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    What are the four round ...things on the table?...

    What are the four round ...things on the table? That upper wheel is a thing of beauty.
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    The Laguna website doesn't mention slot mortising...

    The Laguna website doesn't mention slot mortising machines or bits; am I looking at the right website?
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    Is it possible to change the collet to 5/8"...

    Is it possible to change the collet to 5/8" ,close to 16mm. If so then any number of milling cutters can be used.

    High helix carbide side cutting end mills would work. You would probably have to...
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    Romi are still making manual lathes which may or...

    Romi are still making manual lathes which may or may not meet your needs; Brazil-made stuff is usually a lot cheaper than German or Korean.
    Engine Lathes - Romi
  5. I have the exact same center punch labelled...

    I have the exact same center punch labelled "Eclipse", I have also a hacksaw frame with the "Starrett" logo which was also made by Eclipse in England, only the name on the handle was changed from a...
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    Thanks for the suggestion! 10mm shanks are way...

    Thanks for the suggestion! 10mm shanks are way too thin, and my mortiser's collet will only accept 16mm. I'll try to get those drills in Europe.
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    Slot mortiser bits/drills.

    First time for me at this forum.
    I'm looking for a US-source for slot mortiser drills.
    No matches were found as a result of a search in the Forum for "slot mortiser drills" so maybe I'm using the...
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    Point taken. Japanese aluminum is probably...

    Point taken. Japanese aluminum is probably stronger than regular 6061.
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    I consider M6 as having too fine a thread for...

    I consider M6 as having too fine a thread for aluminum. 1mm pitch (about 25 tpi) is closer to 1/4 28 UNF than to 1/4 20 UNC and you wouldn't use UNF in aluminum. See if you can cut a decent 1/4 20...
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    How would you measure your I.D. +/- 0.002mm?...

    How would you measure your I.D. +/- 0.002mm? Agree with Limy Sami, you decimal point is probably in the wrong place.
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    I use a very old worn-out Bridgeport to cut my...

    I use a very old worn-out Bridgeport to cut my keyways, mostly 3/16ths wide and as long as needed using a 3/16th wide woodruff cutter. This may or may not work for you depending on the size of the...
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    The lantern-type toolpost has a convex base...

    The lantern-type toolpost has a convex base instead of it being concave; I've never seen that before. Can anyone mention an advantage in tnat shape?
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    Pictures were taken on August 2013.

    Pictures were taken on August 2013.
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    I'm attaching some photos of derelict hardware...

    I'm attaching some photos of derelict hardware from the South Georgia islands, taken by a sailing friend.

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    I posted in that forum and got an immediate reply...

    I posted in that forum and got an immediate reply from someone knowledgeable and willing to assist.
    Thanks!
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    Thanks, I'll do that.

    Thanks, I'll do that.
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    Help needed with hot air engine.

    I’m trying to rebuild a Jost Lampfan, that’s a hot-air engine-powered ambient fan, made in Germany and in India early in the 20th century.
    The engine is a single-cylinder, Beta-configuration...
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    "Pur Sang", a company in Argentina makes faithful...

    "Pur Sang", a company in Argentina makes faithful replicas of vintage Bugattis, airplanes (Avro 504) and one-offs like some large Fiat racer for Jay Leno's collection. Among many other mechanical...
  19. Thread: Myford Lathe

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    I've used a v-belt on the flat (crowned) pulleys...

    I've used a v-belt on the flat (crowned) pulleys of a South Bend lathe; just reverse the v-belt so the wider face is in contact with the pulleys. Quiet, non-slip, cheap.
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    Thanks very much!
  21. Would someone please comment on the (to me)...

    Would someone please comment on the (to me) unusual shape of the bedways?
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    The table in my SB drill press was hell to raise...

    The table in my SB drill press was hell to raise even without any vise or parts on it.
    I made a cable/counterweight system which helps a lot.
    Counterweight is about 20# of lead.
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  23. Please squirt some oil on that vise, it gives me...

    Please squirt some oil on that vise, it gives me the creeps!:)
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    Why is a special hammer (one-sided pear-shaped...

    Why is a special hammer (one-sided pear-shaped head, bent handle) required for file-making? Are there any other trades that use a similar hammer?
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    I have a 1927 Oscar Ehrlich sales catalogue for...

    I have a 1927 Oscar Ehrlich sales catalogue for Drehbanke and other machinery; it shows its age but I believe there are no missing pages and even includes a price list and a photo of a...
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