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  1. I'm thinking it would cheaper to get a...

    I'm thinking it would cheaper to get a transformer a and idler to power the 2 speed motor than replace it with a single speed 5HP single phase motor plus having 24 speeds rather than 12 with the...
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    Up-Date Any interest?

    Any interest in these items? Other turret lathe tooling? Dragged these items out now trip over them. Hate to scrap something that can be used by someone! If interested make an offer. Some of the...
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    I had a couple of them. came with a mill I...

    I had a couple of them. came with a mill I purchased. Also orange painted was a 2 piece vise. Vise was very strong and worked well. I have used the clamps as seen in the photo but in pairs, quite...
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    US Government purchased a lot of machinery that...

    US Government purchased a lot of machinery that was in plants. I was at Curtis Wright sale, some machines were set aside because they were government owned. Later we were directed back when they got...
  5. That Leblond Was built sometime back in the 30's,...

    That Leblond Was built sometime back in the 30's, Dam good lathe not like the home workshop junk they sell today! I'll bet the cost in today's money would be enough to buy a car! Those few love taps...
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    The one in the article John is the older than the...

    The one in the article John is the older than the one in the photo you wanted to buy. The spindle is driven by a belt in the base. However either one would be tricky to grind a knife on. They...
  7. Simple reason is a locking collar will not stop...

    Simple reason is a locking collar will not stop the plate from unscrewing! The shoulder on the spindle is the same as a locking collar so adding one will only shorten the effective threads on the...
  8. I doubt it was loctited on, I many times removed...

    I doubt it was loctited on, I many times removed screws and bolts that were loctited with permanent high heat loctite. Just requires enough heat to soften it, standard loctite 200 to 250F and High...
  9. Maybe post some good photos of the spindle with...

    Maybe post some good photos of the spindle with the back plate and chuck removed as you said you did to provide better leverage, It's possible that you might have an L taper spindle mentioned earlier...
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    [QUOTE=michiganbuck;3365259]I'm guessing this is...

    [QUOTE=michiganbuck;3365259]I'm guessing this is the project

    Yes, The angle is critical so is the flatness. Radius on shoulder side is not but I do not put a radius on the other side, transition...
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    [QUOTE=michiganbuck;3364924]That post was not...

    [QUOTE=michiganbuck;3364924]That post was not about the sight at all. It was the about the grind. A wheel dressed at a very large concave radius and the part being turned perhaps 30* to the right and...
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    Honestly, you could get away with 8-1-1 Titanium...

    Honestly, you could get away with 8-1-1 Titanium for the hammer an have a faster lock time. It's impact resistance is higher than some of the metals used in 1911 hammers of today, and of old. I have...
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    The B&S 13 is a good grinder! I have one. But as...

    The B&S 13 is a good grinder! I have one. But as any grinder is capable of grinding a sharp edge but the 13 is primarily made for round work, small OD grinder, reamers, cutters, endmills, etc. Sure...
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    Yes I would like it! I want to remove the typical...

    Yes I would like it! I want to remove the typical hammer hook and change it to what has been called years ago to High Standard .45 hammer. It has a notch similar to hammers in other pistols. Doing ...
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    Interesting sights, some not suitable for...

    Interesting sights, some not suitable for competition, the Red Dot Scopes seen some a junk, the Aimpoint 9000SC is good but has issues. Pistol competition shooters made the Red Dot popular after...
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    I wouldn't convince your wife that with this tool...

    I wouldn't convince your wife that with this tool and cutter grinder you'll be able to sharpen all her kitchen tools. Knife sharpening is not what the 13 is intended for! When you get it you'll be...
  17. I've found that Kroil works better than PB...

    I've found that Kroil works better than PB Blaster. Heat it with hair drier and soak the area with Kroil let cool, Keep doing it as often as possible, after a couple of days try removal. Aluminum is...
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    I like using Diamond or CBN wheels, will that...

    I like using Diamond or CBN wheels, will that dresser work on Diamond?
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    Wouldn't be hard to find his name, Look up the...

    Wouldn't be hard to find his name, Look up the info I posted. He's AMU team member. Easier is to look at July 2018 of Shooting Sports USA NRA's online magazine. He's on the cover. Click on Archives...
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    What got me in to building custom 1911’s was a...

    What got me in to building custom 1911’s was a guy at a range with a $3k Wilson trash talking my bone stock G19. Made a bet that whoever shot better walked off with the other’s gun. I figured I had...
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    Hi Power is good Pistol but it's 9mm. Need .45 to...

    Hi Power is good Pistol but it's 9mm. Need .45 to shoot in the .45 match. Center Fire match it can be used but shooting .45 for both matches is better. I have a Feinwerkbau AW93 .22, I removed the...
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    Thanks!I see you know about Precision Pistol!...

    Thanks!I see you know about Precision Pistol! 1911 is one of the best guns ever built! I have the Presidents 100 and Distinguished Medal in Pistol My son is 2650 shooter with both hands! Won The...
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    Not my first 1911, built many and a few for...

    Not my first 1911, built many and a few for friends. For those of you that know competition shooting I'm NRA Master, My son is High Master. My son is ranked one of the top ten best pistol shooter in...
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    What wheel will be best? I do have intent to...

    What wheel will be best? I do have intent to spray weld (hot sprayed with Carbide/nickel powder) I do have a drill grinder, tap and endmill also by Darex that has CBN wheels. However new barrels may...
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    I agree with John, I would think L&S being one of...

    I agree with John, I would think L&S being one of the best lathe makers not providing an oil pump. I can't remember what lathe I had but it did have a pump but the large back gear being in the oil...
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