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  1. Most Indian websites dont price stuff.....the one...

    Most Indian websites dont price stuff.....the one I got the Yogi price off also has a geared head lathe of similar size at approx 4 lakhs ...still not very expensive.....I might add ,there were...
  2. The price seems to be 2 lakhs of...

    The price seems to be 2 lakhs of rupees......about $3000 A by my reckoning......where can you buy a 10ft lathe for $3k?
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    One thing about Indians that doesnt set well with...

    One thing about Indians that doesnt set well with Anglos ,is they must argue endlessly about the price......most things are subject to large ammount of padding ,and if you pay the asking price,you...
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    AS for prices,seems very low priced IMHO.....for...

    AS for prices,seems very low priced IMHO.....for instance the Yogi "10ft" lathe shown loaded in to truck elsewhere in PM ,is priced at 2 lakh (of rupees).....which if my math is correct is about...
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    Germans also used Whitworth thread pre 1930s for...

    Germans also used Whitworth thread pre 1930s for some things....Mauser rifles have the barrel tennon as a Whitworth thread form,and all the other threads in a 1939-45 Mauser K98k are inch threads.
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    In fact ,in the second part of 2020,Trump could...

    In fact ,in the second part of 2020,Trump could easily see the virus was sinking his previously good prospect of a second term,and he was boosting a vaccine with the simplistic view that a vaccine...
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    Good example here yesterday of how stupid these...

    Good example here yesterday of how stupid these anti everything morons are....demonstration against lockdowns....when there are no lockdowns ,nor have been in Queensland for ages....half these morons...
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    Also the Glacier high load run dry bushings...

    Also the Glacier high load run dry bushings ,quite expensive ,but used in exacting applications.
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    The Chinese are set to flood world markets with...

    The Chinese are set to flood world markets with EVs next year....outside US,significantly cheaper battery tech can be used,the cars are expected to be in lower gasoline car price range....the tag on...
  10. Cabellaria?..Spanish machine tool manufacturer?

    There are a fair number of small capstan lathes around branded Cabellaria,with size designations of TR30,TR40 ,and TR 50.......Reputedly Spanish made in the 1960s and 1970s.........Does anyone have...
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    It will just have excessive wear....all the worn...

    It will just have excessive wear....all the worn parts can be built up with weld ,and the little fork will be happy again.....Although ,you very often see the Clarks lying around robbed of the mast...
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    Rommel wasnt the genius he was claimed to be...

    Rommel wasnt the genius he was claimed to be either....he had daily information of British plans and troop movements ,courtesy of the US military observer in Cairo,who transmitted daily to the US...
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    The border wall holds good for another...

    The border wall holds good for another week.....no community infectious cases all week .......one irritated truckie did crash the wall after being turned back ,score:= concrete blocks one ,wrecked...
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    Assuming you are building a collection of 50s...

    Assuming you are building a collection of 50s Clarks ,the little Car Loader is your next acquisition..... these have counterweights along the sides ,often missing ...so be sure to get the...
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    Cheap is half scrap price.....these types of...

    Cheap is half scrap price.....these types of motors have large areas of short leakage paths,consequently small wear of the rollers and housing results in complete fail of the motor as soon as the oil...
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    Cognitive bias,cognitive dissonanace ,cognitive...

    Cognitive bias,cognitive dissonanace ,cognitive spognative.....is this the same syndrome as having shit for brains?
  17. Watched a couple of U tubes from Indian machinery...

    Watched a couple of U tubes from Indian machinery dealers.....of the hundreds of machines,some huge,only brand I recognized on a lathe was Torrent,and a couple of signs on machines referring to...
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    Its either a TrucLoader or a CarLoader.....WW2...

    Its either a TrucLoader or a CarLoader.....WW2 to mid 50s.....if youre going to collect Clarks,you will need a PlaneLoader...these have 20" pneumatics ,duals at front,mounted on spiders,and are much...
  19. Ideally ,you need a big-ish blower and a cyclone...

    Ideally ,you need a big-ish blower and a cyclone set up outside the building......bear in mind that aerated wood dust is explosive too,......one thing you will know is a mix of wood and aluminium...
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    When I bought the CRI DAN,it was one of two,and I...

    When I bought the CRI DAN,it was one of two,and I got the one with the copy attachment,the other was more original ,and had the cams and changegears with it..........Both were passed in time and...
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    CRI -DAN is in my new shed ....with the add on...

    CRI -DAN is in my new shed ....with the add on hydraulic turning assy ,its a weighty little beast,over 2 tons for sure.....had a good look at it after the 20 year sleep in a leaky container ...looked...
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    A challenge to the right of the Victorian...

    A challenge to the right of the Victorian government to tax electric vehicles as a special class.....the applicants are claiming a tax on EVs is unconstitutional....rather difficult to see Slimy Sam...
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    If its that old,it will have a manual trans with...

    If its that old,it will have a manual trans with one stick for F&R and one stick for HI/LO,and a dry clutch just like a 1950s truck....Have a look under the steer end ...is the steer axle mounted on...
  24. Put some weight in the back of the pickup...about...

    Put some weight in the back of the pickup...about 1000lb will be enough.....this will cure many of the problems of towing with an empty vehicle.
  25. My grandparents lived their whole lives with a...

    My grandparents lived their whole lives with a big kettle on the woodstove and a tin bathtub that came out of the woodshed on bathday.
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