and things will in general be tidied up. The center bay (where the...
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    Whatever course of action you choose, it's a...

    Whatever course of action you choose, it's a wonderful family heirloom that you will derive satisfaction from for years to come.
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    Tried sending you a PM but in box is full. Like...

    Tried sending you a PM but in box is full. Like many others (I suspect) on the board i would likely be interested in some of your titles should you decide to sell them

    Good luck
    Mark
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    One data point, i just (last week) bought a...

    One data point, i just (last week) bought a pristine copy of the 1913 first edition of Jigs & Fixtures by Colvin and Haas for $8.50 in an Ebay auction. I was the only bidder. Shipping was about...
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    Thought i saw the back gear sitting on the bed...

    Thought i saw the back gear sitting on the bed sticking through the steady rest n the first pic.
  19. May 2020 NY Scraping Class Project Recommendations

    As i mentioned in prior posts, I'll be hosting one of Richard King's scraping classes this May in my home shop in Oswego NY. One element of the class is to bring a project to work on and popular...
  20. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    No need to remove the headstock to remove the...

    No need to remove the headstock to remove the spindle. In fact, in my opinion, it's best to leave the headstock on as it will provide a stable base for the (babbit) hammering that will be required...
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    shimming the thrust washer will require removing...

    shimming the thrust washer will require removing the spindle. In theory you could do that without removing the chuck at some point you will need to remove the chuck. It's best to do so before you...
  22. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    This worked for me. I was a bit worried about...

    This worked for me. I was a bit worried about breaking something but no adverse consequence to man or machine.
    Jammed a chunk of 2x4 under the cone pully and hit the i beam with a hammer. The...
  23. I really don't know. I live in the northeast so...

    I really don't know. I live in the northeast so the farthest i've had to go to pick up any machine i own is about 4 hours. Consequently i've never had to investigate shipping fees.
  24. I'm certainly not telling you what to think or do...

    I'm certainly not telling you what to think or do but i'll share my experience. Every machine in my shop is old and was bought sight unseen and most have issues of one type or another. Most...
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    CY has the auto reversing lead screw. I've got a...

    CY has the auto reversing lead screw. I've got a 16 CY but have yet to run it. If you buy this machine be prepared for some work. These things have an oil pump in the apron and if neglected will...
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