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    How is it lost/destroyed? Doesn't it just go...

    How is it lost/destroyed? Doesn't it just go back in to the atmosphere to be collected again?

    JMHO

    -Ron
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    I am no expert but the girts and headstock appear...

    I am no expert but the girts and headstock appear to be ringers for this SB lathe made in the 1910-1915 range:

    http://vintagemachinery.org/photoindex/images/36447-C.jpg

    Photo Index - South Bend...
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    Odd SB on local CL

    I believe this is an old SB anyway. It's history is probably pretty questionable considering some of the odd things I see on it.

    Two things in this pic, the abortion of tooling sticking out of...
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    I occasionally have some "one off" stuff where...

    I occasionally have some "one off" stuff where this could come in real handy.

    Thanks much,

    -Ron
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    Looks like it's in pretty good shape. There are...

    Looks like it's in pretty good shape. There are some SB 11" parts on ebay at the moment, including the tailstock -...
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    That's much better. Best of luck. -Ron

    That's much better.

    Best of luck.

    -Ron
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    FYI - This is the message I get when I try to...

    FYI - This is the message I get when I try to follow your links:

    Dangerous Web Page Blocked

    You attempted to access:

    https://docdro.id/7HbH11U

    ...
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    Ditto to what metalmagpie said. I wouldn't keep...

    Ditto to what metalmagpie said. I wouldn't keep a computer in my shop as they aren't made for what I'd put it through. I don't have a cell phone. If I used my Machinery's Handbook it would be...
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    Here should be all the information you need to...

    Here should be all the information you need to know: Machinist Calc Pro 2 | Calculated Industries

    -Ron
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    Any reason that you just can't have a new barrel...

    Any reason that you just can't have a new barrel made for the Type 30 Arisaka? Either that or maybe find a donor rifle with a better barrel. If it is too "collectible" to do that just hang it on...
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    I made a new draw bar for my Wells-Index 860 mill...

    I made a new draw bar for my Wells-Index 860 mill the other day.

    -Ron
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    I always think it is a great idea to take on this...

    I always think it is a great idea to take on this kind of project. Success or failure, you still learn a lot.

    That being said, given the parameters you've set, I'd say "No!". Unless you get it...
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    When the Hurricane's price gets below $50k with...

    When the Hurricane's price gets below $50k with free shipping I'm all in!

    -Ron
  14. Point taken. The laws and the ATF are a huge...

    Point taken. The laws and the ATF are a huge poo-show when it comes to firearms. It is always best to read the laws directly from the ATF or if you have questions give them a call (but get it all...
  15. I don't believe even making parts is a problem. ...

    I don't believe even making parts is a problem. That is, as long as they are not to convert a semi-auto to fully automatic fire or are making the guns themselves (or what the ATF considers guns, ie....
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    Another cost you left out of your considerations...

    Another cost you left out of your considerations is the interest/principle payments due on the loan. How much money do you have in the bank that you can invest in the business without endangering...
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    Ditto! -Ron

    Ditto!

    -Ron
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    How about some pictures of your lathe? -Ron

    How about some pictures of your lathe?

    -Ron
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    Miller Machine and Fabrication makes replacement...

    Miller Machine and Fabrication makes replacement screws and nuts for the SB 11". The 11"s were made for quite a few years but were always the "redhead stepchild" of the line-up.

    Here is some info...
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    A lot of beat up old junk. I don't really...

    A lot of beat up old junk. I don't really consider stuff like that tooling unless it's been taken care and still has it's integrity (or close anyway). Can't really tell much about the lathe with...
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    Sorry then. When you start off with "looking for...

    Sorry then. When you start off with "looking for a machining partner" it sends up a bunch of red flags.

    Best of luck,

    -Ron
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    As a "partner" what exactly would you be bringing...

    As a "partner" what exactly would you be bringing to the table? You are asking someone else to do all the work and I assume it would be for "free" as the machining work would get them their part in...
  23. I both agree and disagree with this. Yeah, it...

    I both agree and disagree with this. Yeah, it would be nice if everyone sits down in a room and works it all out but that's not really your responsibility.

    You really have no responsibility...
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    The only problem I see with "freezing" is that...

    The only problem I see with "freezing" is that when you take it out of the freezer the humidity in the air will condense (most likely) on it while you are trying to install it.

    JMHO

    -Ron
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    I'd have to agree that it's not worth futzing...

    I'd have to agree that it's not worth futzing with. Easiest way to get something you're confident in would be to change the barrel.

    -Ron
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