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    Grinding on the rapids is probably from a worn...

    Grinding on the rapids is probably from a worn safety clutch, clutch balls and springs, etc.. Keith Rucker on Youtube did a video about a 2h horizontal some time back where he removed said clutch...
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    Horizontal #40 lot #2048 - 6413...#50 Lot 4226 -...

    Horizontal #40 lot #2048 - 6413...#50 Lot 4226 - 6413...

    Vertical #40 2049 - 6362 #50 4382 - 6362

    Vertical built by Westinghouse which took different bearings.. #50 2049 - 4227....
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    My 1943 Kearney and Trecker 2hl universal mill...

    My 1943 Kearney and Trecker 2hl universal mill has a Westinghouse motor with similar bearings and oil rings.....When I got the machine, it was making a bumping noise in the bottom so I had to make a...
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    Nice that thoughtful people put all that info on...

    Nice that thoughtful people put all that info on VM isn't it? Cheers and enjoy! Ramsay 1:)
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    Hey Nice Dodge! I drove one for 20 years and it...

    Hey Nice Dodge! I drove one for 20 years and it still runs and is being used for a crane lol......Here is mine being used to hang steel for my shop.. This one is a 1952 model .. I had an extra...
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    I have a 21 inch Buffalo that I converted to v...

    I have a 21 inch Buffalo that I converted to v belt drive years ago.. I made a large v pulley from steel and screwed to the top pulley then used another v belt pulley on the back of a Dodge M37...
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    I have three K&T mills.. I have a 2h plain, a 2hl...

    I have three K&T mills.. I have a 2h plain, a 2hl universal, and a 2d tool and die mill... All three are real milling machines as yours... K&T never made an overgrown drill press to my knowledge and...
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    Interesting.. When I was about eight or ten, I...

    Interesting.. When I was about eight or ten, I guess, I was tinkering with an old electric motor and got shocked.. My dad said well son you will learn.. Grandpa told mom that maybe they should just...
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    Possibly find literature if you don't already...

    Possibly find literature if you don't already have it.. Some very thoughtful people uploaded many manuals so that others can have for free... Find them here: Kearney & Trecker Co. - Publication...
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    Could be "style B" or "intermediate"..... The...

    Could be "style B" or "intermediate"..... The small one is "Style A" for piloted arbors.. "Style B" has studs for fastening to the arm brace for heavy cuts, "intermediate" has the same size bushing...
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    Not like other boys

    Hello Everyone: I am now 68 years old.. This is a story my mother once told me.. She said one of the teachers at school probably around the second grade told her that I was not like other boys and...
  12. Early one.. Before 1920 as that year starts with...

    Early one.. Before 1920 as that year starts with 600.. Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    I bought a new Myford Super 7B in 1979, imported...

    I bought a new Myford Super 7B in 1979, imported it from Nottingham.. I can assure you the Myford is far superior to the unmentionable... The Myford is an excellent lathe just too small for my needs...
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    Wow that's almost as bad as the gentleman on FB...

    Wow that's almost as bad as the gentleman on FB who told me that my threaded spindle on my 1941 LeBlond is going to lose the chuck and it is going to fall on my foot... LOL I think you have him...
  15. Early LeBlond Lathe

    I have the 15" machine similar to the one you are referring to.. My machine was made in 1941... Top speed on my machine is 500 RPM.. Borderline for inserted tooling...I use mostly hi speed tools in...
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    Love the motorcycle wheels! LOL.. Cheers; Ramsay...

    Love the motorcycle wheels! LOL.. Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    In the early seventies, I worked at a plant that...

    In the early seventies, I worked at a plant that used a large acetylene generator that made fuel gas for the entire plant....I remember the steel cans of calcium carbide used in conjunction with...
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    I knew a guy who worked for Precision Brake and...

    I knew a guy who worked for Precision Brake and Clutch in Baton Rouge, Louisiana who worked in that dust for years and died at a ripe old age.. I have seen those machines true brake shoes and theirs...
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    Neighbor died while having sex.. Doctor told him...

    Neighbor died while having sex.. Doctor told him to cut it out but he didn't listen.. Guess that is a decent way to go if there is any.... Cheers; Ramsay 1:)
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    What is a good way to go? Cheers

    What is a good way to go? Cheers
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    LOL Dunno about that... Had one guy tell me the...

    LOL Dunno about that... Had one guy tell me the chuck on my 1941 LeBlond lathe is going to unscrew and fall on my foot so I better change the spindle to a cam loc.. Danger is everywhere.. lol.....
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    Power Drive To Rotab

    Kearney and Trecker rotab being driven by a low lead attachment with universal joints.... K&T said in their literature that "drive mechanism is not required for rotary tables when machine is already...
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    It's easy money though for a lot of them and...

    It's easy money though for a lot of them and after all, it is getting even with the evil people who just make things to steal money with after purposely killing people in the process....

    Many...
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    Yeah, well I must have nine lives.. Asbestos,...

    Yeah, well I must have nine lives.. Asbestos, lead, smoking, chemicals, grain dust, blasting sand, welding fumes, paint fumes, you name it.. Now they say the covid boogie man is going to kill me.....
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    I wish I could find that quote but for some...

    I wish I could find that quote but for some reason, I cannot... Cheers
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