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    Glad to know that! Thank you! Sorry, I...

    Glad to know that! Thank you!

    Sorry, I thought I was replying to the post about using carbon from a rich oa torch only to case harden.
  2. Are you checking Line to Line voltages or Line to...

    Are you checking Line to Line voltages or Line to Ground? Are your heaters matched to load? Do you have the correct voltage to the coils? I'm no expert but do work on machines from time to time...
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    I have rectangular magnet with a piece of clear...

    I have rectangular magnet with a piece of clear plastic fastened at ninety degrees that helps but is not perfect. I built it for a chip shield but it (or something similar) might work for coolant. ...
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    I still use lanterns on some lathes but not all...

    I still use lanterns on some lathes but not all the time. I have an Aloris AXA for my 11" Sheldon, we have a four way on the American Pacemaker at work but the Logan and my old Henley only wear...
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    I have one like yours and have made the same...

    I have one like yours and have made the same observation. I found a LB collet a few years ago and it is not close to the original that came with the machine and I had 3AT collets at that time which...
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    I have a 5" Kurt on my VN 12 and like it. I...

    I have a 5" Kurt on my VN 12 and like it. I think I would be happy with a 4". I have the luxury of 3 manual mills and 2 VMCs at work (1.4 miles from home). Sometimes I wonder if I should own a...
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    I like your videos on Youtube! Thanks! Rick

    I like your videos on Youtube! Thanks!
    Rick
  8. Another method of insulating an anode I used a...

    Another method of insulating an anode I used a few times is to put "O" rings on a tube and inserted the tube in a bore.
    Rick
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    Looks good! What paint/color did you use? Rick

    Looks good! What paint/color did you use?
    Rick
  10. Thread: 13" Sheldon

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    Mine was broken when I bought it, I made a new...

    Mine was broken when I bought it, I made a new one. That was fifteen years or so ago and it has worked well. It was broken inside. It was maybe two inches in diameter with a slot milled across the...
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    I don't know what fair prices would be but I am...

    I don't know what fair prices would be but I am interested in purchasing a 7/8" arbor and possibly shell mill arbors.

    Thanks,
    Rick
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    Thanks davjo, I thought it looked like it but I...

    Thanks davjo, I thought it looked like it but I can't see it in the drawing. I will try to remove the broken part.
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    The left bearing is correctly installed and looks...

    The left bearing is correctly installed and looks good.
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    The spindle bearing is removed!

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y157/RLHand/IMG_0738.jpghttp://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y157/RLHand/IMG_0733.jpghttp://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y157/RLHand/IMG_0739.jpg
    I did get the bearing out...
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    The ring is there. It was visible through the...

    The ring is there. It was visible through the oil hole but located in the shallow groove in the bearing that should be on the bottom.
    I was not sure what was wrong until the spindle was out and I...
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    Thanks John. I almost couldn't believe what I...

    Thanks John. I almost couldn't believe what I was seeing. If I ruin the bearing, what are my options for a replacement?
    This lathe has no serial number between the vee ways and I have cleaned...
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    Tie Bar Hendey spindle bearings

    I finally got around to removing the spindle from my 14" Hendey to adjust the end play. I have always been uneasy by what I saw through the oil fill hole for the right hand bearing. The drawing and...
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    I'm waiting for an answer from another member who...

    I'm waiting for an answer from another member who asked first. I will let you know either way.
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    I have reworked or made several small items in...

    I have reworked or made several small items in the lathe or mill that have delighted my wife, especially when she has bought something that won't work out as manufactured. Our house has vaulted...
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    I realized my post didn't say my adapter has a...

    I realized my post didn't say my adapter has a drawbar.
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    I have a B&S 9 to ZZ collet adapter that works...

    I have a B&S 9 to ZZ collet adapter that works well, the collets are affordable and go to 1". I no longer have anything to use it on if you would be interested in it with a half inch collet.
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    There is a Famco 100 in the shop where I work. ...

    There is a Famco 100 in the shop where I work. It was the shop's first mill and has done a good job. It has 30 taper and uses ZZ collets; there is also an ER holder, ER40 I think. The main issue...
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    oh, about 5 pounds for a large hen…...

    oh, about 5 pounds for a large hen…...
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    Tom is retiring. Some machines have been...

    Tom is retiring. Some machines have been disconnected in preparation for removal; some have been removed. I don't know what he has left to sell but he had a couple of rather large manual lathes, a...
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    PWP, Thanks for posting. Rick

    PWP,
    Thanks for posting.
    Rick
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