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    That was the problem. Two opposing screws were...

    That was the problem. Two opposing screws were overly tight and holding the back plate from moving. lossened everything up and then re tightened equally all the way around and it works great. Thanks.
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    I was taking to my Dad about it, the lathe and...

    I was taking to my Dad about it, the lathe and chuck was his. He said that its very possible that this could be the problem. Since I never had it apart and never tightened those bolts it never dawned...
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    Buck Adjust True chuck question

    I have an 8 inch Adjust True Buck 3 jaw scroll chuck. Its in like new condition for being made in 79. I am having an issue getting that final adjustment. I removed the chuck from the lathe and took...
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    Pre drill under the case size by one full drill...

    Pre drill under the case size by one full drill size. Depth is drill point to just before the start of the shoulder and then a .001-2" boring pass to make sure it is true and burr free. Have not...
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    Mill has been sold for sure this time.

    Mill has been sold for sure this time.
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    For anyone who may be interested: After funds...

    For anyone who may be interested: After funds clear and the sale is final, the mill will be broken down into the major assemblies to make moving day easier on everyone. My Dad will start taking it...
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    OK, sales fell through, at least for now. So,...

    OK, sales fell through, at least for now. So, anyone interested please reach out.
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    Until otherwise notified, I am going to say that...

    Until otherwise notified, I am going to say that the mill has been sold to one of our fellow forum members. Thanks very much.
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    Bridgeport Mill for sale

    After 50 years as a Machinist/Instrument Maker/Gunsmith, my dad has retired and is selling off his machines. The last to go is a 1973 manual Bridgeport with a J1 head. This was purchased new and the...
  10. You know, I must have skipped right over that...

    You know, I must have skipped right over that one. They are usually the first place I look. Thanks
  11. Yes, full radius. I suppose I could go with a...

    Yes, full radius. I suppose I could go with a 3/4" and sneak up on it. I was hoping to avoid having to do that and cut down on the final finish work.
  12. I was thinking I might be able to get away with...

    I was thinking I might be able to get away with doing it that way, but finding a reduced shank ball end mill in 1.25" diameter has been no joy so far.
  13. Large diameter ball end mill on a standard Bridgeport mill

    I have to make a .625 radius groove in a block of 6061, about 14 inches long. Having never done this, I was wondering how to approach it. I know that typically you don't run large diameter end mills...
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    Actually, that may be part of the problem. If the...

    Actually, that may be part of the problem. If the barrels are touching the inside of the forearm, and the wood takes in moisture and moves, it may be binding enough to allow even slight movement to...
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    You may also find that, after you make the...

    You may also find that, after you make the initial repair in the crack, laying some fiberglass mesh or even screen door mesh over the crack on the inside of the forearm and flooding that area with...
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    Rockwell 14" 25-210 Lathe help

    Would anyone happen to have and willing to scan,a copy of the user manual and parts manual for the Delta Rockwell 14" Metal Lathe model 25-200 or 210?
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    I actually, just put mine back on last night...

    I actually, just put mine back on last night after getting all the belts on. I did not go crazy with the cleaning, just wiped out the old oil and chips as much as possible. This is a 120 single phase...
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    I finally found the replacement belts: 2322V421...

    I finally found the replacement belts: 2322V421 is the V belt cross reference number. I ordered 2 of them and they fit perfect. Everything is just about done with re assembly. I have to adjust the...
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    I am down in Richmond, just past the Depot.

    I am down in Richmond, just past the Depot.
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    It has the crank wheel speed adjustment.

    It has the crank wheel speed adjustment.
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    That is great, THANKS...this has been an...

    That is great, THANKS...this has been an adventure trying to get it from Michigan to Kentucky, out of my Dads basement. If you know anyone who needs a Bridgeport series 1 with a J1 head...there is...
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    Rockwell 14" 25-210 Lathe help

    I am picking up a Rockwell 14" tool room lathe, model 25-210. I need to replace the variable speed V belts but the numbers are unreadable on the old belts. I have a partial number, they are 5L-51 but...
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